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  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces a recent contract award to restore and stabilize the Clinton River in Shelby Township, Michigan. This restoration project, awarded to RBV Contracting, Detroit, Mich., for almost $1.8 million, is funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, managed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. The […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Walla Walla District has invited public comments on their proposal to grant permission pursuant to 33 United States Code Section 408 (Section 408) for potential alteration to a Corps-constructed river improvement (public work). The Corps plans to grant Section 408 permission to the Milton-Freewater Water Control District to allow the modification of the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Inland Navigation District (District) has just released a tender for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW) maintenance dredging project. The project includes dredging approximately 170,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from two distinct areas of the AIW in Nassau County. Dredging will excavate the AIW channel to a target elevation of -14 feet (ft) […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portland District’s dredger Essayons and its crew spent part of their summer in Alaska, dredging in the Cook Inlet navigation channel about six miles from Anchorage. The federal navigation channel was constructed in 2000 and is essential to ship traffic entering and leaving the Port of Anchorage. The Essayons is one of only two Corps-owned […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On April 24, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co. Ltd. won the bid for the Phase 2 coastal foundation treatment project (North 2nd Zone) in Yinzhou District, Ningbo City. Located in Yinzhou District of Zhejiang Province, with a construction period of 19 months, the project involves land reclamation with a total reclamation area of 2.37 million square […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The locals of Khon Kean’s Nongrua District have been suffering from severe drought conditions, forcing them to purchase water for consumption. The 70-rai Nongsala reservoir in Yangkham Sub-district has dried up and the little water remaining is murky and unsuitable for drinking, announced National News Bureau of Thailand. According to the local residents, it has not […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    California Conservation Corps members practice filling sandbags to flood fight a simulated levee boil during a flood emergency exercise October 22, 2014, on Twitchell Island in Isleton, California. The annual exercise, led by the California Department of Water Resources in conjunction with the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services and Reclamation District 1601, is designed […]

  • 11 March 2013

    During the winter months of 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, completed the renourishment of Monmouth Beach, a section of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Dan Falt, project manager, USACE, New York District, discusses some of the […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, conducted a dredging project in Shem Creek to dredge the channel back to its former depth. This will allow the shrimping industry in the area to continue to function without hinderance. For this purpose the Corps employed the dredger Richmond. This dredger is 130 feet long, […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has announced an update on the dredging plans for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West (GIWW) Turnstake to Live Oak, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay. The solicitation will be issued on or about 21 February, and the response date is 25 March 2014. The total value of […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from the Oregon Department of Transportation for review of certain permits related to the Columbia River Crossing Project. The Corps will review two Section 408 permits to modify or alter a portion of Peninsula Drainage District No. […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated a rural Yuba County levee system as unacceptable and gave a minimally acceptable rating to the urban levee system near Linda and Olivehurst. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the two levee systems Dec. 14, 2010 – Jan. 7, 2011. Initial findings […]

  • 11 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown by identifying staff whose work responsibilities are designated as ‘excepted’ or ‘non-excepted’, as outlined in the Department of Defense Contingency Guidance document. According to Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, civilian personnel deemed to […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As 2016 turns into 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District continues the task of rehabilitating the Herbert Hoover Dike in south Florida. The highlight of 2016 was approval of a dam safety modification report in August. Approval of the report provided Jacksonville District with a definitive path for completion of the rehabilitation […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 work plans for the Army Civil Works program. The Operation and Maintenance Plan includes nearly $15 million for maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels used by Oregon’s small coastal ports. The plan also includes $1.2 million to dredge the Skipanon Channel, Ore., […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Local residents will have the opportunity to view plans for the second phase of coastal protection works to the south beach in Lowestoft at a community drop-in session, announced the Waveney District Council. The drop-in session takes place on Friday 13 March at The Kirkley Centre, 154 London Road South, Lowestoft and will run from […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Survey work is making progress in Dyke Marsh this week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The USACE’s Baltimore District and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on the project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District officials said that they are drawing closer to dredging Fountain Lake. “We’re moving full steam ahead,” said Administrator Brett Behnke. Director of Field Operations Andy Henschel said that the Watershed District recently closed on a purchase agreement with Richard Stadheim for 101 acres last month and a purchase agreement was […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District initiated use of the new Louisiana Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (LRAM) in February 2016 as part of a yearlong interim evaluation and is now seeking public feedback. “Feedback will be used to make any additions, updates, corrections or clarifications to LRAM,” said Martin Mayer, Regulatory chief, […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has announced that their contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, last week started the final phase of an island restoration project. Construction work on this restoration scheme, located by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, Wisconsin, is expected to finish this summer, USACE said. The project is […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded contracts to build temporary emergency levees in Fargo, N.D. On April 18, the St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers awarded two contracts for the Fargo area. H&S Contracting Inc. and Tunheim Construction LLC, both of Moorhead, Minn., were awarded contracts to build to a levee […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced details about the Mississippi River and Southwest Pass, hopper dredger rental contract. The work consists of furnishing one fully crewed and equipped self-propelled trailing suction type hopper dredge on a rental basis. Work will be performed at the Mississippi River SWP Area, and possibly in other areas of […]