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WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Focus on Contaminated Sediment Removal, Mechanical Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration

Improving waterways through dredging and protecting the environment can be achieved simultaneously as proven by the dredging projects that were honored during the Annual Summit & Expo of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held in Norfolk, Virginia, in late June. The Environmental Excellence Award winners were chosen by WEDA’s Environmental… Read More

IMX Session Explores Equipment and Dredging Work Along the Mississippi River

At the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) in St. Louis, International Dredging Review hosted an education session to discuss dredging along the inland waterways. The panel discussion on May 25 welcomed three speakers – one dredge equipment manufacturer and two representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer St. Louis District. Read More

Registration Open for TAMU Dredging Engineering Short Course

The 48th Dredging Engineering Short Course on the campus of Texas A&M University (TAMU) will take place from January 7 to 11. The course, a mixture of lectures, laboratories,and a panel, is administered by the TAMU Center for Dredging Studies, Department of Ocean Engineering. Two textbooks and course notes on… Read More

International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation to be Held in Panama

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is holding the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation from October 15 to 19 in Panama. The event, held in cooperation with local technical universities, is designed for professionals in dredging-related industries, such as port and harbor authorities, governments and… Read More

IADC Holds Networking Event for Young Professionals

In June, 60 young professionals from the International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) member companies met at Hilvaria Studio’s for the association’s second annual networking event, Peering into Dredging’s Future. IADC’s Secretary General Rene Kolman kicked off the event with welcoming remarks followed by a plenary session.  IADC’s President… Read More

2018 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Receives More Nominations Than Ever

Each year at the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Summit and Exhibition, the Environmental Commission of the organization presents special awards to outstanding projects in several specific environmental categories. “The response to our requests for submissions for our 2018 environmental awards surpassed our expectations,” said Craig Vogt, chair of the Environmental… Read More