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  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, Ill. Col. Anthony P. Mitchell succeeded Col. Christopher G. Hall as District Engineer in a public ceremony at Melvin Price Locks and Dam. Brig. Gen. Peter A. […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District, is currently dredging in Pool 9 of the Mississippi River, near Lansing, Iowa, through August 18. According to the Corps Dredging Notice, the district’s hydraulic Dredge Goetz is currently on-site and will be operating 24 hours a day. USACE also added that this dredging operation includes the dredge vessel, […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, recently was provided the annual report of the Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program titled “Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee Program/Program Account Annual Report” for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The report was submitted by the sponsor, Audubon Connecticut, to the Corps of Engineers on June […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Due to the continued extreme low water conditions, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District (District) and its partners are working diligently to maintain continued access to ports and navigational channels throughout the District’s area of responsibility. The historic flood of 2011displaced more than average sediment deposits in the river channel and ports. […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of around $255.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Freeport, entrance and jetty channels. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina have re-commenced, the South Australian Kingston District Council reports.  Full access to the marina remains in place and commercial and recreational fishers are asked to use caution when passing the dredge or pipework, the council stated. Dredging of the retention area will be in the focus until […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and manmade disasters continues to make headlines in local papers as various agencies and organizations work to find solutions to this complex issue – a solution the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will be a part of implementing once a way forward is identified and funded. “There […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The modernization of USACE Jacksonville District’s fleet of survey boats continues with the arrival of its newest vessel. Crew members took delivery of the new boat, known as SB-48, in the past few weeks and have been working to install survey equipment so it will be ready to perform missions later this year. “Once it […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Seattle District requires maintenance clamshell dredging of approximately 400,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Snohomish Downstream Settling Basin and Navigation Channel… More info: USACE

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will host an open house public meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South Water Street in downtown Mobile, Alabama. This event is an opportunity to provide members of the public with information on […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC, (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $113.1 million contract for the Jacksonville Harbor Federal Channel development project. According to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement, this capital project will include two new turning basins, widening, dredging and construction for the deepening and strategic widening of […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expanding efforts to transition to paperless permitting. The Portland District Regulatory office is accepting electronic permit applications for several Oregon counties and some Washington ports. The Corps will continue to accept hard copies of applications from applicants who do not have the ability to submit an electronic version. Applicants […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Cape Blossom about 12 miles south of Kotzebue. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Upon completion of a post-storm assessment after the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the Charleston District has determined that the estimated sand loss to the federal project at Folly Beach is approximately 75,000-100,000 cubic yards. In order to restore Folly Beach to pre-Sandy conditions, the District estimates that it would cost $2.7-3.5 million to replace the […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed AB 2395 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) into law. AB 2395 increases the Oxnard Harbor District’s borrowing authority from the current $1 million cap to $10 million, but retains key accountability standards, including a two-thirds vote by the district’s Board of Harbor Commissioners for any new borrowing. […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance work will begin at the end of January on the Manu Bay seawall in Raglan to avoid any further erosion occurring. Waikato District Council Service Delivery Manager, Tim Harty said that the seawall had been constructed in the 1960s and routine maintenance was necessary to make sure the impact from sea swells did not […]