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  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.  The Merritt arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard on Nov. 2, 2017 to begin an overhaul to extend its service life. Work on the Merritt included a […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Almost 1.4 million cubic yards, or 70,000 semitrailer loads – that’s the amount of material the Dredge Goetz has removed from the navigation channel in the Rock Island District over the last five years. This figure represents only a fraction of the total amount that has been dredged by the Goetz throughout the St. Paul, […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, in a change of command ceremony this Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall in the Buyer Auditorium. Luzzatto replaces Lt. Col. John T. Litz, who completes his two-year term before reporting to […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District Annual Dredging Meeting will be held on November 8, 2018, according to the Army Corps. The meeting takes place at the Galveston District Headquarters building; 2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, Texas 77550. The purpose of the meeting is to present the FY 2019 and FY 2020 proposed dredging and planning schedules to various Federal and State […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, announced last Friday the final allocation of $101.6 million for FY 2017 and budget proposal containing $60.5 million for the FY 2018. According to the Corps, the President released both the work plan for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    At an extraordinary meeting on Monday, August 3, 2015, Grey District Council, after an in-depth consideration of all its options, resolved to purchase a Launceston dredger from Tasmania, Australia. “The dredger has been fully inspected on behalf of the Council and found to be in very good condition and ideal for our purposes,” they stated. […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced the initiation of emergency regulatory permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from possible erosion and storm damage associated with Hurricane Irma in South Carolina that will last until March 18, 2018. “Any resident of South Carolina that feels they have an emergency situation as a […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the Quincy, Massachusetts Park and Recreation Department, Larry Oliver, Chief, Evaluation Branch, Engineering/Planning, hosted a site tour and presentation about the Broad Meadows Salt Marsh Restoration Project last month.  The presentation was part of the city’s monthly Environmental Treasures Program. According to the USACE, New England District, over 60 people attended […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a contract to GeoGradel of Toledo, OH to repair a sections of the Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty that was damaged during Superstorm Sandy. The contractor will begin in-water work around July 5 and should be completed by late-November. “The Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 includes more than $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the Army Corps with more than $181 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FY15 work plan that was released recently by the President Obama will provide additional funding of almost $7 million in operation and maintenance (O&M) for a range of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District projects (the District was originally allocated $48.4 million for FY 15 in O&M). For example, the Morehead City Harbor project […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected St. Paul, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Alex Webb as a recipient of the Joseph W. Kimbel Award for Professional Potential. Webb received this award for his work advising on sensitive and complex dredge material management plans on the Upper Mississippi […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Col. Marvin L. Griffin will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Thomas J. Tickner, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 19. Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is responsible for 1,300 miles of the state’s 1,800 miles of coastline, constructing and maintaining over 30% of the nation’s total shore protection projects. As in previous years, the Corps have been very busy placing sand on shorelines across the state in preparation for the coming storm season. […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, is soliciting proposals for development and operation of a new commercial concession marina with related facilities and services at Rowena Landing South on Lake Cumberland in Russell County, just north of Albany, Ky. The site is accessible from State Highway 90 via State Road 558, an asphalt […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has assessed the environmental impacts of removal and disposal of accumulated sediment at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas. The State of Kansas, acting through the Kansas Water Office (KWO), proposes to fully fund […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    With six months on the job as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District supervisory civil engineer in the Engineering and Construction Division (Southern Area Office), Leslie Olson has her hands full, juggling the design of maintenance dredging projects in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Brazos Island Harbor and the […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with the USACE’s Savannah District leaders on August 11, 2016. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 includes approximately $28.5 million for the civil works program of the District. According to USACE, the budget reflects the Administration’s priorities to support and improve the Nation’s economy, protect the American people, and restore the environment. The budget allocated $25 million […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During their April 6th meeting at City Hall, the North Myrtle Beach City Council will consider second (final) reading an ordinance to establish a special assessment district regarding the proposed Cherry Grove dredging project. The proposed ordinance officially creates the Cherry Grove Improvement District (District), approves the “assessment roll” or listing of properties in the […]

  • 7 November 2011

    The promise that the 20 districts in Bangkok which remain dry would not flood was now hardly credible, according to a lecturer from King Mon… (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, November 7, 2011

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, clarified last week additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. “We look forward to serving our community and Nation in executing the high priority […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents in Clacton and Holland are being urged to attend an exhibition on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along their coastline, Tendring District Council informs. The event will take place today at the Kings Cliff Hotel in Holland and officers will be on hand to answer questions as well as explain what is […]