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  • August

    3-D printing a building

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (Aug. 21, 2017)--The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign,
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Extends Comment Period on the Proposed Water Supply Rule

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has extended the comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking on the use of USACE reservoir projects for domestic, municipal, and industrial water supply that was originally published in the Federal Register on December 16, 2016. USACE has extended the comment period from August 18, 2017, to November 16, 2017. USACE will publish a notice of the extension in the Federal Register early in the week beginning August 21.
  • July

    AMIE interns gain career experience in Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea—Two college students were allowed the opportunity to work alongside Far East
  • Nashville District encourages public to view total eclipse at Corps of Engineers lakes

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 18, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is encouraging the public to view the total eclipse at Corps of Engineers lakes when the sun sweeps over Kentucky and Tennessee from approximately noon to 3 p.m. Central Time Aug. 21, 2017.
  • Nearly century year old lock gates get a lift

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a long history of building projects to last. But 95 years is asking a lot from any structure. So when it became necessary to replace some enormous steel gates that are part of an Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) lock in the New Orleans District, the challenge was monumental. But Memphis District structural engineer Marneshia Richard proved she was up to the task when she was assigned a central role in the project.
  • Wetland acquisition advances SHEP progress

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to make progress, most recently demonstrated by the completion of another environmental mitigation requirement. After acquiring Abercorn Island in February, the Georgia Department of Transportation recently transferred the 2,080-acre property to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Summer school goes Arctic at Army lab

    HANOVER, N.H. (July 12, 2017) – Twelve rising seniors and two college interns from the Advanced
  • June

    Upgrades at Holt Dam increase safety, cut costs

    Recent upgrades by the U.S. Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, at Holt Dam, near Tuscaloosa, Ala., will mean increased safety for workers and a reduction in repair costs. The spillway gates will also be more reliable.
  • STURGIS decommissioning hits major milestone with deactivated nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessel removal

    After years of planning and overcoming significant implementation challenges, the STURGIS project team has successfully removed the Reactor Pressure Vessel — a major component of the U.S. Army’s MH-1A reactor aboard the Nuclear Barge STURGIS.
  • May

    STEM students learn about engineering on dam tour

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (May 18, 2017) – A team of engineering professionals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently welcomed area high school and college students for a Corps career overview and tour of the Old Hickory Lock and Dam in Hendersonville, Tenn.
  • USACE responds to Lake Ontario flooding

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, technical field teams have visited 13 Lake Ontario coast sites in response to emergency flood efforts. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo formally requested Corps of Engineers assistance on May 9 and initiated additional interagency coordination to supplement the state’s emergency response to record water levels.
  • UN consults EL’s Brame for his unique expertise designing nano-enabled water treatment solutions for developing countries

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory’s Research
  • UN consults EL’s Brame for his unique expertise designing nano-enabled water treatment solutions for developing countries

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Environmental Laboratory’s Research
  • Cold Regions changes Direction

    HANOVER, New Hampshire – Dr. Joseph L. Corriveau (left) takes the reins as he accepts the Cold
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Responds to Central U.S. Flooding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began flood fight operations throughout the Central U.S., along the Mississippi and tributary rivers, in response to heavy rainfall on April 28-30 . High water flows are impacting navigation and stressing federal and non-federal levee systems.
  • District, Goshute Tribe and interagency partners work toward flood resiliency in Skull Valley

    If you want to build resistance to floods, you first need a team with a plan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and interagency partners are building a floodplain management plan with the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe in Utah.
  • April

    Hydropower experts generate information exchange in Music City

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 21, 2017) – More than 100 hydropower experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tennessee Valley Authority, Southeastern Power Administration, and private power supply companies benefited from an exchange of information during the 40th Annual Joint Hydropower Conference April 19-20 at the Inn at Opryland.
  • Contingency Base Site Identification for the Tactical Environment support Key Resolve 2017

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Construction Engineering
  • District archeologist assists POW/MIA Accounting Agency in recovery mission

    A Mobile District employee was recognized for his work as the recovery leader for a joint American and Vietnamese team that spent a month in Vietnam conducting an archaeological excavation in an effort to recover military personnel lost during the Vietnam War.
  • March

    Unmanned Aircraft lift USACE emergency response operations to new heights

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District (Mobile), assembled an emergency response team to support recovery operations in the wake of an EF3 tornado that touched down near Albany, Ga. in January, the district decided to try a unique approach. Among the nine-member team who deployed to the field to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), were two members of the USACE, Jacksonville District’s (Jacksonville), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) team.
  • February

    Recently published handbook on coral reef impacts

    A team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' regulators and planners worked for several years with the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Injury and Mitigation Working Group in the development of a new recently published handbook entitled "Handbook on Coral Reef Impacts: Avoidance, Minimization, Compensatory Mitigation, and Restoration", dated December 2016.
  • Barrancas Cemetery Project provides opportunity for District to honor veterans, families for their service

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District (USACE), recently completed a project at the Barrancas National Cemetery at the Naval Air Station Pensacola to construct approximately 2,500 columbarium. The project required a quick turnaround, but the USACE used some innovative techniques to ensure our Nation's Veterans and their Families received the dignified burial that their service and sacrifice demands.
  • National Engineers Week: Military Engineers Transform Dreams into Reality

    Military engineers from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and U.S. Navy (USN) continue to work hard to transform today’s dreams into tomorrow’s reality. Showcasing creativity, passion, and technical acumen, these engineers are creating a better future.
  • USACE Mobile kicks off National Engineers Week with visit to local hospital

    In an effort to promote the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) during National Engineers Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, visited the University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital here, Feb. 21. While at the hospital, engineers from the district taught the children how engineers contribute to society, hosted an interactive bridge-building contest, and handed out Mardi Gras-themed items.
  • USFK Operations center construction progress on track

    Construction on the United States Forces Korea operations center continues to stay on schedule. The