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WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Talks Safety, Hydrographic Surveying and Sediment Analysis

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting took place in Memphis, Tennessee, from March 6 to March 8. About 70 members attended to hear presentations on safety issues, hydrographic surveying innovations and sediment analysis. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Quality Management Program and Corps district offices in… Read More

Kahana Beach Nourishment Project Presented to Public as Ocean Engineers Seek Solutions to Sea Level Rise Damage in Hawaii

A proposal for a regional response to erosion partially caused by sea level rise (SLR) in Hawaii was introduced to the public on March 8 in the form of an Environmental Impact Statement Preparation Notice (EISPN) “Kahana Bay Erosion Mitigation Project Lahaina District, Island of Maui” with a 30-day public… Read More

Savannah District Completes Dissolved Oxygen System for SHEP Mitigation

On February 14, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant to verify proper operation. The Speece cones at the Hutchinson Island Dissolved Oxygen Plant, which can process about 150 million galls on water… Read More

King Company to Dredge Ontonagon Harbor

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District awarded a contract for maintenance dredging in the Ontonagon Harbor. King Company, Inc. from Holland, Michigan, was awarded a more than $1.1 million contract to dredge the federal channel in the Ontonagon Harbor in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. King Company will… Read More

AIWA Board Makes D.C. Visit

In March, the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association (AIWA) board of directors traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW). The trip included 12 meetings with congressional offices and staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the associations legislative priorities… Read More

Royal IHC Delivers 2,000th Pump

Royal IHC delivered the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company. To celebrate this milestone, a select group of customers and partners was invited to the ‘Royal IHC Pump Experience’ at its headquarters in Kinderdijk. With a number of interactive workshops and demonstrations provided, the guests were… Read More

WEDA Releases Latest Journal of Dredging

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has released its latest edition of the Journal of Dredging. The journal provides technical and project information on dredging engineering topics. The peer-reviewed papers present engineering solutions to dredging and placement problems including dredging techniques, hydrographic surveys, dredge automation, dredge safety, instrumentation, design aspects, dredged… Read More