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  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Harbor Dredging Project Delivery Team has awarded a contract for dredging of four local harbors: Elvis Stahr Harbor in Hickman, Ky.; Memphis Harbor-McKellar Lake and Wolf River Harbor in Memphis, Tenn.; and Helena Harbor in Phillips County, Ark. Dredging of the four harbors involves removing sediment to maintain a specific […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the signing of Report of the Chief of Engineers for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point (FIMP), New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. “The signing of this report represents a culmination of decades of work and is a significant milestone for the […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.8 million to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas. The contractor will be required to remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of maintenance material using a […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2019 program based on the recently approved work plan. The additional $77.6 million will be used in 2019 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes and fund initial construction for the New Soo […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is expected to finish its annual pre-hurricane survey of its navigation projects located along the Texas coast in late May; a process that provides the district with data to establish baseline conditions of all 1,000 miles of channels located within its area of operation. “This significant effort […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, yesterday successfully completed the initial breach closure on levee breach L-601-C, an inlet breach near Bartlett, Iowa.    A priority breach impacting the I-29 corridor was identified and determined eligible for emergency operations flood fighting direct assistance, said USACE. These initial repairs are directed at stopping the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    A recent Corps of Engineers survey of the historically turbulent Oregon Inlet indicates a controlling depth of two-foot at the navigation span of the bridge, which is too shallow for the dredges used by the Corps of Engineers. The Corps of Engineers sidecast dredge MERRITT was scheduled to begin dredging operations in the inlet today. […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on September 9, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. The District will host a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on September 9, 2015 at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour August 16. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $6.1 million contract to Ryba Marine for repairs to the Buffalo North breakwater over the next three years. The work is slated to start early August once the threatened Common Tern nesting season is complete. The end cap repair is expected to be completed […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 released Tuesday includes more than $4.827 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with $22.023 million set aside for Buffalo District projects. The Civil Works budget funds the Operation and Maintenance Program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On January 24, 2014, Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, to be brief on the final portion of the NY/NJ harbor deepening project and updated on the Hurricane Sandy response. The officials discussed the harbor deepening project, which is designed to deepen the […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has received guidance that its Fiscal Year 2013 Civil Works program post-sequestration funding will be appropriated at $27,333,649 for construction, investigations and operations and maintenance. Funding for construction projects totals $18,255,415 and includes $5,251,476 for the Tucson Drainage Area in Arizona, and $79,840 for Murrieta Creek, […]

  • 19 March 2013

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met last week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Commander Colonel Mark Deschenes to discuss Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway management issues, including river navigation and flood control priorities. “The Mississippi River is critical to our region’s identity, culture, and economy,” Blunt said. “Colonel Deschenes and I had […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, and City of Seattle officials will meet with Corps headquarters officials May 7 for the Elliott Bay Seawall General Investigation study’s Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM. “This is a major milestone in the Corps’ Civil Works study process,” Seattle District Commander Col. Bruce A. Estok said. “This is […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2016 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $22.4 million will be used in 2016 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize and are committed to spending these resources […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, encouraged project planners to carefully plan projects in Minnesota and Wisconsin requiring Corps permits. The Corps of Engineers also reminds planners that the majority of proposed projects and activities in and around waters and wetlands require Corps authorization. The Corps urges planners to submit permit applications […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD) in Coolidge, Arizona, recently purchased an electric powered Barracuda Class dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to remove sediment from the bottom of the Florence-Casa Grande Canal settling basin. This hydraulic dredge was chosen not only because SCIDD felt it offered the best value for the money, but […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division recently announced its selection of Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District employee Eric Johnson as the recipient of its 2012 Construction Hard Hat of the Year Award. The annual award is given out by the Corps of Engineers to recognize excellence in construction quality management by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2011

    A watchdog group opposing a sediment processing facility under construction on U.S. 1 fears a repeat of a 2006 spill at a similar…   tcpalm [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 3, 2011;

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Project on April 23. Signed April 24 by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, the report culminates a four-year, $10 million study […]