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DREDGE YARD SPONSORS IV INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF DREDGING COMPANIES

Dredge Yard, an international dredging company located in the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Turkey, presented at the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow on February 15.

April-May 2017
GATOR DREDGING COMPLETES DREDGING PROJECT ON TURKEY CREEK

GATOR DREDGING COMPLETES DREDGING PROJECT ON TURKEY CREEK

Gator Dredging has completed a project in Palm Bay, Florida, along Turkey Creek to remove muck and nitrogen and phosphorus contamination. The project was part of a larger Indian River Lagoon cleanup effort in Brevard County.

April-May 2017
LIEBHERR CRAWLER CRANE DREDGES SWISS ALPS LAKE

LIEBHERR CRAWLER CRANE DREDGES SWISS ALPS LAKE

Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH has been contracted to use the new HS 8130 HD cycle duty crawler crane to dredge sediment off the filter grids of the Lake Luzzone reservoir in the Swiss Alps.

April-May 2017
OSIL INTRODUCES BUOY AND 30-METER PISTON CORER

OSIL INTRODUCES BUOY AND 30-METER PISTON CORER

Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) has introduced two new products, the Small Field Buoy and the 30-meter (98-foor) Giant Piston Corer.

April-May 2017
FSBPA Hosts 30th Annual National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology

FSBPA Hosts 30th Annual National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology

Organized by the Florida Shore & Beach Preservation Association (FSBPA), the annual national conference on Beach Preservation Technology was held February 8 to 10 on Hutchinson Island at the Marriott in Stuart, Florida. With some 250 attendees who included engineers, scientists, representatives of state and federal agencies, such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the State Natural Resource and Environmental Protection Agencies as well as academic researchers, surveyors, the dredging industry and coastal residents, the presentations were wide ranging and the discussions as well.

April-May 2017

Battelle Contaminated Sediment Conference Draws More Than 1,000 from 20 Countries

Environmental engineers and scientists, contractors, suppliers and others gathered in New Orleans on January 9 to 12 for Battelle’s Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. A total of 1,190 people from 20 countries participated in 51 technical sessions comprising 235 technical papers, 259 poster presentations, four panel discussions and a closing roundtable discussion. There were 80 exhibit booths.

April-May 2017
WEDA Midwest Chapter Omaha Meeting Focuses Beneficial Use, Contaminated Sediment, Safety and More

WEDA Midwest Chapter Omaha Meeting Focuses Beneficial Use, Contaminated Sediment, Safety and More

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter met in Omaha, Nebraska, from March 8 to 10 at the Embassy Suites Old Market hotel to discuss local projects and issues and chapter business matters, as well as some time for networking. Eighty people attended the event, along with 20 sponsors.

April-May 2017
Biggest-Ever CONEXPO-CONAGG Attracts Optimistic Buyers

Biggest-Ever CONEXPO-CONAGG Attracts Optimistic Buyers

CONEXPO-CONAGG/IFPE 2017 drew 128,000 attendees to Las Vegas, Nevada, from March 7 to 11. Of those attendees, 20 percent – 26,000 – were from 150 countries outside the U.S. Fifty-two thousand tickets to education sessions were purchased – a 26 percent increase from the 2014 show. Overall contractor and aggregate producer attendance grew by 10 percent over the number attending the 2014 show.

April-May 2017

IMX Expands Education Sessions; J.F. Brennan to Host Sessions on Dock Construction and Maintenance

The Inland Marine Expo (IMX), the annual trade show for the inland and intracoastal commercial marine industry, held at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri, from May 22 to 24, will include expanded education with an increased focus on topics pertinent to marine contractors and facility operators.

April-May 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Eastern Region Dredging Conference Meets in Fort Lauderdale

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Eastern Region Dredging Conference Meets in Fort Lauderdale

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Eastern Region Dredging Conference was held on October 26, 2016, following on the heels of the WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting the day before. Both events were held the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The location was an ideal spot to view the work that the Corps of Engineers and its contractors are performing on the East Coast of Florida. In two days, two impressive sides of the dredging and maritime industries were pro-filed. While the WEDA meeting introduced a series of speakers from the private sector, on the second day, the Corps gave insights into its rigorous work and the intensive cooperation and communication with the private U.S. dredging industry.

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