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WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Talks Safety, Hydrographic Surveying and Sediment Analysis

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting took place in Memphis, Tennessee, from March 6 to March 8. About 70 members attended to hear presentations on safety issues, hydrographic surveying innovations and sediment analysis. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Quality Management Program and Corps district offices in… Read More

J.F. Brennan Company Completes Dredging for Marsh Restoration Project at Quonochotaug Pond

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) kicked off a salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project at Quonochotaug Pond in Rhode Island, where dredging removed sand from the bottom of the pond and is being used to restore and enhance the adjacent marshland as well as create… Read More

Whatcom Waterway Remediation Project Removed Contaminated Sediment and Waterfront Structures to Allow for Mixed Use Access

Whatcom Waterway in Bellingham, Washington, has an extensive history of industrial use in the waterway and on the shoreline dating back to the mid-1900s. The Port of Bellingham owns the upland properties and is managing environmental cleanups in and around the waterway. Phase 1 construction of the remediation was conducted… Read More

Royal Boskalis Turns to Biofuels

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has begun using a biofuel blend for its trailing suction hopper dredge Prins der Nederlanden and previously used a B50 biofuel blend in equipment for the Marker Wadden dredging project. The use of the blend is part of the “Boskalis on Bio”… Read More

Randle Reef Remediation Moves Hamilton Harbor Closer Toward Area of Concern Delisting

Dredging has kicked off stage two for one of the largest remediation projects that has ever been done in Canada. The contract for the Randle Reef Environmental Remediation Project dredge work was awarded to Fraser River Pile & Dredge (FRPD) with its partner Milestone… Read More

Jacksonville District Preps San Juan Harbor Study for PED Phase; First Study Completed Under Corps’ New Accelerated Process

On August 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment, which began September 16, 2015, was completed in June. The recommended plan includes deepening Cut-6 of the… Read More