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  • 22 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredgers during the past nine months to maintain the Mississippi River’s navigation channel and re-open sand-choked harbors between St. Louis and the Gulf of Mexico in response to one of the nation’s most severe droughts. Beginning in May 2012, and continuing these days, Corps […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 7-18, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, said in its latest announcement.  Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The right time has come for the development of an intermodal container terminal and port district on the Mississippi River according to the Port of Muscatine Planning and Feasibility Study that will be presented to the City Council today. “Muscatine is in a very unique position in regards to the development of a port,” Dave […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data on the economic impact of an effective shutdown of the Mississippi River to barge traffic in the month of January. Earlier data had examined the impacts between December and January. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest weather and water forecast […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression, recently completed another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi. During the season, she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment – enough to cover a football field to a height of 1,500 feet. One of the […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), U.S. Representative Bill Enyart and U.S. Representative John Shimkus called for members of a House-Senate Conference Committee to protect legislative language that will support the Metro East region’s effort to repair and recertify the levees that protect residents in southwest Illinois. The Conference Committee – […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a nearly $12 million contract to Newt Marine Services of Dubuque, Iowa, to restore habitat within the Mississippi River Pool 9. The Harpers Slough Islands habitat restoration project, located 8 miles south of Lansing, Iowa, is an effort to restore habitat by protecting eroded […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two meetings to describe improvements planned for the Westport Island Reach of the Mississippi River. The reach is just east of Elsberry, Missouri and west of Hardin, Illinois. In the interest of convenience to residents and businesses in the area, meetings are planned for […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met this week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Commander Colonel Chris Hall to discuss a variety of regional challenges, including river navigation, flood risk management, rock removal, and the construction of rural levees. “Colonel Hall and I had a constructive discussion about the steps that the […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps’ latest reservoir regulation studies indicate additional drought conservation measures will be enacted for the Missouri River Mainstem System as the navigation season is set to begin. Minimum navigation flow support will likely be provided for the first half of the Missouri River navigation season based on the anticipated March 15 storage check results, […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4 million contract to McHugh Excavating and Plumbing, Inc., of Onalaska, Wis., Feb. 5 to begin construction on the second and final stage of its Capoli Slough Islands habitat restoration project, taking place five miles south of Lansing, Iowa, in Pool 9 on the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 20 February 2012

    From the Irish town of Wicklow, to the countries of Nigeria, Oman, Dubai, Australia, Ghana and the U.S., people around the world gathered Feb. 2, 2012 to celebrate the importance wetlands play in sustaining the environment. The day marked the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Project & Tenders

    HKV, as member of the international collaboration initiative STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI, has been selected as one of the three finalist teams to participate in the Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. HKV shares leadership of STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI with US-based firms H3 STUDIO (team lead) and URS. STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI is […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders representing organizations from more than 20 states gathered in St. Louis two days ago to announce the release of a first-ever Report Card for the entire Mississippi River basin, which stretches across all or part of 31 U.S. states and covers more than 41 percent of the continental United States. The leaders were part of […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed an extended dredging season and is bringing equipment in for seasonal maintenance and leave for the crew. The Corps Dredges Hurley and Potter completed dredging operations on the Middle Mississippi last week. The dustpan dredges have been operating well beyond the normal dredge season, which usually ends […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council Inc. (WCI), are calling upon Congress and the Administration to address a developing situation on the Mississippi River which could effectively bring commerce on the Mighty Mississippi to a halt in early December. Water releases from dams on the upper Missouri River are planned to be significantly […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified Wednesday in St. Joseph, MO. before the Committee on Small Business of the United States House of Representatives, chaired by Missouri Congressman Sam Graves on “Missouri River Management: Does it Meet the […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, HI., to discuss current and fixture actions the Coips will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water. The meeting, […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]