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Ryba Marine Contracted to Dredge Lake St. Clair

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District has awarded a $813,650 contract to Ryba Marine Construction Company of Cheboygan, Michigan, to dredge channels in Lake St. Clair. Beginning next summer, Ryba will dredge approximately 53,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. Read More

WEDA Midwest Chapter Seeking Abstracts for March Meeting

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held from March 6 to 8 in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Memphis. Abstracts are now being accepted from individuals and companies wishing to present at the meeting. The topics highlighted at this year’s event will… Read More

La Conner Marina/Port Skagit

Dredging at La Conner Marina, a part of the Port of Skagit in Washington, began September 24. The project will remove 135,000 cubic yards of sediment to restore the basin to depths of -12 feet at mean lower low water. The marina has accumulated sediment from the… Read More

Boskalis Begins Dredging for First Canadian LNG Export Facility

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has begun dredging for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility at the District of Kitimat, British Columbia. LNG Canada Development Inc. is overseeing construction and the operations that will convert natural gas to liquefied natural gas for export. The contract value is… Read More

Weeks Marine Begins Emergency Dredging of Moriches Inlet

Weeks Marine began emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet on October 7 under a $9,960,000 contract awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District. The contract was awarded on July 11 with Weeks conducting dredging surveys and mobilizing equipment throughout July and August. An Emergency… Read More

WRDA Is Signed Into Law

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, included as title I of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3021), was signed into law on October 23. The new law will provide for investment in harbor, waterway, flood protection and other water infrastructure improvements throughout the country. The bipartisan… Read More

Annual Publications Released by IADC

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released both the 2017 edition of Dredging in Figures and the IADC Annual Report 2017. Dredging in Figures is an annual review of the global dredging market, highlighting sustainability, emissions and safety, as well as the drivers of the… Read More