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  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To allow for wider public input, the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the public comment period regarding Clean Water Act (CWA) compliance for the proposed Snake River dredging and in-water disposal action. The proposed action will be accomplished consistent with the associated draft Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Portland District has awarded South Coast Clamshell Maintenance Dredging contract to a Vancouver Washington based Marine contractor, HME Construction, Inc. The contract will include work at Charleston, Winchester Bay, Port Orford, Yaquina Bay, and Rogue River located on the Oregon Coast. Total estimated value of the contract is approx. […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, Calif., last week began work on the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project 2018. The crew arrived and started placing stone on May 1st at the mouth of the Columbia River, reported the company. In an effort to rebuild the MCR North Jetty, McAmis will reshape the existing jetty as well as extend the jetty 250′ […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In and effort to preserve and protect more than 500 miles of shoreline along rivers and lakes in Whitman County, several cities and towns joined the county to update their shoreline programs, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Albion, Colfax, Palouse, Tekoa, Rosalia and Whitman County participated in a regional planning process to update […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start dredging operations in the lower Columbia River in July. The dredging is part of the Corps’ annual river maintenance intended to keep the federal navigation channel safe for commercial shipping. The Corps expects to remove 5 million cubic yards of sediment from the Columbia River and more […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District will hold an open house and public information meeting regarding a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) on Thursday evening, January 24. The meeting will be in the Clearwater Room of the Williams Conference Center at Lewis-Clark […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine, dredging and environmental contracting firm, recently acquired a new 122 acre West Coast Marine facility in Cowlitz County, Washington. The property is located on the Mouth of the Old Cowlitz River at Columbia River mile 68. It is anticipated that J.E. McAmis will complete a full relocation of its Northwest […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors plan to begin work Saturday, September 15, to rehabilitate flood-damaged areas of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, located near Rigby, Idaho, on the upper Snake River between Jefferson and Madison counties.  The levee was damaged in multiple locations by sustained high flows during the 2017 and 2018 flood seasons. […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has won the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR) 2017 North Jetty Rehabilitation Project. In continuation of interim repairs completed also by McAmis in 2015, the basic repair template for the 2017 MCR North Jetty Rehabilitation effort includes more than 6,300 LF of rehabilitation or […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging in the lower Columbia River recently. Operations at the mouth of the river will start between June 20 and July 1. Commercial and recreational fishermen who have equipment in the area should consult the U.S. Coast Guard Local Notice to Mariners for specific information about dredging and […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review, the Northwestern Division Commander, Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon, signed a Finding of Navigability Determination for the Salmon River, from River Mile (RM) 0 to RM 259. This decision is consistent with other long-established determinations made by the State of Idaho (1980) and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 24 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District invites public comments on a Heise-Roberts levee system repair project environmental assessment (EA). Comments are due by Jan. 29. The Corps proposes to repair three sections of the Heise-Roberts levee system on the Snake River near Rigby, Idaho. The Heise-Roberts levee system is located in rural […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredger for the city’s innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredger to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. The custom features include the overall length of the dredger, […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, invites public comments on two separate Environmental Assessments (EAs) and accompanying draft Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSIs) prepared for land management actions to be taken on federal lands located along the Snake River at Central Ferry and Penawawa, Wash. Comments are due by Oct. 10. […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 27 December 2009

    The city of San Angelo had planned on dredging the North Concho River — sucking up and dumping all the silt that has deposited at the bottom — some time around late September or early October, but it didn’t count on having to work around the annual habits of the Concho water snake, which is […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to preserve and protect more than 225 miles of shoreline along rivers in Walla Walla County, several cities joined the county to update their shoreline programs. Prescott, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and Walla Walla County participated in a regional planning process to update their shoreline programs. They individually submitted their updated programs to […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado lauded farmers and fisherfolk in the Bulacan province, calling them “strong” and “resilient” despite the challenges poised by the ill effects of global warming and climate change. “The role of our farmers and fishermen is indeed vital to our lives. If there is wealth that our country could be proud of, […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Cleanup work on a three-mile stretch of the Tittabawassee River along the Dow Chemical Co. plant in Midland is scheduled to …   By Lindsay Knake (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, December 14, 2011;

  • 16 August 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on the Segment 1 cleanup of the Tittabawassee River.   More info: (mlive) By Lindsay Knake [mappress] Source: mlive, August 16, 2011