Company & People News/Dredge Mining
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Venture Global LNG shuffles management

VA, United States

U.S. LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG has unveiled changes in the company’s corporate governance. Michael Sabel will assume the role of CEO of the company starting October 1, 2020....

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Edison Chouest’s Gulf Ship shipyard to add jobs

MS, United States

The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) says that Edison Chouest Offshore’s Gulf Ship shipyard is expanding in Gulfport, Miss., to fulfill a new contract for world-class tugboats.MDA says the...

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Lockheed Martin partners with Vigor for LUSV study

MD, United States

As we reported earlier, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is one of the six companies recently awarded a NAVSEA contract to provide a study as part of the U.S. Navy’s Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV)...

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31 firms shortlisted for Ocean Startup Challenge prizes

Canada

Canada’s Ocean Startup Challenge has shortlisted 31 companies to compete for 10 prizes of $25,000 and in-kind support from partners.“Applicants accepted our challenge by proposing creative...

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Edmund Russo of the USACE Galveston District becomes Dir. of the Environmental Laboratory at US Army Research & Deve. Center at Vicksburg

MS, United States

It has been an honor and my distinct pleasure to have served you as the Deputy District Engineer for Planning, Programs, and Project Management these last 6+ years! We have come a long way in that...

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Manson Construction Co. to Build Largest U.S. Hopper Dredge at Keppel AmFELS

WA, United States

Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredge FREDERICK PAUP at their facility in Brownsville, TX. The 15,000 cubic yard hopper dredge — designed in...

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Orion Group Holdings Inc. Announces New Vice President of Investor Relations

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2020-- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (“Orion” or the “Company”) a leading specialty construction company, today announced Mr. Francis Okoniewski has...

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Custom Dredge Works Set To Expand In Topeka Kansas; Total Economic Impact Of $69M

KS, United States

Topeka, KS, September 15, 2020– The Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO) board approved to aid in expansion and growth of Custom Dredge Works. Custom Dredge Works, and...

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Interview: Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

IL, United States

The dredging market in the U.S. is strong and growing, a bright spot for U.S. shipyards, with increased funding for critical infrastructure projects and port dredging at the federal and state...

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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. to Participate in the D.A. Davidson Diversified Industrials and Services Virtual Conference on Tuesday, September 22nd

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2020-- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) (the “Company”), a leading specialty construction company, today announced that its CFO, Robert Tabb, will...

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Venture Global LNG names COO

VA, United States

U.S. LNG export project developer Venture Global LNG said that Brian Cothran has joined the company as a chief operating officer (COO). Cothran is a business leader with over two decades of...

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OPT books $3.4M quarterly loss

NJ, United States

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has recorded around 13 per cent increase in net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2021 as compared to the same period last year.The Q1 of FY21 net loss was $3.4...

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CR Ocean Engineering And Oberlin Filter Company Announce Strategic Partnership

NJ, United States

New Filtration System to Remove Solid Sludge from CROE® Scrubber System’s Washwater[PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Sept. 15, 2020] — CR OCEAN ENGINEERING L.L.C., also widely known as CROE® and OBERLIN...

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Topeka companies look to expand operations, create 50 new full-time jobs

KS, United States

Hill’s Pet Nutrition and sister companies Midwestern Metals and Custom Dredge Works will soon be expanding their operations in Shawnee County.The board of Topeka and Shawnee County’s Joint Economic...

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Central Louisiana Regional Port hires new executive director

LA, United States

ALEXANDRIA, La. (CLRP) - The Central Louisiana Regional Port (CLRP) Board of Commissioners has announced their new Executive Director, Ben Russo. Russo joins the Port with experience in governmental...