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  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A bipartisan group of Great Lakes senators, led by Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs Sen. Carl Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, wrote to Army Corps of Engineers leaders, urging them to direct additional funding for harbor maintenance projects to reduce a severe backlog of projects in the Great Lakes. The letter, from members of the […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Ilwaco is seeking Statements of Qualifications from professionals with experience in commercial dredging operations, sediment management and maintenance. Submittals should include resumes of key personnel and client references. Interested firms should submit copies of their qualification packages to the Port of Ilwaco, P.O. Box 307 Ilwaco, WA 98624 by 4:00 pm, January […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Richard DeWan has joined Geosyntec Consultants as a senior consultant and environmental scientist based in New Jersey. He has more than 30 years of experience specializing in sediment and dredged material management, sediment remediation, site investigation and remediation, and large-scale brownfields redevelopment initiatives. Mr. DeWan’s practice focuses on the development of innovative solutions to the […]

  • 20 December 2013

    In their October meeting last year, CEDA’s Environment Commission (CEC) said goodbye to three of its very active members. They are stepping down form the Commission due to their approaching retirements from their day jobs. We have enjoyed working with them very much and therefore would like to pay tribute to their great work for […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of the innovative reed bed creation at Duck Broad has begun with the dredging of Heigham Sound which will increase water depth for boat users. Contractors Goodchild Marine Services are pumping 10,000 m³ of sediment from the navigation channel into a void created by 250 mud-filled gabion baskets. Once the spit of […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel advocated for South Florida priorities, Port Everglades expansion and Everglades Restoration, as negotiations got underway on a final Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Frankel, a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, has a seat at the table as the House-Senate Conference Committee resolve […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Regulatory officials of the Walla Walla and Seattle Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invite public comments on two lower Snake River system ports’ applications to dredge port berthing areas and dispose of dredged material. Written comments are due to the Corps no later than Dec. 18, 2013, regarding Port of Lewiston, Idaho, […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) has announced a tender for the development of a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (CRSMP) for the Santa Cruz Littoral cell, from Moss Landing northwards to the Santa Cruz-San Mateo County line. This CRSMP will be developed in order to restore and maintain coastal beaches and other critical areas […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 6-9 November 2013. The theme of the event is “Innovative Sediment Management: How to do more with less.” The conference programme will consist of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: – Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); – Integrated sediment management; – Sustainable […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will be holding a series of scoping meetings to discuss the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project – Alternative Sand Source Investigation and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to provide input. Five meetings will be held throughout south Florida between […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 20th edition of the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition, also known as WODCON, took place on 3-7 June 2013 at the Square – Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels, Belgium. It was organised by CEDA one of the constituent associations of the World Organisation of Dredging Associations, WODA. During 4 days delegates could meet with […]

  • 4 June 2013

    An innovative Broads restoration project has been commended at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredged sediment from the nearby river was celebrated at the 2013 Water Renaissance Awards in Birmingham on Thursday 30th May. The Broads Authority project beat 30 […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Port Hope harbour will begin this month as part of the Municipality’s annual maintenance program to allow safe access for boaters during the summer. In the past two years, dredging has been limited to clearing a channel along the west wall for boater access. With the implementation of the Municipality’s Sediment Management […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredgings from the nearby river has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The innovative project has demonstrated how dredging the Broads can become a win win situation for boaters and wildlife alike and it has now […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for ten habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 26 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include five salt marsh restoration projects, two freshwater restoration projects and two anadromous fish […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting kicks off today, and will last until 19 April, 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 and re-use, and – surveying. More info [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To allow for wider public input, the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the public comment period regarding Clean Water Act (CWA) compliance for the proposed Snake River dredging and in-water disposal action. The proposed action will be accomplished consistent with the associated draft Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public has two more opportunities to comment on water quality aspects of a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging action in the lower Snake River. This is in addition to the current public comment period that began Dec. 21 and ends March 26 for the Corps’ Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Scotland’s environment regulator is reminding farmers and land managers that liaising with them before carrying out work in rivers could help them avoid ending up in court. The warning comes after a company was fined £500 at Arbroath Sheriff Court  after carrying out illegal work in an Angus burn. D Geddes Farms Limited, was found […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the scoping process for a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on its Mount St. Helens long-term sediment management program. The public is invited to comment on the scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact until April 6, 2013. The Portland District is planning its long-term management of the Mount […]