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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DredgeFest Great Lakes, an event about the human manipulation of sediments in the Great Lakes basin, will take place in Duluth and Minneapolis, Minnesota over the week of August 14-21, 2015. It will consist of a symposium, field tours and speculative design workshops, which collectively bring together government agencies, scientists, designers, theorists, academics, corporate practitioners, industry experts, students and […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) said in its latest announcement that construction begins in November on a project that will restore Hall’s Island along the Northeast Minneapolis riverfront. Work will be based out of the Scherer site, an 11-acre piece of land directly north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge that was purchased by […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is leading a team to reconstruct Hall’s Island, which was destroyed by industrial development in the 1960s. Located just north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge, the site is being excavated to create a new back channel that will re-separate the island from the mainland. In the process, 1,000 linear […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, Dredge Goetz crew is responsible for managing the 9-foot channel within the district’s boundaries from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa. The Dredge Goetz characteristics: – 225 feet long by 39 feet wide and eight feet deep, with a five-foot draft; – 22-inch diameter suction pipe with a […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is beginning dredging work on two stormwater ponds that clean polluted stormwater that runs off city streets in Minneapolis and Edina. The Southwest Bde Maka Ska Pond in Minneapolis filters runoff before it enters Bde Maka Ska (formerly known as Lake Calhoun) and the Pamela Park Pond Cell 1 in Edina […]

  • 30 April 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified four parties, including Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, as being responsible for clea… Hansen said work would not start until next year. By Lee Bergquist (jsonline) [mappress] Source: jsonline, May 1, 2011;

  • 5 June 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its three Minneapolis locks to commercial navigation due to high flows.  The locks – Upper and Lower St. Anthony Falls locks and dams and Lock and Dam 1 – were reopened to commercial traffic May 22, but the Corps needs to close them again […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on a Clean Water Act evaluation to make repairs at Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis. The Corps is developing plans to repair scouring immediately downstream of the dam. The plan includes placing more than 14,000 cubic yards of rock along the entire […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $1.9 million contract to place riprap in the Mississippi River downstream of Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis, on September 21. The contractor, LS Marine, Inc., from St. Paul, Minnesota, will place nearly 20,000 tons of riprap and bedding downstream of the lock. Work […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, began dredging the Mississippi River navigation channel north of the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis this week. The navigation channel at this point, which is river mile 856, saw an increase in sedimentation after high water both in early and late spring. It is estimated that […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DredgeFest Great Lakes event about the human manipulation of sediment on North America’s fourth coast, the Great Lakes, will be held in two Minnesota cities, Minneapolis and Duluth in Fall 2015. The event is organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, in partnership with the University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture, […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northern States Power Co., also known as Xcel Energy, has agreed to fund the final phase of cleaning up contaminates at the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site. Under the agreement filed earlier this week with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, NSP, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will design, […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a $5.2 million contract to Kaiyuh Services, LLC, of Anchorage, Alaska, to begin constructing a habitat restoration project in Conway Lake, near Lansing, Iowa. The completed project will restore lost and diminished fish and wildlife habitat in Pool 9. A majority of the construction […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a nearly $12 million contract to Newt Marine Services of Dubuque, Iowa, to restore habitat within the Mississippi River Pool 9. The Harpers Slough Islands habitat restoration project, located 8 miles south of Lansing, Iowa, is an effort to restore habitat by protecting eroded […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed emergency dredging operations in the Mississippi River on August 7. The Corps dredged temporary 200-feet wide pilot channels in both Pool 4, between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., and in Pool 6, near Winona, Minn. The pilot channels allowed the U.S. Coast Guard to officially […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4 million contract to McHugh Excavating and Plumbing, Inc., of Onalaska, Wis., Feb. 5 to begin construction on the second and final stage of its Capoli Slough Islands habitat restoration project, taking place five miles south of Lansing, Iowa, in Pool 9 on the […]

  • 22 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC is a leader in the design and construction of cutter suction dredges. Ellicott was founded in 1885, 125 years ago this year, and has produced worldwide more than 1,500 dredge units of all sizes. This firm has been and remains very active in the Latin American market. Ellicott dredges delivered in recent […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    DKSH, the leading provider of Market Expansion Services with a focus on Asia, provides marketing, sales, distribution, and after-sales services to IMS Dredges, the world’s leader in one truck transportable dredge systems. To help solve the persistent flood problem affecting Thailand DKSH introduces the one truck transportable “IMS Versi-Dredge” to the Thai market. As sole distributor […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]