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  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Gulf Coast is a national treasure from both an economic and environmental standpoint. Attracting millions of tourists to the coastline annually, the Texas Gulf Coast also serves as an important hub for fishing, provides habitat for millions of migratory birds and is home to four of the top 10 ports in the nation, […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to deepen the channel of the Delaware River. This phase of the program involves fracturing of rock by controlled underwater blasting so it can be removed mechanically. After blasting, […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that after 62 days of work their hopper dredger McFarland successfully completed emergency dredging operations on the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. The ‘Mac’, one of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the Army Corps, was called upon because high stages […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited maintenance dredging of the Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Federal Navigation Projects in Beals, Maine, is about to begin. According to a description published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, this work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass. Dredging is scheduled […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced a $202 million resiliency project that will bolster storm protection for Union Beach, one of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. The majority of funding for the massive flood control project will […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Port of Morehead City yesterday to talk about the need for continual dredging at the state’s ports, announced TWC News. Dredging at the Morehead City harbor should start within the next month. With the short-term problem solved, McCrory said it is time now to look toward the future […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The bidding that was to open Thursday for work to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet has been canceled indefinitely by the U.S. Army Corps of … By Melissa E. Holsman (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, December 21, 2011;

  • 5 March 2012

    The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  recently received an additional $140 million in funding from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed by President Obama on 23 December 2011. These funds will be used toward 81 Mississippi Rivers and Tributaries (MR&T) projects affected by the historic 2011 flood. The District developed a […]

  • 28 March 2012

    TRC Companies, Inc. today announced that, in partnership with Plexus Scientific, it has been awarded a ten-year combined ceiling contract by the US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). TRC will provide environmental remediation and restoration services for the Corps’ Louisville District and all of its Mission Boundaries. TRC estimates that the services performed through this […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it completed the first phase of the rock removal process ahead of schedule on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. “I’m pleased the Corps has heeded my calls and continues to take positive steps in the rock removal […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, currently the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, during his visit here May 18, 2012. Col. Mark Toy, Los Angeles District commander, and his staff took Bostick on a ground and aerial tour of some of the District’s projects. “I’m […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Table Rock Project Office will begin accepting shoreline activity requests Jan. 2, 2014. Although, budget constraints will limit the Corps’ capacity to process permit requests, it will continue to process permits as funds become available. The Corps suspended shoreline activity requests Dec. 1, 2012 to establish a baseline of the […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards at the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter’s 2013 Excalibur Awards, June 20, during the annual PRSA Excalibur Awards Gala in Houston. “I am fortunate to have a dedicated staff who, despite the ongoing budget cuts and reduction […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sediment from the bottom of the Savannah river to maintain the depth of the shipping channel, all that material goes to a dredge material containment area (DCMA), commonly known as a dredge disposal area. The Corps’ Savannah District maintains seven active DMCAs along the South Carolina side […]

  • 19 March 2013

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met last week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Commander Colonel Mark Deschenes to discuss Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway management issues, including river navigation and flood control priorities. “The Mississippi River is critical to our region’s identity, culture, and economy,” Blunt said. “Colonel Deschenes and I had […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 30,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill in Westhaven State Park near Westport, Wash., beginning Oct. 22. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of […]

  • 23 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $469,000 contract to Ceres Environmental Services, Inc., of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Aug. 20 to complete repairs to the Mouse (Souris) River levee system damaged during the 2011 flood. The project will restore multiple sites in Burlington, N.D., and Minot, N.D., as well as the […]

  • 26 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on Lorain Harbor dredging project. The Corps will oversee dredging to maintain the harbor and the Black River shipping channel, which run about 27 feet deep. The channel maintains that depth to the turning basin behind the Lorain steel mills, according to the navigational chart […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Mike Thompson announced that Humboldt Harbor and Bay would receive an additional $450,000 for dredging. The funds come from the Army Corps of Engineers’ discretionary account, and were awarded in order to address the operation and maintenance needs of Humboldt Bay. “Humboldt Bay is a lynchpin of the North Coast economy, serving as hub […]