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  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place material on the eastern end of Rice […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an oil export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. Comments will be accepted until August 1, 2015. In February 2014, the U.S. Army […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is ready to issue an Invitation for Bids for West Coast Hopper Dredging 2017. According to the Corps, the project will include hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; Coos Bay, Oregon; Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon/Washington; and the Columbia River, […]

  • 14 July 2010

    The Port of Longview is looking to deepen the Columbia River three feet at eight of its berths so ships can unload more cargo, port … By Erik Olson [mappress] Source: tdn, July 15, 2010;

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has announced a plan for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 scheme. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging at the San Francisco Mainship Channel, Humboldt Bay, Mouth of Columbia River, and selected Columbia River areas. During the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 project, approximately […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis has just released a couple of photos from the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project. The new photos show the progress made in building the MCR North Jetty. According to the company, McAmis crews are completing the jetty terminus and will have placed 185,000 thousand tons by the […]

  • 8 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two public information meetings on a proposal to add three nearshore sediment placement sites near the mouth of the Columbia River. The meetings will be held March 15, 2012 at the Port of Ilwaco, 165 Howerton Ave., Ilwaco, Wash., and March 22, 2012 in the Port of […]

  • 19 October 2010

    Public officials from the states of Washington and Oregon will join folks from Columbia River ports on Thursday to celebrate a monumental… By Yvonne Smith (cunninghamreport) [mappress] Source: cunninghamreport, October 19, 2010;

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Equipment

    USACE Portland District has just released this amazing photo of their dredger Yaquina, taken during her recent work near Port of Kalama. The Yaquina is one of two Portland District’s hopper dredges. The hopper dredge is a specialized sea-going vessel, ready to dredge and transport material from ocean bars, fast flowing rivers and harbors to […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just announced the wrap up of their third maintenance dredging project this summer. According to the company, they will successfully complete the third port in their summer, West Coast small port and harbor dredging schedule later this week. “After stops at Port Orford, OR, Coos Bay and completion of work this week at […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., from Seattle, Washington, has won a $22.8 million contract for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2019 Project. The dredging scheme includes three locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington – from River Mile 3+00 to 105+00; Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon/Washington. Under the dredging plan, approximately 3.2 million […]

  • 14 January 2010

    VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Corps of Engineers is proposing an 18-year construction project that would cost more than $400 million to rehabilitate eroding jetties at the mouth of the Columbia River. [mappress] Source: Seattle pi, January 13, 2010;

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A judge in the U.S. District Court in Yakima today issued a ruling that Canadian mining and smelting company Teck Metals Ltd. is liable under United States environmental law for contaminating the Columbia River with millions of tons of smelting waste. Official statement from Jim Pendowski, manager of the Washington Department of Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup […]

  • 1 February 2011

    After 20 years of planning and work, the first 103 miles of the Columbia River have been deepened three feet to allow ocean-going ships … By Kathy Korengel (tri-cityherald) [mappress] Source: tri-cityherald, February 2, 2011;

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    When the term “shovel-ready” was first applied to federal stimulus projects, most people didn’t envision gargantuan claws, pneumatic scoops and massive vacuum equipment that pound, gouge and inhale more than 40 feet under water. But that’s the nature of an ongoing project on the Columbia River… [mappress] Source: The Columbian, February 28, 2010;

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just released the latest update on the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project, saying that their work on this very important coastal protection scheme is almost complete. The ongoing repairs are the second phase of the Army Corps’ plan to repair three jetties at the mouth of […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jetty stone is arriving and crews are preparing for some heavy lifting at the North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is staging equipment and material to repair the 100-year-old navigation structure.  The construction is required to maintain the jetty system, which provides safe transit to ships travelling between […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has won the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR) 2017 North Jetty Rehabilitation Project. In continuation of interim repairs completed also by McAmis in 2015, the basic repair template for the 2017 MCR North Jetty Rehabilitation effort includes more than 6,300 LF of rehabilitation or […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing Thursday evening’s public meeting to discuss a draft environmental assessment of proposed nearshore sediment placement sites near the mouth of the Columbia River. The meeting was to be held at the Port of Astoria. The public comment period on the draft environmental assessment began March 1 and […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama commission voted this week to award a maintenance dredging contract to the apparent low bidder, HME Construction, for $893,910.00. As part of a routine project to maintain the draft needed for large cargo ships the firm will remove dredged materials in front of the TEMCO Grain Terminal located at the Port. […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is planning to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2018. According to the Corps, the project includes hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; San Francisco Mainship Channel, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington from River Mile 3+00 to […]

  • 7 November 2010

    A $190 million Columbia River dredging project that began five years ago was completed Wednesday when the dredge Paula Lee scooped one last… (apnews) [mappress] Source: apnews, November 8, 2010;

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a video about their TSHDs Essayons and Yaquina, named ‘Drydock: Repairing the Massive Ships that Dredge the Columbia River’. These Portland District’s hopper dredgers work to ensure a safe ‘highway’ for container ships and other vessels. The Essayons, operated by a merchant marine crew, […]

  • 21 February 2010

    A project to deepen the Columbia River shipping channel to 43-feet should be complete by the end of the year, officials said Friday… [mappress] Source:oregonlive,February 19,2010;

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues late Thursday night to advance a responsible spending bill that secures funding for waterway maintenance on the Pacific Coast and Columbia River, as well as Hanford cleanup. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations […]