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  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Redwood City yesterday announced that the dredging operations are substantially complete at wharves 1,2,3 and 4. Dredging is necessary to keep the port open to deep water vessels and ships by removing sediment and debris from the bottom of the harbor. According to the official release, this $1.6 million investment supports […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the $12.8 million maintenance dredging at the Port of Redwood City’s Redwood Creek channel by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors is currently underway. During the first phase, the channel was dredged to 28-feet and this dredging work was completed last December. ”Increasing the depth of the channel by six feet […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jared Huffman yesterday called for full funding of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects across California’s North Coast, including dredging Humboldt Bay and a flood control project in Orick. In a letter sent this week, Huffman requested Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget include these projects in the Fiscal Year […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 10, at 7 PM on a draft study and environmental analysis of its planned harbor dredging project. The South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project is one of the sites under consideration to receive the dredged sediments. The deadline to comment on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging scheme on the Redwood City Harbor Channel in California will be commencing soon, the Port of Redwood City said in its latest announcement.  The Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a meeting about boating safety during the dredging project on July 26, at the Port of […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of sediment dredged from the San Francisco Bay will be placed at Bay restoration sites this summer to support healthy wetlands, the California State Coastal Conservancy informs.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintains federal navigation channels in the Bay for shipping, which require periodic dredging of accumulated sediment. Typically, this […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of critically needed maintenance dredging of the Redwood City Harbor and Channel was completed this week, bringing the Port’s channel to a depth of 28 feet. The $12.8 million project, completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will enable ships to operate more efficiently when navigating the Port’s channel. The last time […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., a Seattle based heavy civil marine construction and dredging company, has won a $7.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the Redwood City harbor channel. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Redwood City, California, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Officials in Redwood City this week snipped a thick, red ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Redwood City’s $17 million modernized wharf. It is the first new wharf for cargo ships in the San Francisco Bay Area that meets the latest operational, seismic, and sea level design standards for the wharf structure itself […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The North American Metals business of Sims Metal Management (SMM) has announced a proposal to expand and upgrade its facility at the Port of Redwood City, California, according to the company. Sims Metal Management is proposing to invest up to $10 million dollars to upgrade the location to become “a full-service shredding, processing, and export […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan. As reported, this appropriation advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019, supporting the port operations, ensuring continued ship access to the port and furthering economic activity to […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Port of Redwood City’s shipping channel was completed last week, restoring the channel to its authorized depth of minus 30-feet. The dredging was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. According to the port, maintaining this full depth will allow ocean carriers to bring in fuller and […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced that a large amount of dredging works will be conducted on the port waterways in the following days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will kick off the channel maintenance dredging operations on the inner turning basin adjacent to port’s wharf 5 on October 9. This part of the Port […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    More work is getting underway this week to prepare for the spring snowpack melt that flows into the streams and creeks that run through the City of Kelowna. According to the city announcement, the Mill Creek dredging works will begin this Saturday. “Residents living along the creek will notice equipment being brought into the area […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Redwood City navigation improvement project that will deepen the city harbor and San Bruno Shoal channels is about to begin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a contract with RE Staite for channel operations and maintenance dredging. The $10.3 million scheme will start on November 15 and will operate 24 hours a day. The […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed environmental restoration project on Sauvie Island. The purpose of the project is to improve fish and wildlife habitat by restoring Dairy Creek’s hydraulic connection to the Columbia River and improving the […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District started maintenance dredging of the Bennett’s Creek Federal Navigation channel last week. Slated to be accomplished in about four weeks, the project will remove critical shoaling within the Bennett’s Creek Channel, currently impacting navigation, USACE reports. “This is somewhat of a unique project; we’re using a USACE […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove silt, sand and gravel from Cayuga Creek in Erie County, which will reduce the potential for flooding and better protect the area in the case of future storms. Known as the Lancaster Federal Flood Control Project, work will […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    R.E. Staite Engineering, Inc., from San Diego, California, has won a $12.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the Redwood City Harbor Channel. During the project, the contractor will remove up to 600,000 cubic yards of material. According to the defense.gov, it is estimated the base period will run through Nov. 30, 2014; with the […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An open house to share details about a flood risk management study between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the City of Longmont will be held on February 16, at the Longmont Museum in Longmont, Colorado.  The flood risk management study will build on Resilient St. Vrain, Longmont’s extensive, multi-year undertaking to […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Redwood City Port Commission has approved its fiscal year 2014-2015 budget, projecting operating revenues at $6,627,720 and operating expenses at $4,281,890. Operating income of $2.3 million is offset by $660,000 in net non-operating expenses, primarily due to the interest expense on the Port’s 1999 and 2012 revenue bonds. Subvention of $398,000 to the City […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a meeting on December 1 in Pickens to lay out further testing and restoration plans for Twelve Mile Creek. It has been thirty-five years since polychlorinated biphenyls were first discovered in Hartwell Lake and its fish declared unsuitable for […]