USACE: Dredging Industry Day in Portland

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is conducting an industry day to discuss potential upcoming pipeline dredging contracts within the District.

According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to discuss future projects in an attempt to partner and communicate openly with the dredging industry early with the intent to have a better contract.

The projects being discussed are Chinook Channel, Garibaldi Boat Basin Entrance, Depoe Bay, South Beach Marina at Yaquina Bay, Bandon Boat Basin, and Rogue River Turning Basin and Entrance to Boat Basin.

The above mentioned project include:

  • The dredging at Chinook Channel, approx 150,000 cubic yards, will include beach nourishment on East Sand Island. The purpose of this project is erosion control and payment will be based on placement;
  • The dredging at Garibaldi, approx 45,000 cubic yards, will be in-water placement with tidal restrictions;
  • The dredging at Depoe Bay, approx 25,000 cubic yards, will include dredging with surf zone placement, and excavating and trucking material from the check dam;
  • The dredging at South Beach Marina, approx 25,000 cubic yards, will be upland placement;
  • The dredging at Bandon Boat Basin, approx 9,000 cubic yards, will be in-water placement with tidal restrictions;
  • The dredging at Rogue River, approx 80,000 cubic yards, includes both upland placement at a rehandle location, and surfzone placement.

The industry day meeting will be held on May 23, 2017 from 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM at the Block 300 Building in Portland, Oregon.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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