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  • 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, […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park boat ramp in Washington will close on September 30 for about seven weeks due to a dredging project, Chelan County PUD informs.  There is just a short time each fall when Chelan PUD can do work in the Columbia River, said Ryan Baker, Parks manager. “We wanted to get the word […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive update to regulations designed to preserve and protect shorelines within the city of Brewster is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. First adopted in 1991, the city has worked to completely update its shoreline master program to align with new state rules and current shoreline conditions. The proposed shoreline program […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a memorandum describing the agency’s scope of environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview (MBTL) project on the Columbia River in Washington State. The Corps’ environmental review under NEPA will focus on the effects of activities that the Corps regulates […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has teamed up with Kapstone Paper to keep Kapstone’s Longview Paper Facility receiving barge loads of chips, in spite of silted in channel conditions. According to the company, this year’s high flows on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers lead to significant shoaling in the vicinity of Kapstone Papers plant which depends on barge […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.E. McAmis out of Chico, CA, was recently awarded a $3.7 million Oregon and Washington clamshell dredging project. According to the company, the maintenance dredging project covers multiple ports along the Oregon Coast and up the Columbia River into Washington. The contract, awarded by the the Army Corps’ Portland District, will include over 300,000 cubic […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed dune augmentation project adjacent to the root of the South Jetty at Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the project is to prevent further foredune erosion and to minimize […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Vancouver USA will hold the first of four tenant award presentations during its regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting today. Habitat Bank, LLC has been selected to receive the port’s Environmental Stewardship Award for its efforts to preserve natural habitat in Vancouver and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The port chose Habitat Bank, […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Camas-Washougal Commission will hold a special meeting today at 4 p.m. Agenda item for this special meeting will include discussion about the completion of the Port of Camas-Washougal marina maintenance dredging project. These cleanup operations included marina basin maintenance hydraulic dredging to -6 Columbia River Datum (CRD), including all conveyance to sediment re-entry […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting written public comments on the updated draft environmental assessment of its proposal to place dredged sediment material in three nearshore locations near the Mouth of the Columbia River. The Corps proposes to add these locations to the existing network of disposal sites as one way to address […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based dredging contractor, wrapped up two projects in Coos Bay, Oregon this past weekend. The first included clearing the entrance channel into Charleston Harbor under an ongoing Army Corps’ project. The second project involved emergency dredging for the Port of Coos Bay at the Charleston Harbor fuel dock. The Port of Coos Bay […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public input, ideas and concerns regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project along the Clover Island shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Kennewick are partnering on a feasibility study of ecosystem restoration along the Columbia River at Clover Island (River Mile […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released an update on its Illwaco dredging scheme. The project is moving forward and the company plans to remove more than 120,000 cubic yards of material from the areas near USCG Station Cape Disappointment at Illwaco, Washington. Dredging work is being conducted with […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 40 years after its last update, the city of Longview’s shoreline master program is ready for public comment as a part of a review process by the Washington Department of Ecology. The draft master program was approved by the Longview City Council in January 2015, and replaces the city’s 1977 shoreline master program. The […]

  • 16 May 2012

    According to the Chinook Observer, the Army Corps of Engineers has released an updated draft of an environmental assessment that addresses the disposal of near-shore dredge spoils near the mouth of the Columbia River. Though some crabbers welcome some of the tweaking done to the plan, fleet leaders remain highly skeptical overall. The environmental assessment […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Te U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application from the Port of Astoria for the Army permit, proposing the maintenance dredging of the West Basin Marina in Clatsop County, Oregon.  According to the applicant, the purpose of the project is to conduct maintenance dredging within the Port of Astoria West Marina moorage facility in […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have proposed a new environmental review schedule for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview coal export facility. This decision to separate the federal and local/state timelines will allow Cowlitz County and Ecology to move forward more quickly. The county and state’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is now […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake within Grant County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Portland District, is inviting public comments on a proposal submitted by the Port Warren Moorage Association to dredge up to 1,000 cubic yards of accumulated sand and silt from the Skipanon River at the Port Warren Condominiums Moorage. The dredge area measures approximately 0.8 acres with a depth ranging from 0.5 to 2 feet, depending […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting have successfully initiated their first test blast for the City of Ketchikan on the Removal of Berth II Rock Pinnacle Project in Ketchikan, Alaska. Crews officially started drilling operations yesterday. The purpose of the project is to drill/blast and dredge approximately 1-acre of rock down to elevation -41.5′ […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on its revised plan to improve habitat for juvenile salmonids in the Sandy River Delta, particularly those species listed under the Endangered Species Act. The public is invited to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment until Jan. 21, 2013. The U.S. Forest Service and Bonneville Power […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Portland District has awarded J.E. McAmis a contract for maintenance dredging works along the Oregon and Washington coasts. According to J.E. McAmis, the contract includes dredging of the Port Orford, Charleston Harbor, Winchester Bay, Baker Bay, Skipanon River and Astoria Turning Basin. Port Orford is located in Curry County, Oregon. The anticipated […]

  • 3 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Kalama has received two bids on the TEMCO Maintenance Dredging Project. The apparent low bidder is HME Construction with a bid of $732,000.000 plus sales tax. The bids will be presented to the Port of Kalama Board of Commissioners at the next commission meeting on August 13, 2014. Scope of Work Maintenance […]