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  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane clean-up activities must be undertaken in accordance with federal regulatory standards, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. “We want residents and property owners to know that in most cases any discharge of excavated or fill material within the Department of the Army jurisdictional waters and/or wetlands requires a permit from […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will conduct its annual flood preparedness workshops over the next two weeks with levee districts, the National Weather Service, as well as local, state and federal emergency responders from across the region. The workshops will give levee districts an opportunity to hear presentations on the National […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bradley Byrne used debate on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act last week to bring attention to critical Army Corps of Engineers projects in Southwest Alabama. Byrne encouraged the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize important local projects such as dredging Fly Creek, Dog River and Fowl River. “My amendment would allow for a […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree have sent a letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward and fund critical dredging projects for York Harbor and the Saco River. “Small ports and harbors like York and Saco River are the economic lifeblood for many coastal communities […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is expected to finish its annual pre-hurricane survey of its navigation projects located along the Texas coast in late May; a process that provides the district with data to establish baseline conditions of all 1,000 miles of channels located within its area of operation. “This significant effort […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Michael C. Derosier assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, at a local ceremony this week. This time-honored traditional Change of Command ceremony will be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Point Farms at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23. As District Engineer, Derosier, along with the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has included $500,000 for the Georgetown Port in their work plan for the next year, according to a release from South Carolina Congressman Tom Rice. “I’m very pleased that the Army Corps recognizes the merit of the Georgetown Port project and has chosen to once again include the project in […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Commercial Contractors Equipment, Inc., of Lincoln, Neb. for $1.7 million to construct shallow water habitat at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The project will be constructed on land owned by the Corps, and will result in the creation of 11 acres of […]

  • 10 July 2013

       Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge. It follows a request from Hamilton City Council for the regional council to pay a third of the costs. The slip HCC has […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the New Haven Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in New Haven, Conn. The authorized project provides for a navigation channel 35 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW) from Long Island Sound to the confluence at the Quinnipiac River. In addition […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has renewed a call that she made last month to the Army Corps of Engineers to make immediate repairs to the San Pedro breakwater.  El Niño storms hit the region this week and battered the already damaged breakwater. As long as the breakwater remains unrepaired, it will be vulnerable to breaching and […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, accomplished a major milestone on the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project yesterday. The St. Paul District and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District (UMRWD) officially completed the design agreement for the project. The Corps and the sponsor will now work together to design the ecosystem restoration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a workshop in Minot, North Dakota, on April 13, to discuss methods available to reduce flood risks. The workshop will focus on developing strategies to reduce flood risks to individual structures in flood-prone areas. “We’re looking forward to discussing the options property owners have to reduce their […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba, a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, yesterday announced its 2015 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  2015 will mark the fifth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner with Piedroba in order to train those […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has announced a plan for the Morehead City Harbor dredging program. This deepening project will include removal of approximately 600,000 to 700,000 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area, and disposal onto the Fort Macon and Atlantic beaches. The environmental window for the beach disposal is […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers has launched an investigation into the town of Middlebury’s remediation work in the Middlebury River after … By Andrew Stein (addisonindependent) [mappress] Source: addisonindependent, October 7, 2011;

  • 7 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to restore the Misquamicut Beach, Beach Erosion Control Project in Westerly, Rhode Island, to its authorized design profile after the project area was impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Misquamicut Beach is a state beach located approximately halfway between Weekapaug Breachway and Watch Hill Point in […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will be hosting public listening sessions on the update to the John H. Kerr Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) beginning on Nov. 13. The public may review the draft SMP and provide comments.  John H. Kerr staff will be available at the listening sessions to answer questions and/or […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the New Hampshire Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors (New Hampshire Port Authority), has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Assessment (FR/EA) to examine improvements to the turning basin located at the head of the Federal navigation channel in […]

  • 19 December 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) dredging project. The work consists of dredging navigation channel in designated areas located between Navigation Miles 0 and 444.8 on the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System; between Miles 10 and 255 on the White River. Dredged […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The town of Mashpee 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 dredging and disposing of dredge material as beach nourishment in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed cleanup scheme will include dredging of four waterway sites and disposal of […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Blackwater River flood risk management project in Salisbury, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Palmer Federal Constructors, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The scheme is scheduled to start in early 2016 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Mashpee 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 dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed work is dredging and the discharge of dredged material below the high tide […]