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  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – has just announced the 2nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Boskalis’ Mooring Actuator. Secured to a backhoe’s bollards with heavy lines, a barge assists with the transport of material dredged by the backhoe. Conventionally, two crew members must drag and manoeuvre the heavy lines, manually mooring the […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lake St. Croix Beach, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Jon Sobiech as the recipient of its National Planning Excellence Enterprise Award. This annual award recognizes an individual’s contributions to the completion of a Corps of Engineers feasibility study or similarly-scaled planning […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project – Phase 1b/c – was one of the winning projects at Wales Engineering Awards 2017. The ICE Wales Cymru 2017 Project Awards – which celebrate the contribution of civil engineering – saw projects from across Wales compete for a number of awards. Commending the entrants, ICE Wales Cymru Director, Keith Jones said, “our awards celebrate […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognized at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2018. According to ICE, the awards are held every year to showcase the outstanding work done by civil engineers from across the region over the past two years. They are […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won three DPC Innovation Awards: one for Dredger Design, one for Dredging Equipment and another one for Safety. Best Dredging Design: Hopper vessels with exhaust gas treatment systems Jan De Nul Group ordered four Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD) equipped with exhaust gas treatment systems in order to reduce harmful […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An aid project delivered in Tuvalu by Australian-owned dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific in conjunction with New Zealand’s Calibre Consulting has taken out a prestigious Gold Award as part of the 2016 Innovate Awards of Excellence held in New Zealand in September. The awards recognize excellence in engineering and consulting and saw the […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project has been shortlisted for the annual ICE Wales Cymru Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement across the country and include the George Gibby Award, Roy Edwards Award, Bill Ward Sustainability Award, Designed in Wales Award, Studies and Research Award, and the Emerging Engineers Award. The Colwyn Bay Project (Phase 1b/c) […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Myrtle Beach yesterday received the Robert L. Wiegel Coastal Project Award for its beach preservation and restoration projects dating back to the 1980s. The city initiated a three-phase plan for beach restoration in the 1980s: Phase 1 — small-scale beach scraping; Phase 2 — mediumscale nourishment by trucks using inland sand; and […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC has announced another nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s hopper crew designed, built and installed a safety platform to protect their crewmates. After each dredge cycle on a trailing suction hopper dredger, the pipe operator must grease and/or inspect the underwater block of the hoisting dredge pipe. […]

  • 6 August 2013

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs announced the awarding of the 2013 Coastal Management Assistance Program grants, with this year’s focus on projects that involve sea level rise and SLR adaptation planning. More than $126,000 was awarded this year through funding made available to the Delaware Coastal Programs by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rugeley flood scheme, which protects more than 270 homes and businesses, has won the Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands sustainability award. This award recognizes the partnership way of working achieving multiple benefits to the town and the people of Rugeley. Before the £5.2 million project was completed, the risk of flooding to the town hampered […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC today announced the fourth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s Full Mission Simulator safely prepares crews for risky conditions at sea. The Full Mission Simulator (FMS) is a 360° simulator of a dredger’s bridge where real situations can be practiced in a safe environment. The simulator trains […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) has just announced that the organization will, for the first time, present the 2016 WODA Environmental Excellence Awards. The overall process and criteria are similar to the annual Environmental Excellence Awards initiated by WEDA in 2011. Three Environmental Excellence Awards will be given, one for each of three dredging […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-six infrastructure projects from across the West Midlands are in line for this year’s ICE West Midlands Project Awards. The awards recognize outstanding examples of West Midlands’ design and construction completed in 2016. According to the Institution of Civil Engineers, 2017 has seen the greatest ever number of entries for the ICE West Midlands Regional Project Awards […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious national award. The project, officially opened in March 2019, was crowned Climate Resilience Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards on 9 October. The Shoreham […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) has announced that President and CEO Matt Binsfeld was named the 2019 Dredger of the Year on Thursday, June 6th at the 2019 WEDA Dredging Summit and Expo in Chicago, IL. The highly-respected award recognizes one individual annually who has made extensive and outstanding contributions to the dredging community. Matthew […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Commerce Department awarded Ellicott Dredges the prestigious Export Achievement Certificate at the Trade Winds Forum and Business Development Conference in Singapore on May 16th, 2012. Under Secretary Francisco Sánchez presented the Certificate to Ellicott citing its successful sale of dredges to international markets. “Ellicott Dredges is the oldest and largest U.S. manufacturer of […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Swindale Beck Restoration Project in the Lake District has scooped a major award in recognition for its contribution to creating new fish habitat. The restoration scheme beat off stiff competition to win this year’s Wild Trout Trust Award for Best Large-Scale Habitat Enhancement scheme, which was presented at a glittering ceremony in London last […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IADC today announced third nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Van Oord and Boskalis agree: MedAssist gives needed medical support to ships at sea. The MedAssist Skills Application provides offline step-by-step instructions for basic medical skills and procedures on board a ship when there is no doctor present or the ship […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports has been recognized for its commitment to environmental stewardship in the delivery of its Manchester Ship Canal project by the prestigious and historic Carmen Awards. The awards, which honor exceptional achievement in industry and individual enterprise, praised the business’ revival of the historic trade route and Victorian engineering masterpiece to build a sustainable […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The team behind the preparation of the naval base for the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has received a New Year’s Honor from the Royal Navy. Royal HaskoningDHV’s role has been as a member of this joint Naval Base Command, Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and Industry team preparing Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth to […]

  • 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 […]