Dredging & Marine Construction

WEDA Extends Award Nomination Deadlines

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has extended the due date for award nominations for the Dredging Summit & Expo. The new deadline is April 30.

The 2020 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards will recognize projects for their outstanding contribution to meeting the goals of WEDA, which include promoting communication and understanding of environmental issues and stimulating new solutions associated with dredging and placement of dredged materials, such that dredging projects, including navigation and environmental, are accomplished in an efficient manner while meeting environmental goals. Send applications in PDF format to Craig Vogt, chair of WEDA’s Environmental Commission, at craig@craigvogt.com.

The WEDA Safety Commission is accepting nomination for the annual 2020 Safety Excellence Awards. The awards will recognize individual organizations or project teams for outstanding contributions to meeting the goals of WEDA and for exceptional safety performance that exhibits a proactive approach to raising safety awareness in the dredging workplace. Submit application to Julie Hile, at hile@hilegroup.com.

One to two-page nominations for the Dredger of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award can also be sent to Craig Vogt by April 30.

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