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Archive: April, 2015


USACE Galveston District awards small business contract for marine salvage operation

GALVESTON, Texas (April 29, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $86,167.80 to Quality First Construction LLC, a small business, for a marine salvage operation in the Houston Ship Channel. [Read More]
Published: Apr-29-15

USACE Galveston District awards small business environmental services contract

GALVESTON, Texas (April 28, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $236,996.24 to SOL Engineering Service LLC, a small business, for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Sabine Neches Waterway’s entrance, jetty and Sabine Pass channels. [Read More]
Published: Apr-28-15

USACE Galveston District names Susan Martin 2015 Administrative Professional of the Year

GALVESTON, Texas (April 22, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers named Susan Martin the 2015 Administrative Professional of the Year during a ceremony today to highlight the essential role administrative professionals play in supporting the district’s mission. [Read More]
Published: Apr-22-15

USACE Galveston District awards $4.2 million contract to dredge Sabine-Neches Waterway

GALVESTON, Texas (April 21, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a maintenance dredging contract in the amount of $4,219,500 to Manson Construction Co., for pipeline dredging of the Sabine Pass Channel Reach of the Sabine-Neches Waterway in Jefferson County, Texas, and Cameron Parish, Louisiana. [Read More]
Published: Apr-21-15

USACE Galveston District partners with VA to help wounded warriors

GALVESTON, Texas (April 8, 2015) – When Army Spec. John Walden returned from a one-year tour of duty in Khost, Afghanistan, he knew that continuing his military service was not an option following a medical discharge that cut short a promising career in uniform; but what he didn’t know was that he’d still have the opportunity to work for the Army – thanks to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. [Read More]
Published: Apr-08-15

USACE Galveston District recognized for employing environmental principles in engineering projects

GALVESTON, Texas (April 6, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was selected as one of two "Proving Grounds" for the USACE Engineering with Nature Program (EWN) for its efforts to manage engineering projects in a sustainable manner, one which leaves behind the smallest footprint, while collaborating with partners to identify ways to reduce, mitigate or eliminate potential negative impacts. [Read More]
Published: Apr-06-15

USACE Galveston District awards $8.3 million small business contract for Houston Ship Channel dredging

GALVESTON, Texas (April 1, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $8,343,200 to CJW Construction Inc., to conduct maintenance dredging at the Houston Ship Channel between Sims Bayou and the Turning Basin in Harris County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Apr-01-15

USACE Galveston District Spotlight on Ron Wooten

GALVESTON, Texas (April 1, 2015) – If you were to ask Fort Worth native Ron Wooten what his favorite job has been throughout his career, you’d be surprised to learn he’s sort of a jack-of-all-trades, having worked as an advanced placement high school teacher, research fisheries biologist, mentor, landscape and irrigation company owner and photojournalist. [Read More]
Published: Apr-01-15
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