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  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just released a photo of its two vessels working in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. For the first time ever, the debris vessel Snell and special purpose vessel Currituck worked in tandem to remove boulders from the Narragansett Bay federal channel. The Snell lifted boulders that weighed up […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has announced a plan for the Snohomish River maintenance dredging scheme. This deepening program, located in Everett, Washington, will consist of routine clamshell dredging and placement activities associated with maintenance of the Snohomish River Federal navigation channel and lower settling basin. The total value of the project is […]

  • 27 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued supplemental guidance to the 2009 Sediment Evaluation Framework for the Pacific Northwest, for the preparation of sediment sampling and analysis plans. This guidance will ensure that Corps and industry dredging projects in Oregon meet environmental laws and regulations. The Corps uses the SEF guidance to ensure that […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Rackwise, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Army has expanded its use of the RACKWISE® DCIM solution from offshore operations infrastructure technology with a second successful implementation for the Army Corps of Engineers in the United States. After initially choosing and successfully implementing RACKWISE® to manage the data centers that support much of the U.S. […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year, which will lead to beach and parking lot closures as well as a bike […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) are partnering on this Earth Day to remind private, public and commercial land owners that permits are required if wetlands and/or streams may be impacted during a project. “With construction season here and many residents currently experiencing flooding, it […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portneuf River Flood Reduction Project, Systems 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, which is operated and maintained by the City of Pocatello, received overall system ratings of “unacceptable” following their most recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers periodic inspection reports finalized on Nov. 16, 2012. This project was originally constructed on Sept. 19, 1967. […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the well-being, economic success and quality of life of local communities by employing environmentally and economically responsible ways to use dredged materials to improve eroded coastlines through beach nourishment and beneficial use programs,” said Navigation Branch Chief Christopher Frabotta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Michael C. Wehr, on Friday, August 29, 2014. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twelve Monmouth County lakes, prone to flooding and able to wreak havoc on communities in coastal towns, will now be included in a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of New Jersey’s Back Bays, according to Representative Chris Smith. He hosted a meeting regarding the matter with federal officials and representatives from shore communities in his […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives recently approved comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Construction activity is bustling today near Gleed, Wash., where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials started tearing down a damaged levee to be replaced with a 1,700 foot-long setback levee near the Powerhouse Road Bridge. High flows during a May 2012 flood event damaged the original levee, reducing flood defense to a 2-year protection level. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is carrying out missions to support recovery efforts in the New York City region following Hurricane Sandy, including in New York City, parts of northern New Jersey and Long Island. New York District’s Emergency Operations Center has been active since last week and District personnel are […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As this week’s storm subsides, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District officials estimate that Mud Mountain and Howard Hanson dams protected nearly one million people and about $2 billion in resources in the White and Green River valleys. This rainfall and flow rate lands in the Howard Hanson Dam’s top ten events in […]

  • 10 February 2012

      JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson shares yesterday’s good news with Panama Canal CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces an additional $7.7 million for JAXPORT projects this year. Full Corps 2012 funding for JAXPORT now stands at more than $21 million for critical projects at the port, including: – final study […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Inland Dredging Co., headquartered in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has just won a $24 million contract for one of its dredgers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The company has been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-price contract for rental of a 20-24 inch cutterhead pipeline dredger that will be used for dredging projects in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida, with an estimated […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Armed Forces have already started carrying out the New Suez Canal Project, according to sis.gov.eg. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Brigadier Mohamed Samir said. The work was divided into sectors to complete the project in […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District welcomed its new deputy commander Maj. Marty Maldonado. Outgoing deputy Lt. Col. James Schultze was selected to command the 15th Engineer Battalion based in Schweinfurt, Germany. “The district is fortunate to have Maj. Maldonado onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers​ says it desperately needs about $1 billion to repair the damage from this year’s catastrophic flooding in the M… By Randy Leonard (fresnobee) [mappress] Source: fresnobee, October 28, 2011;

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District announced Wednesday that help is coming in response to unusually heavy winter shoaling that has nearly closed the entrance and channels of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt Bay Harbor District Commission President, Patrick Higgins, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $7.5 million for Humboldt Bay […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy, M.D. have applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan that included increased funding for additional Louisiana projects and priorities.  “Louisiana’s ports and waterways are at the core of our state’s economic prosperity, which is why ensuring their safety and efficiency is so vitally […]