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  • 23 June 2010

    With the newly deepened 43-foot Columbia River channel, local ports and shippers are gearing up to take full advantage of the opportunity to… [mappress] Source: Port of Portland, June 23, 2010

  • 24 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Portland District Corps of Engineers, Portland District intends to award a contract for North Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging at various locations on the Columbia River. [mappress] More info:;

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 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 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Grant PUD’s contractor is working to remove sediments from the Crescent Bar Boating Channel on the Columbia River during the low-reservoir conditions because of the response to the Wanapum Dam spillway. The dredging work is expected to be finished by Oct. 31, 2014. [mappress] September 23, 2014

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;