WEDA Appoints New Executive Director

New WEDA Executive Director WEDA Appoints Thomas M. Verna Executive Director The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) announced that it has appointed Board Member and Treasurer, Thomas M. Verna, as its Interim Executive Director, effective October 1, 2014.  A long time WEDA member, Board Director, Treasurer, and Safety Commission Chairman, Mr. Verna knows WEDA only too […]

Dredging News for October 31, 2014

Dredging News Onlinel: US: officials concerned about Passaic dredging

Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO) Meeting — October 22, 2014

Click here for the agenda for the DMMO meeting on October 22, 2014.  Please review the DMMO web page at http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx for changes to this agenda. NOTE: The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) has moved.  The new address is 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600, San Francisco.  Please arrive a few minutes early […]

Dredging News Online — October 2014

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Free download of the new book “The Delft Sand, Clay and Rock Cutting Model”

Free download of the new book “The Delft Sand, Clay and Rock Cutting Model” written by Dr. S.A. Miedema  We are pleased to advise you that written by Dr. ir. Sape Miedema, Associate Professor Offshore & Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, and published by Delft University Press, the above mentioned book can be […]

Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO) Meeting — October 8, 2014

Click here for the agenda for the DMMO meeting on October 8, 2014. Please review the DMMO web page at http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx for changes to this agenda.

2015 Dredging Summit and Expo – Save the Date & First Call for Papers

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. Please join us in Houston and visit the Houston Ship Channel – one of the busiest waterways in the United States. In addition, the environmental restoration projects in Galveston […]

Oakland FY15 Soliciation (Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel Maintenance Dredging Project) Posted to the Federal Business Opportunities Website

The Oakland FY15 Soliciation (Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel Maintenance Dredging Project) has been posted to the Federal Business Opportunities Website. Click here to view.    

BPC Workshop: Challenges & Opportunities to Dredging and Beneficial Reuse

BPC Workshop: Challenges & Opportunities to Dredging and Beneficial Reuse November 4, 2014  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM  URS Corporation Offices 1333 Broadway, 8th Floor Oakland, CA 94612 For over 30 years, the Bay Planning Coalition has been working to ensure that the channels and harbors of our region are able to be dredged to adequate […]

Government Accountability Office Report on Corps’ Deauthorizations & Backlog of Projects

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued its report on the backlog list of authorized water resources construction projects maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). It found that the list is incomplete and recommends that the USACE take steps to identify all projects and studies eligible for deauthorization. GAO-14-699 Click here to view […]