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USACE Agrees to Reveal Dam Pollution

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start disclosing how much oil pollution its largest dams in Oregon and Washington send into waterways—information it has never been forced to give up.


USACE Seeks Bids for $10M Dam Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking contractors to clean and paint tainter gates at the Bull Shoals Dam Powerhouse on the White River in Baxter County, AR.


Aegion, PPG Land DOD Contracts

Corrpro Companies and PPG Industries have both just inked major corrosion-protection and coatings contracts with two branches of the Department of Defense.


3d DOD Audit Rips USACE on Afghan Work

For the third time in 18 months, the Department of Defense is reporting serious lapses in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' oversight of multimillion-dollar construction projects in Afghanis...


Sandy Sparks Remap of U.S. East Coast

The $50 billion in wreckage wrought last year by Hurricane Sandy has literally reshaped parts of the U.S. East Coast, prompting the federal government to remap vast sections of coastlines an...


Small Businesses Sought for Dam Bids

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking small business set-aside contractors for a painting project at Carlyle Lake Dam in Clinton County, IL.


EPA Fines Port, Contractors $500K

The Port of Tacoma and two of its contractors have agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act that damaged Puget Sound wetlands, the U.S. Environmental Pr...


Judge Rips USACE over Katrina Failures

The many victims of New Orleans’ “tragically flawed” levees cannot prove that the Army Corps of Engineers caused the system’s failure during Hurricane Katrina—but even “if the levee was desi...


$1.6M Brings Hoppy Ending to Frog Flap

A frog-phobic road contractor near Buffalo, NY, has been awarded more than $1.6 million after a local developer flooded his 37-acre spread into an amphibian homeland.


2 Indicted in Ft. Dix Scheme

Two construction managers are each facing up to 55 years behind bars and $750,000 in fines in an alleged scheme involving kickbacks and violence during a reconstruction project at Fort Dix i...


$4M KY Tainter Gate Painting Awarded

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $4,208,704 contract to an Illinois contractor to clean and paint several tainter gates at Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, KY.


$5+M Dam Gate Painting Up for Bid

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is inviting bids for refurbishing and painting of the tainter gates on the Norfork Dam in Little Rock, AR—a contract estimated at $5 million to $10 million.


2 SD Dam Rehab Projects Up for Bid

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept bids June 27 for the multimillion-dollar rehabilitation of spillway gates at Fort Randall Dam and Big Bend Dam in South Dakota.


NY Drift Vessel to Get $572K Facelift

A Staten Island contractor has been awarded a $572,100 contract to refurbish the DCV Driftmaster, one of three New York District drift collection vessels that patrol New York and New Jersey ...


Cautious Outlook on Federal Contracts

“What makes us unique?” Businesses that want a piece of tomorrow’s shrinking federal contract pie need to develop a good answer to that question today, construction management consultant FMI...


Sources Sought for $10M Bridge Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking qualified veteran, HUB Zone and other contractors to clean and recoat Cape Cod’s Sagamore Bridge—a contract estimated at up to $10 million.


DamCam: Ringside Seat for Project Fans

For the millions of project buffs (and professionals) who can’t spend their days watching the action at every site, the San Diego Water Authority has the solution: DamCam.


USACE Lets WA Spillway Weir Painting

Extreme Coatings Inc., of Pasco, WA, will perform the cleaning and coating of the McNary Top Spillway Weir in Walla Walla, WA.


$1.1M Contract Let for TN Dam Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1,173,780 contract to Fuel Tank Maintenance Co. of Cookeville, TN, to recoat the Cordell Hull Dam.


$5 Million Bridge Painting Up for Bid

Bids will be accepted Sept. 9 for painting and related work on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers swing bridge in Rock Island, IL—a painting contract valued at up to $5 million.


Army, Tesla Pioneer Carbon Nanocoating

Super strong, electrically conductive, wear resistant and offering electrostatic discharge protection, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have long held major potential for structural materials.


Corps Limits Canal Sheetpile Coating

When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed last fall to apply protective coating to sheetpile that would be used to shore up a key New Orleans canal, the agency apparently did not mean ...


Army Corps Agrees to Use Coatings on NOLA Flood Project

Under pressure from local officials, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to coat the steel sheetpiling that will be used to upgrade a New Orleans canal that breached during Hurricane...


 
 
   

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