Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District install a 23-foot-tall concrete shaft enclosure weighing approximately 120,000 pounds as part of the guard wall at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 4 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 2023.

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Author: Ryan Campbell
  • May

    Empowering Women Through Recognition

    Katie Lewis, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, was recently recognized at the Lockport City School District’s “Women Who ROAR” event for her work as a civil engineer. The event celebrated women from the community who have achieved success in various fields such as STEM, healthcare, community engagement and the arts. Having been part of the district’s Construction Branch since 2009, Lewis ensures that many of the district's construction projects are safe and efficiently completed according to very specific specifications.
  • USACE Division CSM Visits Buffalo District, Recognizes Service

    The Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was visited by Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton Morehouse, CSM for USACE and the Transatlantic Division, where along with touring facilities and project sites, he made a point to connect with the people delivering the mission. Taking time to meet with people from across the district, learning about what they do and the projects they work on, Morehouse said it was “very insightful.”
  • April

    Small Business are the Backbone of USACE Mission Delivery

    To help deliver the mission the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leverages a unique expertise – small business professionals. Led by the Office of Small Business Programs, their job is to integrate small businesses capabilities into USACE projects. Small business professionals’ mission – to make outreach to small businesses bigger and better, bringing them in to add more value to the projects that the Corps of Engineers works on. To accomplish this task, outreach is being leveraged to lead the small business program into the future.
  • March

    Buffalo District’s New Jobs Support Growing Mission

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has expanded its workforce structure with the creation of a new Strategic Integration Office. The SIO is designed to meet the needs of the district as its mission evolves, project portfolio grows, and budget approaches $300 million in fiscal year 2024.
  • November

    Cloud-based Modeling Helps Engineers Predict Coastal Climate Impacts

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Coastal engineers at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District are learning how an online model can help them design and build better structures to protect harbors across lakes Erie and Ontario. With more shoreline than any other U.S. coast, infrastructure and property along the Great Lakes takes a beating from waves every year – especially in winter.
  • Buffalo District Kicks Of 2024 Mentorship Season

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District is continuing its commitment to personal and professional development with the 2024 District Mentorship Program. The program offers employees a boost early in their career by pairing them with an experienced mentor.
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