International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Washington Considers New Permit for Suction Dredging

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require a standard state hydraulics permit to use a suction dredge to prospect for gold or other minerals in or near state waters. The rule would require applicants to submit… Read More

WEDA Accepting Applications for Environmental Excellence Awards

The Western Area Dredging Association (WEDA) is accepting applications for the 2019 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards. Awards will be given in three categories including dredging for navigation (to create or maintain navigation channels), environmental dredging (environmental enhancement) and mitigation or adaptation to climate change. The final category includes dredging… Read More

AEM Kicks Off 125 Year Anniversary

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) officially kicked off its year-long 125th anniversary celebration. AEM is a North American-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers. Its member companies manufacture and market a wide variety of equipment, from large earth movers and agricultural equipment to smaller hand-held,… Read More

Public Meetings Announced for NY/NJ Harbor & Tributaries Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the City of New York will host seven public meetings for the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study. In… Read More

30-Day Public Notice Issued for Annisquam River Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has issued a 30-day public notice for the proposed maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The city of Gloucester is the local sponsor and requested this dredging. Natural shoaling processes have… Read More

Corps Seeks Proposals for P3 Pilot Program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in the Federal Register a 60-day period for the submission of information on conceptual Public-Private Partnership (P3) delivery of specific Corps Civil Works projects. Information must be submitted to Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on or before midnight, April 2, to be… Read More

Meeting on Dredged Material Management in Winona, MN Rescheduled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is rescheduling a public meeting on Mississippi River dredged material in Winona, Minnesota. The meeting will be held February 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson St., Winona, Minnesota. The meeting was originally… Read More