Search results for: St. Louis River

22688 results

A list of search results

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will hold a Public Hearing on Feb. 19 (Shawnee High School Library, 3365 N Illinois Route 3, Wolf Lake, Ill.) for two draft Environmental Assessments for river training structure construction activities on the Mississippi River. The Environmental Assessments are for the Grand Tower Phase 5 Project […]

  • 28 April 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging operations early next week in response to an incident early Thursday morning about 3 miles upstream of Grafton near the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. According to officials with the corps’ St. Louis District, a 15-barge… [mappress] Source:workboat,April 28,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière hotel and casino on the bank of the Mississippi River. Participants and presenters are sought regarding best dredging practices and innovation in the […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 21 August 2012

    According to examiner.com, an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River, near Greenville, Miss. was closed yesterday. “The water level has forced the river to be closed intermittently since August 11,” the Coast Guard said. In the meantime, 40 northbound and 57 southbound vessels are stacked up waiting for the channel to be reopened, reports examiner.com. […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Mississippi River Commission, or MRC, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public hearing aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi, at Riverside Park Landing in La Crosse, Wis., Aug. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. At the hearing, the St Paul District commander will provide a summary report on the district’s projects […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Several dredgers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. One of them, the Potter, is scooping the stretch of the Mississippi River’s navigation channel just south of St. Louis, the ship’s 32-foot-wide head sucking up about 60,000 cubic yards of sediment each day. According […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Last week, representatives of the barge and shipping industries, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Coast Guard, held a press conference on the Mississippi River near St. Louis to address navigation and shipping concerns, as well as government-industry cooperation in managing the Mississippi River during continued drought and low water conditions. […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses in November to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East includes Wood River Drainage and Levee District, Metro East […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to project river stages will sustain the authorized 9-foot deep commercial navigation channel between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill. The Corps continues to apply all available capabilities and resources to keep the channel open. The latest weather outlook indicates a warming trend and the potential for rain […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District’s dredge master, Brian Krause, snapped this amazing photo yesterday afternoon near LaGrange, Mo., where the Dredge Goetz and her crew are removing approximately 45,000 cubic yards of material from the Mississippi River, keeping it open and ensuring commerce can continue to pass. On average, Goetz dredges […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Magruder Construction, working as subcontractor to Phillips Hardy Inc., recently completed hydraulic dredging at Cora Island on the Missouri River. The Cora Island project is a component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers overall Missouri River Recovery Program. The work at the 1,358-acre island refuge is aimed at improving the habitat for several species […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a $5.2 million contract to Kaiyuh Services, LLC, of Anchorage, Alaska, to begin constructing a habitat restoration project in Conway Lake, near Lansing, Iowa. The completed project will restore lost and diminished fish and wildlife habitat in Pool 9. A majority of the construction […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, more than one million pounds of material will be removed from the Ohio River. That goal will be accomplished by Chad Pregracke and Living Lands & Waters, with the help of their new John Deere 210G LC Excavator. John Deere is a longtime supporter of Living Lands & Waters. This year, […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District began increasing releases from Carlyle Lake yesterday in support of safe navigation on the Mississippi River. Water from the lake will help provide the depth necessary for river commerce to pass Thebes, Ill., where rock formations pose a risk to navigation at -5 feet and below […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI) announced recently that Gateway Dredging has taken delivery of a 55’ 1,200 HP twin screw conventional towboat. TSGI provided the design and engineering services to JB Marine Service, Inc. where the towboat was constructed in St. Louis, MO. It was designed to ABS rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public hearing on two draft Environmental Assessments for river training structure construction activities on the Mississippi River is scheduled for today, in Shawnee High School Library, 3365 N Illinois Route 3, Wolf Lake, Ill. The Environmental Assessments are for the Grand Tower Phase 5 Project and the Dogtooth Bend Phase 5 Project, part of […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Rock Island, St. Paul, and St. Louis Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, along with their partners, will host a ceremony on August 8 at 4:30 p.m. to commemorate 30 years of service for the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program (UMRR). The ceremony will take place at Riverside Park, adjacent to the […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, named River Flow 2016, will take place on July 12-15, 2016 in St. Louis, MO. River Flow, an international meeting in the area of river engineering and fluvial hydraulics, will provide a forum to report the latest scientific findings and to promote information exchange and cooperation among scientists, engineers […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser in a formal change of command ceremony September 7. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite and will take place at […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recent weather events across the Mississippi Valley will ensure continuing navigation on the Mississippi River through mid-February, even if no additional rain falls between now and Feb. 15. The period from January 9-13 saw three-eighths inches of rain, with10+ inches locally, over the Ohio River Valley and the Mississippi watershed south of St. Louis, Mo. […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. Kaiser is the commander and division engineer of the […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it has ended the Mississippi River dredging operations. Mike Petersen, the Corps of Engineers spokesman, stated: “We’re basically at a point now that we’re confident, with the rain we’ve had, that we have the channel we need to get through the winter. We’ve had them out there […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]