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  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 8 and 9, 2012 at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. 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 the industry, including regulatory, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 24 June 2012

    The 32nd annual WEDA conference which takes place June 10th through 13th in San Antonio, Texas saw PMC’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar deliver a paper on Cerchar abrasivity testing and Risk Hazard Management. Themed “The Nuts and Bolts of Dredging”, this conference serves as a forum for professionals of all types to share their knowledge of […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8 2011. For several years, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Danish company, RESON A/S, world-leading manufacturer of high quality underwater acoustic sensors, echo-sounders, multi-beam sonar systems, transducers & hydrophones, will be participating at the Western Dredging Association, Annual Dredging Seminar – WEDA31 & TAMU42. “Enhancing the Economy through Dredging” will be held at Gaylord Opryland, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA from June 5th to 8th, 2011. RESON to present new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2011

      Double Tree Guest Suites The Annual Meeting will feature approximately 9 technical presentations on dredging and sediment This year’s theme is “Sediment in a Changing Environment”. In addition to the technical presentations there will be a Panel Discussion/Partnering Session with the USACE and a tour of the Detroit River CDF. Interested participants may submit […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    We are proud to be an Official Supporting Organization for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011. CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 is your source for what’s new in … [mappress] Source: WEDA;

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author was presented to Kaitlin McCormick of EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. of Maryland… [mappress] Source: IADC, June 18, 2010

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Danish company, RESON A/S, world-leading manufacturer of high quality underwater acoustic sensors, echo-sounders, multi-beam sonar systems, transducers & hydrophones, will be participating at the Western Dredging Association, Annual Dredging Seminar – WEDA30 & TAMU41. “Dredging Works for the Economy and the Environment” will be held at Rio Mar Wyndham Resort, San Juan, Rio Grande, Puerto […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    WEDA’s next webinar, named Houston Ship Channel Widening and Deepening Update, will take place on Thursday, January 14, 2021, from noon to 1 PM EST.  This webinar will be presented by: Charlie Jenkins, Sr. Director, Port of Houston Authority; Captain J.J. Plunkett, Retired. U.S. Coast Guard; Dana Cheney, Vice President, Gahagan and Bryant Associates, Inc.; Neil McLellan, […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Technology

    WEDA’s webinar on Engineering with Nature (EWN) Initiative will take place Friday, November 11, 2020 from 1 to 2 PM EST. This webinar will be presented by Dr. Burton Suedel, a Research Biologist at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. Engineering With Nature is the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) Education Commission Reservoir Sediments Dredging Panel is set to take place on Friday August 14, 2020 at 1 PM EST. This panel will discuss the current state of reservoir sedimentation in the United States, estimated reservoir capacity losses, flooding impacts due to the loss capacity, dredging practices to reduce reservoir sedimentation, […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representing the World Organisation of Dredging Associations comprising CEDA, WEDA and EADA, Dr. Craig Vogt, Chairman of the WEDA Environment Commission, presented the recently published two CEDA papers on beneficial use of sediments at the currently ongoing  meeting of the IMO London Convention and Protocol. Dr. Vogt also told about the beneficial use case studies […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has officially launched a new range of non-radioactive density meters – the CombiMeter.  On board dredgers, continuous control of the dredging efficiency is of vital importance. This is done by density measurement – continuously checking of the throughput in the dredge pipe. For several decades this measurement had to be done using a nuclear […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure has made its debut in Norfolk, Virginia, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest announcement.  Last week, IADC Secretary General, Rene Kolman, presented the forthcoming CEDA-IADC publication at the WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ‘18. The guidebook will be launched worldwide in November 2018, during the Dredging […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo, hosted and organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to kick off today in Norfolk, VA. The 2018 Summit is a technical conference organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. This year’s Dredging Summit & Expo is […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just seven weeks the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will host the 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo in Norfolk, VA. The 2018 Summit is a technical conference organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. According to WEDA, this year’s meeting will feature technical presentations and […]