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  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes more than $79 million in federal funds for studies, construction, and the operation and maintenance of civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. “Our missions, like flood risk management, environmental restoration and navigation, allow us to focus our efforts on developing […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Vessels

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District officials purchased a 2010 IMS 7012 HP 51-foot Versi dredger for $340,000, along with pumps, piping and other equipment for an additional $435,000. According to albertleatribune.com, the dredging equipment purchased includes piping that sells new for $300,000 and three pumps that sell new for about $125,000 each. Brett Behnke, […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the dredging projects in the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) Main Channel & West Channel, and in the Los Angeles River Estuary (LARE), will be undertaken in the coming months. Around 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the POLA channels, and […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, plans to announce a tender for removal of about 957,000 cubic yards of material from the Sabine Neches Waterway. Anticipated solicitation issuance date is on or about 13 June 2014, and the estimated proposal due date will be on or about 18 July 2014. The estimated cost […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public information open house from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at St. Malachi Church located at 2459 Washington Ave., Cleveland, OH. During this open house, the Corps of Engineers will be available for discussion and to answer questions, at various poster board stations, […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 2 December 2010

    It’s business as usual for the sand dredging mafia in Thane district, in the absence of any auctioning of the 20-odd sand-rich spots here… By Nitin Yeshwantrao (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 3, 2010;

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the safety, economic success and quality of life of local communities by reducing the risk for flooding along the Texas coast. Flood risk management projects reduce flood water damage in Texas’ low-lying coastal areas, flood-prone river valleys and inland bayous that can quickly become raging […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has entered into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, to deepen and widen the Mobile Harbor Ship Channel in Mobile, Alabama.  Colonel Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the Mobile District, and John C. Driscoll, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State […]

  • 11 October 2020
    Business development

    A study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor was initiated earlier this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) stand behind the study. According to USACE, the main goals of this program […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE has released this very interesting video about the Buffalo confined disposal facility 4 repair project. In the video, Katie Lewis, civil engineer and contracting officers representative, gives a tour of the repair program. The Buffalo confined disposal facility 4 is located at the south end of Buffalo Harbor. The facility was constructed in 1977 […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 4, 2016, at the district’s headquarters building. This event will be held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, recently was provided the annual report of the Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program titled “Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee Program/Program Account Annual Report” for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The report was submitted by the sponsor, Audubon Connecticut, to the Corps of Engineers on June […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines a levee as a “man-made structure, usually an earthen embankment, designed and constructed in accordance with sound engineering practices to contain, control, or divert the flow of water so as to provide protection from temporary flooding.” The terms dike and levee are sometimes used interchangeably. Examples of […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina have re-commenced, the South Australian Kingston District Council reports.  Full access to the marina remains in place and commercial and recreational fishers are asked to use caution when passing the dredge or pipework, the council stated. Dredging of the retention area will be in the focus until […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and manmade disasters continues to make headlines in local papers as various agencies and organizations work to find solutions to this complex issue – a solution the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will be a part of implementing once a way forward is identified and funded. “There […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The modernization of USACE Jacksonville District’s fleet of survey boats continues with the arrival of its newest vessel. Crew members took delivery of the new boat, known as SB-48, in the past few weeks and have been working to install survey equipment so it will be ready to perform missions later this year. “Once it […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members from the USACE, Buffalo District, conducted an inspection of the construction activities associated with the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project on January 29, 2016. Along with representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and State University of New York Brockport, the Buffalo District team met with the contractor, Wesson Group […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Seattle District requires maintenance clamshell dredging of approximately 400,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Snohomish Downstream Settling Basin and Navigation Channel… More info: USACE

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]