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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]