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  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it completed the first phase of the rock removal process ahead of schedule on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. “I’m pleased the Corps has heeded my calls and continues to take positive steps in the rock removal […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing 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 new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach by placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 2 October 2012

    On September 28, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District awarded a $3,799,212 construction contract to Cycle Construction for raising the Carrollton reach of the Mississippi River levee in Orleans Parish. This work will raise 10,000 feet of river levee approximately one to two feet along the east bank of the river […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Rudee Inlet, a man-made inlet sited along one of Virginia Beach’s most dynamic shorelines, was recently dredged as a result of shoaling from Hurricane Sandy. In the wake of the tropical storm, the city of Virginia Beach requested the Corps conduct emergency dredging of Rudee Inlet because of significant shoaling. The cost of the six-day […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Natomas levees are eligible for federal rehabilitation assistance again after levee managers for Reclamation District No. 1000 fixed the most serious items identified in a recent levee inspection and the Corps approved a letter of intent to deal with remaining encroachments and vegetation issues over time. A letter of intent is the first step of […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced a plan for the Joint Base Charleston Channel dredging program. The work consists of: – Maintenance dredging of approximately 1,242,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from the Joint Base Charleston Channel located in Berkeley County, South Carolina; – Dredging of 50,000 cubic yards of unclassified material […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the Lease of Dredge, Attendant Plant, and On-Shore Disposal Equipment for Channel Maintenance Dredging, Ohio River and Ohio River Pooled Tributaries and Upper Mississippi River RM 0.0-185.00. This solicitation is to furnish, transport and operate one cutterhead pipeline dredge with attendant plant for maintenance […]

  • 9 February 2012

      “We work with our partners to manage resources and dredging activities in a sustainable manner, one which leaves behind the smallest footprint, while continually seeking ways to reduce, mitigate or eliminate potential negative impacts.” – Alicia Rea, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. Q: What is a placement area (PA)? A: placement area […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its work plans for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 (FY12). The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2012, Division B of Public Law 112-74, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, signed into law by President Obama on December 23, provided total […]

  • 20 October 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed surveys for commercial watermen and charter fishing boat operators … (gazettejournal) [mappress] Source: gazettejournal, October 20, 2011

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $3.9 million to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass., for the maintenance dredging of the Jamaica Bay Federal Channel at Rockaway Inlet. The maintenance dredging will restore authorized channel dimensions to help ensure continued safe navigation in the […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Unified Command announced Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of a temporary rock dike to aid in the repairs of the Marseilles dam. The Marseilles Dam was damaged during an incident April 18 when seven barges broke loose from a tow during historic flooding on the Illinois River. Four of […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is organizing a public meeting for preparation of a Preliminary Assessment and Dredged Material Management Plan for Petaluma River, City of Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA. The meeting will be held on April 30, 2105 at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 North McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA. The purpose of this meeting is […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  recently received an additional $140 million in funding from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed by President Obama on 23 December 2011. These funds will be used toward 81 Mississippi Rivers and Tributaries (MR&T) projects affected by the historic 2011 flood. The District developed a […]

  • 14 October 2011

    An official of the firm hired by the Sagay City government to dredge the mouths of two rivers, which also has a permit to extract magnetite… BY CARLA GOMEZ (visayandailystar) [mappress] Source: visayandailystar, October 14, 2011;

  • 6 August 2013

    On Monday, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives, together with the state officials, held an on-site construction update of the Indian River Inlet dune replenishment project. This project, which also aims to dredge 500,000 cubic yards of sand, began on July 23. Gov. Jack A. Markell said: “For a state like Delaware, a low-lying state, […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The mighty Mississippi River is now a shadow of its springtime self, which is causing problems for river traffic.     By Kurt Allemeier (qctimes) [mappress] Source: qctimes, September 21, 2011;

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted this amazing image from 1962 of the drag arm of their dredging vessel Goethals, which operated from 1937 to 1982.  From a distance, the Corps’ hopper dredger looks like most any other vessel. Thing that makes it different is the ‘lobster claw’, duplicated on other […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the Tampa Harbor dredged material placement facility 3-D dike raising. The works included in this contract are the decommissioning of six existing weirs, excavating unsuitable material in the dike footprint, raising 16,000 linear feet of dike up to elevation 39 feet, seeding and […]