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  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has received $100 million to continue work on the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan released. This project is intended to provide flood risk reduction for the more than 230,000 people and 70 square […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Duxbury, MA, Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with replacement of a seawall that was damaged by storms in 2018 in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The work, proposed on Duxbury Beach in […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators for New Hampshire Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan issued the following statement in response to the Army Corps of Engineers’ release of their fiscal year 2019 work plan, which includes $4.6 million to move emergency dredging efforts for Hampton-Seabrook Harbor. “Dredging at Hampton-Seabrook Harbor is desperately needed and I’m very pleased that the Corps has […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $7.475 million contract September 24, 2018, to Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Services, Co. to carry-out a Corps Island Dredged Material Unloading project. The project involves unloading approximately 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Corps Island, located in Pool 3 of the Mississippi River, […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the public meeting concerning the Mobile Harbor Draft General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS) previously scheduled for Sept. 6, 2018 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, September 7th, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet to receive testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Chief’s Reports received from USACE, the U.S. House of Representatives said in its release.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation of the process by which USACE develops its projects, […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program, including $70.835 million for the Chicago District. In late March, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on plans to unload 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Corps Island, near river mile 799 of the Upper Mississippi River.  The project would involve unloading dredged material from Corps Island, a temporary placement site within the Corps’ 9-Foot Navigation Channel Maintenance Management […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted this amazing image from 1962 of the drag arm of their dredging vessel Goethals, which operated from 1937 to 1982.  From a distance, the Corps’ hopper dredger looks like most any other vessel. Thing that makes it different is the ‘lobster claw’, duplicated on other […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hingham Shipyard Marinas, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge an existing boat basin located in the Weymouth Back River at 24 Shipyard Drive in Hingham, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of two areas in an existing boat basin, which have a […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, provided the keynote address. The event’s theme was “Strengthen the Foundation, Deliver the Program and Achieve the Vision,” consistent with […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will defer maintenance dredging of Richmond Outer Harbor in 2017 in order to remain in compliance with the Federal Standard.  The decision follows a certification issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board which imposed permit conditions on the District’s 2017 dredging program for the San […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, in partnership with the New Jersey DEP, has announced the extension of the review period for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Rahway River Flood Risk Management Study for an additional 15 days. A notice of availability for the DIFR and EIS was published in the December 9, […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the USACE’s New England District to remove pond sediment and reduce erosion in Greenwich, Conn. The work is proposed in Binney Park Pond/Cider Mill Brook at the intersection of South Beach Avenue and Laddins Rock Road in Greenwich. The purpose of […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Scituate is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing the North Scituate Beach Nourishment Project in Scituate, Mass. The applicant’s project purpose is storm damage protection. The work is proposed in the Atlantic Ocean […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon. A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District, was signed recently after nearly two years of discussion and negotiation, allowing GLPC to […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives joined more than 150 experts to discuss flooding in the nation’s capital at Gallaudet University, on September 8, 2016, marking the first flood summit of its kind in Washington. The summit occurred the week of the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Fran that engulfed Washington in 1996. The 2016 Flood […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing tomorrow on recently completed Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports for proposed water resources development projects and two Post-Authorization Change Reports. A Chief’s Report is the Corps’ final recommendation to Congress, after an examination of feasibility, cost and other […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Rock Island, St. Paul, and St. Louis Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with their partners, will host a ceremony on August 8 at 4:30 p.m. to commemorate 30 years of service for the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program (UMRR). The ceremony will take place at Riverside Park, adjacent to the […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with structural repairs to berths in the Piscataqua River at the shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The proposed work involves structural repairs to berths 11, 12 and 13 of the shipyard’s dry […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker issued a letter last week to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Director of Civil Works requesting federal assistance for the Village of Mount Pleasant to control severe bluff erosion along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “The erosion of shoreline is threatening residential housing and the village’s infrastructure,” Governor Walker said. “The […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beach Properties, Inc. is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with work at an existing commercial marina in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. The company is proposing to place fill in and perform work within navigable waters for the replacement and expansion of […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a 30-day public review of the River Riparian Connectivity & Habitat – Section 506 WRDA 2000 Detailed Project Report & Environmental Assessment. The study area consists of three contiguous parks that straddle the Chicago River: Ronan Park, River Park and Legion Park. Benefits resulting from this project would […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The north jetty feature of the Hampton Harbor Federal navigation project in Hampton, New Hampshire, will be repaired under the terms of a $1.9 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Mohawk Northeast, Inc., of Plantsville, Connecticut. Construction is scheduled to start on […]