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  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of listening sessions (via webinar) for public input regarding the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA 14). Each of the listening sessions will cover a different aspect of the general program policy provisions of WRRDA 14. These policy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Portland District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to award a contract for Bonneville B2 Fish Unit Intake Dredging 2013. This dredging project includes maintenance dredging at the Bonneville Dam, Skamania County, Washington. Approximately 7,000 cubic yards will be dredged. A clamshell dredge will be required. Disposal of maintenance material will be upland […]

  • 11 July 2012

      This year due to low water levels throughout the region and past flood damages, the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) will spend approximately $6.84 million on port dredging in an attempt to keep ports in operation. Dredging will be performed through contracted dredging at six ports along the Mississippi […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has a requirement for the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), Portsmouth, VA. The purpose of this development project is to replace the existing concrete rubble with six engineered riprap breakwaters. Sand fill mined from CIDMMA […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the maintenance dredging projects as follows: – Little Wicomico River dredging (Northumberland County, VA); – Isle of Wight dredging (Ocean City Worcester County, MD); – Sinepuxent Bay dredging (Ocean City Worcester County, MD). LITTLE WICOMICO RIVER The maintenance dredging of the Little Wicomico River must […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. Both share a common interest in the river and have in recent months joined in a number of efforts to […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Lt. Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District Commander, recently attended the Association of Pacific Ports (APP) winter conference at Ko’olina on Oahu and presented a briefing called, the “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Your Partner in the Pacific.” Guttormsen updated the Association with the latest information on the Corps’ Civil […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of Cuttyhunk Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Gosnold, on Cuttyhunk Island, Mass. The authorized Federal Navigation Project provides for a channel, 10 feet deep and 75 feet wide, from the outer harbor to the westerly terminal in the inner harbor. It also […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives joined more than 150 experts to discuss flooding in the nation’s capital at Gallaudet University, on September 8, 2016, marking the first flood summit of its kind in Washington. The summit occurred the week of the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Fran that engulfed Washington in 1996. The 2016 Flood […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Curt Clawson and Mario Diaz-Balart have announced that dredging of the Gordon River Pass, connecting Naples Bay to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to start in 2016.  Since taking office in 2014, Clawson has worked with Diaz-Balart to convey the importance to the Army Corps of Engineers to allocate […]

  • 11 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the maintenance dredging project at the Port Everglades Harbor, Broward County, Fl. This dredging project consists of a Base and six options. Base work occurs within the Entrance Channel from Station 0+00 to Station 74+50. The project depth for the base work is 45 feet from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to our state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The dredging project on the navigation channel below Lock and Dam 15 on the Mississippi River is underway. Hydraulic dredging operation began Sunday and is expected to end Friday, or even tomorrow. Ron Fournier, spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said: “It’s been a while since they’ve dredged there and it’s considered routine scheduled […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Work crews began installing aqua levee systems recently on Pistol and Brown Creeks that will act as makeshift coffer dams. Pumps capable of moving up to 6,900 gallons per minute are in place and ready to divert water collected from these streams through pipes around Greenbelt Lake. As the water is diverted and once the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $760,500 contract to repair the east breakwater in Stonington Harbor to Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman Inc. of Branford. According to the Corps, about 3,000 tons of stone will be used for this project. “Several sections of the breakwater incurred significant damage during Tropical Storm Irene,” said Army […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (“IDIQ”) contract with the Mobile District of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Orion Marine Group will be on call to perform various dredging projects in both coastal and upriver locations […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Called to Morehead city to remove hazardous shoaling, a dredge owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wound up responding to an emergency of a different sort early on the morning of Martin Luther King Day. Crew members of the Dredge McFarland rescued a boater who had reportedly been floating in 48 degree water […]

  • 16 February 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced yesterday revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.  The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, […]

  • 14 December 2012

    A recent Corps of Engineers survey of the historically turbulent Oregon Inlet indicates a controlling depth of two-foot at the navigation span of the bridge, which is too shallow for the dredges used by the Corps of Engineers. The Corps of Engineers sidecast dredge MERRITT was scheduled to begin dredging operations in the inlet today. […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]