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  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA’s flagship conference and exhibition once again will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands in conjunction with the Europort 2015 maritime trade show. Scheduled for 5-6 November 2015 the conference will focus on modern day dredging and marine construction in and around ports. Topics will include: – Port expansion challenges and solutions; – Dealing with […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a continued effort to keep Mainers informed of his work in the nation’s capital, U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. (I-ME) sat down to recap the events of this past week in the U.S. Senate. Senator King spoke about the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA), which contains amendments from […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that language he authored and proposed to help the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been incorporated in a critical coastal bill that has passed the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that includes legislative language to extend the renourishment period for this critical […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a 30-day public review of the River Riparian Connectivity & Habitat – Section 506 WRDA 2000 Detailed Project Report & Environmental Assessment. The study area consists of three contiguous parks that straddle the Chicago River: Ronan Park, River Park and Legion Park. Benefits resulting from this project would […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    World Dredging Congresses (June 3-7, 2013, Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. WODCONs, the only worldwide events dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction, provide a unique platform for researchers and practitioners from industry, academia and governments to meet and debate dredging. […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be attending a public meeting about the proposed dredging project of the Lake Worth Inlet. This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Palm Beach Government Center, Commission Chambers 301 N Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Business leaders and elected officials will attend the […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed, by a vote of 83-14, legislation authorizing funding for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes port dredging and improvements, modernization of locks and dams in inland waterways and flood control protections such as levees and dams. Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies – the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry – will present the IADC Young Author Award at the CEDA Dredging Days, 8 November 2019, Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands. To stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the young men or women in the dredging industry […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International  Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be presenting the IADC Young Author Award 2017 at the CEDA Dredging Days, which will take place on 9-10 November, 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The IADC Young Author Award is aimed at stimulating the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released a white paper on ‘Developing the largest size pump in dredging industry‘. As the demand for larger dredgers rises, there is a growing need for developing bigger dredge pumps that can reach up to 1,800 mm diameter. The ‘Developing the largest size pump in dredging industry‘ paper was brought by Basel […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new Information Paper, the ‘Environmental Monitoring Procedures’ describing why and how environmental monitoring is undertaken. The paper covers the different types of monitoring in relation to the different stages of a dredging project, and includes a series of case studies which illustrate monitoring methods and uses. The case […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently published the newest edition of its Terra et Aqua magazine. For the 150th issue, Terra et Aqua proved once again that it is on board with the industry’s proactivity by revealing a newly redesigned publication. This issue dives into the guiding principles of dredging for sustainability as presented in […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a written testimony, submitted recently to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment hearing on the “Cost of Doing Nothing,” the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to seaports, fully utilize HMT revenues and implement a long-term funding solution for port maintenance. “Landside and […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) introduced a series of amendments intended to ensure the safety of Mississippians from flooding or storm surge threats that might result from a new flood control proposal for Louisiana. To various degrees, the three Cochran amendments to the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (S.601 or WRDA) would force the […]

  • 21 December 2010

    To be presented in the Delft for the forth time, this international training course is organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology in co-operation with CEDA and IADC. The Course is aimed at consultants in dredging related industries, and professionals from different governmental bodies such as municipalities, district water […]

  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with Piedroba: Offering More Business-Driven Solutions Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018.   Royal IHC’s Erik van der Blom on Sustainable Dredging Approach […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the U.S. Senate considering S.601 the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to address infrastructure priorities on America’s coasts and rivers, Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced three separate amendments to boost Alaska’s emerging Arctic opportunities and address the needs of other vital waterfront areas in Seward and Haines. “Port and harbor investment is essential to so […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida port directors and transportation leaders will be visiting Washington D.C. on September 18 and 19, 2013, to meet with congressional members on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its importance to Florida seaports. For the Washington Fly-In, the Florida Ports Council will be joined by Florida Department of […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Congressman Don Young announced last week that the H.R. 5303 bill was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 25th 2016. The H.R. 5303 – the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 – bipartisan legislation is aimed to promote economic competitiveness and strengthen the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs. “To optimize […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every three years leading experts meet for the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition (known as WODCON), the single most important event for the world wide dredging community to discuss the latest developments of their profession. With the theme “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX brought together researchers and practitioners from industry, academia and government from […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]