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DSC Dredge Wins President’s E-Star Award

DSC Dredge Wins President’s E-Star Award

In a ceremony held on May 16, at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Ptritzker, awarded DSC Dredge, LLC the 2016 President’s E-Star Award for exports. DSC is only the third company in the program’s history to receive a second E-Star Award.

June 2016

PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY TO HOST NEW GULF SHIPPING CONFERENCE

The Port of Houston Authority has entered into a host port sponsorship agreement with The Journal of Commerce, an HIS company, for the 2016 JOC Gulf Shipping Conference, from June 13 to 14, at the Houston Magnolia Hotel.

June 2016

DAVID EVANS AND ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

In 1976, the professional services consulting firm of David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) opened its doors in Portland, Oregon, and in 2016, the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

June 2016
DSC DREDGE RELEASES NEW WEBSITE

DSC DREDGE RELEASES NEW WEBSITE

DSC Dredge, LLC announced the release of its new website (www.dscdredge.com). The company said it is designed with a fresh new look, improved navigation and enhanced functionality.

June 2016
St. Paul District Celebrates 150 Years

St. Paul District Celebrates 150 Years

In 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District celebrates its sesquicentennial (150th) anniversary. The district held a ball on February 13 at the Lost Spur Banquet and Conference Center in Eagan, Minnesota. The district is also hosting a number of open houses around the district over the year to celebrate with the public, and all regular events (summer awards party, retirees’ reunion, history day and annual open houses) will be 150th anniversary themed.

April-May 2016
Damen Celebrates 25 years of DOP Submersible  Dredge Pumps

Damen Celebrates 25 years of DOP Submersible Dredge Pumps

This year Damen Dredging Equipment, the dredging subsidiary of the Damen Shipyards Group and its DOP submersible dredge pump is celebrating a milestone anniversary. The DOP was the first pump of its kind, designed by Damen a quarter of a century ago. It had a modest start: a contractor with a tunnel project was looking for a small sized dredge pump with plenty of power. Damen modified an existing dredge pump, added a casing and the rest is history. Over the past decades the DOP submersble dredge pump has become a well-known tool in the dredging world – with hundreds of units sold over all continents.

April-May 2016
AGG1 Conference in Nashville Breaks Attendance Records

AGG1 Conference in Nashville Breaks Attendance Records

More than 9,000 people attended the annual AGG1 Academy & Expo, held March 22 through 24 at the Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee in conjunction with the World of Asphalt show.

April-May 2016
Van Raalte Moderates Adaptive Management Webinar

Van Raalte Moderates Adaptive Management Webinar

April-May 2016
Colleagues Celebrate Don King’s Retirement at AGG1

Colleagues Celebrate Don King’s Retirement at AGG1

Dredge Central, LLC gave Don King a retirement send-off at the AGG1 Expo/World of Asphalt show, commemorating his dredging career that started in the 1950s.

April-May 2016

New Orleans District Evaluating New Wetland Impact Assessment Method

In late February, the U.S Army Corps of En-gineers New Orleans District launched a new wetland assessment method. The new Louisiana Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (LRAM) will be used to determine impacts to wetlands and calculate compensatory mitigation requirements for activities permitted under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The district will evaluate LRAM over yearlong assessment period.

April-May 2016
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