Locks and dams on the Illinois Waterway system are due for major repairs and replacements beginning in 2020 that will shut down the system for extended periods, and stakeholders that… Read More
Recent inland waterways industry news, covering the Mississippi River, Ohio River, Missouri River, Tennessee River, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and more. Articles on economic, environmental and logistic advantages of barge shipping, plus other stories pertaining to locks and dams and other waterway infrastructure.
Scientists were worried in 2013 when they found what seemed to be Asian carp eggs and late-stage embryos in the Upper Mississippi River near Lynxville, Wis.—250 miles north of the… Read More
The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins June 1—less than two weeks from now—and runs through November 30. Although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has yet to release its… Read More
Don McNeill, strategic growth manager for Caterpillar Inc.’s Earthmoving Division and the director of the Natural Infrastructure Initiative (NII), presented an overview of NII and Caterpillar’s role in restoring and… Read More
Included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which was signed into law February 9, is $17.398 billion set aside for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fund a… Read More
Nucor Corporation announced May 11 that its board of directors has approved the construction of a galvanizing line at the company’s barge-served sheet mill plant in Hickman, Ark., to serve… Read More