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  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in their latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations at Ponce de Leon Inlet and the surrounding intra-coastal waterway channels are set to start during the next month. The project, set to be conducted by Cavache, Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, will dredge approximately 450,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Vigor Marine LLC, has won a firm-fixed-price contract for the repair, maintenance, and overhaul of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons. The contract is for $10 million and runs until November next year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is the contracting activity. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District plans to begin maintenance dredging work on the Swinomish River during the next week, probably October 17, with an anticipated completion date of November 30. Under this cleanup project, J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California will be removing approximately 154,000 cubic yards of material in multiple work-areas. “The […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three creeks in Novato, California, are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, will start in early July and is expected to continue through the end of October. Sediment, […]

  • 6 October 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an approximately $12.9 million contract to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., for the placement of approximately 800,000 cubic yards of sand on Monmouth Beach as a part of coastal storm risk reduction efforts in the area. The work is designed to reduce the risk […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed the report for the Hudson Raritan Estuary (HRE) Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study making it eligible for congressional authorization. The Corps’ New York District and multiple non-federal sponsors commenced six concurrent ecosystem restoration feasibility studies in the 1990s and early 2000s that focused on the restoration […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking public input on proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway to specifically address the oversight of construction of structures and /or fill permits along the GIWW to increase safety and preserve the ability to maintain the waterway. A setback […]

  • 13 July 2012

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District encompasses 68,000 square miles across three states and seven major river basins. One of the primary missions of the District is supporting navigation across its area of responsibility. This includes the shallow draft harbors and ports of Greenville, Vicksburg, Rosedale, Yellow Bend, Lake Providence, Madison Parish, […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District’s Clearing and Snagging Unit is working on the river bank near West Memphis, Arkansas. On the picture, the Motor Vessel Goodwin tends the Clearing & Snagging Unit at Bauxippi-Wyanoke revetment site near West Memphis. As the first step of Revetment Operations, crew members clear the river […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting on September 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. Gulf region’s engineering challenges with nature, and nature-based systems to enhance the resilience of coastal […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, USACE Galveston District awarded a $16.9 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure LLC of Rocklin, California, for repairs and raises to the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System. “This contract is a major milestone for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Repair operations on the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector in Muskegon, Michigan will remain on schedule, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announced yesterday.  Additional armor stone placement, demolition of the structure’s surface and placement of a new concrete cap are taking place this spring. “The Detroit District has measures in place protecting our […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The more than $2 million contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The contract (award number W911XK20C0014) is to dredge approximately 120,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, published an announcement of its intent to accept funds from the Wild Rice Watershed District for the purpose of expediting Corps review and approval of a modification of a portion of the existing Corps of Engineers Wild Rice – Marsh River channelization project located near the […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, invites public comments on two separate Environmental Assessments (EAs) and accompanying draft Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSIs) prepared for land management actions to be taken on federal lands located along the Snake River at Central Ferry and Penawawa, Wash. Comments are due by Oct. 10. […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C., Apirl 18, 2012. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, held a series of events for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. Each event targeted a different group of people in order to provide detailed information about a project that will directly affect thousands of residents, visitors and tourists for the next decade. The shore […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) to award the Maintenance Dredging, East Chester Creek, Bronx & Westchester County, New York. [mappress] More info: fbo.gov;

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up the final contract awards for fiscal year 2017. The Civil Works mission is to provide quality, responsive service to the nation and assist with water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation and infrastructure and environmental stewardship, including emergency response. “The […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), recently completed the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River Basin Flood Risk Management Study. Following the study phase, it now will be submitted to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Office of Management and Budget, and […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that $20 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project has been included in the President’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget. Inclusion in the Administration’s budget marks a major step forward for the dredging effort, and could be the catalyst for finally getting the project done. […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, celebrated its 131st birthday with the christening of the Tanner II survey boat, followed by a Galveston Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome the district as its newest member, Feb. 15, 2011, at its headquarters building on the east end of Galveston Island. Members of […]