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  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a charette with coastal storm risk management subject matter experts from across the nation to discuss the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study state-federal shared visioning and partnering opportunities at the USACE Galveston District headquarters Aug. 10-12, 2015. “We’ve made progress toward launching a study […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday named the latest addition to its ‪‎hydrographic‬ survey fleet after retired Command Sergeant Major Micheal L. Buxbaum. The Buxbaum will be equipped with a vessel mounted “LIDAR” (light detection and ranging) system. The Optech Ilris 3-D laser scanner has the capability to collect data in a […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will seek public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. In February 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, received an application from […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) 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 proposed dredging and construction of a pier in Buzzards Bay, Mass. The Massachusetts Maritime Academy is proposing the construction and maintenance of a 22-foot by […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District is proposing to conduct repairs to federal navigation features at St. Paul Harbor on St. Paul Island. The Corps plans to repair the 1,000-foot-long detached rubble mound breakwater; repair scour holes in the harbor’s entrance channels and adjacent to rubble mound breakwaters; dredge to project depth selected shoaled […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has introduced a plan for the Sturgeon Bay maintenance dredging scheme. Under this plan, a contractor will be asked to mobilize dredging equipment to the working area, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, and dredge between the upstream and downstream limits. The dredged material will be placed into Barge Road/Sturgeon Bay […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta. DWR applied to the Corps for the expedited permit review for the work that seeks to stem […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public meeting May 13 in Wabasha, Minnesota, to update the public about a proposed dredge unloading project and seek comments on the draft Environmental Assessment. The meeting will be located at the Wabasha City Hall, 900 Hiawatha Dr. East, Wabasha, from 6 – […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Wash., for $39.5 million.  The project will help improve navigation on the St. Johns River, increasing commerce efficiencies. Added project benefits include restoring local, historic channel flow and increasing marsh habitat by […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following video after he addressed the Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army-Civil Works on dredging the Cleveland Harbor. Gibbs, who heads a House Transportation Subcommittee that oversees the Army Corps of Engineers, asked Assistant Secretary about the dispute during a Wednesday hearing on the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the availability of the draft Finding of No Significant Impact and Draft Environmental Assessment of additional sand sources for the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project in Sarasota County. The Corps’ preferred alternative includes the use of material from the Big Sarasota Pass […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, completed construction on the Chain of Rocks East Canal Levee last week, making it the first part of the Metro East levees restored to its full level of protection. The federally-owned and operated Chain of Rocks levee is a nine-mile segment of the East St. Louis levee […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a plan for maintenance dredging of the St. Clair River near the outlet of the Black River at Port Huron, Michigan.  The project will involve removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of silt, sediment and associated material from the river bottom, and disposal of dredged […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Indiana Harbor and Canal (IHC) dredging contractors, Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere, will hold a public meeting March 18, 2015, to present the IHC 2015 dredging schedule and activities. Dredging first began in the fall of 2012 and to date the Contractor has removed approximately 600,000 […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Monica Chasten, Operations Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, received a national award on Capitol Hill for her efforts to help re-establish coastal navigation and restore degraded marsh in New Jersey in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.    Chasten was honored with the Army Corps of Engineers Award by the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman John Katko (NY-24) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide funding for vital dredging at the Port of Oswego. The recently allocated funds will allow the harbor of the Port of Oswego to be sufficiently dredged to its functional channel depths. “As the only deep water port on the U.S. […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canvassing for the nation’s future engineering talent starts through community outreach programs, and the district seized the opportunity to showcase a variety of Corps missions to approximately 160 engineering students at Jenkins High School in Savannah. Corps volunteers participated as part of National Engineers Week, intended to promote technical education and the pursuit of engineering […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) 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 a rail extension project in Dennis and Yarmouth, Mass. The proposed work involves the excavation of 2,150 cubic yards of material […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities (Lincolnton, GA, McCormick, SC, Evans, GA) on March 2-5 to allow the public to gain information or offer suggestions. The plan […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has released a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment that tentatively selects a plan to establish a deep-water port in Nome to support increased vessel traffic and economic development in the Arctic. In 2012, the Corps launched the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study to evaluate potential […]