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  • 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 […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For assisting communities after devastating storms and leading vital civil works projects throughout 14 states in the Northeast, the Army recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilians assigned to the New York District, North Atlantic Division, Thursday, during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal presented the Meritorious […]

  • 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

    On January 24, 2014, Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, to be brief on the final portion of the NY/NJ harbor deepening project and updated on the Hurricane Sandy response. The officials discussed the harbor deepening project, which is designed to deepen the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Justice this week abandoned its appeal of a 2013 court order that set aside a permit for a proposed cruise terminal in Charleston, South Carolina, issued without public process or study of environmental impacts or alternatives. Last September, a United States District Court Judge ruled that a federal permit for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Congressman Tom Reed welcomed United States Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham to the 23rd Congressional District Tuesday for site visits to water projects in Chautauqua County. Congressman Reed and Brigadier General Burcham were joined by representatives from the Buffalo and Pittsburgh District Army Corps of Engineers, state and local officials, and community […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on 25 projects which have applied for 2013 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program. The sponsor for the program is the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. The In-Lieu Fee program serves as an alternative form of […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    When Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States, a lot of its impacts were immediately obvious. From destroyed structures to massive power outages to flooding of communities and infrastructure like many had never seen before, the storm left its mark throughout the region. One of Sandy’s less obvious impacts at first was the damage it […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has returned to full operations following the passing of the continuing resolution by Congress. Effective today, Rock Island District-operated campgrounds, day-use parks, visitor centers and boat ramps are reopening to the public. All other District services reduced or curtailed during the federal government shutdown, including individual […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has announced the successful repower and commissioning of the Dredge Wheeler with a fully integrated Cat® solution. The largest hopper dredge in the Corps of Engineers fleet, the Dredge Wheeler features 2x Cat C280-16 marine engines rated at 4600 bkW @ 900 rpm for propulsion. Additionally the vessel features 2x Cat […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Kennebunk River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, Maine. The proposed work involves urgently needed maintenance dredging to remove various shoals in the authorized 8-foot-deep entrance channel of the FNP. “These shoals are primarily the result of coastal […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from the Oregon Department of Transportation for review of certain permits related to the Columbia River Crossing Project. The Corps will review two Section 408 permits to modify or alter a portion of Peninsula Drainage District No. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for a proposed modification at the Kansas and Nishnabotna Bends in Nemaha and Otoe counties, Neb. is currently available for public review. The purpose of the supplemental action is to provide protection to Levee Unit R-562 by diverting overland flows from Kansas Bend away from the toe of the levee […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting a controlled burn on Morris Island to clear vegetation in order to repair the perimeter dikes of the disposal area and prepare the site to receive dredged material from the Charleston Harbor federally-maintained anchorage basin. The 165 acre Morris Island placement site hasn’t been needed […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Notice of modifications to scoping are being released in a revised Notice of Intent (NOI) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a revised Determination of Significance (DS) from Cowlitz County. People will have four additional hours during meetings in Longview and Clark County to attend an open house and offer comments on what […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]