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  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Chico, California, based heavy-civil marine and environmental contractor, officially kicked off the dredging operations at Port Orford, Oregon, last week. “The stop at Port Orford is just the first of 12 stops for the dredge crew this summer and fall,” the company said in its release. The USACE’s Portland District recently awarded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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′. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just released this beautiful photo from the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project, adding that they are on track to complete 180,000 tons of placement this year. In an effort to rebuild the North Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River (MCR North Jetty), the company is reshaping the existing jetty, extending […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and subcontractor Herve Cody are hard at work finishing the C-38 Project on the Kissimmee River in Florida. This project was designed to help restore natural flows to the Kissimmee River Basin. In all, J.E. McAmis moved 10 million cubic yards of material on this project. Subcontractor, Herve Cody is putting the finishing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA has won contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, to place more than 52,000 tons of new jetty stone on the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The Mouth of the Columbia River North and South Jetties are situated along a stretch of ocean […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine, dredging and environmental contracting firm, recently acquired a new 122 acre West Coast Marine facility in Cowlitz County, Washington. The property is located on the Mouth of the Old Cowlitz River at Columbia River mile 68. It is anticipated that J.E. McAmis will complete a full relocation of its Northwest […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Founded in 1973, J.E. McAmis has developed innovative methods to complete a wide variety of heavy/civil and marine projects in tough conditions. This video includes a compilation of shots for the J.E. McAmis dredging operations. The dredging locations in the video are Winchester Bay and Charleston, both in Oregon. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 19, […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting successfully wrapped up the final production blast on the Ketchikan Pinnacle Removal Project in Alaska yesterday. A few days of dredging out that blasted rock and the crews will be headed back to the Columbia River, J.E. McAmis said in their latest project update. Crews officially started drilling […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis has just released a couple of photos from the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project. The new photos show the progress made in building the MCR North Jetty. According to the company, McAmis crews are completing the jetty terminus and will have placed 185,000 thousand tons by the […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California, has just released these beautiful photos from their Swinomish River dredging operations. Under this cleanup project, J.E. McAmis will be removing approximately 154,000 cubic yards of material in multiple work-areas. “The channel will remain open. Because of the size of the dredge, normal channel widths will be reduced. Mariners […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Critical repair work, undertaken by J.E. McAmis Inc, just wrapped up at North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, WA. Since last fall, contractors have been out in the area between the popular Waikiki and Benson beaches, filling in a lagoon that undermined the stability of North Jetty’s base, trucking in enormous rocks and rebuilding […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received application for 401 Water Quality Certification for dredging in Lower Columbia River. As DEQ reported, J.E. McAmis, Inc. has applied for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit for dredging activities in the lower Columbia River. This action requires individual 401 water quality certifications from […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California, recently won a rock removal and dredging project at Bonneville Dam, Skamania County, WA. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Bonneville Spillway Rock Removal and Forebay Dredging contract was awarded in the amount of $747,920.00. The project includes the spillway rock removal, followed by the powerhouse forebay dredging. […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis is in the process of dredging upstream of Powerhouse II at the Bonneville Dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District. The dredging involves work in more than 80′ of water and is focused on removal of sediment and debris upstream of the powerhouse turbines. Upon completion of the upstream work, […]

  • 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′ […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis the Columbia River Side Channels Clamshell Dredging contract for 2018. According to the Corps, the contract worth $349,900 includes dredging of the Wahkiakum Ferry Crossing and Longview Turning Basin. The project locations are along the Lower Columbia River, in Oregon and Washington. Using one of […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, recently awarded the Duwamish Waterway maintenance dredging contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA. The work includes removal of about 105,000 cubic yards of material with in-water disposal. J.E. McAmis will mobilize crews and equipment from their Longview, WA facility on or about 1 December 2015. The completion […]

  • 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 […]