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  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to KEU Inc. of Vancouver, Washington, to repair the Union and No Name Dike Levee System between Valley and Fremont, Nebraska. The contract will allow the team to fully repair the system damaged during the March 2019 flooding. It is […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Assessment for modifications of two levee systems located in Sarpy County, Nebraska, owned and operated by the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of modifying the levees to meet FEMA certification and accreditation standards and continue eligibility in the U.S. Army […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold an Adaptive Management Workshop in Nebraska City on February 6-8. The Bird, Fish, and Human Considerations teams were developed as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adaptive management framework for implementing the Missouri River Recovery Program. The program seeks to avoid a finding of jeopardy […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will hold an information meeting on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Fremont to discuss potential nonstructural flood risk management solutions. The meeting will be held, in cooperation with the City of Fremont, Village of Inglewood, Dodge County and Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has been chosen by Werner Construction Inc for the supply of a new dredge for sand and gravel operations. Werner Construction, established in 1936 is specialized in asphalt and concrete paving, sand & gravel operations and redi-mix operations. Scope of supply was the hydraulic pump HY400 complete with cutters EXHY35, the Diesel driven Hydraulic […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $7.1 million construction contract Wednesday to Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, to repair the Pender – Logan Creek Right Bank levee system in Pender, Nebraska. This is the 17th contract the Omaha District has awarded to repair the tributary systems damaged during the March 2019 […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the final breach along the Platte River Ames Diking District Levee System, approximately four miles southeast of North Bend, Nebraska Wednesday. The closed breach was the last remaining on a PL 84-99 levee system along the Platte River from last year’s high water event. This initial […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-594 were closed on Saturday, reported the Army Corps. According to the Corps, these are the third and fourth breaches to be closed on the L-594 system, providing an initial level of flood risk management to the area behind this downstream portion of the levee, located […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District continues to complete repairs after record flooding earlier this year caused dozens of breaches along the Missouri River. Two inlet initial breach repairs have recently been completed on L-550 providing an interim level of flood risk management benefits to the area behind the levee until final repairs […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed repairs to levees damaged on three of the tributaries of the Missouri River ahead of schedule. The three projects totaling $707,000 were Pierce-North Branch of the Elkhorn River, Nebraska; Broken Bow-Mud Creek, Nebraska; and Ida Grove/Odebolt Creek, Iowa. According to Bret Budd, Chief of the […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a $1.3 million construction contract last week to Midwest Construction of Nebraska City to repair damages to the Cedar Creek – Omaha Fish & Wildlife Platte River Right Bank Levee System. This levee system protects more than $12 million of property along the right bank of […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $183,000 construction contract to repair the damages to the Pierce – North Branch Elkhorn River Right Bank levee system Wednesday. The Pierce levee system, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, is approximately 2.5 miles long, running along the northern and western boundary of the City […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, in cooperation with the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District, will host a public open house to share information about the Papillion Creek Basin flood risk management study July 23, 2019. The purpose of the study is to develop alternatives to reduce flood risks and improve public safety […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of $91 million for coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging works. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these important coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging awards for our Company which complement the current portfolio of large port […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $6 million contract on Friday, to repair a 1,200 foot breach on levee L611-614 south of Highway 34 in Mills County, Iowa, aimed to protect critical infrastructure along the Missouri River. According to USACE, the purpose of the breach repair is to provide temporary flood risk […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, recently awarded a $990,402 contract to Advanced Trenching and Utilities to provide protection to the Glenwood/Pacific Junction Water Plant at Glenwood, Iowa. As USACE reported, emergency repairs to the Clear Creek levee near Ashland, Nebraska, have been mostly complete. The breach repair will finish on, or ahead […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a contract for an emergency levee breach repair on the Union Dike. The breach on the Platte River significantly impacts public safety in the local area, and repair work will begin Friday, March 22, reported the Corps. On Saturday, Omaha District Commander Col. John Hudson […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2019 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is set to begin next week at the Embassy Suites Memphis, Tennessee. The event – taking place March 6-8, 2019 – will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has revealed details about the 2019 Midwest Chapter meeting. The meeting will be held March 6-8, 2019 in Memphis, TN at the Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis. As in previous years, the 2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year in Omaha, Nebraska, on March 27-29. According to the official announcement, this was the committee’s 40th meeting since it was established by the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and chartered in 2008. At this meeting, MRRIC heard about […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) and the City of Lincoln, will hold an open house on Wednesday, March 28, regarding the Deadmans Run flood risk management study. The meeting will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) Center […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13-15th, 2018 in Toledo, OH. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. As in previous […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for levee repairs (L-575 Benton-Washington levee system) along the left descending bank of the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) announced recently the sale of an IMS Model 5012 HP Versi-Dredge to Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District (CNPPID). The dredge will be used to clean out Jeffrey Reservoir, which is the regulating reservoir for the Jeffrey Hydroplant. Since the hydro-irrigation project began operations in 1941, sediment has accumulated in […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District is making preparations for a second round of dredging at Jeffrey Lake, set to begin in early May. Last summer, Central removed a large amount of sediment from the lake and this year they have leased a larger dredger and will renew its efforts to improve conditions for […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on February 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre, SD. The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. […]