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  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and five Lower Columbia River ports are beginning the public scoping process to prepare an integrated environmental impact statement and long-term maintenance plan for the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. According to the Corps,, the Plan will ensure the channel, extending upstream from the Mouth of Columbia River […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start dredging operations in the lower Columbia River in July. The dredging is part of the Corps’ annual river maintenance intended to keep the federal navigation channel safe for commercial shipping. The Corps expects to remove 5 million cubic yards of sediment from the Columbia River and more […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration are about to hold an update session on developing the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Columbia River System Operations. The three agencies are developing the EIS on the Columbia River System operations and configurations for 14 federal projects in the interior […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland owns and operates the Dredge Oregon, a non-propelled cutter suction dredge used to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. A well-maintained channel allows larger ships to carry more cargo, supporting trade and jobs in the region. For the past four months, the crew has been working on channel […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks comments on a draft Environmental Assessment for Steamboat Slough habitat restoration in the Lower Columbia River Estuary. The Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is proposing to restore tidal connection and fish access to 68 acres of historically tidal wetlands on the […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Representative Peter DeFazio yesterday introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has submitted a request to modify their existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit (NWP-1994-462/1) in order to provide additional in-water dredge material disposal sites and beach nourishment sites for their maintenance dredging operations. The existing Corps permit authorizes maintenance dredging at the terminals to -48 Columbia River Datum (CRD) with a 2-foot […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the Columbia River Restoration Act (CRRA). The CRRA would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating or reducing pollution, cleaning up contaminated sites, improving […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, Calif., last week began work on the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project 2018. The crew arrived and started placing stone on May 1st at the mouth of the Columbia River, reported the company. In an effort to rebuild the MCR North Jetty, McAmis will reshape the existing jetty as well as extend the jetty 250′ […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging in the lower Columbia River recently. Operations at the mouth of the river will start between June 20 and July 1. Commercial and recreational fishermen who have equipment in the area should consult the U.S. Coast Guard Local Notice to Mariners for specific information about dredging and […]

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    After two decades of lobbying, several lawsuits and a presidential visit, the long-sought Columbia River channel deepening project will end with a bang… Source: Columbian, October 31, 2009;

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application from the United States Gypsum Company for a Department of the Army permit regarding the proposed dredging of Columbia River. The project site is located at the Gypsum Plant on the Columbia River, River Mile 65.5, near Rainier, Columbia County, Oregon. According to […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Rose City Yacht Club to continue dredging of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Oregon. According to the permit application, the applicant proposes to continue dredging approximately 9,000 cubic yards of sand (~81%), silt (~14%), and clay (~5%) sediments annually for a period of 10 years, totaling the approximately 90,000 […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is seeking comments on a proposal by Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview LLC (MBTL) to construct and operate a shipping terminal to export coal at the site of a former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County, near Longview, Washington.  MBTL proposes to construct and operate a terminal on a 190-acre site it currently leases. […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from the Oregon Department of Transportation for review of certain permits related to the Columbia River Crossing Project. The Corps will review two Section 408 permits to modify or alter a portion of Peninsula Drainage District No. […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application for the Army permit for the proposed dredging works at the Columbia River Marina. According to Stern Group LLC application, the project calls for dredging of up to 10,000 cubic yards of sediment annually for up to five years, with a cumulative total of 50,000 cubic […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received application for 401 Water Quality Certification for dredging in Lower Columbia River. As DEQ reported, J.E. McAmis, Inc. has applied for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit for dredging activities in the lower Columbia River. This action requires individual 401 water quality certifications from […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Columbia River Clamshell Maintenance Dredging 2016. Dredging work under this contract will take place at two locations along the Columbia River: Bonneville and Longview. The anticipated scope within the Bonneville contract will include dredging and placement of 750 […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) for the Clover Island Ecosystem Restoration Project. USACE will receive comments no later than Thursday, July 6, 2017. The Corps proposes to partner with the Port of Kennewick to improve […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting from mid-February, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting repairs to the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The jetty, North Jetty Road and nearby parking lots will be closed to public access from Feb. 12 – Oct. 30, 2018 and March 17 – Nov.1, 2019. Benson and Waikiki […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District has awarded J.E. McAmis a $140 million contract for the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR) South Jetty Rehabilitation project located in Clatsop County, Oregon. The requirement of this project is to rehabilitate the South Jetty located at the Mouth of the Columbia River in Clatsop County, […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will seek public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. In February 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, received an application from […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just released this beautiful photo from the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project, adding that they are on track to complete 180,000 tons of placement this year. In an effort to rebuild the North Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River (MCR North Jetty), the company is reshaping the existing jetty, extending […]