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  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Early in 2018, the federal government announced a program under the U.S. Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that would fund ten projects supporting beneficial uses of dredged material. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) submitted a proposal for this pilot program to cover 100% of the construction costs of restoring the Crab Bank Seabird […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization. “WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and we are grateful to Senators Graham and […]

  • 15 March 2013

    “The Regional Development Council is the highest policy-making in the region. We are not here just to present our budget but we are here to contribute to the regional development.” This was the gist of the message of Regional Director Teresita Socorro C. Ramos of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)-9 during the 143rd Regional […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold this week a hearing to examine new approaches to speed the delivery of critical water infrastructure projects, the U.S. House of Representatives said in their latest release.  The testimony heard at the hearing will help inform the committee’s work as it considers a new Water Resources […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    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 yesterday.  The new law will provide for investment in harbor, waterway, flood protection, and other water infrastructure improvements throughout the country. The bipartisan leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’ seminar, organized by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. The presentations at the event will primarily be Wales specific, but will be informative for anyone with links to the […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public. Introduction The dredging sector is an important market segment in Belgium and the Netherlands. In the Netherlands 160 companies with total annual sales of more than EUR 1 bn and […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) Dredging Technology Webinar, under the name ‘The working principle of the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge’, is scheduled for 14 September, 2016, from 14:00-15:00 hrs (CEST). This webinar is the 2nd in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. The presenter, Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees van Rhee, is full Professor of […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    One thing is clear: Conventional procurement is not always cost-efficient and clients and consultants are ready to look for alternatives – like Early Contractor Involvement. On the other hand, for many attendees at the ECI Forum in London the exact definition of “Early Contractor Involvement” was not clear and for some, who had their own […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter has just announced the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) passed with bipartisan support through the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW). WRDA 2016 includes a number of provisions that will improve flood control and coastal hurricane protection for Louisiana communities. “Louisianians know quite well how important our ports and […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association will host the 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition, the WODCON XXI, at the Hyatt Regency Miami next week (June 13-17, 2016). The conference will showcase around 120 technical papers over three days covering all aspects of dredging and maritime construction. This congress will also feature dredging short courses, a technical exhibition and […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) out of the U.S. Senate. WRDA 2016 will help improve flood control, water infrastructure development and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. After yesterday’s overwhelmingly bipartisan passage, the legislation will head to the House of […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA – IADC book Environmental Aspects of Dredging (Ed. Nick Bray) published by Taylor & Francis in 2008 is now available in Russian language. The idea to translate the book emerged during the seminar ‘Eco-friendly Dredging in the Modern World’ that took place in 2009 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The seminar was organized in […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expecting a final Senate vote on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill this week. The legislation is seen as critical to ensuring the harbor deepening project remains on track and Charleston Harbor is deepened to 52 feet. “At the end of the day, harbor deepening is really about jobs […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     As the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is approaching fast, we took the opportunity to interview Mr. Mark van Koningsveld, Professor Ports & Waterways at TU Delft, one of the co-authors of the CEDA-IADC guidebook that will be officially launched during the event. The event – taking place on November 19-20th at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, set to take place on November 19th and 20th in the heart of Amsterdam – the Beurs van Berlag, are moving forward according to schedule. The event will celebrate the launch of the CEDA-IADC publication Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. In order to better introduce the event and […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the latest CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging.  The main aim of the paper is to facilitate knowledge exchange on the topic, along with an assessment of which parameters should be included in the evaluation at a local level both in terms […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has launched a Boating United campaign, calling on industry stakeholders to tell lawmakers to authorize Everglades Reservoir restoration provisions in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018. “With toxic blue-green algae already forming on Florida’s coasts, it’s imperative that Congress and the administration move quickly. Everglades restoration and increasing […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first key milestone has been reached on the project creating the stage for the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland in 2021, the Auckland Council said in their today’s release.  The Wynyard Edge Alliance (WEA), the organization formed by the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council to deliver the infrastructure required for the event, has […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement on the passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes critical language that will prioritize dredging in the Great Lakes navigation system. In the past several months, Schumer has worked with the EPW committee to balance the needs of high-use, deep-draft ports like the […]

  • 27 May 2012

    Metro Manila and suburbs will enjoy more supply and stable prices of fresh and quality fish with the upgrading of the 35-year old Navotas Fish Port Complex (NFPC), according to the Philippine Information Agency. The upgrading of the NFPC, costing P2.7 billion, is one of the five big infrastructure projects recently endorsed and submitted by […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Some of the key topics essential to the sustainable development of water infrastructure will be discussed in depth at the upcoming CEDA-IADC ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ conference. Partake in six highly interactive sessions led by internationally renowned scientists and practitioners, and a networking area hosted by Dredging Today. The two-day-long program (19 & 20 November), taking […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will hold its next webinar – Flow regimes diagrams in slurry transport – today, from 14:00-15:00hrs (CET). The webinar is the 6th webinar in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. This Practitioner level webinar is meant for professionals working in the field of dredging or adjacent to it with no formal […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon posted an update on the Stone Harbor/southern Avalon beach fill project on Wednes­day, July 31st: “The entire sand dredg­ing oper­a­tion is com­plete. No addi­tional sand will be dredged on the beaches. Accord­ing to Brian Miller from Nor­folk Dredg­ing, the lines have already been cleaned and flushed, and it is very likely that the removal […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A unique Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – organized jointly by CEDA, IADC and Dredging Today – was successfully closed today at the Beurs van Berlage center in Amsterdam. The Conference gathered a large number of participants from all over the world, including planners, designers, decision makers, regulators, contractors, project owners and environmental advocates. The […]