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  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bradley Byrne used debate on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act last week to bring attention to critical Army Corps of Engineers projects in Southwest Alabama. Byrne encouraged the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize important local projects such as dredging Fly Creek, Dog River and Fowl River. “My amendment would allow for a […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree have sent a letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward and fund critical dredging projects for York Harbor and the Saco River. “Small ports and harbors like York and Saco River are the economic lifeblood for many coastal communities […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Michael C. Derosier assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, at a local ceremony this week. This time-honored traditional Change of Command ceremony will be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Point Farms at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23. As District Engineer, Derosier, along with the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has included $500,000 for the Georgetown Port in their work plan for the next year, according to a release from South Carolina Congressman Tom Rice. “I’m very pleased that the Army Corps recognizes the merit of the Georgetown Port project and has chosen to once again include the project in […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with the USACE’s Savannah District leaders on August 11, 2016. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The draft document is available for public review and comment through April 8, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a meeting in Yankton this month on the Lewis and Clark Lake Sediment Management Study (LCLSMS)…   BY RANDY DOCKENDORF (yankton) [mappress] Source: yankton, November 21, 2011;

  • 2 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct dredging operations in the Ilwaco Channel to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard has identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The Coast Guard contacted the Portland District in late January with concerns about the shoal and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2012

    USACE officials are studying plans to dredge Georgia’s portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, according to gpb.org. But as with another big dredging project, supporters don’t expect the big issue to be environmental. The Corps spent 14 years studying the environmental impacts of the Savannah harbor deepening and recommended moving forward. But it’s still Congress […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District brought out their best when they were invited to a career conference last Friday. The team, Lt. Col. Robert Haupt, Kristen Donofrio, Capt. Antonio Pazos, Nicole Woodward and Josh Williams, led one of 48 sessions at Corporate Landing Middle School’s Second Annual STEM Career Conference, Sept. 28, where more than 800 sixth- […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony May 22 at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III hosted the event. “I absolutely believe Lt. Gen. Bostick […]

  • 7 August 2012

    When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system. A coordinated water management operation of Barkley and Wolf Creek Dams on […]

  • 2 August 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson welcomed Colonel Alan M. Dodd and Colonel Donald E. Jackson, Jr. from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an introduction and discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing JAXPORT. Col. Jackson became Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division (SAD) on July 16, 2012. The South […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River in ME and NH. The construction window for dredging activities is between December 1, 2012 and March 15, 2013, and the estimated construction cost is between $500,000 and $1,000,000. This project involves maintenance dredging […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment. A recently finalized Environmental Assessment (EA) contains the finding. The […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moravian Church Conference Sirius (T-Rex) Marina plans have entered the Army Corps permitting process and just been released for Public Comment, with a due date of January 25th. The plans call for construction of a 92 slip marina for vessels 35 to 70 feet in length, an on-shore 30 powerboat dry stack storage building […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has released a 30-day public notice to announce its intention to perform maintenance dredging of the Saco River Federal Navigation Project. The public notice is intended to provide information and seek comments about the Army Corp’s proposal and project plan. The proposed work involves dredging approximately […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced that the workers successfully unloaded four Speece cones delivered on December 14, 2016, to an USACE site along the Savannah River. The Speece cones, each about 22 feet tall when installed, will dissolve pure oxygen into water extracted from the river, then push the water […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) scoping workshops from August 8-12 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. At the public workshops, an informational overview on the shoreline management plan update process will be provided and […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is celebrating today, June 16, 240 years of serving the nation as the premier engineering organization that stands ready to support the country’s military and water resources needs in the 21st century. George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District awarded a contract July 12 for more than $656,000 to repair Missouri River Levee R-440, which lies in both Atchison and Doniphan counties in Kansas. The contract was awarded to ESI Contracting Corporation in Kansas City, Mo. This represents the 22nd contract of 30 anticipated contracts […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop on December 1-4, 2014. At the meeting, they discussed the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an […]