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Army Corps of Engineers looks to private sector to hasten waterway improvements

Congress has approved $8 billion for 26 inland waterway improvement projects. But, many of those projects won't be completed for another 50 to 60 years. The Army Corps of Engineers is looking to speed up the process through public private partnerships.

Tags: Army , DoD , House , public-private partnerships , Jim Hannon

Monday - 07/14/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The head of the Army Corps of Engineers says the nationwide network of civil works infrastructure his agency manages is falling apart. The Corps doesn't have enough money coming from Congress to fix the problems, so it's looking for new ways to pay for the work it needs to do. Federal News Radio's DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has the details. Read Jared's related article.

Tags: InDepth , Jared Serbu , infrastructure , budget , Congress , DoD

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 04:19pm EDT
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Army Corps of Engineers exploring new ways to finance missions

Army Corps of Engineers faces billions of dollars in backlogged projects. With little hope of additional funding from Congress, officials are looking for alternative ways to finance the public infrastructure they're charged with maintaining.

Tags: DoD , Thomas Bostick , budget , Congress , management , Jared Serbu

Friday - 06/27/2014, 04:27am EDT
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On DoD: Reshaping the Army Corps of Engineers

Lt. Gen Thomas Bostick, the Army Corps of Engineers' commanding general, talks about changes coming to the Corps as a result of the military and budget draw downs.

Tags: On DoD , Thomas Bostick , Jared Serbu , DoD , Army ,

Friday - 03/28/2014, 12:58pm EDT
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Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General, Army Corps of Engineers

Over the past 12 years, the Army Corps of Engineers has had a full plate building new facilities for the last round of base realignments, dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and a lot of overseas construction in Iraq and Afghanistan. But as wars and military budgets draw down, it's time for the agency to reshape itself, says Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, the Corps' commanding general. He spoke with Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu. Hear Jared's full hour-long interview with Bostick, Weds. March 26 at 3p.m. Listen here.

Tags: Thomas Bostick , On DoD , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:38pm EDT
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Critics say federal design-build construction contracts stifling competition

Representatives of the construction and building design industries told lawmakers Tuesday that agencies' practices in issuing design-build construction contracts are dissuading qualified contractors from even offering bids.

Tags: Congress , federal real property , design-build contracts , American Institute of Architects , James Dalton , Charles Dalluge , Randall Gibson , Jared Serbu , contracting , industry

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 04:15am EST
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Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for James River dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a three-year, $12 million contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. of Chesapeake. The contract calls for dredging and removal of shoals from 90 miles of the James River in Virginia.

Tags: contracting

Friday - 08/23/2013, 04:10am EDT

Army Corps of Engineers worries about a shrinking pool of talent

The Army Corps of Engineering is already having difficulty recruiting candidates for certain fields, and is convinced the problem will worsen unless STEM graduation rates increase.

Tags: DoD , Army , STEM , Thomas Bostick , workforce , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 06:09am EDT
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House bill cuts renewable energy budget

Tags: House , Energy , Congress , budget 2014

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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