Categories for Company & People News/Dredge Mining

Crowley Will Serve as Official Puerto Rico Sponsor for Wreaths Across America

United States

Company Donates Full Transportation to Honor Veterans and Military During Holidays (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 9, 2020) ­– Continuing its dedication to honoring and serving the U.S. military and veterans, Crowley will be the official sponsor at the Puerto Rico National Cemetery for National Wreaths Across America Day in December. Crowley will donate the ocean and… Read More

Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Contract Awards of Approximately $52 Million

TX , United States

HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Nov. 9, 2020 — Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) a leading specialty construction company, today announced contract awards totaling approximately $52 million. The Company’s Concrete segment has been awarded three separate contracts to provide concrete and associated paving services for projects in Texas. All three projects call for the construction… Read More

Jan De Nul Group – Here he is: our new corporate video

Belgium

Jan De Nul Group is present all over the world and in various activities. Discover all about it in our new corporate video. Enjoy the beautiful images, exclusive stories and unique glimpse behind the scenes. Over the past week you could not ignore the hype with some snippets of our new corporate video on our… Read More

Baker Hughes in energy transition push with 3C buy

TX , United States

Oilfield services player Baker Hughes is acquiring a pioneering technology development company Compact Carbon Capture (3C). The agreement includes all intellectual property, personnel and commercial agreements. With this move Baker Hughes aims to provide solutions for carbon-intensive industries, including oil and gas and broader industrial operations. 3C technology can address CO2 capture from different emission… Read More

Metal Shark wins Presidential Award for Exports

LA , United States

Jeanerette, La., based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected to receive the President’s “E” Award for Exports, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “Metal Shark’s achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American… Read More

Great Lakes Reports Third Quarter Results

United States

Third quarter income from continuing operations of $12.5 million Third quarter adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $32.2 million Backlog of $661.3 million at September 30, 2020 Cash position of $229.7 million at September 30, 2020 Company moving headquarters to Houston, Texas OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge &… Read More

NOAA Chief Scientist Booted for Asking a Trump-Appointee to Respect Scientific Integrity

United States

Craig McLean, the acting chief scientist of The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the government agency that (among other things) helps track hurricanes, has been removed from his post because he asked Erik Noble, an agency appointee hand-selected by President Donald Trump to acknowledge the agency’s scientific integrity guidelines. The New York Times reports… Read More

Army Corps of Engineers and USDA honored at ceremony

United States

The contributions of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers were honored at an Oct. 15 ceremony at Ripley City Hall. Two major projects, one moving into its second phase, were partially funded by these two agencies. The Mill Creek Dam has been completed with a grant… Read More

Peterson Leaves Legacy of Coastal Science

NC , United States

MOREHEAD CITY – Noted coastal researcher, educator and environmental advocate Charles H. “Pete” Peterson of the University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences died Saturday. Peterson, 74, of Pine Knoll Shores, died surrounded by family at home. Related: Peterson Reflects on Marine Science Legacy He was distinguished professor emeritus at the UNC institute in… Read More

USACE Chicago District completes record-breaking fiscal year with $241M program

IL , United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District closed out fiscal year 2020 with a record-breaking $241M program. A significant contribution to the spike in execution was $137M from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the district’s support to the COVID-19 pandemic response. At the request of the states of Illinois and Wisconsin in late… Read More

Brennan Announces Achievement of Three ISO Certifications

WI , United States

LA CROSSE, Wis., October 28, 2020 — J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan) announces certification in occupational health and safety management, quality management, and environmental management, in accordance with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Upon successful completion of certification audits by external auditor and registrar British Standards Institution (BSI), Brennan—an environmental remediation and marine construction contractor—achieved… Read More

New Port of Virginia chief named

VA , United States

Stephen Edwards, a Los Angeles-based CEO with more than two decades of maritime industry experience, will be the Virginia Port Authority’s new CEO and executive director, the authority’s Board of Commissioners announced Wednesday. Edwards, who will start his new post Jan. 19, replaces retiring CEO and Executive Director John F. Reinhart. A U.K. native, Edwards… Read More

Oceaneering names renewables BD director

TX , United States

Subsea services company Oceaneering has appointed Ben Hooker as director of business development – Renewables. Hooker is accounting and finance manager with sales and business development background within the upstream oil and gas; defense, marine and renewable energy sectors. He most recently served as head of sales at James Fisher and Sons. Prior to that,… Read More

Gibbs & Cox establishes a Houston office

TX , United States

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox Inc. is opening an office in Houston, Texas. It will be led by Todd Carrico, who joins the company from from SBM Offshore. Gibbs & Cox says its vision for the Houston office is threefold; to add substantial value to the company by generating revenue in… Read More

USACE Vicksburg District employee receives award from the Mississippi Paralegal Association

MS , United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. — An employee with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District received the 2020 Paralegal of the Year Award from the Mississippi Paralegal Association (MPA) in Jackson on Friday. Vincent “Vince” Farrell was recognized by MPA for his “continuous example of professionalism and excellence in the legal community.” He serves as… Read More