International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Green Bay Recycles Dredged Material

Section 17 of the 1996 Water Resources Development Act provides for the Corps of Engineers to use private or public landfills for disposal of sediment and the Corps pays a tipping fee to the owner of the landfill. Brown County Wisconsin was one of the first to take advantage of this program providing a placement area for maintenance material from the Green Bay navigation channel. The material will be sold for use as topsoil to landscapers in the area. Read More

Great Lakes Finishes Mystic River Job

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company complete the first part of a $31.9 million contract for the Boston Harbor Deepening project in which the channles are being deepened to 40 feet from the existing 35 feet. This article describes the project in detail including which dredges are in use cost mitigation and placement of clean and contaminated materials. Read More