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  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bulk carrier Pacific Huron ran aground on December 27 outside the St. Lawrence Seaway channel.

  • 1 January 2018

    Pacific Huron was refloated on Saturday evening from its grounded position in the St. Lawrence Seaway.

  • 4 November 2010

    The Detroit District has awarded a contract for dredging Bay Port Harbor, Mich., on Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay. Malcolm Marine, Inc., of St. Clair, Mich., a small business, was awarded a $1,036,100 contract to dredge the shallow-draft harbor. The contractor is slated to dredge 40,000 cubic yards of silt/sand/organic shoal material and deposit it in […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Auckland-based marine construction and dredging company, Heron Construction Ltd., has taken delivery of its two new 1200m³ Split Hopper Barges. The new SHB’s come as a timely addition to the Heron’s Australian fleet that is currently carrying out dredging operations throughout Victorian waters. The SHB’s are fitted with Bow Thrusters that represent Heron’s dedication not only to production, but dedication […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Lake Huron end of the Black River Canal in Port Huron are currently underway. “We worked with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to get an emergency permit to get it back open. The canal should be open to boaters by the weekend,” said Port Huron City Manager James Freed. The costs […]

  • 29 March 2011

    Port Huron’s spring dredging will continue this week in marinas along the Black River. By AMY BIOLCHINI (thetimesherald) [mappress] Source: thetimesherald, March 29, 2011    

  • 23 July 2012

    Oily product and other hazardous materials pulled from Lake Huron are piled together, for proper removal and disposal, aboard the barge Parker J as clean up and salvage operations continue. The oily product recovered from Lake Huron was from the 110-foot dredge barge Arthur J, which sank in Lake Huron July 19. The Arthur J […]

  • 17 August 2011

      A new 20-metre research boat – called the Huron Explorer I – will help support commercial and recreational fishing on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. This new boat was designed and built in Ontario, creating 15 jobs during the 18-month project. It will now be used to research and assess the health of the […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The IJC is inviting public comment on a report that examines whether the regulation of outflows from Lake Superior might be improved to take into consideration the evolving needs of users on Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie. The report also examines the potential future impacts of climate change,dredging, a management strategy to better anticipate […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a plan for maintenance dredging of the St. Clair River near the outlet of the Black River at Port Huron, Michigan.  The project will involve removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of silt, sediment and associated material from the river bottom, and disposal of dredged […]

  • 17 August 2011

    A new 20-metre research boat – called the Huron Explorer I – will help support commercial and recreational fishing on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. This new boat was designed and built in Ontario, creating 15 jobs during the 18-month project. It will now be used to research and assess the health of the fish […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a sunken dredge and capsized tugboat in lower Lake Huron early Thursday morning. There were no injuries reported, but a 500-foot diesel sheen has been reported. The Coast Guard was notified that at 4:35 a.m., the motor vessel Arthur J., a 110-foot dredge, sank and the motor […]

  • 2 July 2006

    Several large vessels have run aground on Michigan’s Saginaw River this shipping season, caught in shallow waters a few miles from Lake Huron. The river port is as shallow as 13 feet in a passage that is supposed to be 22 feet deep, a sign of low water levels in North America’s five Great Lakes […]

  • 9 September 2010
    Authorities & Government

    Thanks to concerns brought to the fore at Huron County Council’s Sept. 1 session, county councillors are set to address concerns surrounding…   By Cheryl Heath (goderichsignalstar) [mappress] Source: goderichsignalstar, September 09, 2010

  • 13 February 2013

    MEO Australia said that it has agreed to extend the second Heron well election deadline to 1 st March 2013. Under the terms of the NT/P68 Farm-in Agreement (FIA) dated 17 th May 2011, Eni had 60 days from the completion of the Heron South-1 well (14 th December 2012) to elect whether to drill […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) finds that if water levels remain low on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River they will have a negative economic impact on the region that could reach $18 billion by 2050. Following nearly three decades of higher than […]

  • 4 September 2012

      MEO Australia announced that on Monday 3rd September, Eni Australia, as operator of the NT/P68 exploration permit, had drilled the Heron South-1 610mm (24”) hole to a depth of 1330mMDRT. The 20” casing has been run and cemented at 1,310m. There have been no incidents and well operations are proceeding according to plan. Eni […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Visitors to Lake Huron this summer may have a unique opportunity to glimpse science in action. During July and September… [mappress] Source: NOAA, July 10, 2012;  Image: NOAA

  • 11 September 2012

    MEO Australia announced that yesterday, Eni Australia  as operator of the NT/P68 exploration permit had drilled the Heron South-1 445mm (17½”) hole to a depth of 2,914mMDRT (metres Measured Depth below Rotary Table). There have been no reportable incidents and well operations are proceeding according to plan. Eni plans to drill the 445mm (17½”) hole […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, Ontario, Canada, has announced funding for a disaster mitigation initiative along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. Under the plan, the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority will rehabilitate the shoreline at select locations along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. In recent years, high water […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The DEQ has announced an April 10 public meeting and hearing on a proposal to clean sediment and riverbanks on the Huron River at the former MichCon Manufactured Gas Plant site in Ann Arbor. MichCon property owners are proposing to remove sediment, near shore soil, and some contaminated upland soil from the Huron River and […]