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WEDA Safety Commission Accepts Nominations for Safety Excellence

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Safety Commission is seeking nominations for the annual 2020 Safety Excellence Awards. The awards will recognize individual organizations or project teams for outstanding contributions to meeting the goals of WEDA and for exceptional safety performance that exhibits a proactive approach to raising safety awareness in… Read More

WEDA Accepting Abstracts for the Dredging Summit & Expo

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced its first call for abstracts for the annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20. The conference will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston from June 9 to 12, 2020. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are an… Read More

Registration Opens for WEDA Conferences

Registration has opened for Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast and Pacific Coast Chapter Conferences. The meetings will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting and manufacturing, will… Read More

After 16 Years, WEDA Returns to Chicago

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held its annual 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago from June 4 to 7. Four hundred and nine attendees attended the event, and the trade show hosted 85 exhibits. The conference included pre-conference short courses and a pre-conference boat tour and lunch, welcome reception,… Read More

WEDA Announces Award Winners

At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5 to 7, in Chicago, Illinois. president and chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Craig Daniel Vogt and its 2019 Dredger of the Year Award… Read More

WEDA Eastern Chapter Seeks Abstracts for Fall 2019 Conference

The Board of the Eastern Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is seeking abstracts for technical presentations for its fall 2019 conference, October 16 to 19, at the Hotel Dupont in Wilmington, Delaware. This year’s topic is “Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials.” The board is encouraging… Read More

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

WEDA Chapters Announce Fall Conferences

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific Chapter Fall 2019 Conference will be held October 29 to 31 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, California. The tentative agenda will include meetings of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ports and industry, federal dredging program presentations, hosted poster social, technical presentations… Read More