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  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Pre-Solicitation Notice for a construction contract for Maintenance Dredging and Rock Removal in Portland Harbor. The proposed work consists of maintenance dredging of the 35-foot Federal channel and rock removal, and the estimated construction cost is between $10 mln and $15 mln. This […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portland District’s dredger Essayons and its crew spent part of their summer in Alaska, dredging in the Cook Inlet navigation channel about six miles from Anchorage. The federal navigation channel was constructed in 2000 and is essential to ship traffic entering and leaving the Port of Anchorage. The Essayons is one of only two Corps-owned […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised that Maritime Constructions will be carrying out harbour depth maintenance operations (bed levelling) using a Sweep Bar within the breakwaters of Portland Harbour. The operations may be carried out 24 hours a day using the m.v. Andrew Wilson. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution in the vicinity of the vessel. Whilst […]

  • 19 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has introduced a plan for the Dalles Shoal maintenance dredging program. This dredging project will include maintenance dredging downstream of the lower lock gate at The Dalles Dam, The Dalles, Oregon. Approximately 1,500 cubic yards will be dredged in one event. Anticipated dredging start date is 21 February 2014, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the scoping process for a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on its Mount St. Helens long-term sediment management program. The public is invited to comment on the scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact until April 6, 2013. The Portland District is planning its long-term management of the Mount […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon State Marine Board held their quarterly Board meeting at the Portland Yacht Club on January 8. At the meeting, the board approved a grant to Tillamook County to dredge Memaloose Point Boat Launch. This facility has been dredged numerous times in the past and Tillamook County agreed to a Marine Board staff recommendation to […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from the Oregon Department of Transportation for review of certain permits related to the Columbia River Crossing Project. The Corps will review two Section 408 permits to modify or alter a portion of Peninsula Drainage District No. […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new methodology for building computer models that paves the way to better understanding the flood risks faced by coastal communities. That’s important because towns along the coast are often situated near estuaries, which makes them vulnerable to both storm tide inundation and river flooding. Estuaries occur where […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2011

    A major industrial cleanup project in Oregon is set to begin this week after Zidell Marine Corp. announced plans to start repair work on… (bendbulletin) [mappress] Source: bendbulletin, June 30, 2011

  • 2 November 2012

    The Portland District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to award a contract for Bonneville B2 Fish Unit Intake Dredging 2013. This dredging project includes maintenance dredging at the Bonneville Dam, Skamania County, Washington. Approximately 8,000 cubic yards will be dredged. A clamshell dredge will be required. Disposal of maintenance material will be upland on […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The City of Morro Bay staff and City Councilmember Matt Makowetski were given a tour of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Yaquina on June 2, 2015. During the visit, guests had an opportunity to see the dredge in action and to learn more about the process from the crew. This 200-foot-long vessel, home ported in Portland, Ore., […]

  • 18 August 2011

    Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation toured the Willamette River by tugboat Wednesday, getting a first person view of cleanup… By Janie Har (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, August 18, 2011

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland owns and operates the Dredge Oregon, a non-propelled cutter suction dredge used to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. A well-maintained channel allows larger ships to carry more cargo, supporting trade and jobs in the region. For the past four months, the crew has been working on channel […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Port of Portland dredge Oregon currently works in the Columbia River off Kalama. The dredge is expected to clear 400,000 cubic yards of silt out of a mile-long stretch of the river through Christmas under a $1.5 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to corps spokeswoman Michelle Helms. The dredge […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The US Environmental Protection Agency, which has determined the Passaic River to be a Superfund site, has been advised by the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), an advisory board established by the EPA, that the Cement-Lock process is suitable as a way to begin cleaning up the Lower Passaic River and […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 10 March 2014

    Charleston, Winchester Bay, Port Orford, Yaquina Bay, and Rogue River, located on the Oregon Coast, will be dredged under the South Coast Clamshell Maintenance Dredging 2014 plan. This dredging contract, worth between $1 mln and $5 mln, will include removal of approximately 400,000 cubic yards of material from the mentioned areas. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Louisiana University purchased a Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) from Partrac, and used it to investigate the possibility of using exopolymers to improve sediment stability in the coastal environment. Conventional soil amendments for erosion control such as lime and Portland cement carry environmental risks due to their caustic or toxic effects. The paper by Nugent et […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 9:30 a.m., Aug. 8, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. The following are some points of agenda for the August meeting: Construction – Big Mill Creek Stream Bank Restoration Construction […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers withdrawn this week its application for a Penobscot Bay dredging project amid opposition from lobstermen, environmentalists and business owners. The Corps project manager Barbara Blumeris sent a letter to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday saying that the federal agency was withdrawing its application for requisite state permits, […]