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  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is once again moving along after heavy seas and a mechanical problem caused a several-day shutdown of operations, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District.   The $20.7 million project for the renourishment of Venice Beach will help protect infrastructure and property from storm damage, while other […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host four public meetings to provide an update on rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2007, the Corps has been engaged in projects to address concerns with the dike’s integrity. To date, work has focused on installation of a 22-mile “cutoff […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Mystic River Federal Navigation Project in Groton and Stonington, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $5.3 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The state of Connecticut is funding the dredging project. Work will be accomplished by Cashman […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Land & Water Services are making excellent progress dredging the canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge. The first work boats in eighty years recently arrived on this stretch of water. Two brand new mud hoppers and a mini push tug are also in the place. The mud hoppers were manufactured in Birmingham. They will […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms took a step forward last week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision Milestone, which means USACE leadership agreed with the study findings to date, and has […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $10 million in Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) grants for 26 communities throughout the state. Brownfields are dormant properties where the presence or potential presence of contamination has impeded site redevelopment, turning the properties into economic and environmental drains on localities. BOA grants provide funding for municipalities to implement revitalization strategies […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Benjamin Chamberlin Realty, LLC, doing business as Bridge Marina, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding an existing marina in Salisbury, Mass. Benjamin Chamberlin Realty, LLC has applied for authorization to expand its currently authorized […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has issued a public notice in connection with the city of St. Petersburg’s application for a Department of the Army permit to demolish the existing St. Petersburg Municipal Pier and construct a new pier in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla.  The applicant is seeking authorization to demolish […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 12 December 2012

    At a press conference held on Monday morning, Congressman Tim Bishop announced that approvals are now in place to shore up Tiana Beach, which was severely eroded during Hurricane Sandy with the dunes washing across Dune Road. The approval comes just about a week after dredge equipment arrived at the Shinnecock Inlet for a scheduled […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Shaw Group Inc.  today announced it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide worldwide rapid response services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District. This is the fifth consecutive award to Shaw and its legacy company dating back to 1989. Under the terms of the rapid response contract, Shaw […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) today announced it has successfully completed the first year of teaching the Dredging Fundamental Course to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Luis Prieto-Portar, PhD, PE, PMC’s Principal and Chief Executive Officer and Pablo Prieto y Munoz, PhD, PE, PMC’s Executive Vice-President led the team through classes in Virginia Beach, VA. […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cuyahoga County, Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee held a public hearing yesterday, February 3rd, to discuss concerns regarding dredging and the dumping of dredged materials from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. At the meeting, Port of Cleveland and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the Ohio EPA discussed USACE’s proposal to dump sediment dredged from the upper […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Plymouth District Council has modelled the flooding that would occur if any of the city’s three flood detention dams were to fail while full of water. The chance of this happening is remote, however the modelling is required as part of the Government’s dam safety regulations. “Basically we’re required to look at the worst-case […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Flagler County have now finalized a project partnership agreement for construction of the Flagler County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in Flagler Beach, Fla. As USACE reported, this project is expected to reduce annual storm damage costs, protect the areas major hurricane evacuation route, and provide […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a public drop-in session ahead of the construction of Dawlish beach management scheme. The session will take place on Thursday, 26 January, 3pm to 8pm, at Mount Pleasant Inn, Dawlish Warren. It will give residents the chance to find out about the £14 million Dawlish beach scheme which […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, yesterday announced the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. “The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate, rose to the challenge and was a great partner, along with the […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £21 million flood defense scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley opened on Thursday, 25 January. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around five thousand jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns County beach residents and visitors will soon begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipe on St. Augustine Beach as efforts to restore critically eroded beaches gets underway, reports the Army Corps, Jacksonville District. Under the deal, the contractor will place approximately 800,000 cubic yards of sand from the navigation channel and ebb shoal on […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  The work also returns the Back River to its natural width to enhance the area for […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday gave Collier County a 10-year permit that will allow the county to perform maintenance dredging in the Clam Bay Natural Resource Protection Area. The permit will allow the county to remove sand from Clam Pass and associated flood shoal areas in three sections to restore tidal […]

  • 18 November 2013

    House Speaker John Boehner appointed Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) to the bipartisan Conference Committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Last month, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed WRRDA with a vote of 417 to 3; sending the legislation to conference with the Senate-passed companion bill. The House and Senate Conferees will […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Tame Flood Risk Management Scheme is continuing to progress, with works moving to the next section at Fazeley in Tamworth. Following the granting of planning permission by Lichfield District Council, work on the £3.5million scheme started at the end of June 2013, shortly after the opening of the first section of works in […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre, Chairman of the Congressional Waterways Caucus, announced yesterday that plans are in place to dredge the Shallotte River by the end of the year. Congressman McIntyre said, “This is a great victory for the Town of Shallotte and Brunswick County! Dredging the Shallotte River is essential to the wellbeing of our […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract Aug. 30 for $31.8 million to Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, N.C. The contract […]