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Beneficial Use Workshop in Peoria Highlights Success of Engineered Soils

Attendees gather at the Beneficial Use Workshop in Peoria, Illinois to discuss strategies for building acceptance for engineered soils as a use for dredged sediments. The Peoria Beneficial Use Dredged Material Workshop was held by the tri-county regional planning commission in early September in Peoria, Illinois. The event addressed the… Read More

After 16 Years, WEDA Returns to Chicago

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held its annual 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago from June 4 to 7. Four hundred and nine attendees attended the event, and the trade show hosted 85 exhibits. The conference included pre-conference short courses and a pre-conference boat tour and lunch, welcome reception,… Read More

WEDA Honors Two Environmental Projects

During its Annual Summit & Expo at the historic Hilton Chicago, Illinois, held from June 4 to 7, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented two Environmental Excellence Awards, recognizing projects that demonstrate environmental awareness in two categories. The “Environmental Dredging” award went to the Zephyr Refinery Project… Read More

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

CDMCS Honors Government and Industry in First Safety Awards

From left to right, Don Riley, senior advisor at Dawson Associates, Drue Pearce, deputy administrator at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), William Doyle, CEO and executive director at DCA; Hon. Howard “Skip” Elliott, administrator at the PHMSA; Ed Landgraf, chairman of the Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO);… Read More