International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Mining Dredge Gets Grant

When the Colorado Historical Society awarded a $225000 grant this year for restoring the Snowstorm dredge in Fairplay it was the peak of seven years of effort by a group of local people interested in preserving their mining heritage. Read More

Krumholz is Midwest Chapter President

Dan Krumholz is the new president of the WEDA Midwest Chapter elected at the chapter meeting held November 27 through 29 at the Crowne Pointe Hotel in Detroit. Krumholz is with the St. Paul District Corps of Engineers and works from the Fountain City Wisconsin office. Read More

WEDA to Visit Houston Channel Deepening

The annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association will include a field trip to visit portions of the Houston Ship Channel Deepening project. To be held in Houston June 24 28 the meeting will include technical papers an exhibition and social functions. It is the 21st annual meeting of the organization. Read More

Board Reports on Dave Blackburn Fire

This is a summary of events on October 23 1996 in which a fire engulfed the Dredge Dave Blackburn working in Tiger Pass Louisiana. It was distributed by the National Transportation Safety Board to the WEstern Dredging Association who was asked to inform its member of the events in an effort to increase safety awareness. Read More

WEDA Environmental Report Published

The Western Dredging Assocation Environmental Commission published |!|Overcoming Obstacles to Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.|!| This article is a description and summary of the 24-page booklet which has an introduction by Margaret Johnson vice president of Ogden Beeman & Associates and articles by four experts in the development of beneficial uses of dredged material. Read More

Pacific Chapter Meets in Napa

The WEDA Pacific Chapter met November 5 through 7 1997 in Napa California. the topic was |!|Dredging Dollars and Sense|!| and talks focused on saving money in carrying out dredging projects. Read More