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  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin using nationwide general permits for work in streams, wetlands, lakes and other waters within Minnesota and Wisconsin, including on federally-recognized Indian Reservations, April 24. According to USACE, these permits are developed by the Corps’ Headquarters with feedback from the public and stakeholders. The permits allow […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Want to build an airport in the water, expand a major port or restore eroded beaches? Then you need hydraulic fill. That is sand that is drawn from the seabed and placed by flowing water onto the shore or used to create an island at sea. Fill material is then transported from the ‘borrow area […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District (BLFWD) in partnership with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is taking the lead in implementing the Mississippi River Reintroduction to Bayou Lafourche (MRRBL) Project. The MRRBL Project has an overall goal to divert 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of fresh water from the Mississippi River into […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., last month completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program, including $70.835 million for the Chicago District. In late March, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is scheduled to begin Snohomish River federal navigation channel maintenance dredging today. American Construction Company will remove up to 127,000 cubic yards of material from the channel by clamshell dredging. The Corps’ Seattle District awarded a $1.25 million dredging contract to the Tacoma-based company. The project is expected to […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three creeks in Novato, California, are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, will start in early July and is expected to continue through the end of October. Sediment, […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the close of 2017 and now the start of 2018, the team of professionals from the Army Corps, Jacksonville District, continues to make positive progress hand-in-hand with USACE partners from the South Florida Water Management District, the Department of the Interior and many other agencies implementing the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (SFER) program. “As […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine.  New Terra features articles covering dredging projects as well as the topics of safety, socio-economics, technical innovations and the environment, including: MAPPING WATER QUALITY WITH DRONES: TEST CASE IN TEXEL Winning co-author Liesbeth De Keukelaere the Young […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday announced support for the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority to help ensure the Black Creek Marsh Coastal Wetlands’ ecosystem remains healthy. The $648,000 grant, which will reconnect the Marsh to the Clinton River and re-create […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Oakland is nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015. By November, the port plans to scoop 185,000 cubic yards of sediment from 17 deep-water shipping berths. The goal of the $3.7 million project: maintain 50-foot depths so container ships aren’t stuck in the mud. “This […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey will receive $25.3 million in federal grants, including $7.1million for state-led projects, to help protect coastal communities from future storms through state or local projects using science-based solutions. The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) yesterday announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants for 54 projects in 12 states and the District of Columbia […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced a $202 million resiliency project that will bolster storm protection for Union Beach, one of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. The majority of funding for the massive flood control project will […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Increasing nitrogen levels are affecting the vegetation and marine life on the west coast of Cape Cod generating an ecological and infrastructure issue. The problem threatens to affect the industry, the tourism and the beaches. Estuaries, bays and other bodies of water, from Bourne to Orleans, have been constricted by algae and seaweed. The presence […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During La Niña in December 2010, the banks along the Canal del Dique burst, flooding dozens of villages, rendering almost 100,000 people homeless and destroying crops and important infrastructure. The Government of Colombia wanted to address flooding and negative environmental impacts around the Canal del Dique, a 400-year old, 114 km-long navigation route connecting Cartagena […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (Permitting Council) has successfully reduced the permitting timetable by 22 months on the proposed Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Project (Mid Barataria Project), allowing all permit decisions to be finalized by 2020. As the General Services Administration (GSA) announced yesterday, this expedited timeline should allow the State of Louisiana to […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began implementing an innovative project for aquatic ecosystem restoration along the Niagara River in summer 2018 by using a resource that is abundantly available to the agency: dredged sediment. According to the Corps, the project will result in restoration of approximately 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was recognized yesterday with the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council’s Nature Service Award for its ecosystem restoration initiatives at the Corps Woods and the East End Lagoon Project in Galveston, Texas. “This is a tremendous honor for our district to be recognized with this award,” said Col. […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting this week at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. According to Jose E. Sanchez, SES, PE, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory and alternate designated federal officer of […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) has secured $1.89 million in state grant funding for a flood management project in Petaluma that will provide flood protection, remove sediment, create wetland habitat and protect open space. The Water Agency announced this week that an agreement was reached with the state Department of Water Resources for the […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Crews will return to the Eldridge Municipal Landfill cleanup site in Bellingham’s Little Squalicum Park this week to collect soil and groundwater samples. The samples will help determine if cleanup work was effective. From August to October 2011, contractors working for the city of Bellingham removed 4,290 tons of landfill debris and contaminated soil from […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released a Supplemental Individual Environmental Report (SIER), titled “Bayou Sauvage, Turtle Bayou, and New Zydeco Ridge Restoration Projects, St. Tammany and Orleans Parish, Louisiana.” This SIER presents changes to the recommended mitigation plan described in Programmatic Individual Environmental Report #36 (PIER #36), titled, Lake Pontchartrain […]