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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

Corps Announces Planned Projects Under the Disaster Relief Act

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 116-20, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, signed into law June 6, 2019. Among other things, Public Law 116-20 provided $3.258 billion in five appropriations accounts: Investigations; Construction; Mississippi… Read More

Norfolk Harbor Dredging Underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting began dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News in late December. The Norfolk District is managing the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, and expects the project to… Read More

Weeks Marine Begins Dredging at The Port of Virginia

Weeks Marine began dredging at the Port of Virginia kicked off on December 1. “This project, combined with all of the investments we are making at our terminals, tells the ocean carriers ‘we are ready for your big ships,” John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of… Read More