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2020 Safety Excellence Awards

The WEDA Safety Commission invites you to nominate 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.

One award will be present in of the following categories:

Applications must be submitted to Julie Hile by Monday March 16, 2020.

Nominations must conform to the application standards contained in the following pages of this announcement and must be emailed in PDF format to hile@hilegroup.com. Please contact Julie by email or phone with questions or requests for clarification.

Julie Hile, WEDA Safety Commission Chair
Phone: 309-888-4453

Be aware that the awards will be presented on June 10, 2020, during the WEDA Awards Luncheon at the Dredging Summit & Expo in Houston, Texas. Safety Excellence Award winners are asked to attend the Dredging Summit & Expo to participate on the Safety Panel and received their award in person.

For additional information, please see the WEDA Safety Award Dredging Project & Dredging Contractor Criteria for each of these awards by clicking on the links below.

Best Regards,
The WEDA Safety Commission

2019 Safety Excellence Award Winner

2019 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Project    
CEDA Deep Reach Electric Dredge Design and Execution Syncrude Aurora Tailings Pond
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2019 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project to CEDA Syncrude Dredging and Fluid Management for the Syncrude Aurora Tailings Pond.
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2018 Safety Excellence Award Winners

2018 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Contractor    
Manson Construction
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Contractor to 
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2018 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Project    
CEDA Syncrude Dredging and Fluid Management Syncrude Mildred Lake Site
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project to CEDA Syncrude Dredging and Fluid Management for the Syncrude Mildred Lake Site.
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2018 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Project    
Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc. Flint River Sediment Remediation East Boulevard Former MGP Site
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project to Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc. Flint River Sediment Remediation East Boulevard Former MGP Site.
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2017 Safety Award Winners

The Western Dredging Association Safety Commission presented two (2) awards at the 2017 Dredging Summit & Expo, one to a dredging contractor & one for a dredging project. The winners of these awards are:

2017 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Contractor    
J.F. Brennan Company, Inc.
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Contractor to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. for delivering over 2,225,000 man hours without a lost time incident. JF Brennan Company’s exemplary safety commitment and dedication meet and exceed the Western Dredging Association’s stated safety desire to raise safety awareness throughout the dredging and marine construction industry and are greatly appreciated.
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2017 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Project    
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC for the John Redmond Dredging Phase 1.
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2016 Safety Award Winners

The Western Dredging Association Safety Commission presented two (2) awards at WODCON XXI, one to a dredging contractor & one for a dredging project. The winners of these awards are:

2016 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Contractor    
J.F. Brennan Company, Inc.
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2016 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Contractor to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. for the McMillan Island Pumping and Dewatering Project North of Mississippi River Lock #10
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2016 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Project    
Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel Company
WEDA is pleased to present WEDA’s 2016 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project to Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel Company for USACE Contract No. W912EQ-12-C-011 the Dredge Wallace McGeorge
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2015 Safety Award Winners

The Western Dredging Association presented the “WEDA Annual Safety Award” at the Dredging Summit & Expo in Toronto. Two awards were presented, one to a dredging contractor & one for a dredging project. The winners of these awards are:

2015 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Contractor   View Photo
Manson Construction Company
WEDA is proud to honor Manson Construction Co. for its legacy of safety leadership.
Accepting the award was Michael Warwick, Vice President, Manson Construction Co.
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2015 Safety Award Winner - Dredging Project   View Photo
Terra Contracting Services, LLC
Environmental Dredging of Morrow Lake and Delta: Exemplary Attention to Safety on a Project with Major Public Exposure, Kalamazoo River, MI
Accepting the award was , Terra Contracting Services, LLC
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2014 Safety Award Winners 

The Western Dredging Association presented the “WEDA Annual Safety Awards” at the Dredging Summit & Expo in Houston, TX. Two awards were presented for the following projects:

Enbridge Ceresco Dam Dredging Project
Kalamazoo River, MI
Prime Contractor: Terra Contracting Services, LLC
Accepting the award was Steve Taplin, Pres, Terra Contracting Services, LLC
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Onondaga Lake Remediation Project
(Honeywell, de Maximis, Parsons, Sevenson, Infrastructure Alternatives, O'Brien & Gere, and Anchor QEA)
Accepting the award was William Hague, Honeywell's Director of Remedial Design and Construction
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2013 Safety Award

The Western Dredging Association takes pleasure in presenting the 2013 Annual Safety Award to:

Hile Group    
Hile Group's work in safety is an outstanding example of a WEDA Member meeting and surpassing WEDA's stated safety goals and objectives. Their engagement with member companies and throughout the dredging and marine construction industry has raised safety awareness and saved lives, and is greatly appreciated