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  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons, and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the completion of three priority projects in Delaware. The Congressional Delegation highlighted USACE fiscal year 2017 work plan, which includes a total of $40 million for crucial Delaware public work projects, including full funding […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District, yesterday released a video of the dredging operations from the US Army’s Yokohama North Dock facility in Kanagawa, Japan. According to the Corps, the project calls for the removal of approximately 50,000 cubic meters of dredge sediments within the U.S. Exclusive Use Area (EUA) in […]

  • 30 December 2011

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey has received assurances that the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WIRE will continue to remain in Saugerties, New York. The flood waters caused by Hurricane Irene deepened the Esopus Creek, allowing for safe passage of the vessel throughout the coming winter months. Nevertheless, Hinchey is now working with the Coast Guard and the […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced that, after their push, and following Schumer-secured vital construction funds, a greatly expedited timeline on the Rockaway Reformulation Study has been secured. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the draft report will now be issued in August, followed by a final report […]

  • 18 December 2012

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) praised the news that a contract has been awarded for the demolition of rock pinnacles in the Mississippi River and the work could begin as early as this week. In a November 29 meeting with Durbin and five other Midwest Senators, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Jo-Ellen […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 14 November 2013

    U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has helped to pass legislation in the House that includes a provision he authored to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from using the Lucas-Berg Confined Placement Facility in Worth as a dumping site for materials dredged from the Cal-Sag Channel. The provision, contained in the Water Resources Reform […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is already preparing for the 2015 construction season. In 2015, the Cleveland and Oswego harbor breakwaters will be repaired using dolos that are currently being constructed. A dolos is a concrete block in a complex geometric shape used in great numbers to protect harbor walls from the […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives said in their latest release that the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet this week to receive testimony from the United States Army Corps of Engineers on Reports to Congress on Future Water Resources Development, and on Chief’s Reports.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will seek public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. In February 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, received an application from […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, discussed a unique dredging capability with Thad Pratt at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory on Feb. 19, 2019. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps in late […]

  • 2 May 2012

    NJ TV reports that the contractors with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working around the clock in Brant Beach on a beach replenishment project. Keith Watson, project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said, “What we try to do is build a wider beach with large dunes. The dunes are the […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program. On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach beginning at the north end of town as part of a federal beach replenishment project, Shore News Today reports. Work began Wednesday, May 9 and is expected to take 20 days, according to city engineer Matt Doran. A hopper […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Rep. Tom Reed applauded the water infrastructure project funding allocated to the Army Corps of Engineers in the recently passed consolidated appropriations bill. Army Corps funding saw a ten percent increase from last year’s funding, for a total of $5.5 billion. At Reed’s request, Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham made a site […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    State Senator Paul Formica testified in support of a recently released plan to dredge Connecticut’s waterways at a public hearing that was held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New London last week. “At stake is about $9 billion in economic activity a year and 55,000 jobs. Long Island Sound plays a major […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 16, 2014, Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, Captain Dan Kipnis, Coral Morphologic, Miami-Dade Reef Guard Association, Sierra Club Miami Group, and Tropical Audubon Society, filed a citizens’ notice of suit letter alleging that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act, in addition to several permit conditions by the Florida Department of […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Chesapeake City Basin and portion of the C&D Canal is underway now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. The Corps reported few days ago that the Chesapeake City Basin works are scheduled to begin the week of November 27th 2017. Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr Todd Bridges, the US Army’s Senior Research Scientist for Environmental Science, will in September tour Australia, giving presentations on dredging and sediment management and related issues. He manages the $6 million per annum Dredging Operations Environmental Research program of the US Army Corps of Engineers, and is the Director of the Centre for Contaminated Sediments. […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan came to the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative in Seabrook, NH, last week to announce that federal funding had been secured for the dredging of Seabrook/Hampton Harbor. This project will be undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who had received preliminary funding and have been in the engineering phase […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Inlet dredging program is about to begin, the Maryland Congressman Andy Harris said in his latest announcement.  Commenting the latest news, Congressman Harris said: “I applaud the Army Corps of Engineers for taking the steps necessary to get dredging of the Ocean City Inlet underway.” “The fishing and maritime industry is critical […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    S.E.A. Construction LLC crew is currently repairing the Chehalis Revetment near Westport, Washington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District said in their latest announcement. This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project is being accomplished in coordination with the Port of Grays Harbor. The Point Chehalis Revetment is a system of 3,100 feet of […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced last week that Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), signed the Port Monmouth Project Partnership Agreement, the contract between the Army Corps of Engineers and the state of New Jersey formally outlining the terms and conditions of Port Monmouth flood control project. Construction on the project […]