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  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently awarded a contract to clean up the old channel in the Lower Rouge River. Great Lakes Dock and Materials (GLDM) from Muskegon, Michigan, will receive approximately $16 million to dredge and cap portions of the Lower Rouge River […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC,from Muskegon, Michigan, has signed a $15.7 million contract for debris removal and environmental dredging in the lower Rouge River old channel. The Old Channel runs from the main channel of the Rouge River to the outlet at the Detroit River. The waterway is approximately 200 feet wide and 1.5 […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public information meeting on March 28 to discuss the Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup of contaminated sediments in the Lower Rouge River Old Channel in Detroit, Mich. EPA is partnering with Honeywell, Inc. on the cleanup. According to the EPA’s official announcement, the meeting will feature a presentation […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has introduced a plan for the Rouge River maintenance dredging project. According to the plan, the dredged materials will be placed into Cell#3 and Cell#5 of Pointe Mouillee Confined Disposal Facility. The project is estimated to cost between $1 million and $5 million. The solicitation for this dredging […]

  • 12 September 2013

    The Alliance of Rouge Communities will receive more than $250,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue work on cleaning up the Rouge River in Dearborn, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced today. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency program launched […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging in the River Rouge. Ryba Marine Construction Company from Cheboygan, Michigan, will receive almost $736,000 to dredge the River Rouge in southwest Detroit, Michigan, reported the Army Corps. Under the contract, the company will remove approximately 66,500 cubic yards […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 Work Plan includes critical funding for infrastructure projects in Louisiana, including $85 million to deepen the Mississippi River to 50 feet. “After years of hard work, I’m very glad that the Corps included over $160 million for critical infrastructure projects in […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Having heard from a number of Iowa farmers, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst recently met with the Assistant Secretary of the Army, R.D. James – who oversees all aspects of the Army Corps Civil Works program, including flood control and dredging – to stress the need for USACE to fund a key dredging project on the […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board (USB) recently announced a $2 million allocation to help offset the planning, design, and research costs of deepening the lower Mississippi River from 45 ft. to 50 ft. As the USB reported, the 256-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico accounts for 60% […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, August 19-23, 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, reports. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river. According to USACE, commission members will meet with local partners, […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host four public scoping meetings for the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River levees and Tributaries project. USACE issued a notice of intent to prepare Supplement II to the Final Environmental […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards joined yesterday officials from Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University (LSU), the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) to unveil the LSU Center for River Studies that will be dedicated to coastal restoration and river management. The large-scale physical model of the lower Mississippi River […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A couple weeks ago, the General Accountability Office (GAO) presented dredging report for 13 Lower Mississippi River ports between St. Louis and Baton Rouge, La. In the report, GAO reviewed the Corps’ 2010–2015 port traffic data for 13 of 18 inland ports in the region. Data for 2015 were the most recent available. GAO also interviewed Corps […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 3-7, 2017, USACE’s New Orleans District said in its latest release. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting a final public meeting to provide an update on the draft integrated General Reevaluation Report and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement titled “Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana”. The purpose of the study is to evaluate economic viability as well as alternative […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will provide an update at public meetings on the draft integrated General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) entitled “Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana”. The purpose of the study is to evaluate alternative plans (including the no-action plan) for […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The USACE’s dredging vessel Hurley is currently at Red Eye Crossing in Baton Rouge, La., conducting maintenance dredging of the waterway. The dredging will be performed to a required depth of 60 feet with a 500 foot wide channel, allowing deep draft vessels to safely navigate the crossing. Richard Miller, the dredger Hurley’s industrial electronics control […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the Shallow Survey 2015 conference held in Plymouth, UK, Teledyne and CARIS showcased the latest capabilities in autonomous survey operations with a live demonstration. Teledyne equipped a Z-Boat Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) with a MB1 multibeam sonar, and installed the latest version of the CARIS Onboard software directly on the platform. CARIS Onboard is […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is planning to prepare a Draft Supplemental Environment Impact Statement (EIS), integrated with a General Reevaluation Report, for the Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, General Reevaluation Study.  The study will investigate deepening and maintaining the Mississippi River deep-draft navigation channel from the current […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel. The commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel – Baton Rouge to the Gulf project is moving forward, according to the U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, which has jurisdiction over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “This project has been stuck in the mud for too […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, to activate its Phase I flood fight procedures. Activation procedures consist of working with local levee authorities to closely monitor the levees along the Mississippi River. Inspections on the Mississippi […]

  • 18 February 2014

    Genesis Energy, L.P. announced plans to invest approximately $150 million to construct a new crude oil, intermediates and refined products import/export terminal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (the Baton Rouge Terminal). The project is expected to generate economic benefits both for the Greater Baton Rouge community and the state of Louisiana and further expands Genesis Energy’s […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal yesterday highlighted a $2.7 million restoration project to restore fisheries and water quality in False River. Governor Jindal said: “Growing up, we all loved making the short trip from Baton Rouge for the great ‘trophy’ bass fishing and skiing. Numerous record bass, catfish, and other fish have been pulled out of this […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Senator David Vitter, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, joined industry and Louisiana transportation officials for the release of a new economic impact report detailing the benefits of deepening the Mississippi River to 50 feet from its current 45-foot draft. The Big River Coalition and […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 8-12, 2013. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) reintroduced the DREDGE Act – Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports Act. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., introduced the Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports (DREDGE) Act of 2013 in the Senate and House to direct the Corps of Engineers to achieve, operate and maintain a 50-foot channel from Baton Rouge to the mouth of the Mississippi […]