Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush Visits Great Lakes Headquarters – Oak Brook, IL

This week, Great Lakes was honored to have Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush visit our headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. Commissioner Bush met with Great Lakes’ Leadership to discuss our company’s history, as well as our completed and upcoming projects in Texas and the necessity for more infrastructure development throughout the state.

To learn more about the Texas General Land Office and the work they do:  https://www.glo.texas.gov/




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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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is North America’s dredging industry leader, the largest provider of marine dredging, and the only U.S. company with substantial overseas operations. 

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