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  • 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: […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has successfully completed the Nags Head beach nourishment project. The beach nourishment sand pumping operations were completed early on Sunday morning, August 18, 2019 in the 8200 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road near Mile Post 17, reported the town. During the 2019 beach nourishment campaign, GLDD’s […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Third District Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) sent a letter Thursday calling on the commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers …   By Sam Walker (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, January 13, 2012;

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step in what could be a major effort to improve water conditions in the Middle Snake River gets underway this week on a pair of small islands downstream from Walter’s Ferry. Idaho Power’s Bayha Island Research Project is one part of the broader Snake River Stewardship Program, which aims to help the company […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the Columbia River Restoration Act (CRRA). The CRRA would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating or reducing pollution, cleaning up contaminated sites, improving […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received a permit application for the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal project. The facility would be located on the North Spit of the Coos River, near North Bend, Coos County, Oregon. The Corps, as cooperating agency pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act is assisting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC Dredge Alaska completed dredging operations Sunday night at the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. “I want to sincerely thank all of the hardworking NCDOT crews and the dredge crews for […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles 12 to 15, beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the Federal Navigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019. This section of […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. The $49.5 million designated for Wilmington District projects continue funding for conduct of one study, construction activities, and operation and maintenance of Federal projects. Under investigations, funding would complete feasibility studies […]

  • 25 November 2012

    The Portland District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to issue an Invitation for Bid, No. W9127N-13-B-0001 for West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2013. This dredging project includes maintenance dredging at the mouth of the Columbia River, select Columbia River bars from RM 3+00 to 105+00, Coos Bay, San Francisco Main Ship Channel, Richmond, and […]

  • 13 April 2011

    North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue told Outer Banks officials Monday that she is willing to commit $1.5 million in state money to pay for… By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, April 13, 2011  

  • 27 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued supplemental guidance to the 2009 Sediment Evaluation Framework for the Pacific Northwest, for the preparation of sediment sampling and analysis plans. This guidance will ensure that Corps and industry dredging projects in Oregon meet environmental laws and regulations. The Corps uses the SEF guidance to ensure that […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Proposed Plan to clean up the in-water portion of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, an industrial waterway covering approximately 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River, from Broadway Bridge to the Columbia Slough. EPA proposes to dredge and cap the most contaminated sediment throughout the 10-mile stretch […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed on hold its review of Coyote Island Terminals, LLC’s application for a Department of the Army permit to construct a shipping terminal facility on the Columbia River at the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore. The Corps’ Portland District has elected to pause its review process because […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington. The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an approximately 2500 foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Sept. 25 and completed placement 13 days […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and five Lower Columbia River ports are beginning the public scoping process to prepare an integrated environmental impact statement and long-term maintenance plan for the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. According to the Corps,, the Plan will ensure the channel, extending upstream from the Mouth of Columbia River […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on its revised plan to improve habitat for juvenile salmonids in the Sandy River Delta, particularly those species listed under the Endangered Species Act. The public is invited to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment until Jan. 21, 2013. The U.S. Forest Service and Bonneville Power […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners last week voted to reject proposals to build a new dirty, dangerous coal and petroleum coke export facility at the Charles P. Howard Terminal in Oakland. Citing environmental problems, public health hazards, economic pitfalls, and public opposition to the project, the Port Commissioners voted unanimously to reject two […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) urged President Barack Obama not to forget the damage to North Carolina’s coastal inlets caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Obama administration is putting together a funding request to address damage caused by the storm that it will soon submit to Congress. In a letter sent to the president, Congressman Jones […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is conducting an industry day to discuss potential upcoming pipeline dredging contracts within the District. According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to discuss future projects in an attempt to partner and communicate openly with the dredging industry early with the intent to have a […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) urging them to find funds to dredge the Port of Port Orford before it becomes unusable and threatens the local economy. DeFazio, Wyden, and Merkley asked the USACE to add funds to dredge the […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an open-house style information session Thursday, March 28 in Springfield, Ore., about its draft feasibility report for the Willamette River Floodplain Restoration Study. The session will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room at Springfield City Hall, 225 N. Fifth St. Members […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump has released the budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) which includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District. The FY19 budget provides about $65-million for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of the district’s projects including maintenance dredging of multiple deep and shallow draft navigation harbors and […]

  • 10 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 4-10, 2017).   Dutra Completes Port Canaveral Dredging Program Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo […]