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In January of this year the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) released Pipeline Incident Prevention, a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers federal navigation channels. This completed a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will […]

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its 2nd Leadership in Safety Awards Dinner on November 12th in Washington, DC to honor occupational safety and health excellence in the dredging industry.  Held on the heels of a CDMCS Pipeline Task Force Meeting, the ceremonial banquet was widely attended by member dredging and […]

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There are over 200,000 miles (300,000 kms) of oil and natural gas pipelines in the U.S. Many of them are submerged and run across navigable rivers, ports, and waterways, with some locations known and others unknown.  A year and half ago the spud on a cuttersuction dredge punctured an underwater natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in the total […]

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Safety leadership took center stage on November 13th as the dredging and marine construction industry convened in Washington, DC with key stakeholders to promote and honor those who go above and beyond in advancing a safety-first culture and leading by example. CDMCS was proud to present its first safety awards to the following visionaries   […]

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The CDMCS convened on November 14 in Washington, DC on the heels of the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and the Safety Awards Dinner to discuss best practices, leading indicators in safety, lockout/tagout protocols, emergency response procedures like abandon ship, man overboard, and crew accountability; OSHA regulatory actions, and a regional review of safety progress/challenges across […]

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