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IADC Releases Annual Indexation

The annual indexation (2018) for A guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 is available. The publication offers a standard method to establish the capital and related costs of various types of dredging plant and equipment which are commonly in use. Every year, an updated index is prepared by the International… Read More

Indiana’s In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Approved by the Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville, Detroit and Chicago Districts approved the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) In-Lieu Fee Program Instrument. In-Lieu Fee (ILF) mitigation allows a permittee to purchase credits from an ILF Program instead of completing project-specific mitigation or purchasing credits from an approved mitigation bank. Read More

Corps Awards Intracoastal Dredging Project to Cavache

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $8.55 million maintenance dredging contract for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County to Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach Florida. Work will consist of maintenance dredging approximately 500,000 cubic… Read More

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to Begin Sediment Diversion Project to Restore Wetlands

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is working with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and other natural resource agencies, to design two coastal restoration projects. The Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions will establish a controlled and permanent connection between the Mississippi River and the coastal wetlands on… 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