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  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is nearing the milestone of removing 10 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately one million cubic yards of ordinary and hard dredge material remain to complete the current […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Block Island Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project (FNP) on Block Island, Rhode Island. The Town of New Shoreham is the sponsor and requested that this project be maintained, said USACE. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $4.7 million contract to continue repairs on the west arrowhead breakwater located at the Port of Oswego, New York.        The contract was awarded to Dean Marine and Excavating, Inc., based in Mount Clemens, Michigan, on May 15, 2019. According to USACE, the contractor is […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Tonry Insurance Group has just released a very interesting video about the Plymouth Harbor dredging project. Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project started last month and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. USACE has awarded this $9.3 million contract […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McDill Lake District has introduced their plans to dredge the Iverson Park beach area to create a silt trap for sand flowing downstream toward McDill Pond in Portage County. The Park Board is now seeking input from park users about the proposed project and its effect on the swimming area and the park, City of […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District will host two public meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. These meetings will be conducted in coordination with the Texas General Land Office and as part of the Sabine Pass to […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crocker’s Boat Yard, located at 15 Ashland Avenue in Manchester, 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 relocation and reconfiguration of existing pile-anchored floats and adding new floats at its marina in Manchester, Mass. Work involves the […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Significant progress has been made over the first few months of a £36 million scheme to improve coastal defenses between Holland-on-Sea and Clacton. Two new fish tail groynes have already been built – two others are more than 80 per cent towards completion and will be finished during the next week. So far around 70,000 […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District councilors have given the go ahead for the production of a beach management plan for Seaton. “A preferred supplier – CH2M – has already been identified, following a rigorous and competitive tender process,” the official press release stated. CH2M are coastal flooding experts who have already produced over 20 Beach Management Plans […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, recently joined Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and partners Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and HUD in celebrating the completion of the Camp Cronin Restoration Project during a ceremony in Point Judith, Rhode Island. Hurricane Sandy damaged portions of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge project. […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council (TDC) are working together on the Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. The main scheme is due to begin in 2017, but due to significant damage suffered to the groynes during the storms of winter 2015/16 a package of emergency works was completed in spring 2016. Over the summer […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Wellfleet Harbor Federal navigation project in Wellfleet, Mass.  The congressionally authorized project provides for a channel measuring 10 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW), by 125 feet wide, stemming from the open waters of Cape Cod Bay to […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public scoping meeting at Woodland Community Center today to discuss the Lower Cache Creek flood risk management study. This study follows previous efforts in the region to implement flood risk reduction measures along Lower Cache Creek. A tentatively selected plan was identified and released in […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and their contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company are conducting dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ. The USACE is removing critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Building on a dedicated storm preparation program, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has become the first agency in South Florida to receive the National Weather Service’s (NWS) “StormReady Government” designation. By joining the StormReady program, government agencies and communities strengthen preparedness, communication and safety skills that are critical to help protect lives and […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, from Quincy, Massachusetts, has won an $8.7 million contract for maintenance dredging in San Juan, Puerto Rico. According to the Army Corps, the contractor will be responsible for dredging 240,000 cubic yards of material from the Piedras River. The material will be deposited in a designated Ocean Dredged […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began construction of a maintenance repair on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 in Lake Ontario at the west arrowhead breakwater in Oswego Harbor, located in the City of Oswego, New York. The work being conducted consists of repairing 600 linear feet along the lake side of the West […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, is inviting comments to assist in the preparation and evaluation of a study to restore the aquatic ecosystem, owned by Central Arkansas Water, along the Maumelle River in Pulaski County. Man-made low water river crossings and the construction of levees along the Maumelle River are causing erosion […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4.7 million contract to LS Marine, Inc., of St. Paul, on May 31, to conduct dredging operations in support of channel maintenance within the Mississippi River. According to USACE, work provided by the contractor-partner will enable the district to maintain the 9-Foot Navigation Channel after […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations at Florida’s Fernandina Beach are now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest project update.  Equipment demoblization will occur for the next several weeks, said USACE. During the scheme, the contractor – Manson Construction – placed about 340,000 cubic yards at Fernandina Beach and 170,000 cubic yards […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     Jeremy Miller, USACE Savannah District Project Engineer for McCoy’s Cut Diversion Structure, recently provided the latest update on the diversion project. The program, which is 30 percent complete, is part of the environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project which will ultimately deepen the harbor an additional 5 feet. According to USACE, this […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 8-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) channel and anchorage, plus authorized overdepth dredging in the Annisquam River FNP. “Natural shoaling […]