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IADC Presents Safety Award 2017 in Marseille, France

IADC Presents Safety Award 2017 in Marseille, France

November-December 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
J.F. Brennan, Wallace McGeorge Crew Receive Safety Awards

J.F. Brennan, Wallace McGeorge Crew Receive Safety Awards

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented its 2016 Annual Safety Awards to J.F. Brennan & Company and Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company at the WODCON Awards Banquet on June 16. The awards were given to a dredging project and to a dredging contractor

July-August 2016
MVAGC Construction Roundtable Highlighted Exemplary Safety  Performance

MVAGC Construction Roundtable Highlighted Exemplary Safety Performance

The Mississippi Valley Associated General Contractors (MVAGC) chapter honored seven area contractors with 2015 Superior Safety Performance Awards at their 2016 Construction Roundtable Meeting on February 26. The con-tractors were from up and down the Mississippi River and were chosen by the contracting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers districts for exemplary safety records during specific contracts. Three of the awardees were dredging contractors.

April-May 2016
Wilmington District and Dredge Currituck Assist with Boulder Removal in Connecticut

Wilmington District and Dredge Currituck Assist with Boulder Removal in Connecticut

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilm-ington District and the dredge Currituck came to the aid of the New England Division, which called upon the district to remove boulders in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut, which were posing navigation hazards.

April-May 2016

Great Lakes Joins Safety Week Celebration

Great Lakes Dock and Dredge Co. (GLDD) joined national and global construction companies in celebrating Safety Week from May 4 to May 10. Through its involvement in the Incident and Injury Free (IIF) CEO Forum, which joined the Construction Industry Safety (CISI) group, GLDD joined the event to collectively raise awareness of safety issues on the jobsite and beyond.

June 2014
Ocean Signal Launches Small, Powerful PLB

Ocean Signal Launches Small, Powerful PLB

Ocean Signal has launched its rescueME PLB1 (personal locator beacon).

January-February 2013

Pains Wessex Launches New Compact Manoverboard

Pains Wessex launched its compact Manoverboard at the commercial shipping exhibition, SMM, in Hamburg, Germany, in early September.

September-October 2012

Work crews reach million-hour safety milestone at Wolf Creek Dam

July-August 2012

National Dredging Meeting Addresses Pipeline Location, Corps Planning Issues

The Dredging Contractors of America presented graphic and chilling evidence of the danger dredgers are in from un-located and mis-located pipelines; General Walsh outlined the new fast-track plan for planning and finishing projects; and Gary Loew received the 2012 William R. Murden Lifetime Public Service Achievement Award.

July-August 2012
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