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  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Venture, a contract cutter-head dredge, is removing built up sediment from the Arkansas River Navigation System at navigation mile 222, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. This area has been identified as the most restricted section of the Arkansas portion of the navigation system following the historic spring 2019 flood […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging efforts on the Arkansas River Navigation Channel are underway after historic flooding this spring, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District reports. “Navigation buoys up and down the river were displaced during the flood. The Coast Guard is planning to replace the buoys in the near future,” USACE said in their latest […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, has just reported that dredging operations on the Arkansas River are in full swing now. The road to recovery on the Arkansas River from this spring’s historic flooding is a long one. According to the Corps, the motor vessels Dan Reeves and Shorty Baird are performing […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, in conjunction with Tulsa County will host an information meeting today to answer questions regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project in and along the Arkansas River at the Case Community Center in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. “No formal presentation will take place but the public is invited to […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Arkansas Waterways Commission said yesterday that five public ports in Arkansas have received more than $450,000 in grants. “We received over $1.2 million in requests and wish we could fulfill all the requests, ” said Gene Higginbotham, Executive Director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission. “We hope to have additional funds in the future. Developing our […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Increasing the depth of the main channel of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System from nine feet to 12 feet will mean increase… By Frank Scott (dewitt-ee) [mappress] Source: dewitt-ee, October 27, 2011

  • 6 October 2011

    Paul Latture, executive director of the Little Rock Port Authority, is pointing out the industries occupying some of the authority’s 2,640… By Steve Brawner (thecitywire) [mappress] Source: thecitywire, October 6, 2011;

  • 4 May 2010

    An India-based company that supplies pipe for the oil and gas industry announced Monday that it will add 230 workers and spend $30 million… [mappress] Source: finance.yahoo, May 4, 2010;

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Dredge Jadwin has completed its 2019 season. During the 2019 season, the Jadwin dredged more than 4 million cubic yards of sand, mud and sediment from the lower Mississippi River to allow the waterway to remain navigable for commercial traffic. “Part of our mission as the Army […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, August 19-23, 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, reports. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river. According to USACE, commission members will meet with local partners, […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Inland Dredging Company, a Dyersburg, Tennessee based contractor, is nine days into dredging in McKellar Lake Harbor, Memphis, TN.  Inland’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) INTEGRITY is working under a three year contract with the Memphis District of the Army Corps of Engineers. “We started dredging there nine days ago and have removed close to 160,000 […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, is inviting comments to assist in the preparation and evaluation of a study to restore the aquatic ecosystem, owned by Central Arkansas Water, along the Maumelle River in Pulaski County. Man-made low water river crossings and the construction of levees along the Maumelle River are causing erosion […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     During the 2019 flood in Oklahoma, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS ) flooding – caused by heavy rainfall – halted traffic on the 445-mile navigation channel. W D Mayo Lock & Dam 14, the first of five lock and dam structures in Oklahoma, was submerged by floodwaters and crews from the Tulsa […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2019 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is set to begin next week at the Embassy Suites Memphis, Tennessee. The event – taking place March 6-8, 2019 – will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has revealed details about the 2019 Midwest Chapter meeting. The meeting will be held March 6-8, 2019 in Memphis, TN at the Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis. As in previous years, the 2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Tulsa County Drainage District 12 Levee Commissioner signed the Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement for the Tulsa-West Tulsa Levee System Feasibility Study during the official signing ceremony at the Tulsa District headquarters, September 28. Col. Christopher A. Hussin, the Tulsa District Commander, and […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host four public scoping meetings for the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River levees and Tributaries project. USACE issued a notice of intent to prepare Supplement II to the Final Environmental […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Beaver Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from March 27 through March 29 to share the draft master plan, draft shoreline management plan, and associated environmental compliance documents with the public. The drop-in style workshops will be held at the following locations: March 27 from […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13-15th, 2018 in Toledo, OH. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. As in previous […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from February 26 through March 1 to share the draft shoreline management plan and collect public comments. A draft Environmental Assessment, which evaluates the potential impacts of each alternative, will also be available for review, said USACE. […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced last week that the agency will award $13 million to projects in seven states to protect, restore and enhance wetlands on private and tribal agricultural lands. The projects are being funded under the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP). “These locally-led partnerships are instrumental in achieving greater wetland acreage […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $2 million in Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations funding to dredge the Ouachita-Black Rivers Navigation Project, said Marie Trisollini, Mayor of Camden, Arkansas, in its June 6th announcement.  The new funding for the Ouachita-Black Rivers Waterway is outlined in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, […]