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  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Conference will take place at the Motif Hotel in Downtown Seattle from Wednesday, October 28th to Friday, October 30th 2020. The Board of the Pacific Chapter is currently inviting submission of abstracts for a technical presentation at their Fall 2020 conference in […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District.  President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal would fund two District projects in his plan […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, 2019. WEDA has released a tentative agenda for the Fall 2019 Conference, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the Chief’s Report last week, which sends the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration project to Congress for authorization, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District reports.  “A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into this effort to restore the natural habitat along one of California’s […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2018 conference will take place in Waikiki, Honolulu, from Tuesday, October 23, through Thursday, October 25, reports WEDA. For the 2018 conference, the Pacific Chapter Board has adjusted typical conference days to provide a bonus half day of time slots for presentations, announced the organizers.     Projected Agenda Summary: […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump last Friday, September 21, signed into law the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, a three-part package called a “minibus” at a signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legislation accounts for dredging activities in harbors and channels, important infrastructure […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has won a $3.2 million contract for the Truckee River Flood Management Project in Nevada. Under the agreement, the company will provide engineering and economic analysis services for the project, which mark the first phase of this scheme and is considered the most critical phase. With the overall Truckee […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently presented the 2017 Annual Dredger of the Year Award to Anthony Binsfeld in recognition of his life’s work in advancing the dredging industry. During its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, WEDA recognized Dr. Donald Hayes, PE, BCEE, for his outstanding contributions to the dredging community and to the Western Dredging Association. Through his […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From March 7-11 2017, more than 25 pieces of Liebherr equipment will be presented at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 international trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some of the Liebherr equipment that will be presented at the show includes hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, crawler loaders and dozers, deep foundation equipment, material handlers, tower cranes, etc. Also at the […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An $824,764 contract for the next phase of improvements for the ring levee surrounding the northern California town of Marysville was awarded to Patterson Taber General Engineering, Inc. of Marysville, California on August 26, 2016. Expected to begin later this year, the next phase of construction is located within the Union Pacific Railroad track diamond […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, received an additional $112.3 million in funding through congressional appropriations for existing projects and programs through the Corps fiscal year 2016 work plan. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, said the plan “will significantly advance and complete studies and construction projects that […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has expanded its series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed. The meetings will present an outline of the study’s purpose, a tentative schedule and provide the first opportunity for public interaction with the project team. The Corps […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed in late October and early November. These meetings will present an outline of the study’s purpose, a tentative schedule and provide the first opportunity for public interaction […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Launch ramp conditions at Lake Mead have improved significantly thanks to an ongoing $1.5 million construction project that began in late July. The project involves underwater excavation, dredging, grading and construction of reinforced concrete ramps. The concrete ramps will extend down to the water’s edge, and concrete panels or steel pipe mat will extend roughly […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The SedHyd 2015 conference will take place from April 19-23, in the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA. The conference will provide Federal and non-Federal scientists and managers from various disciplines the opportunity to discuss recent accomplishments and progress in research and on technical developments in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of sedimentation and the […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mark Boedtker, an engineering technical lead for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, concluded an inspection of a completed levee improvement project near the American River’s Mayhew levee in Sacramento, California, on January 14, 2015. The inspection marked the fourth completed levee project during the 2014-2015 construction season. The others, in Carmichael, River Park, […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, held a public meeting with officials from the USDA Forest Service, the State of Nevada and other local agencies at the Mount Charleston Volunteer Fire Department Engine Station #81 on Sept. 12 to discuss the upcoming berm and diversion channel the District will be constructing. The […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has a team in place surveying the area in preparation for construction of a temporary berm and diversion channel structure along the Rainbow Subdivision in Mt. Charleston. On Feb. 27, the State of Nevada, under Public Law 84-99, requested federal assistance and support. USACE headquarters approved […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohr-Idreco, the leading manufacturers of automated floating clamshell and bucket ladder dredge systems for the sand & gravel and aggregate industries, announced that it will exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, at Booth 52779. “We will be exhibiting with our affiliate companies: Mud Cat® Dredges by LWT Dredging Systems and Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems,” they said. “Personnel will be available […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pioneer Dredge, a U.S. manufacturer of Hydraulic Cutter Head Dredges, has announced that it will exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, at Booth #7900 in the PLATINUM LOT. “Our affiliate, Pioneer Equipment, specializing in earthmoving, paving and crushing equipment, will also be present,” they stated. CONEXPO-CON/AGG (March 4-8, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada) will represent an immense unveiling […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful dredging equipment companies in the world, has announced that it will exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, at Booth 52779. “We will be exhibiting with our affiliate companies: Mud Cat® Dredges by LWT Dredging Systems and Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems,” they said. “Personnel will be available to discuss new […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is scheduled to begin a 30-day public review period Jan. 17, following the release of its final general reevaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project. The documents outline the reevaluation’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk in the Reno/Sparks metropolitan area […]

  • 17 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento. Crews completed construction of the new setback levee’s seepage cutoff wall last week. Cutoff walls strengthen levees and help prevent water leaking through or under them. The setback levee, near South River Road, was […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Some of the sediment that has been washing down the Bear River into Rollins Reservoir will be removed this fall in a test program approved Wednesday by directors of the Nevada Irrigation District. The board approved a $150,000 time and materials contract with Hansen Brothers Enterprises, Inc. of Grass Valley, which operates a nearby gravel […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. The contract allows for work to be provided on an as-needed basis over time and up to a specified dollar limit, better […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The team at Navajo County Public Works, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, has been designated as the USACE South Pacific Division’s Planning Team of the Year for the work being done on the Feasibility Study for flood risk management in the Winslow, Ariz. area. The team is also […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes more than $79 million in federal funds for studies, construction, and the operation and maintenance of civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. “Our missions, like flood risk management, environmental restoration and navigation, allow us to focus our efforts on developing […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection announced a $25 million agreement for the cleanup of the Rio Tinto Mine, an abandoned copper mine in Elko County, Nev. Four companies have agreed to pay for the environmental project. The state of Nevada will oversee the […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Improvements to Phoenix Lake will be presented by Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) staff at a Special Board meeting and an educational public meeting this Thursday, July 12, 2012. The Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Plan has developed conceptual plans for lake restoration (including a lake dredging plan), water quality improvements, wetland habitat improvements, public access, […]