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  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently began construction on a 46-month contract to provide increased drainage for the Carrollton area through drainage canal improvements along South Claiborne Avenue between Leonidas and Lowerline Streets. Tree removal work required for the project will start Monday, September 10, 2012. The “Claiborne Ave – Phase […]

  • 10 September 2012

    A public meeting that will provide information about upcoming dredging at Indiana Harbor is planned for Thursday in East Chicago. According to nwitimes.com, the meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second floor of East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. Army Corps […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week publicized the details of two potential plans to dredge Montauk Harbor inlet, reports 27east.com. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented three options. One option is to take no action. The other two would imply dredging. Officials sought input on both options. The difference in the two […]

  • 20 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for the maintenance dredging at the Palm Beach Harbor. Base work for this project consists of maintenance dredging the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel to a depth of 39 feet plus 2 feet of overdepth from Sta. 30+00 to Sta. 47+00. This excavation depth includes 2 feet […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform maintenance dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway Federal Navigation Project, NY, in the Moriches Bay section of the channel. The proposed maintenance dredging, which consists of a basic requirement and an option, would remove up to 15,000 cubic yards (CY) of predominately […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The public is invited to attend a meeting to learn about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ sediment placement plan for the 2012 dredging season. The meeting is June 12 at 10 a.m. in the Port of Astoria council chambers, 422 Gateway Ave., Astoria, Ore. Representatives from the Corps and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,628,500 contract to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., for dredging in the Saginaw River. Luedtke will dredge 142,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river, focusing on critical shoals from the Sixth Street Turning Basin near downtown Saginaw to the mouth of the river at […]

  • 11 July 2012

    According to nbc-2.com, Lee County and the US Army Corp of Engineers is looking at ways to fix shoaling at Matanzas Pass. Boaters say sand is filling in near Bowditch Point, likely made worse by Tropical Storm Debby. Some boaters say Matanzas Pass at the north end of Fort Myers Beach is half as deep […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance and improvement dredging at Hampton Harbor in Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire. The construction window for dredging activities is between October 15, 2012 and February 1, 2013. The estimated construction cost is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The work on this project […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The mighty Mississippi River is now a shadow of its springtime self, which is causing problems for river traffic.     By Kurt Allemeier (qctimes) [mappress] Source: qctimes, September 21, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Head of the Egyptian Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Major General Kamel el-Wazeer, has invited contracting companies to join works at the Suez Canal Mega Project. Any company that can dig 500 meters of land can file its application, el-Wazeer told reporters on Tuesday. More than 40 companies specialized in drilling and digging works are involved […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $370,250.81 to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at the Sabine Neches Waterway’s Placement Area 8. The geotechnical investigation will explore existing containment dike foundation and borrow source soil conditions at […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging project. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging of Marcus Hook, Cherry Island and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River channel from Station 117+000 to Station 237+000. Dredging will be performed to a depth of 43 feet […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with the Flood Diversion Authority, will host a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 13, to update the public on the proposed changes to the project, including the channel alignment at the southern end of the project. The changes are being proposed to minimize impacts, decrease risk […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Cohasset harbor dredging project is scheduled to take place between October 1, 2014, and January 31, 2015. This deepening program will cost between $1 mln and $5 mln, and the solicitation will be issued on July 18, 2014. Responses are due by June 9, […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 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;

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has replaced its 42-year-old survey vessel Hixon with a newly minted catamaran that’s faster, more stable…   [mappress] Source: mycentraloregon, June 19, 2010;

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is organizing a public meeting for preparation of a Preliminary Assessment and Dredged Material Management Plan for Petaluma River, City of Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA. The meeting will be held on April 30, 2105 at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 North McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA. The purpose of this meeting is […]