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  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Conference will take place at the Motif Hotel in Downtown Seattle from Wednesday, October 28th to Friday, October 30th 2020. The Board of the Pacific Chapter is currently inviting submission of abstracts for a technical presentation at their Fall 2020 conference in […]

  • 3 June 2020

    The Eastern Chapter has been working hard to develop a robust program and great opportunities for their meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) said in their latest release. “Normally at this point in time, we would be reaching out to you, our members for abstracts, and looking […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Eastern Chapter has announced that the Eastern Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2020 Conference will be held in Historic Charleston, SC. The conference is taking place from Wednesday, October 14, through Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston. According to the announcement, since last year’s revamped meeting […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $58.3 million construction contract to Aptim Federal Services, LLC of Alexandria, Virginia, on December 23.  This contract is the first final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will allow USACE to begin repairing the levee system to […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, 2019. WEDA has released a tentative agenda for the Fall 2019 Conference, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Eastern Chapter has announced that the Eastern Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2019 Conference will be held in Wilmington, DE. The event is taking place from Wednesday, October 16, through Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington. According to the announcement, WEDA is currently developing the final schedule and will […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In mid October 2019, construction of a low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groyne and revetment on the Sunset Beach Foreshore at Triton Place to mitigate coastal erosion will begin, the City of Greater Geraldton reports. The 40m low-crest GSC groyne and 50m long GSC revetment being constructed at Triton Place will help retain an initial […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tidal Marsh and Barrier Beach Restoration Project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located east of Milton, Delaware, is the recipient of a 2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources in the “Federal Government” category.  The award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding and innovative projects “that are advancing the resilience of […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its partners are launching the Shoreline Adaptation Inventory and Design (SAID) program, beginning with an instructional webinar today and field trips to different coastal locations June 12 and 13, 2019. CRMC, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, Save The Bay, […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2019 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is set to begin next week at the Embassy Suites Memphis, Tennessee. The event – taking place March 6-8, 2019 – will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has revealed details about the 2019 Midwest Chapter meeting. The meeting will be held March 6-8, 2019 in Memphis, TN at the Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis. As in previous years, the 2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing Gladstone Regional Council with an initial grant of $47,000 for the Gladstone Regional Council to develop a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS). Member for Gladstone, Glenn Butcher, said that the money is part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program. “The program helps communities understand and prepare for coastal erosion […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter has announced that their annual meeting is set to take place on November 14-15, 2018 at the ACE Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates, WEDA said. Representatives from all areas of the […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2018 conference will take place in Waikiki, Honolulu, from Tuesday, October 23, through Thursday, October 25, reports WEDA. For the 2018 conference, the Pacific Chapter Board has adjusted typical conference days to provide a bonus half day of time slots for presentations, announced the organizers.     Projected Agenda Summary: […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is backing Hinchinbrook Shire Council’s Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) with a $398,645 grant delivered through the state’s $12 million QCoast2100 program, the Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Environment, Leeanne Enoch, said that QCoast2100 helps councils and communities understand and prepare for storm tide inundation, coastal erosion, and […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Without increased investment in coastal adaptation, the expected annual damage caused by coastal floods in Europe could increase from €1.25 billion today to between €93 billion and €961 billion by the end of the century. Due to an increase in extreme sea levels driven by global warming, these coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 […]

  • 18 May 2018

    By APT Global A cooperation between TTS Offshore and APT Global was sealed with the recent delivery of a 20 ton slewing gantry crane for Dry Docks World Dubai. APT Global sees the cooperation with TTS as a perfect example of what the business model of APT Global stands for: going into partnerships with the aim of combining complementary […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA has invited interested parties to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at their Fall 2018 conference in Honolulu, HI.  The conference will take place in Waikiki, from October 23, through October 25, 2018. New to the 2018 conference is an additional half day of conference proceedings to provide attendees […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faced with critical shoaling concerns at the northern end of Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Ferry Division will be adapting its spring schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route to accommodate an emergency dredging effort, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) said in their latest announcement. In addition, there will be two “shuttle” ferries that […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13-15th, 2018 in Toledo, OH. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. As in previous […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold an Adaptive Management Workshop in Nebraska City on February 6-8. The Bird, Fish, and Human Considerations teams were developed as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adaptive management framework for implementing the Missouri River Recovery Program. The program seeks to avoid a finding of jeopardy […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group has launched a new and improved line of dredge ball joints. The in-house developed design has been named the Maximus ball joint and will become part of the APT Global product portfolio. The Maximus dredge ball joint is the result of extensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and provides more balanced stress […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group today announced the opening of a new office in the Netherlands. The new office, located at Westerduinweg 3 in IJmuiden, is an addition to the production facilities, offices and yards in Dubai, Qatar and India and extends the presence of the group in Europe. “The addition of the Dutch team is […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    This year’s Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Eastern Chapter Meeting will take place on October 10-12 in Providence, Rhode Island. The conference will kickoff at 1:30pm on Tuesday, run all day Wednesday, until 5pm, and wrap-up with an ICHDMG session from 9am-noon on Thursday, reports WEDA. According to the organizers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.  With a total budget of $31.4 million over seven years, the project aims to […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has received a $19.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for design and implementation of the final phase of the System Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program under CPRA’s Adaptive Management program. This is the first Spill Impact Component project grant to be awarded by the […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third physical monitoring of the 2013-14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project started earlier this week, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District just announced.  The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection, monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period […]