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  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Grand Encampment Island Unloading project, located on the Mississippi River, River Mile 756.5, Pool 4, Buffalo County, WI. Project will involve removal of dredged and other materials from Grand Encampment Island in strict accordance with the […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a $5.7 million contract to Lecon Inc., for the construction of the north detention basin and outfall structure at Greens Bayou, a tributary to Buffalo Bayou. The contractor is scheduled to start mid November 2015 and will be required to clear and excavate the basin […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District announces a contract option award to dredge stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. The Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, provided USACE with an additional $946,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, funding to award the three options on […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council. This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100. “Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.2 million contract to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, to remove dredged material from a temporary storage area near Buffalo City, Wisconsin, on September 29. The project consists of transferring more than 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Lost Island, […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District leaders met with Southeast Texas and South Texas Congressional members in the District of Columbia earlier this month, during Texas Water Days. Members received updates on the Buffalo Bayou Tributary and Resiliency Study’s upcoming public meetings scheduled for late April and early May. This study explores a […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released an extended flyover video, taken on Friday, June 16, 2017, of the construction work being done at the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, North Dakota. The diversion project includes a 30-mile long diversion channel in North Dakota with upstream […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing the West Newton Chute Boat Landing on the Mississippi River near Kellogg, Minnesota, on or around May 20. USACE’s contractor, Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, has mobilized to the site, and the boat landing is being closed due to the heavy […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final approvals were recently granted by government regulatory agencies for a dredging project set to begin this summer at the Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Houghton County, according to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The work is part of the ongoing effort to save Buffalo Reef, an important Lake Superior natural […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will complete its dredged material unloading project at the Grand Encampment island placement site, in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, next week. The Corps’ contractor, Black River Constructors Joint Venture, a joint venture including JF Brennan Marine from La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Hoffman Construction from Black River Falls, […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is holding two public meetings on its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan and is extending the public comment period. The Corps is holding a public meeting, in cooperation with the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, on June 6, at […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has just release the latest update on their Lost Island dredge work, saying that nearly 420,000 cubic yards have been removed to date. Last year, the West Newton Chute Boat Landing was closed while operations began to remove nearly 1.3 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has posted an extension on the response date for a special notice synopsis regarding a Request for Information (RFI) for Excavation and Removal of Soil from Flood Pool to May 4, 2018. USACE’s Galveston District is evaluating the level of interest from government, industry, and others parties […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Goetz crew continues to do what they do best – maintain the Mississippi River for navigation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in their latest announcement.  The crew was recently in Pool 16, near Buffalo, Iowa, working to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel. The Dredge Goetz maintains 850 miles […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 budget provides $4.7 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works program with almost $92 million for Great Lakes navigation projects in the Buffalo, Chicago, and Detroit Districts. The funding includes $84.7 million for the operation and maintenance program and $7 million for the construction general program. The […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations in Michigan’s New Buffalo and South Haven Harbors were successfully completed last week by The King Company, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District said in their latest announcement.  “After the initial dredging excavation to establish a channel, dredging must be done periodically to keep the area clear and safe […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Project Management Branch, Deputy Branch Chief, Sheri Willey, gave a project update on February 26 at the Barker Flood Prevention Community Informational Meeting, held at the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. During the event, Willey informed more than 125 attendees on the status of Flood Risk Management […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its first-ever regional collaboration meeting with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania last week at the Rachel Carson Building in Harrisburg, aimed at increasing awareness of interagency capabilities and strengthening partnerships.  “This workshop is important, so we know what everyone’s piece to play is in the Commonwealth,” said Brig. Gen. Tony […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will remove about 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Grand Encampment island placement site in Buffalo County, starting this week. The Corps’ contractor, Black River Constructors Joint Venture, is scheduled to work throughout the summer. […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, clarified last week additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. “We look forward to serving our community and Nation in executing the high priority […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. The Detroit District’s work plan increase of […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Silver Lake Association (SLA) will host an event titled “Planning, Funding and Executing Public Projects: A Discussion with Government Agencies and Community Groups about Silver Lake, N.Y.” on May 13 at the Club at Silver Lake. The main goal of this event is to address issues at Silver Lake and find ways they can be […]