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2014-10-27 16:23:36

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the US Army Corps of Engineers ("Corps") has issued its Record of Decision ("ROD") and granted a permit under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for the Company's 100%-owned Haile Gold Mine project ("Haile"), located in South Carolina, USA. The ROD explains the Corps' reasons in supporting the issuance of the 404 permit and the permit is immediately effective. The Corps...

2014-10-24 12:21:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and...

2014-10-22 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) deployed a team with engineering and engineering-related expertise to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, which is part of the comprehensive U.S. Government Ebola effort in West Africa led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The team is a Forward Engineering Support Team (FEST) from our North Atlantic Division (NAD) consisting of personnel with expertise...

2014-10-07 08:21:29

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it has been awarded two new task orders under its existing Personal Services Contract in Afghanistan. The year-long task orders were awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Middle East District (MED). The Personal Services Contract primarily provides Afghan engineering and technical staff to work with USACE personnel in overseeing construction projects throughout...

2014-09-11 16:22:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic...

2014-08-05 12:21:40

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HESCO Bastion Inc have been awarded the US Army Core of Engineers, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ), contract for the supply of HESCO(R) Flood Lined units for the National Flood Fight Centre, Rock Island, Illinois. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/668231-a ) HESCO defensive barriers are best known for protecting soldiers from attack during deployment in conflict...

2014-07-31 12:21:50

CONCORD, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a Change of Command ceremony today at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. The custom of...

2014-07-22 08:38:47

SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VSR) announced today that it was awarded an Iraq Personal Services II contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), with a maximum contract value of $10.69 million. The firm fixed price IDIQ contract is a single award with a three-year period of performance consisting of a base year and two option years with a potential for a six-month extension after year three. Versar was also awarded its first Task...

2014-05-22 08:23:23

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces that the Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has filed suit in U.S. District Court for Alaska to halt a regulatory process initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") under the Clean Water Act ("CWA"). PLP's complaint asserts that, in the absence of a permit application, EPA's Section 404(c)...

2014-05-14 16:21:07

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Kent Savre will update media on the Corps' progress on post-Hurricane Sandy repair, cleanup and prevention projects at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Wednesday, May 21 at 10 a.m. in the club's Zenger Room. He will also provide information on an ongoing study to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast....


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