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  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the final breach along the Platte River Ames Diking District Levee System, approximately four miles southeast of North Bend, Nebraska Wednesday. The closed breach was the last remaining on a PL 84-99 levee system along the Platte River from last year’s high water event. This initial […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Progress towards constructing a navigation improvement project for Tangier Island is hitting a major milestone this month. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meeting on February 19, 2020, regarding a proposed erosion control project at Little Talbot Island and Fort George Inlet. The project is authorized under Section 111 of the Continuing Authorities Program (CAP), which authorizes the Corps to […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $274,300,000 for the Port of Mobile in its Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Work Plan, officially providing the resources to dredge Alabama’s premier port, according to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. The funding – which accounts for the full federal share of the project cost – will initiate and […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) Channels Chief’s Report in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located in the Aleutian Islands and about 800 miles southwest from Anchorage, […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Stantec and Jacobs, operating as the Galveston Coastal Services Joint Venture, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to design a 26.7-mile-long levee and floodwall system along the coastline near Galveston, Texas. The eight-year, $1.9 billion construction effort, known as the Orange County Coastal Storm Risk Management (Orange), will increase […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced additional work that it plans to accomplish with supplemental Construction account funding provided in Public Law 116-20, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, signed into law June 6, 2019. Among other things, Public Law 116-20 provided $3.258 billion in five appropriations accounts: Investigations; Construction; Mississippi […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has released the Port of Nome Modification feasibility study and environmental assessment for the proposed navigational and marine infrastructure improvements serving the hub community of Nome. The recommended plan, also known as “Alternative 8b,” intends to dredge a deep-water basin to minus 40 feet and an outer […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, closed three breaches along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Miles 524 and 525 southeast of Rock Port, Missouri, over the weekend. These are the third, fourth, and fifth breaches that have been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District has scheduled two public meetings regarding the release of the Upper Barataria Basin Louisiana – Feasibility Study with Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) identified to undergo further feasibility-level design is a $514 million alternative that would extend the existing parish levee approximately […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exo Environmental Ltd. recently attended the CEDA Dredging Days conference in the Ahoy Rotterdam, taking the opportunity to represent and promote the USAR project. CEDA Dredging Days is the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and is the main event on the dredging industry calendar in the CEDA (EMEA) region. At the event, […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District closed two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-575 last week. These are the fourth and fifth breaches to be closed on the L-575 system, providing an initial level of flood risk management to the area behind this downstream portion of the levee. The USACE […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, held a public information meeting recently in the Baldwin Center located at 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Connecticut. During the meeting, USACE presented the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site located […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s ongoing efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington. Both a direct assistance team and equipment arrived yesterday and they will be conducting 24-hour operations working […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Niantic Bay Yacht Club in East Lyme, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging 13,000 cubic yards of material to allow vessels to continue to access the docking facilities at the yacht club in East Lyme. This work […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Marine Design Center is managing the procurement of a dredge for the nation of Azerbaijan, as part of a broader U.S. Department of Defense program to enhance Azerbaijan’s maritime security. The dredge will enable the Coast Guard of the State Border Service to operate its fleet of vessels and […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, hosted two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings last week, regarding proposed dredging and potential sand sources that could be utilized to provide sand for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour beach. Public comments on this plan will be accepted through December 24, said USACE. […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District held a kickoff event last week for the $1.2-million sediment removal contract along the Stonycreek River in Johnstown, PA. “This opportunity to meet with Representative Joyce and our partners will ensure everyone understands the project goals and benefits,” said Col. Andrew Short, commander, Pittsburgh District. “Maintenance projects […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Terrebonne Parish Levee and Conservation District (TLCD) that allows work accomplished and paid for by CPRA and TLCD to count toward the 35% local cost share. A local match is required […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for its proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 2 of the Mississippi River, near Cottage Grove, Minnesota. The draft plan outlines the transportation methods and necessary land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the Mississippi River […]