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  • 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;

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis a $2.9 million contract for the maintenance dredging of Port Orford and Charleston on the Oregon Coast. The contract also includes dredging operations in Baker Bay, WA, and the Skipanon River, OR. The anticipated scope of work for the Port Orford includes dredging and placement of approximately […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis said in its latest announcement that their crews in Longview, WA yard are putting a new timber deck on the ABS Deck Barge – Ellis Island. The Ellis Island (250′ x 76′) will be put into service at the Mouth of the Columbia River to provide critical infrastructure at the South Jetty for […]

  • 20 May 2010

    The dredging to bring the Columbia River shipping channel from 40 to 43 feet hasn’t quite finished up, but hopes are high that it could help… [mappress] Source: spotlightnews, May 20, 2010;

  • 14 December 2012

    With unanimous approval of a new ground lease by commissioners, longtime Port tenant Columbia Grain, Inc. will continue to grow export volumes at its Terminal 5 facility for at least another 25 years. Columbia Grain is a leading world grain exporter located in Portland since 1978. “We are excited to extend our Terminal 5 ground […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Longview based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released the latest photos from their dredging operations at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River in Washington. The project is subject to tidal influences and annual river freshets, said USACE. A large shoal regularly forms at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the draft environmental assessment for the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement Network Update, River Mile 3 to 106.5. The Corps is proposing to continue operation and maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel and update the […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Woodland will temporarily close a portion of Martin Bar Park due to the ongoing Columbia River Channel Maintenance dredging project. The closure area, between the Martin Bar sand pit and the river and to the immediate sides, will be in effect through November 30. The port advises people visiting the area to […]

  • 17 March 2010

    The more than two-decades-long Columbia River channel-deepening project is nearing completion. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to finish dredging the deeper shipping channel from Astoria to Portland before the end of the year. The work will be completed at least a year ahead of schedule… [mappress] Source:tdn,March 17,2010;

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A settlement agreement reached last week between the Army Corps of Engineers and Northwest Alloys, Inc., resolves a past permit violation in Longview with a planned purchase of wetland bank credits to make up for wetland impacts from an unauthorized mechanical clearing at a site along the Washington side of the Columbia River. The property […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland District Regulatory team recently toured the Dredge Oregon to learn about dredging on the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel (CR FNC). During the visit, the team also learned about the beneficial re-use of dredged materials on Rice Island, USACE said in its announcement. The purpose of the Columbia […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The public will not have access to the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River beginning in October 2014 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins the next phase of its major rehabilitation of the jetty system.  The Corps will mobilize equipment and personnel to replace a culvert under Jetty Road in […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) allocated more than $85 million in its 2016 work plan to support dredging this year for 12 Oregon coastal ports. Governor Kate Brown, Oregon’s congressional delegation, and local legislators secured this funding following a collaborative effort to ensure the state’s coastal economies can thrive. “Oregon’s coastal […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a story on the Trestle Bay Ecosystem Restoration project near Warrenton, Oregon. The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach for more than 125 years due to what makes the Bay “historic” — the relic stone […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    After 10 public meetings across the state, Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview (MBTL) is moving into the final stretch of the permitting for their coal export terminal in Cowlitz County along the Columbia River.     MBTL submitted its Shorelines permit application for the coal export terminal on February 22, 2012. These permits are needed for the building […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Businesses interested in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work will have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events (April 26 and 27), both at the 911 Federal Building in Portland, Oregon. According to the Corps, the April 26 event is […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Lower Columbia River dredging program will involve cleanup work in Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Skipanon Channel, Wahkiakum Ferry Channel and Westport Slough. Approximately 75,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from Baker Bay, 85,000 cubic yards from Chinook Channel, 95,000 cubic yards from […]

  • 25 November 2012

    The Portland District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to issue an Invitation for Bid, No. W9127N-13-B-0001 for West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2013. This dredging project includes maintenance dredging at the mouth of the Columbia River, select Columbia River bars from RM 3+00 to 105+00, Coos Bay, San Francisco Main Ship Channel, Richmond, and […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis crews have been working hard over the last couple of months making the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project a dream come through. In an effort to rebuild the MCR North Jetty, the company is reshaping the existing jetty, extending it 250′ further into the Pacific. During the length of the project, McAmis will […]

  • 15 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 Ilwaco but the Corps determined a larger venue is needed to accommodate the number […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kennewick and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District have signed a cost share agreement to create a living shoreline, provide benefits for endangered and threatened species and enhance recreational access to the Columbia River.   This partnership is an ecosystem restoration effort to develop aquatic and riparian habitat along the […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, December 11th 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities. The bill, championed by congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, includes more than a billion dollars for dredging and harbor maintenance. Jaime was able to secure $1.1 billion in harbor maintenance from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft environmental assessment for the proposed Wahkiakum Ferry federal navigation channel realignment and widening. The channel is in the Columbia River at river mile 43.5 in Wahkiakum County, Washington. This proposed action would realign and widen the existing channel to accommodate the continuous, […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rose City Yacht Club in Portland, Oregon, recently took delivery and startup of a new 8-inch Badger Class dredge from Reserve, Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC. The Badger dredge was a much-needed replacement for an older dredge the club had purchased used and had operated for more than 20 years. The Badger is an 8-inch cutter […]