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  • 10 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $22.1 million in additional funding for major waterways in Louisiana. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in underfunded waterway projects in Louisiana. This announcement by the Corps […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The dredger “Venture” has been working since Sunday to clear sand and silt from the Port of Osceola, closed for a month because of low water on the Mississippi River. Marvin Roddy, with the Memphis District Corp of Engineers, said: ”Pretty much, cut and dry, the dredge is set up like a large vacuum cleaner.” […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Bill Hobgood, the executive director of the Ouachita River Valley Association said that the Ouachita River’s navigation project remains at high risk of being abandoned by the Army Corps of Engineers during the next decade. “This could be the beginning of the end for this project,” Hobgood said. According to The News Star, the corps […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend a “Partnering Meeting” sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, on February 12, 2015, in Blytheville, Arkansas. The meeting topics will include an overview of the Memphis District’s work in this region, updates on the Levee Safety Program, Mississippi River navigation improvements, and flood preparedness. Representatives […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Inland Dredging Company, a Dyersburg, Tennessee based contractor, is nine days into dredging in McKellar Lake Harbor, Memphis, TN.  Inland’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) INTEGRITY is working under a three year contract with the Memphis District of the Army Corps of Engineers. “We started dredging there nine days ago and have removed close to 160,000 […]

  • 7 August 2012

    When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system. A coordinated water management operation of Barkley and Wolf Creek Dams on […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Dredge Jadwin has completed its 2019 season. During the 2019 season, the Jadwin dredged more than 4 million cubic yards of sand, mud and sediment from the lower Mississippi River to allow the waterway to remain navigable for commercial traffic. “Part of our mission as the Army […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. A Blessing of the Fleet ceremony will be organized on the same day at City Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is the only one of its kind in […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville, Fl-based Arc Surveying and Mapping, Inc. has acquired Loudenbeck Surveying, Inc. of Memphis, Tenn. Loudenbeck provides topographic, construction and boundary surveying throughout the southeast and mid-south regions, with licenses in Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. Arc Surveying provides hydrographic, topographic and land surveys globally, specializing in ports, harbors, bridges and related hydrographic surveying. […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, August 19-23, 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, reports. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river. According to USACE, commission members will meet with local partners, […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host four public scoping meetings for the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River levees and Tributaries project. USACE issued a notice of intent to prepare Supplement II to the Final Environmental […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control, and other construction and maintenance projects. The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general construction, and operation […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders representing organizations from more than 20 states gathered in St. Louis two days ago to announce the release of a first-ever Report Card for the entire Mississippi River basin, which stretches across all or part of 31 U.S. states and covers more than 41 percent of the continental United States. The leaders were part of […]

  • 11 July 2012

      This year due to low water levels throughout the region and past flood damages, the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) will spend approximately $6.84 million on port dredging in an attempt to keep ports in operation. Dredging will be performed through contracted dredging at six ports along the Mississippi […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a busy fiscal year 2016 that included 254 construction and dredging contracts worth more than $60 million. “Fiscal year 2016 has been a great year for the Detroit District, the team has worked hard,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) scoping workshops from August 8-12 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. At the public workshops, an informational overview on the shoreline management plan update process will be provided and […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from February 26 through March 1 to share the draft shoreline management plan and collect public comments. A draft Environmental Assessment, which evaluates the potential impacts of each alternative, will also be available for review, said USACE. […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Beaver Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from March 27 through March 29 to share the draft master plan, draft shoreline management plan, and associated environmental compliance documents with the public. The drop-in style workshops will be held at the following locations: March 27 from […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract Sept. 23, in the amount of $22.8 million to repair the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Aransas Pass) Jetties in Nueces and Aransas counties, Texas. The project includes use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 15.7 million tons of armor stone and 4.7 million tons […]