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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented its 2015 Dredger of the Year Award to Michael Miller Gerhardt II at the organization’s annual Summit and Expo held at Westin Hotel in Houston, Texas, June 22-25, 2015. This annual award is presented to a member of the WEDA community who has provided exceptional service to the organization […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has extended the due date for award nominations for the Dredging Summit & Expo. These awards will recognize individuals, organizations or project teams for their outstanding contributions in meeting the goals and objectives of WEDA. Three Environmental Excellence Awards will be given, one for each of the following categories:   […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Western Dredging Association yesterday announced that it is accepting applications for the 2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards. These awards will be presented on June 28, 2017, during the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The objective of the awards is to recognize projects for their outstanding contribution to meeting the goals […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has begun preparations for the 21st World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON XXI) to be held at the Hyatt Regency Miami from June 13-17, 2016. The WODCON is held once every three years by WODA, the World Organization of Dredging Associations. First formed in 1967 in New York and held throughout the world […]

  • 7 March 2011

    WEDA Board of Directors recently approved the establishment of an Annual WEDA Environmental Award. This Award will be presented to whoever, in the opinion of the WEDA Environmental Commission, has: “Promoted communication and understanding of environmental issues and stimulated new solutions associated with dredging and placement of dredged materials such that dredging projects, including navigation and […]

  • 4 February 2011

    Annually The Western Dredging Association selects an individual or Corporation to receive at its annual Western Hemisphere Conference and Trade Show, WEDA’s Annual Safety Award. Recent Receipments have been Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company and USACE St. Louis District. Attached is the Award Criteria. Nominations from WEDA paid members (Individuals or Corporation) and WEDA […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5-7, in Chicago, Illinois, President and Chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Craig Daniel Vogt for his contributions to the dredging industry as a whole and to the WEDA in particular. The award recognizes his […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Robert B. Wetta President of the Western Dredging Association called the meeting to Order at 1:25 pm Tuesday June 12, 2012 and presented the Annual Report that covers the period from June 7, 2011 until June 12, 2012. The President presented the following: “During the period of this report WEDA Membership continues to increase. […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented a “Special Recognition Award” to the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), a department of the U.S. Environmental Agency, for its long-standing efforts to restore and protect the health of the Great Lakes, specifically by remediating historical contamination in ports, harbors and other waterways. According to WEDA, GLNPO […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), at their recently held 2017 Dredging Summit & Expo in Vancouver, presented WEDA’s 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Contractor to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. for delivering over 2,225,000 man hours without a lost time incident. “JF Brennan Company’s exemplary safety commitment and dedication meet and exceed the […]

  • 28 August 2020

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced new details about their annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20. Over the last few months, WEDA has been working hard to find a viable solution to postpone the 2020 Dredging Summit & Expo to the fall. “At present, we feel that with the uncertainty as to whether a […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) 2019 Summit & Expo will be held at the Hilton Chicago on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois from June 4-7, 2019. This will be the first time in 40 years that WEDA’s Annual meeting will take place in downtown Chicago. The theme for this year’s conference is “Waves of Change: Oceans of Opportunity“, which […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) announced that it has appointed Board Member and Treasurer, Thomas M. Verna, as its Interim Executive Director, effective October 1, 2014. A long time WEDA member, Board Director, Treasurer, and Safety Commission Chairman, Mr. Verna knows WEDA only too well. “Tom brings to us incredible institutional knowledge, the liaison with […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, LLC, President/CEO Bob Wetta was honored by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) with the 2014 Dredger Of The Year award at the recent Dredging Summit & Expo in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. DSC Dredge has been a member of WEDA for more than 20 years and has enjoyed a strong employee commitment to volunteering […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo 2018 that will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018, in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields […]

  • 27 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting with the Corps of Engineers/Industry on November 2 and 3, 2010 at the Hotel Monteleone. Last years’ meeting at The Westin was very successful, and we are looking to provide the same this year. Check WEDA’s Website for Registration Details and […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Only 120 days have been left until the Western Dredging Association’s 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXI) in Miami, Florida. WEDA has just announced that Mr. Giora Israel, Senior Vice President of Global Ports and Destination Development at Carnival Corporation will be speaking during lunch on Tuesday June 14th. Mr. Giora’s experience relating to ports […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2018 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards. According to the organization, these awards will be presented on June 27, 2018, during WEDA’s Dredging Summit and Exposition in Norfolk, Virginia. Three Environmental Excellence Awards will be given, one for each of the following categories: Dredging […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, announced the 2014 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: The 2014 […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, held their 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago, IL the first week of June. With the theme “Why Dredging is Good”, the selection committee named Isaac Hametz and Brian Davis the 2019 winners […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently presented the 2017 Annual Dredger of the Year Award to Anthony Binsfeld in recognition of his life’s work in advancing the dredging industry. During its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, WEDA recognized Dr. Donald Hayes, PE, BCEE, for his outstanding contributions to the dredging community and to the Western Dredging Association. Through his […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 15th 2015 is the “Call for Papers” deadline for the XXI World Dredging Congress (WODCON). In June 2016, WEDA will host the WODCON, the only worldwide conference dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction. WODCON XXI, occurring in the Western Hemisphere every 9 years, will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, FL from […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Each year the Western Dredging Association presents Environmental Excellence Awards to outstanding projects at its annual WEDA Environmental Summit and Exposition. In 2020 the awards will be announced on June 10, during the WEDA Luncheon at the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition being held from June 9-12 in Houston, Texas, USA. Three Environmental Excellence Awards […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2015 Annual Membership Meeting will be conducted in Houston, Texas, on June 24th, 2015 during the conference luncheon. The Membership meeting will follow the address by the Panama Canal luncheon speaker, Mr. Esteban Saenz. Meeting agenda will include the annual address by the WEDA President, covering topics including, but not […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced their decision to postpone the annual Gulf Coast Chapter meeting until November 2021. “The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives,” WEDA said in the announcement. “Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Port of Anacortes commission, Chris Johnson accepted the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) 2012 Environmental Excellence Award in San Antonio, Texas. This award was received a few months ago, in recognition of the development, implementation and integrated cleanup strategy used in the restoration of the Former Scott Site Paper Mill Environmental Cleanup […]