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  • 6 March 2014

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has heeded their call to fund dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, plans to invite bidders for the Baker Bay dredging program. This deepening project will include removal of approximately 70,000 cubic yards of material from the Baker Bay, a side channel along the Lower Columbia River. A pre-solicitation meeting will be held on September 10, 2013 at 14:00 […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes within Grant County, including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake, has been approved by 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 protect […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, California, has submitted the lowest responsive bid in the amount of $5.3 million for underwater drilling and blasting of a 1-acre rock pinnacle adjacent to Berth II at the Port of Ketchikan, Alaska. Under the contract, the company will perform underwater drilling, blasting and dredging operations to a depth of -42′. […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview has just announced that they are preparing for long-overdue dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed for a brief period of time to perform the dredging and dock maintenance between the dates of November 15th – December 15th. “The Port is tackling […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Warrenton, Oregon, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland District to conduct maintenance dredging at Hammond Marina in Clatsop County. The applicant’s stated purpose is to conduct maintenance work in order to allow boat access to the marina and moorage slips. According to USACE, the city plans to remove […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Portland District is seeking public comment on the Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old Mouth Cowlitz River and Upstream Entrance to Oregon Slough. “The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Clark County’s updated shoreline master program. Clark County’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 280 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores in the county, including those along the Columbia, Washougal […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Dredging is scheduled to begin next week in Baker Bay to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $683,550 contract on March 9, to Vancouver, Wash.-based small business HME Construction, Inc. […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters now have improved access to the lower Willamette and Columbia rivers now that a dredging project at Scappoose Bay Marine Park is complete, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Prior to the project, boats were grounding out in the channel at low tide. The channel was deepened around the boat ramp and […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Local citizens, fishing groups and conservation organizations called on the Corps of Engineers to provide an honest economic analysis of maintaining the lower Snake River waterway, including expensive dredging. The public comment period on the Corps of Engineers’ Programmatic Sediment Management Plan federal environmental impact statement (FEIS) closed yesterday. The Corps dragged its feet for […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lakeville, Minnesota, resident and St. Paul District senior hydraulic engineer Ann Banitt as the recipient of its Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year Award. The award was virtually presented June 24. This award recognizes the water resource engineering […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $770,000 contract Monday to J.E. McAmis, Inc., of Chico, Calif., to remove large rocks from the base of the spillway at Bonneville Lock and Dam. After the record-breaking water flows at the Corps’ Columbia River dams in 2011, engineers found large amounts of rock had accumulated below […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have completed their environmental review for the largest proposed coal export terminal in North America. “The in-depth report details how the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals project near Longview in Cowlitz County would cause numerous impacts to the environment, local neighborhoods and transportation. It also identifies potential mitigation […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the city of Entiat’s recently updated shoreline master program. The locally-tailored updates will guide construction and development on about four miles of the city’s shoreline along the Entiat and Columbia rivers. Entiat’s shoreline program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserves […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis’ project at the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) is getting ready to hit another significant milestone with the rehabilitation work on the first 8,000 LF almost complete and 100% of original contract quantities mined and either already placed or already staged on site. In an effort to rebuild […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has awarded the Port of Kalama with the top 2014 Environmental Excellence Award in the navigation dredging category. The Port was recognized with the top honor for the TEMCO Berth Maintenance Dredging and In-water Flow-lane Placement project. The Port of Kalama was recognized for using an innovative new ‘scour hole […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has awarded a $2.28 million contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, Calif., for the 2018 Oregon Coast Maintenance Dredging works. According to the FedBizOpps, the $2,282,500.00 contract was awarded on June 1, 2018. The project includes dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary, […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have reached a settlement over DOE’s failure to meet a critical September 2014 Tri-Party Agreement milestone for beginning sludge removal from K West Basin. The settlement includes an updated achievable and enforceable timetable for beginning and completing sludge removal from the Basin. According […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging at Port of Kalama’s TEMCO grain elevator, aimed to ensure safety and smooth sailing, is set to begin this week, the port said in its latest release.  The majority of dredged material will be placed in-water along the beaches at Ahles Point and the southern half of Rasmussen Park. “Port of Kalama day […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is about to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary. Port Orford, Rogue River, and Baker Bay are the projects to be included in the solicitation. According to the Corps, dredge material […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct dredging operations in the Ilwaco Channel to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard has identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The Coast Guard contacted the Portland District in late January with concerns about the shoal and […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Floods cause more damage than any other natural disasters in Washington. The Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $11 million in grants to recipients across the state to help prevent damage in flood-prone communities. Grants reach from Silverdale on Kitsap Peninsula east to Yakima County and north from Deming to Skamokawa near the Columbia River […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Kalama (WA) announced today that the tender for TEMCO Berth Maintenance Dredging Project is open for submissions. The port will be receiving sealed bids at the Port Office, 110 West Marine Drive, Kalama, Washington 98625 until May 3rd, 2019 at 2PM (PST). Bid packets containing plans, specifications, proposal, contract, bond, and detailed instructions […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced yesterday that the Senate’s 2020 water resources legislation contains major victories for communities across Oregon. Merkley has spent months working with community leaders all over the state developing detailed proposals to address local challenges. As a member of […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington. The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an approximately 2500 foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Sept. 25 and completed placement 13 days […]