Company & People News/Dredge Mining
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OFG and EMGS enter into a cooperation agreement

World

October 19, 2020: Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc (OFG) and Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) have announced today the signing of a cooperation agreement under which the two companies agree to work...

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Great Lakes Provides Additional Funding to The Florida Aquarium to Support Coral Solutions

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced...

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WEDA 2020 Eastern Chapter Annual Report

United States

WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual ReportI want to start by saying for myself and the entire Eastern Chapter board we hope you and your loved ones are safe and maneuvering through these trying and difficult...

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DoC Mapping Joins CDMCS

DC, United States

CDMCS proudly welcomes DoC Mapping, LLC to the nation’s premiere safety organization for the dredging and marine construction industry. With offices in New Orleans and San Diego, DoC Mapping takes an...

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Caterpillar to acquire Weir Oil & Gas in $405 million cash deal

IL, United States

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Oil & Gas Division of the Weir Group PLC, a Scotland-based global engineering business. Headquartered near Fort Worth,...

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Health and Wellness Organizations Award Crowley for Supporting Employees

FL, United States

National Best and Brightest Award Earned for Fifth Straight Year;First Coast Worksite Wellness Council Award Won for 11th Consecutive YearCrowley’s success helping employees achieve health and...

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Laborde Products named new distributor for Scania USA

LA, United States

Scania USA has selected Laborde Products as the new distributor for Scania Marine Engines along the U.S. Gulf Coast and in Midwest markets.Laborde Products has been devoted to developing commercial...

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Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $59.8 Million in Awarded Work Resulting in a Total of $416.8 Million of Awards for the Third Quarter of 2020

IL, United States

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 02, 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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Q&A: Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley

OH, United States

We recently talked with Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) President James Weakley to get the organization’s perspective on U.S. Great Lakes issues.Marine Log (ML): What is the mission of the Lake...

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Nancy Grden Named First Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Maritime Collaborative for Growth & Innovation

VA, United States

Norfolk, VA, Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nancy Grden, associate vice president of Old Dominion University's Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, has been named the initial...

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Bouchard Transportation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

NY, United States

Privately-held Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company in the U.S., said today that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed...

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Valaris gains access to additional liquidity

TX, United States

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has executed a new term loan credit agreement, gaining access to additional liquidity as it is working through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. Valaris...

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Chicago District welcomes new commander, district engineer

IL, United States

Col. Paul Culberson assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District from Col. Aaron Reisinger during a virtual Change-of-Command ceremony at the district’s headquarters in...

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Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Contract Award of Approximately $16 Million

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2020-- Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ORN) a leading specialty construction company, today announced a contract award of approximately $16 million. The...

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ERDC Receives Sustainability Award

United States

Dr. Todd Bridges and team received the Green Innovation Award for their work on the Lower Atchafalaya River Dredging and Ecosystem Restoration Horseshoe Bend project. Strategic placement of dredged...