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  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the public meeting concerning the Mobile Harbor Draft General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS) previously scheduled for Sept. 6, 2018 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted this amazing image from 1962 of the drag arm of their dredging vessel Goethals, which operated from 1937 to 1982.  From a distance, the Corps’ hopper dredger looks like most any other vessel. Thing that makes it different is the ‘lobster claw’, duplicated on other […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, provided the keynote address. The event’s theme was “Strengthen the Foundation, Deliver the Program and Achieve the Vision,” consistent with […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will defer maintenance dredging of Richmond Outer Harbor in 2017 in order to remain in compliance with the Federal Standard.  The decision follows a certification issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board which imposed permit conditions on the District’s 2017 dredging program for the San […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives joined more than 150 experts to discuss flooding in the nation’s capital at Gallaudet University, on September 8, 2016, marking the first flood summit of its kind in Washington. The summit occurred the week of the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Fran that engulfed Washington in 1996. The 2016 Flood […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing tomorrow on recently completed Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports for proposed water resources development projects and two Post-Authorization Change Reports. A Chief’s Report is the Corps’ final recommendation to Congress, after an examination of feasibility, cost and other […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invited public input on the Jeorse Park Beach Section 506 Great Lakes Fishery & Ecosystem Restoration Study Draft Detailed Project Report & Integrated Environmental Assessment. Jeorse Park Beach, owned and operated by the City of East Chicago, is located along the Lake Michigan shoreline just southeast of Indiana […]

  • 5 February 2016

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers refused to stop Lake Erie sediment dumping, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to reject the Port of Cleveland’s request and continue its push to dump potentially harmful sediment from the Cuyahoga River into […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) was recognized recently by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for their continued partnership and contribution to the USACE mission during the approval process of the John Redmond Reservoir Dredging Initiative. This project is the first and largest inland Section 408 request -permission for the alteration of a […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is expected to finish its annual pre-hurricane survey of its navigation projects located along the Texas coast in late May; a process that provides the district with data to establish baseline conditions of all 1,000 miles of channels located within its area of operation. “This significant effort […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Michael C. Wehr, on Friday, August 29, 2014. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of listening sessions (via webinar) for public input regarding the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA 14). Each of the listening sessions will cover a different aspect of the general program policy provisions of WRRDA 14. These policy […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Master Plan scoping workshops August 22-27 to share information about the revision process. Scoping Workshop Schedule: • Aug. 22 – Mountain Home, Ark., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Arkansas State Sheid Center, 1600 S. College Street; • Aug. 23 – Harrison, Ark., […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government signed a partnership agreement for the initiation of the Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program. This agreement allows the Corps and Plaquemines Parish to design the first marsh creation projects under this program, and positions these projects for construction […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach by placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), will hold a hearing next week on pending U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization Change Reports (PACRs). This hearing will continue the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s oversight of the Corps as a House and Senate conference committee continues […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the Cleveland Harbor dredging program next month to facilitate the 2014 shipping season. “Dredging the harbor is an absolute must for Northern Ohio manufacturing and the thousands of jobs it supports,” said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur. “I am relieved that Cleveland will stay open for business this […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, commenced development of the plans and specifications design documents for the Fort Worth Central City by-pass channel. The 1.5 mile long and 300 foot wide channel is part of the overall Trinity River Vision Project. Design of the by-pass channel will be accomplished during fiscal years […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District’s commitment in increasing awareness and inspiring students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, New York district volunteers interacted with students from the Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy and from Dwyer High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The March […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The authorized FNP provides for an anchorage area in the inner harbor, 7-feet deep MLLW and about 16.25 acres in area; […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced the selection of Dr. Edmond Russo Jr., as its new deputy district engineer for programs and project management – the highest attainable civilian position in the district. “I’m honored to serve this district and provide leadership that will take delivery of our products and services […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has transferred the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to the local sponsor, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The Corps completed construction of the Melaleuca Eradication and Other Exotic Plants Research Annex Aug. 30, 2013, and after completing required documentation, the letter of […]