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  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2016, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process and […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine Ltd., from Galveston, Texas, has won a $98 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, upland placement area rehabilitation, creation of two new beneficial use areas from dredged material, berm dressing and armoring and removal of existing pipelines.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids for this project were solicited via the internet […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced a plan for the Galveston Harbor and Houston Ship Channel dredging programs. The work consists of providing materials, equipment and labor for hopper dredging (deep draft) of approximately 3.3 mln cubic yards of material from the mentioned areas. This project also includes an option for […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, officials have extended the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River with bidders now having until June 12, 2018. The Corps contracting officers posted the announcement amendment on May 24, 2018 at Federal Business Opportunities website. “Many contractors […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Galveston has announced that the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves approved a 5 year agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) at Monday’s Board meeting. This agreement will generate a minimum of $1.86 million in annual operating revenues for the Port. The agreement requires making improvements to the Port’s Cruise […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, and Fort Bend County have signed an agreement for a feasibility study that will investigate erosion flood risks along the Brazos River. The purpose of the Feasibility study is to ensure the protection of infrastructure, such as roads, levees and buildings from erosion. The study is 100% […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    USACE has introduced the latest article submission (What is ecosystem restoration?) in the continued series of these very important topics. Q. What is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ecosystem Restoration Program? A. The USACE is comprised of approximately 30,000 civilian and military personnel, making it the world’s largest public engineering, design and construction management […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Developing a love and respect for the open seas came naturally to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Small Craft Operator Joe Vernier, a Galveston, Texas, native, who spent much of his youth recreating along and exploring the Gulf of Mexico. So it’s not any surprise that Vernier chose a career that would enable […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will soon finish uploading deep-draft navigation channel data on its hydrographic surveys webpage and will begin posting the same data for shallow-draft channels it maintains along the Texas coast early next year. “The Galveston District is tasked with monitoring and maintaining the federally-authorized waterways within coastal Texas,” […]

  • 19 July 2012

    A network of 31 tidal data collection stations located between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches rivers, known as the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON), aids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in keeping federal waterways open for navigation. Entrusted with maintaining 1,000 miles of channels along the Gulf of […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan’s Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway. The district issued a modification to an ongoing contract in the amount of $675,000 to Orion Marine Construction Inc. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Shipping in the Houston-Galveston area is expected to increase tremendously with the expansion of the Panama Canal, but the region needs to be sure it is ready to meet the coming tidal wave of new business opportunities, says a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor. William Merrell, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair at […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop on December 1-4, 2014. At the meeting, they discussed the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $6.2 million to Bertucci Contracting Company LLC, for shoreline stabilization along the Houston Ship Channel’s Mid Bay Placement Area and Placement Area 15 in Chambers County, Texas. Work will consist of replacement of damaged riprap along the shoreline in […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the district’s headquarters in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2018, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process, […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $12.2 million to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., to repair damages caused by Hurricane Harvey on the Texas City Hurricane Flood Protection Project. “The project will correct erosion damages to the levee and Moses Lake Floodgate inlet area caused by Hurricane […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Galveston Dredging Deal Confirmed The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 4, 2016, at the district’s headquarters building. This event will be held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor’s Dredging Placement Area One. The contract will allow for drilling of suitable material for levee raising and repair to increase the […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Galveston Bay Foundation met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District last week to view and discuss a dredging project near Carancahua Point in West Galveston Bay on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. GBF and many local fishermen have been concerned about the dredge material being placed upon seagrasses that have […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s dredge “Terrapin Island” is moored offshore, discharging a load of sand from her 6,400 cubic yard hopper through a submerged pipeline during one of her various dredging projects. The dredge discharge from the pipeline is shown in the foreground and dozers are used to grade and shape the discharged […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, recently awarded the following four contracts: …   [mappress] Source: dvidshub, September 21, 2011;

  • 12 April 2010

    GALVESTON — A year ago, something happened at the Virginia Port Authority that sent ripples across waterfronts everywhere… [mappress] Source:galvestondailynews,April 12,2010;