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  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the South Carolina Ports Authority, which finalizes the responsibilities for both agencies on the upcoming Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project and officially starts the construction phase. A PPA is a legally binding agreement between the federal government and […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    An Indiana Harbor and Canal pre-dredge virtual public meeting will be held on June 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. to discuss the start of Indiana Harbor dredging this year, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District in their latest release. According to USACE, dredging will resume at Indiana Harbor in July and will […]

  • 28 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently awarded a contract for more than $2.9 million to Gloucester, Virginia-based Coastal Design & Construction Inc. The contract calls for constructing an approximately 685-foot-long stone jetty at the entrance of the Tangier Island Federal Navigation Channel, located on the western side of the island. “The Norfolk […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. The $49.5 million designated for Wilmington District projects continue funding for conduct of one study, construction activities, and operation and maintenance of Federal projects. Under investigations, funding would complete feasibility studies […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is preparing to respond to lakes Erie and Ontario high water within the limits of its Regulatory, Emergency Management, Program and Project Management, and Operations and Maintenance programs. Lake Erie water level set a record for this time of year, where Lake Ontario remains above average but […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has received a joint application from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding for the James River dredge permit modification. The applicant proposes to modify its existing dredge permit that standardized dredge depths to include a new wharf and 400’ x 3,700’ channel at its Joint Manufacturing […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the award of a Sediment Morphodynamic Assessment Project (SMAP) contract that will examine sediment transport in southeast Florida over the next two years. The project monitoring and modeling will support the Corps’ navigation and coastal flood risk management missions from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade County. […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District for work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and other proposed work at the facility in Groton. According to an official USACE’s statement, this work is proposed in the Thames River at […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brazil’s water-related challenges are similar to those in present-day California, but the South American nation’s approach to flood risk management is more similar to the approach used by the U.S. in the early part of the 20th century. In an effort to fast-forward Brazil’s flood risk planning, a team of engineers from Brazil’s Agência Nacional […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is set to host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meetings for the Miami Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The meetings will be held today, at Cruise Terminal F on Port Miami, 1103 North Cruise Blvd., Miami, Fla, The first meeting will take place from 1:30 to […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 7-18, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, said in its latest announcement.  Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is accepting comments on the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP). USACE proposes an above-ground wetland attenuation feature (WAF) and several aquifer storage & recovery (ASR) wells in an area north of the lake. […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest release that their teams are working on an emergency contract to help stabilize an approximately 20-foot-wide section of channel wall immediately upstream of the Philadelphia Street Bridge that collapsed into Codorus Creek last week. The contract will consist of filling in a sinkhole […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 2 Channel Management Study – Boulanger Bend to Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minnesota, on June 19. The purpose of the project is to provide safe, reliable and efficient navigation through the Boulanger Bend area, near […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District christened the Survey Vessel Damrell in a ceremony November 8, 2018 at the Cooper Riverside Park Amphitheater in Mobile, Ala. Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Mobile District Commander, presided over the ceremony to honor Col. Andrew N. Damrell. Among the speakers and guests were Sandy Simpson, mayor of […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $1.9 million contract to place riprap in the Mississippi River downstream of Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis, on September 21. The contractor, LS Marine, Inc., from St. Paul, Minnesota, will place nearly 20,000 tons of riprap and bedding downstream of the lock. Work […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Memphis District has several missions associated with the Mississippi River. One of the most important is to keep the river channel at a depth that allows the river barge industry to dependably transport goods up and down the river. To deliver on this charge, the Memphis District awarded a […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful launch of a Mud Cat™ Multi-Function Dredge (MFD) at the SouthBay Residential Development in Bismarck, North Dakota. The dredge will remove 20,000 cubic yards (15,290m³) of sand and clay from a private residential lake where developers are busy constructing high-end single family homes situated on 3 miles (5km) […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will implement a new program of daily preventive maintenance at two Arkansas locks on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Beginning Oct. 1, Trimble Lock, near Fort Smith, Ark., and Ozark Lock, at Ozark, Ark., will close for a four-hour period daily to allow personnel to […]

  • 16 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Paul Owen assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on September 14, 2012. Colonel John R. Boulé, who commanded the district since July 2009, relinquished command during the event in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In 1976 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District placed the first two Data Collection Platforms (DCPs) on the Ohio River at Martins Ferry, W.V., and Shadyside, Ohio. These DCPs were, and remain, vital to river operations as they provide information on parameters such as river level and precipitation. From 1976 to 2008 the […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, today released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan. The plan highlights the Corps’ navigation maintenance requirements for the next 40 years within the Mississippi River Lower Pool 4 region. This is an area between Wabasha, Minnesota, and Buffalo City, […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board approved a resolution signing on as the local sponsor of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) and affirming the District’s financial capability for the project. Regarding this, Governor Rick Scott issued a following statement: “We’re committed to restoring and protecting water quality for families along the St. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    During future storm releases from Folsom Dam’s auxiliary spillway flows will enter the American River at forces and angles like never before. Even after passing a series of engineered water-slowing features, the combined flows could destabilize part of the river’s bank making it vulnerable to erosion. That’s why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento […]