International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

St. Paul District Approves New Process for Placement Site Acquisition

In March, the St. Paul District Real Estate Division announced that it received approval from the Corps’ Head­quarters Directorate of Real Estate, to pursue the acquisition of a non-standard estate (NSE). Kevin Sommerland, real estate chief, granted the approval for one of the district’s long-term dredged material placement sites for… Read More

Registration Opens for WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo

Registration is now open for WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’20.The conference will take place at the new Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston, Texas from June 9 to 12. WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’20 includes three days of  presentations and focused panels, access to an Expo Hall featuring… Read More

WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Criteria Updated

Each year the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presents Environmental Excellence Awards to outstanding projects at its annual WEDA Environmental Summit and Exposition. In 2020 the awards will be announced on June 10, during the WEDA Luncheon at the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition being held from June… Read More

Women of WEDA Seeks New Members

Women of WEDA (Western Dredging Association) represents a quickly growing membership group of WEDA all over the Western hemisphere. This group is designed to give all WEDA members an opportunity to become a part of the Women of WEDA to have better access to a network of similar professionals in… Read More

WRDA Begins Moving Through Committee

Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) held a hearing titled, “Proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2020” on January 9. This hearing provided members of the subcommittee the… Read More

CDMCS Releases Pipeline Incident Prevention

The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) released Pipeline Incident Prevention (PIP), a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers federal navigation channels. In September of 2018, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force… Read More