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  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on plans to repair scour holes and erosion immediately upstream and downstream of Lock and Dam 5A along, near Fountain City, Wisconsin. The proposed work includes filling scour holes and lining the bank with rock riprap along the Wisconsin bank. Rock would […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota, and will accept comment on it through March 9. The draft plan outlines the transportation and land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Plans are moving forward to relocate the 74-year-old retired dredge boat “William A. Thompson” from its current location in Fountain City, Wis. to Prairie du Chien, Wis. According to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project manager Marc Krumholz, the corps identified Prairie du Chien-based nonprofit Community Development Alternatives Inc. as an organization qualified to acquire […]

  • 19 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started working on a bank stabilization repair project along the Gull River near the Corps’ Gull Lake Dam, near Brainerd, Minnesota. The Corps’ maintenance and repair crew out of Fountain City, Wisconsin, is performing the repairs. According to the Corps, construction should be completed by […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending its draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for the proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota. Comments will now be accepted through April 10. The previous deadline was March 9. USACE officials are extending the deadline in recognition of the public’s […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has just released this amazing photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) William L. Goetz, taken last week, during the dredging operations in the Chippewa Delta, at the foot of Lake Pepin – in Pool 4 of the Mississippi River. With that work wrapped up – which […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, dredging crew is working hard to remove sediment from the Mississippi River channel near Wabasha, Minnesota. The Corps uses dredge Goetz to remove the material, placing it on Crats Island, one of the district’s dredge material placement sites across from the Wabasha Marina. According to USACE, […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be revising its recently published draft Mississippi River Pool 6 dredged material management plan based on the comments it received during its public comment period that ended April 10. The district does not have an anticipated completion date at this time but will publish a […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Shell Rock River Watershed District has just released the latest update on their Fountain Lake Restoration in Albert Lea, MN. In fact, over 271,300 cubic yards have been removed from the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay during the current phase of the project. According to the official announcement, this survey was undertaken by the dredging […]

  • 14 February 2011

    Pueblo County commissioners are considering a request by the city of Pueblo to fund a sediment collection system test on Fountain Creek. By CHRIS WOODKA (chieftain) [mappress] Source: chieftain, February 14, 2011

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District took steps recently to lay the groundwork for the 2014 Legislative Session. The District submitted the Fountain Lake Restoration Project to Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) to be considered for Governor Mark Dayton’s 2014 bonding bill. The District is asking for $7.5 million for the project. “This is the […]

  • 13 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 7, 2018 – January 13, 2019).   Julong Dredger for Latin America Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, recently delivered another set of dredging equipment to Latin America.   […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two public meetings in November to discuss the Westminster, East Garden Grove, California, Flood Risk Management Study. According to the Corps, the meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. November 7 at Westminster Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, and 6:30 p.m. November 8 at Meadowlark Golf Club, […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District approved an important step in moving ahead with the Fountain Lake Restoration Project when the Board of Managers accepted a Barr Engineering proposal for Phase 1 Engineering Services. “Phase 1 Engineering will be used to undertake data gathering and stakeholder and permitting agency communications to complete a preliminary engineering […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Alaimo Engineering has been awarded a $260,000 contract to begin design and engineering work for the renovations at the Garret Mountain Reservation. Last June, the county was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the New Jersey State Green Acres Program to install new ADA-compliant restroom facilities, pavilions, improvements […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Mark Dayton stated last week that he looks forward to Fountain Lake being dredged and becoming a hub for tourism and economic development. “This project will benefit the people that live here and visit this area,” said Dayton. “Fountain Lake is a gem that defines who we are in Albert Lea,” said Mayor Vern […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is working in full swing to complete the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), the past week was another productive one for crews working on this dredging program. The dredging operations are part of the overall phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) on March 31, 2017.  A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. When dredging takes place, there will be a mixture of water and sediment pumped to the disposal facility and the […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) will today host a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Fountain Lake Restoration Project Confined Disposal Facility (CDF). “This is a historic day for the Shell Rock River Watershed District and our community. Years of planning, designing and engineering have gone into the construction of the CDF and this marks […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Environment

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is pushing forward with phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in Albert Lea, MN. At the moment, the contractor is dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay with a second smaller dredge. A survey conducted two days ago by the dredging contractor shows the progress made to date. Over […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Years of meticulous planning and disciplined execution culminated with the commencement of commercial operations on September 1st, 2012, by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at the state-of-the-art flagship Khalifa Port, the most technically advanced port in the MENA region. Khalifa Port is one of the pioneering accomplishments resulting from the visionary leadership of Abu Dhabi […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District crossed another key hurdle with the execution of the Phase I Engineering Agreement for the Fountain Lake Restoration Project. On March 14, 2013, the District confirmed Barr Engineering as the lead engineers in completing a restoration road map for Fountain Lake. According the Board Chair Clayton Petersen, “This agreement […]