Piedroba is pleased to announce that Dr. Prieto-Portar received the best 'Technical Paper Award' at the Weda 32d and Texas A&M 43rd Annual Dredging Seminar in San Antonia, Texas.
The 32nd annual WEDA conference which took place June 10th through 13th in San Antonio, Texas saw Piedroba's Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar deliver both papers on Cerchar Abrasivity testing and Risk Hazard Management. Themed "The Nuts and Bolts of Dredging" this conference serves as a forum for professionals from different industries, and with different background to share their knowledge of the dredging and marine construction industry. The award winning paper on Cerchar Abrasivity attracted the interest of WEDA's technical staff, due to its innovative approach in improving data for rock dredging work.
WEDA is a Member of The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA). The WEDA region covers North, Central and South America. The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) covers most of Europe, Africa, and the Mid and Near East. The Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) covers the Far East and Pacific region. The three organizations constitute WODA with equal representation. The goals and objectives are common for each of the three organizations; however operations to attain these are independently carried out.