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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Contract Award of Approximately $15 Million


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US Treasury data on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Shows Loans to the US dredging industry—close to $100mm

United States

DredgeWire exclusiveJuly 9, 2020 - The US Treasury has released data on loans to small companies, including to the US dredging industry as part of its PPP program, a stimulus program to counter the...

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Virginia’s First Offshore Wind Turbines Promise Jobs and Clean Power. They Won’t Come Cheap

VA, United States

The boat had just lost sight of land when two delicate shapes appeared on the horizon, like needles sprouting from the sea. As the boat got closer, they seemed to grow — and grow — until...

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Millions more USA homes face flood risk than previously thought- Axios

United States

Nearly 70% more properties in the U.S. are at substantial risk of flooding compared to government estimates, new peer-reviewed analysis shows.Why it matters: Increased flooding, including from sea...

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Cyber threats to the mining and waste water industries

The mining industry is under threat from cyber attacks aimed at exploiting its strategic position in global supply chains. Early in our explorations within this sector we discovered that the risks...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $51.1 Million in Awarded Work

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today the...

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White House Issues Memorandum on Safeguarding U.S. National Interests in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions | The White House

United States

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET...

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Multiple river dredging contracts awarded

Detroit, MI, United States

DETROIT - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded contracts for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River, Saginaw River and St. Clair River all in Michigan. The...

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Vigor wins $30.2 million MSC contract

OR, United States

Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $30,269,098 firm-fixed-price contract for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the post shakedown availability of the expeditionary sea...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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US Treasury data on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Shows Loans to the US dredging industry—close to $100mm

United States

DredgeWire exclusiveJuly 9, 2020 - The US Treasury has released data on loans to small companies, including to the US dredging industry as part of its PPP program, a stimulus program to counter the...

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Virginia’s First Offshore Wind Turbines Promise Jobs and Clean Power. They Won’t Come Cheap

VA, United States

The boat had just lost sight of land when two delicate shapes appeared on the horizon, like needles sprouting from the sea. As the boat got closer, they seemed to grow — and grow — until...

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Heavy metals: Neenah Foundry begins dredging to remove contamination from Neenah Slough

WI, United States

Question: Why are there large machines and digging along the Neenah Slough and into Bridgewood Golf Course?Answer: The activity you witnessed is the government-ordered removal of contaminated soil and...

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Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

FL, United States

This study's purpose is to address critical-infrastructure and evacuation-route protection, along with structural-damage reduction, in response to coastal storm risks and effects and associated...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Contract Award of Approximately $15 Million

Houston, TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 13, 2020-- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the "Company") a leading specialty construction company, today announced a contract award of approximately $15...

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Major Wisconsin Frac Sand Producer Expects To File Bankruptcy

WI, United States

Hi-Crush Inc. Reports Losses Of $147M In First Quarter Of 2020A frac sand producer with four mines in Wisconsin announced it expects to declare bankruptcy after posting net negative revenues in the...

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WEDA Elects New Board Members and Issues President’s 2020 Report

WEDA’s 2020 President’s ReportJune 16, 2020On behalf of the Western Dredging Association, I would like to wish you, your families and colleagues the very best during the unprecedented times we are...

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Xylem closes 60 year old Aids-to-Navigation company, Tideland Signal

TX, United States

Dear Customer,At Xylem, we are committed to working together to solve our customers’ wide range of problems related to water. Tideland Signal has been a part of Xylem since 2016, and has provided...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Weeks Marine Buys Ball Joints from Straatman for new Dredger

Recently, Straatman received an order from Weeks Marine for the engineering and production of two Pinch Ball Joints.The Pinch Ball joint is mostly used between a floating pipeline and cutter suction...

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Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District Commissions Two New Mud Cat Dredges and Booster Stations

CA, United States

Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District recently commissioned two Mud Cat 225D units each with their own industrial grinding system and booster station. The dredges were purchased under...


Port News
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Millions more USA homes face flood risk than previously thought- Axios

United States

Nearly 70% more properties in the U.S. are at substantial risk of flooding compared to government estimates, new peer-reviewed analysis shows.Why it matters: Increased flooding, including from sea...

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Interview: William Doyle, Incoming Head of the Port of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, United States

William P. Doyle is the incoming Executive Director of the Maryland Port Administration. A former U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner, Doyle currently serves as CEO & Executive Director of the...

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Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Activity

Galveston, TX, United States

Source: linkedin

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SpaceX drops plans for Port of Los Angeles facility again

CA, United States

WASHINGTON — For the second time in less than 18 months, SpaceX has abandoned plans to build a manufacturing facility at the Port of Los Angeles for its next-generation Starship launch...


Videos
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Video interview of GLDD CEO and CFO

Oak Brook, IL, United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp is a provider of dredging services in the United States. The company only's operating segments is Dredging. Dredging involves the enhancement or preservation of...

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VIDEO: Greenbrier delivers 204,000 barrel ATB barge to OSG

NY, United States

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE: OSG) reports that it has received delivery of the OSG 204, a 204,000 barrel capacity ATB tank barge from Greenbrier Marine a division of the Greenbrier...

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Video shows terrifying dredging equipment accident

Frightening video of recent dredging accident shows imperative for safe procedures and planning. Every day.


Events & Conferences
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Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Activity

Galveston, TX, United States

Source: linkedin

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Memphis Revetment Season in full swing

Memphis, TN, United States

Memphis Revetment Season in full swing By Public Affairs Specialist Jessica HaasThe Memphis District Revetment season officially began this year on June 11, with District Commander Col. Zachary...

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Jones Act Centennial Celebration Week 2020

United States

Friday, June 5, 2020 is the Centennial anniversary of the Merchant Marine Act – also known as the Jones Act. It is the law that ensures only American-built, American-owned, and American-flagged...

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WEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting postponed until Oct. 2021

The Eastern Chapter has been working hard to develop a robust program and great opportunities for our meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC. Normally at this point in time, we would...