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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is removing approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sediment/shoals from the authorized limits of the federal navigation channel in the lower reaches of the Buffalo River. The work, part of the Corps’ regularly scheduled maintenance dredging program, is being performed under a $5,854,360 contract with the Luedtke Engineering […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Essayons was lifted into drydock earlier this week in Honolulu for annual repairs and maintenance. “Many components of a ship can only be inspected while in drydock. Crews visually check everything below the waterline for damage that may have occurred to the […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District initiated work in Oroville, Washington, and Clark Fork, Idaho, during this past weekend, and continued work in Okanogan and Conconully, Washington, and Plains, Montana. Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with berm construction in Oroville at Highway 97 to reduce the flood […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract option in the amount of $2.2 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.9 million cubic yards of dredged material from […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sebastien P. Joly, commander of USACE Mobile District, and James Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), signed the Design Agreement yesterday at the Port of Mobile, which begins the design phase for improvements to the Mobile Harbor, Alabama Project. “Signing of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Significant progress is being made towards closure of the northern breach of Levee L550 between Watson and Rock Port, Missouri. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, last month awarded a $22.1 million contract to Weston Solutions of West Chester, PA for initial breach repairs to the L550-561 levee system. The contractor has switched […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s divers have discovered a submerged crest due to the high lake levels on Lake Erie of a critical breakwater in the Cleveland Harbor while inspecting the West End of the East Breakwater. The submerged breakwater presented danger in the navigational channel to boaters, said USACE. The […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to construct a new Soo Lock took a big step forward as Michigan and the USACE’s Detroit District have signed a memorandum of agreement officially committing Michigan’s contribution of up to $52 million for the new lock at the Soo Locks facility in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. “The Soo Locks are essential to our […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seaton’s local community will have the opportunity to learn more about how the town’s Beach Management Plan (BMP) is progressing at a drop-in session on 30 August, from 3pm onwards, at the Marshlands Center in Seaton, the East Devon District Council said in its latest release.  At the session people will have the opportunity to […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun work on the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater to repair the $19 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 850 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Durocher Marine Division/Kokosing Construction Company and includes the placement of armor […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and the state of California’s Department of Water Resources are promoting California Flood Preparedness Week, October 20-25, by releasing two video products to improve Californians’ awareness and preparedness for flooding.       Here are regionally tailored links to ‘Where Flood Waters Flow’ videos: Northern/Central California video […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Do you ever wonder what dredging in Alaska looks like? Check out this photo gallery of operations conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, at harbors across the state (St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak, St. Paul Harbor, Dillingham Harbor, Cook Inlet Navigation Channel and Homer Harbor Entrance Channel). Dredging of St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak   […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents and businesses in Lowestoft are invited to have their say on proposals to reduce flooding from rivers and extreme rainfall, as well comment on the appearance of the permanent defenses, the Waveney District Council said in their latest release.  The Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project aims to reduce the risk of flooding from the sea, rivers […]