International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Contractors Protest Safety Manual Change

The Corps of Engineers Safety Office presented proposed revisions to their official safety manual to industry in late 2002 giving contractors just four days to respond to the changes in the comprehensive document. The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) informed LTG Robert H. Flowers chief of engineers that this was not sufficient time to review the changes and were granted a 30-day delay. Read More

AGC Supports Growth Sandherr States

On November 6 Stephen E. Sandherr chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) stated that the organization would work with the Bush Administration and congress to support a pro-growth and pro-jobs platform including funding highways water treatment facilities and other infrastructure needs. Read More

1999 2000 National Dredging Meetings

The Corps of Engineers National Dredging Meeting is planned for mid-May 2000 in Springfield Virginia. This annual meeting provides a forum for dredging contractors to speak directly to Corps officials. This article reports on the 1999 meeting which covered such topics as safety the New York Harbor deepening program environmental research and hydrographic surveying. Read More