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ACP Hosts Maritime Event

In March, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) held a panel to discuss ways the global maritime community can adopt “more sustainable practices” to deliver on its commitments to reducing carbon emissions, the local authority said. The event gathered a number of international experts, including Dr. Alkut Olcer, World Maritime University… Read More

Beneficial Use in the Illinois River Valley: Manufacturing Soil from Dredged Material

On March 19, the Great Lakes Dredging Team hosted a webinar with Chuck Theiling from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) to discuss methods and current projects for manufacturing custom soil blends from dredged sand. The presentation, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material: Can Soil… Read More

Turning the Tide: CDMCS is Revolutionizing Safety for the Dredging and Marine Construction Industry

The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), the nation’s dredging and marine construction safety council and formal partnership between United States dredging contractors and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, is celebrating 10 years of progress in safety and occupational health leadership. April 10 marked the date… Read More

Sandscaping: British Translate Dutch ‘Sand Engine’ Coastal Restoration Method

Coastal erosion on the East Coast of the United Kingdom (U.K.) is a well-documented, long-term phenomenon. The normal coastal protection systems of beach replenishment, groynes and seawalls have long been recognized as being insufficient, but the issue at hand was: what could be done instead? Heavy storms in… Read More