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  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twelve Monmouth County lakes, prone to flooding and able to wreak havoc on communities in coastal towns, will now be included in a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of New Jersey’s Back Bays, according to Representative Chris Smith. He hosted a meeting regarding the matter with federal officials and representatives from shore communities in his […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives recently approved 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, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Inland Dredging Co., headquartered in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has just won a $24 million contract for one of its dredgers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The company has been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-price contract for rental of a 20-24 inch cutterhead pipeline dredger that will be used for dredging projects in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida, with an estimated […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, Inc., has won a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price contract, with options, to furnish one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, with a dredge discharge size of 30 inches inside diameter, complete in all respects, including all attendant plant and crew. This is part of maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass, with the work to […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District announced Wednesday that help is coming in response to unusually heavy winter shoaling that has nearly closed the entrance and channels of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt Bay Harbor District Commission President, Patrick Higgins, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $7.5 million for Humboldt Bay […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy, M.D. have applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan that included increased funding for additional Louisiana projects and priorities.  “Louisiana’s ports and waterways are at the core of our state’s economic prosperity, which is why ensuring their safety and efficiency is so vitally […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District will celebrate the start of construction to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on November 21, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Marsh Lake Dam, […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (“IDIQ”) contract with the Mobile District of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Orion Marine Group will be on call to perform various dredging projects in both coastal and upriver locations […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Called to Morehead city to remove hazardous shoaling, a dredge owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wound up responding to an emergency of a different sort early on the morning of Martin Luther King Day. Crew members of the Dredge McFarland rescued a boater who had reportedly been floating in 48 degree water […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and dredging contractors, Kokosing Construction Co. recently held a meeting in East Chicago about the Indiana Harbor and Canal (IHC) 2015 dredging schedule. There, it was revealed that fourth season of IHC dredging is expected to start in May. The contractors are planning to remove approx. 400,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the waterway. […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District welcomed its new deputy commander Maj. Marty Maldonado. Outgoing deputy Lt. Col. James Schultze was selected to command the 15th Engineer Battalion based in Schweinfurt, Germany. “The district is fortunate to have Maj. Maldonado onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is carrying out missions to support recovery efforts in the New York City region following Hurricane Sandy, including in New York City, parts of northern New Jersey and Long Island. New York District’s Emergency Operations Center has been active since last week and District personnel are […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Construction activity is bustling today near Gleed, Wash., where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials started tearing down a damaged levee to be replaced with a 1,700 foot-long setback levee near the Powerhouse Road Bridge. High flows during a May 2012 flood event damaged the original levee, reducing flood defense to a 2-year protection level. […]

  • 10 February 2012

      JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson shares yesterday’s good news with Panama Canal CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces an additional $7.7 million for JAXPORT projects this year. Full Corps 2012 funding for JAXPORT now stands at more than $21 million for critical projects at the port, including: – final study […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has announced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor Outer Ocean Bar dredging program. This deepening project, located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, includes maintenance dredging of Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. During the Wilmington dredging venture, approximately 926,000 cubic […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. The Huntington District Corps of Engineers intends to procure up to two indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contracts for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 10 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the Sawpit Creek maintenance dredging program. The project includes maintenance dredging of approximately 591,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from the AIWW channel and settling basins in Cuts 24-26A, 27, 27A, 27C; and adjoining advance maintenance areas in the waters of Sawpit Creek, the Amelia […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, anticipates several future procurements in fiscal year 2013 for the rental and/or unit price of dredging equipment to perform maintenance dredging of inland river systems as well as coastal harbors, rivers, bays and bar channels. These future requirements for rental and/or unit price dredging equipment will be […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $4.6 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., for the maintenance dredging of the East Rockaway Inlet federal navigation channel with the dredged sand being placed along eroded areas of Rockaway Beach. Approximately 250,000 to 300,000 […]

  • 6 September 2012

    According to luminanews.com, the New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously voted to sign a memorandum of agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This document should ensure that the beach renourishment project at Carolina and Kure beaches will receive the previously allotted federal funding. To reduce overall costs, the Army Corps plans to bid […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]