SEARCH Wins $25 Million Contract from USACE Mobile District

The US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District has awarded SEARCH a $25 million cultural resources services Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) that will include multiple various projects over the next five years. SEARCH will provide archaeology, underwater archaeology, and historic architecture support to the Mobile District and the South Atlantic Division's (Mobile, Jacksonville, Savannah, Charleston, and Wilmington Districts) customers on Civil Works and Military projects anywhere in the United States (including Hawai'i and Alaska), Central America, and South America. 

June 02, 2015

BOEM Report Receives Outstanding Resource Document Award

SEARCH is pleased to announce that the Inventory and Analysis of Coastal and Submerged  Archaeological Site Occurrence on the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf report has been selected for an Outstanding Resource Document award from the California Association of Environmental Professionals. ICF International (ICF) led the multidisciplinary team that included SEARCH and Geoarchaeological Research. The study presents data on significant archaeological sites, Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs), built environmental resources, shipwrecks, potential culturally sensitive submerged landforms, coastal and submerged site potential, and paleolandscape reconstructions.

The award will be presented at the 2015 California Association of Environmental Professionals Conference held in Santa Barbara, California in March.

January 28, 2015

PIANC Dredging and Port Construction Guidance Document Published with USA Contributions by SEARCH and USACE Mobile District

The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has released the publication "Dredging and Port Construction: Interactions with Features of Archaeological or Heritage Interest." Researchers from eight countries contributed case studies to the report; the USA was represented by the USACE Mobile District and SEARCH.

    The publication is free to download and can be found here:

    PIANC is a worldwide non-political and non-profit technical and scientific organization established to promote both inland and maritime navigation by fostering progress in the planning, design, construction, improvement, maintenance, and operation of inland and maritime waterways and ports and of coastal areas for general use. 



    January 19, 2015

    US Gulf of Mexico Diving Safety Work Group Accepts SEARCH as Affiliate Member

    SEARCH is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as an Affiliate Member in the United States Gulf of Mexico (US GoM) Diving Safety Work Group. 

    The US GoM Diving Safety Work Group is a "focused, non-competitive and non-commercial group of oil and gas operators, transmission companies, commercial diving companies, supporting subcontractors, organizations, and industry stake holders." The group provides a unified voice to promote and improve diving safety, through: 

    • Identification and sharing of best practices
    • Identification of solutions to industry challenges and issues
    • Review and comment of existing and proposed standards and guidelines
    • Providing input to the regulators and industry associations

    SEARCH's Maritime Archaeology division, SEARCH2O, is looking forward to sharing its unique experiences in archaeological diving with this diverse group of professionals. 

    October 29, 2014
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    SEARCH Wins $3M FDOT District 2 Contract

    SEARCH wins a $3 million, five-year contract to provide a variety of cultural resource services to the Florida Department of Transportation, District 2, which encompasses 18 counties throughout Northeast Florida. 



    October 27, 2014
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    EBJ Business Achiever of the Week: SEARCH





    September 22, 2014
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    Florida Association of Museums Selects Chassahowitzka Exhibit for 2014 Award

    The Florida Association of Museums has selected the Prehistory Exhibit featuring Chassahowitzka Springs located in the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, Inverness, Florida for the 2014 FAM Outstanding Achievement Award. 

    The exhibit tells the story of Central Florida's earliest inhabitants through modern Floridians and their connection to and reliance upon the rich natural resources. The exhibit utilizes graphic panels, interactive elements, a documentary video, and artifacts from the Paleoindian through modern day Florida from the area. Artifacts include rare finds such as the only known intact Pasco Plain ceramic bowl in Florida, carved cypress paddles and life-sized dolphin fin effigy, Spanish majolica, and more - all from Chassahowitzka springs. 



    September 18, 2014
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    SEARCH on Far Western Team for $3 Million USACE Los Angeles District Contract

    SEARCH is on the winning Far Western team for a $3 million 3-year IDIQ contract to provide archaeology, underwater archaeology, and historic architectural services to the USACE Los Angeles District in support of Civil and Military projects across areas of the Southwestern United States, including Southern California, Southern Nevada, Southwestern Utah, and Arizona including the South Pacific Division Area of Responsibility. The majority of the work and services will be for Civil works projects; however, there will be a smaller portion of the work and services that will be in support of Military projects.

    September 11, 2014
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    SEARCH on Winning Clover Leaf Solutions Team For $30 Million USACE Ft. Worth Contract

    SEARCH is on the winning Clover Leaf Solutions team for a $30 million 4-year MATOC IDIQ contract for Environmental Consulting Services to the USACE Ft. Worth District in support of Civil and Military projects across areas of the Southwestern United States, including Southwest Division, Tulsa, Little Rock, Galveston and Ft. Worth Districts, Texas, and Louisiana.

    September 10, 2014
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    SEARCH2O Sponsors Archaeological Oceanography Symposium In Turkey

    Join SEARCH2O's Jason Burns in Turkey for his discussion on 19th century wooden hulled sailing vessels and the Eregli G shipwreck in the Black Sea.

    Follow @SEARCH_Inc on Twitter for live updates from Bodrum, Turkey. 


    September 10, 2014
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