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  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, visited Charleston District and was briefed about the work currently being undertaken on the Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post 45. During the visit, he meet with Jim Newsome, President & CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, and took a tour of the SCPA Charleston Harbor. Here are some […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District and its employees were recognized by the 2014 Chief of Engineers Awards of Excellence Program, with the Environmental Merit Award, for the Cat Island Dredged Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) project. “It has been a privilege to be part of a team that has provided a quality product in a timely manner […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, currently the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, during his visit here May 18, 2012. Col. Mark Toy, Los Angeles District commander, and his staff took Bostick on a ground and aerial tour of some of the District’s projects. “I’m […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven met last week with Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to impress on him the importance of comprehensive flood control for Minot and Ward County. The senator said it is vital that the general understands the importance of flood protection projects for the region and […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting will be held on October 29th, at the Le Meridien Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, PA. Also, an Industry-Corps Hopper Dredge Management Group (ICHDMG) Meeting will be held on Tuesday October 27th from 1-5pm, and a USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday held a nomination hearing for Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick to be the new Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., used the opportunity to press the nominee on the need for additional funding for Great Lakes dredging and maintenance. “The […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project went before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C., and received unanimous approval of the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Final Report will now be released to state and local resource agencies for a 30-day review period. […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Michael C. Wehr, on Friday, August 29, 2014. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) has worked with the Louisiana delegation to draft four letters to the Army Corps of Engineers prioritizing the state’s dredging and harbor maintenance projects. The letters are addressed to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, Chief of Engineers, […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a key restoration report allowing Congress to consider the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project for future authorization. The “Chief’s Report” for the Skokomish Restoration Project was signed December 14, 2015 by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. The recommendations […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to direct additional funding to Great Lakes navigation projects in FY2015. In a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) and […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key ecosystem restoration report that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. The “chief’s report” for the Central Everglades Planning Project was signed yesterday by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. It is the culmination of […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Portland District Commander Col. Jose Aguilar announced that a plan to restore five Portland sites in the lower Willamette River basin was unanimously approved yesterday by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia. “Today is the culmination of almost […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study on January 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. The report passed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and was transmitted to Congress on […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “The SHEP will create economic opportunity not only across Georgia, but throughout the Southeast,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. “We’re grateful for our federal partners and their […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A bipartisan group of Great Lakes senators, led by Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs Sen. Carl Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, wrote to Army Corps of Engineers leaders, urging them to direct additional funding for harbor maintenance projects to reduce a severe backlog of projects in the Great Lakes. The letter, from members of the […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, met with key stakeholders from the Port of Houston Authority (POHA) and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to discuss Corps projects in the Galveston District during his July 23 visit to the […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and the Chief of Engineers, recently toured the Philadelphia District and met with leadership, staff, student interns, and the crew of the dredger “McFarland”. Bostick discussed challenges and opportunities in a town hall meeting at the District Headquarters in the Wanamaker Building. He […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 billion spent on civil works projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 20,000 jobs are created, Army senior leaders said. During a February 11 hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water, regarding the fiscal year 2016 civil works budget, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander of […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony May 22 at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III hosted the event. “I absolutely believe Lt. Gen. Bostick […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and the Chief of Engineers, toured the Philadelphia District and met with leadership, staff, student interns, and the crew of the Dredge McFarland during an April 23 visit. Bostick discussed challenges and opportunities in a town hall meeting at the District Headquarters in […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven advanced flood protection for the Red River Valley and a flood study for the Minot region earlier this week. He also secured support for the projects in meetings with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick and Office of […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces aging technology, shortage of funding and a lack of citizen awareness, said its commander. Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army’s chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, spoke Thursday, at a Civil Works Infrastructure roundtable conference. He highlighted some of the major challenges the country faces and […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army, chief of engineers, presented Dave Robbins, Baltimore District geographer and study manager, with the 2015 Project Manager of the Year award at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Awards Ceremony, held at the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C., August 6, 2015. Robbins was the study manager […]