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Tonks: The Rescue Story of an Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

Tonks: The Rescue Story of an Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

It all began with the TSHD Terrapin Island dredging Contract 1 of the Post 45 Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. GLDD’s third party Endangered Species Observers (ESOs) from Coastwise Consulting were living on board the vessel for response/support in the event of an environmental incident. After the dredge filled the hopper and completed the load, ESO Candace Cox performed her routine inspections. During observation she saw a small Kemp’s ridley sea turtle on the sandy material inside the hopper.

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Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $178 Million in Awarded Work

Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $178 Million in Awarded Work

Oct 02, 2019 Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $178 Million in Awarded Work PDF Version OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation ("Great Lakes") (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United...

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South Carolina Governor, Henry McMaster, visits Dredge Texas

South Carolina Governor, Henry McMaster, visits Dredge Texas

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, along with his Chief of Staff, Trey Walker, joined Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s CEO Lasse Petterson and Project Director Dave Johanson on a visit to the Cutter Suction Dredge Texas in late August.  Gov. McMaster has...

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Biological Habitat Creation

Biological Habitat Creation

TAMPA BIG BEND CHANNEL DEEPENING PROJECT – HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) works with clients and stakeholders to optimize the beneficial use of dredged material on our projects. This has taken many forms of biological habitat creation...

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The Ellis Island

The Ellis Island recently commenced dredging operations on Phase 1 of the MSCIP Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan in the U. S. Gulf of Mexico offshore of Gulfport Mississippi. With a 15,000 cubic yard capacity Ellis Island is the largest hopper dredge in the U. S..

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In 2006, GLDD adopted an Incident-and Injury-Free (IIF®) safety management program that has been integrated into all aspects of the company’s culture. The company’s commitment to the IIF® culture promotes a work environment where employee safety is paramount.

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