Search results for: Soybean

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  • 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% […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The world wants soy, and U.S. farmers have invested in finding ways to get more of it to export markets quicker, easier and cheaper. Two soy checkoff-funded studies examine the challenges and opportunities related to transportation infrastructure. Study: “America’s Locks & Dams: A Ticking Time Bomb for Agriculture” The deteriorating condition of the U.S. lock […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending its draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, for the proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 6, near Winona, Minnesota. Comments will now be accepted through April 10. The previous deadline was March 9. USACE officials are extending the deadline in recognition of the public’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Missouri Governor Michael Parson has joined the Missouri Soybean Association in support of dredging the lower Mississippi River and securing the federal funding necessary to capture that benefit for Missouri and other states connected to the Mississippi River and tributaries. “Missouri and other states that export products such as soybean and corn rely upon this […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Goetz crew continues to do what they do best – maintain the Mississippi River for navigation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in their latest announcement.  The crew was recently in Pool 16, near Buffalo, Iowa, working to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel. The Dredge Goetz maintains 850 miles […]

  • 14 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 8-14, 2019).   Curtin Maritime Bags Crescent City Harbor Dredging Gig Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California.   Port Authority of Douala Expands Dredging Fleet […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Delta Wilmar CIS have identified priority measures for the implementation of the next project of public-private partnership in the Port of Yuzhny, Odessa region in south-western Ukraine. Under the plan, private investors will build a new berth (No. 37), soybean processing plant, storage and transshipment facilities for liquid […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Soy Transportation Coalition (SCT) recently presented the research that identifies farmer benefit of dredging the Lower Mississippi River. The STC research highlights that shipping costs for soybeans from Mississippi Gulf export terminals would decline 13 cents per bushel ($5 per metric ton) if the lower Mississippi River is dredged to 50 ft. The research […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.2 million contract to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, to remove dredged material from a temporary storage area near Buffalo City, Wisconsin, on September 29. The project consists of transferring more than 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Lost Island, […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District employees and members from Congressman Tim Walz’ staff were on the site recently to discuss dredging operations near Wabasha, Minnesota. The Corps and its contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, are in the process of removing around 900,000 cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Paul G. Aucoin, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, last week highlighted importance of the Mississippi River dredging works, the Port announced in its latest press release. He said that dredging operations at the mouth of the Mississippi River are “the most important infrastructure project in America.” “Dredging the Mississippi has become an ever-greater priority because the newly […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River, and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several breakthroughs during a first of its kind Mississippi River Economy Summit, which was hosted by MRCTI, the Delta Regional Authority, and the City of Memphis […]

  • 2 September 2013

    The U.S. Corps of Engineers intends to move forward with a project that includes dumping excavated soil in the Missouri River north of Arrow Rock, Mo. The soil comes from modification of a 1-mile long chute designed to provide shallow water habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon fish. Just under a dozen groups, including Missouri […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Although global container volumes are not projected to grow as rapidly over the next five years as they have over the past decade, the expansion of modern port and containerized operations concentrated in high-growth emerging markets such as Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia will require higher levels of productivity and rely heavily […]

  • 14 December 2012

    With unanimous approval of a new ground lease by commissioners, longtime Port tenant Columbia Grain, Inc. will continue to grow export volumes at its Terminal 5 facility for at least another 25 years. Columbia Grain is a leading world grain exporter located in Portland since 1978. “We are excited to extend our Terminal 5 ground […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In response to the December 6 letter from Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy to Senator Richard Durbin providing an analysis of the impact of additional Missouri River releases to sustain navigation traffic on the Mississippi River, The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have issued the following statement: […]

  • 30 July 2012

    As part of an effort to unite leaders and decision makers from industry, state and federal agencies, academia and non-profit organizations in shaping the vision for the management of the Mississippi River watershed, America’s Great Watershed Initiative, or AGWI, is hosting a conference Sept. 26-27 at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. AGWI is […]

  • 16 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act, which would free up critical dredging funding for Port of Oswego, to be included in a key infrastructure bill that is currently moving through Congress. This legislation would free up badly-needed funds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) must […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after holding a House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee hearing on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Maritime Tax Issues yesterday: “At a time when Americans are concerned about our nation’s competitiveness, the federal government seems to be content with allowing for our […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Business Monitor International’s Brazil Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, shipping associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Brazil’s shipping industry. BMI believes 2012 will be another year of strong growth for Brazilian ports. The sector experienced growth of 7.1% in total tonnage throughput in H111. […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The Mississippi River is the highway to the vast central portion of the United States. Many of the commodities and goods produced in the heartland of the United States are brought to world markets via the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond to the world economies. Likewise, important products are transported from […]

  • 22 December 2010

    A shortage of funding threatens to curtail U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging of the Lower Mississippi River, which could potentially … By Richard Brock (cornandsoybeandigest) [mappress] Source: cornandsoybeandigest, December 22, 2010;