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Caterpillar Appoints Tom Frake Vice President of the Excavation Division

United States

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) announced today that Zach Kauk, vice president of the Excavation Division, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.Replacing Kauk will be Tom Frake, current vice...

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Sea Machines Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding

MA, United States

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announced today that it has closed a $10 million Series A investment led by Accomplice and Eniac Ventures, with participation from Toyota AI Ventures; Brunswick...

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Danish Firm Rambol Acquires US based OBG, Known for Major Lake Restoration Projects in North America


COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The acquisition of OBG is an exciting step forward in Ramboll’s strategic ambition to grow in the US and strengthen its portfolio within water,...

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U.S. Hopper Dredge CEOs / Owners Meet with Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General US Army Corps of Engineers

WA, United States

U.S. hopper dredge companies visit Washington, DC for a CEOs/Owners Roundtable with General Semonite and staff at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters. The Dredging CEOs also attended the...

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DSC Dredge’s Miller Retires

LA, United States

Miller embarked on his career in the early 1980’s when he began working for Kenner Marine & Machinery (KMM). Following several consecutive KMM positions, David completed his final 10 years there...

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Jan De Nul Cleans up Polluted Beaches Along the Coast in Southern France


France engages the environmental expertise of Jan De Nul Group to clean up the oil-polluted beaches along the Mediterranean Sea. This week, Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of the dredging and...

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Port Houston Salutes Port Commission Chair

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria was recognized for her 16 years of service to Port Houston during the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority’s last...

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Pleasure Island Beach Nourishment to Repair Damage From Hurricanes

NC, United States

The federal government will soon start a $18 million project to rebuild Pleasure Island's beaches damaged by hurricanes Matthew and Florence, with Washington picking up most of the tab.According to...

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Royal IHC Ready for Next Step in Malaysia


Royal IHC has opened a new office for IHC Engineering Malaysia (IEM). The subsidiary is currently supporting several IHC departments with cost-effective and flexible engineering activities. “Our...

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Caterpillar Board Of Directors Elects CEO Jim Umpleby As Chairman

IL, United States

The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) elected Jim Umpleby, the company's Chief Executive Officer, to the additional position of Chairman of the Board. Umpleby has been a member of the...

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Dredging Market Top Key Players Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd., Van Oord NV, DEME Group

Dredging is an important industry with its uses in many spheres. As the population of the world keeps on increasing, particularly in the coastal areas, more amount of coastal land needs to be...

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New Client and Sales Executive Director for Arcadis


Arcadis has announced it has appointed Lisa Samways as client and sales executive director for Australia Pacific.Samways was previously Arcadis’ business leader for national buildings design in...

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Borealis Expands PP Capacity in Europe


Expected to come on stream in mid-2020, Borealis has taken the final investment decision to expand the capacity of its PP plant in Kallo, Belgium, by 80kt.The company has also approved the start of...

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BMT Wins DPC “Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year” Award for Integrated Design Dredging Methodology

United Kingdom

The advanced ‘Integrated Confined Dredge Material Placement’ (CDMP) design methodology has won the ‘Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year’ category at the Dredging and Port Construction Awards...

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Cheniere Energy Ships First LNG Export Cargo from Corpus Christi

TX, United States

Cheniere Energy (LNG +0.7%) says it has shipped out its first cargo of liquefied natural gas from its Corpus Christi, Tex., facility.The company does not reveal the destination, but the cargo marks...