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  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only three months left until the Western Dredging Association’s 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXI), preparations for the event are now in full swing. WEDA will combine it’s annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’16 conference with this World Dredging Congress to form WODCON XXI at the Hyatt Regency Miami from June 13-17, 2016. […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’20 will take place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston from June 9-12, 2020. The theme for this year’s conference is “Dredging: The Impacts of Climate Change”. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are the premiere venue to discuss the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA (Western Dredging Association) recently presented its 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Awards to Manson Construction Company, CEDA Dredging and Fluid Management & Sevenson Environmental Services. Manson Construction Company – Dredging Contractor Throughout its safety journey, Manson Construction has upheld the belief that it is, at core, in the people business. Recognizing those who plan, engineer, survey, […]

  • 28 July 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 […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the WEDA Pacific Chapter 2015 conference will be held in San Rafael, CA from Wednesday November 4th to Friday November 6th, 2015. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2015/16 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 PM. Thursday’s agenda will consist of technical […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been named winner of the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project for the John Redmond Dredging Project performed under contract to the Kansas Water Office. WEDA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards are presented to organizations and project teams with exceptional safety performance in […]

  • 20 September 2010

    During the closing ceremony of  WODCON XIX that took place from 9-12 September 2010 in Beijing, China, Capt. David Padman, Chairman of EADA handed over the reins to the new WODA Chairman, Anders Jensen, President of CEDA (Femern Baelt, Denmark). The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) is made up of three sister associations: * […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter has announced that their annual meeting is set to take place on November 7th and 9th at Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, AL. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 34/TAMU 45) from June 15-18, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. The theme of this conference is “Expanding The Dredging World” and will focus on the historical, structural and operational development of navigation throughout the Western Hemisphere. The Fairmont Royal […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    On June 28th, at its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) presented an award that recognize individual contributions to the organization. Marcel Hermans, President and Chair of WEDA, presented the 2017 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Anthony Binsfeld in recognition of his life’s work in advancing the dredging industry. “Anthony Binsfeld has been […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The 2021 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting has been rescheduled until March 16-18, 2021 in Green Bay, WI at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, informs the Western Dredging Association. 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 […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Still fueled by the overwhelming attendance and success from the 2017 meeting in Vancouver, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is ready to begin planning for its 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo. The conference will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is […]

  • 22 August 2012

    WEDA Eastern Chapter Regional Workshop will be held from October 9-11 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. The theme of this year’s conference is “Partnering for the Future of America’s Maritime Infrastructure and Access to the World’s Markets”. The WEDA program begins Tuesday at 1:00 PM and concludes Thursday at noon. An icebreaker reception […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its CEDA Annual Report 2016, detailing their work over the previous year and highlighting work related to the new initiatives. “2016 was an interesting year, in many ways, and for CEDA it was an outstandingly positive one with a few ‘firsts’. We established the Dredging Management Commission, made a […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The WEDA Safety Commission will today, July 27th at 1 PM (EST), hold a Virtual Panel on how COVID-19 is driving better and safer dredging operations. The Safety Commission is honored to convene this conversation among industry executives, focusing on how their organizations are surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 era, WEDA announced in the […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    WEDA’s Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting is scheduled for October 9-11 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. The theme of this year’s conference is “Partnering for the Future of America’s Maritime Infrastructure and Access to the World’s Markets”. The WEDA program begins Tuesday at 1:00 PM and concludes Thursday at noon. Thursday’s session will afford […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 101 – “Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental Considerations” short course, hosted by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to take place on October 7, 2019, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. The course has been developed and provided exclusively by WEDA, for the purpose of helping anyone interested […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two dredging professionals were recognized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) on June 28th, at its annual meeting in Norfolk, Virginia. Marcel Hermans, President and Chair of WEDA, presented the 2018 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to William G. Gahagan and the 2018 Dredger of the Year Award to David E. Simonelli for their contributions to […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the first call in mid-November, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has posted the “Second Call for Papers” for the Dredging Summit & Expo scheduled to be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is “Navigating the Future in Dredging“, which will focus on dredging presentations […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. Topics – sediment investigation, – environmental and navigational dredging, – shoreline protection and restoration, – sediment management […]