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  • 2 March 2012

    Army Chief General Prayuth Chan-Ocha said that the canal dredging operation undertaken by military personnel in Bangkok is schedule to finish by May, in time for the rainy season. General Prayuth yesterday was on hand to welcome Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the canal dredging site in Bang Khae District, Bangkok, where she was to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Shaw Group Inc.  today announced it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide worldwide rapid response services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District. This is the fifth consecutive award to Shaw and its legacy company dating back to 1989. Under the terms of the rapid response contract, Shaw […]

  • 5 December 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting and workshop next week as it studies the possible environmental effects of deepening Charleston Harbor. It will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 13 at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall. Participants can interact with members of the study team and discuss the economics, engineering and environmental […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Just days after a federal judge ruled that deepening the Delaware River could begin, the budget proposal announced by President Obama for fiscal 2011 includes no money for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Delaware shipping channel five feet deeper. [mappress] Source: Philly.com, February 2, 2010;

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers launched today a tender for the lease of a Cutterhead, Hydraulic Pipeline Dredge for construction and maintenance dredging within the Vicksburg and adjacent Districts. More info: fbo.gov

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    As requested, the Corps of Engineers has extended the public review period for the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report for an additional 10 days, now ending September 6, 2012. This extension allows additional time for members of the public to submit comments regarding the restoration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District issued an emergency permit on Oct. 26, 2012 to the Coastal Property Owner’s Association to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing dredged sand to support a coastal dune on Plum Island in Newbury, Mass. The emergency permit was issued in anticipation […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, intends to issue a solicitation for the maintenance dredging at the Inner Harbor Channels Brunswick and Savannah Harbors, Georgia. Procurement of these services will result in a fixed price contract. The contract will be solicited and procured using Sealed Bidding Procedures. This plan includes only hydraulic pipeline […]

  • 12 August 2012

    According to jacksonville.com, the Brunswick Bar Pilots Association has written letters to the federal legislators warning that the storms filled in the channel to the point that pilots may have to wait for high tides to move ships to and from the Port of Brunswick. The Army Corps of Engineers has requested additional funding to […]

  • 10 August 2012

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is soliciting small business contractors for the Maintenance Dredging of the 8 ft Federal Navigation Channel into Clinton Harbor, in the town of Clinton, CT. The work of this project consists of maintenance dredging approximately 45,000 cubic yards (CY), of predominantly sandy sediment, by hydraulic dredge […]