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  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after sending President Barack Obama a letter regarding his pledge to support infrastructure and modernization projects at America’s ports, harbors, and waterways: “Earlier this week during the State of the Union address, the President pledged his commitment to America’s waterways by citing the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    The Taskforce, chaired by Tim Breedon, CEO of Legal & General plc, was commissioned by the Government to examine a range of alternative and sustainable finance sources, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Bank lending is by far the largest source of external finance currently used by businesses, but the Taskforce believes there is […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      Governor Deval Patrick joined Bluefin CEO David Kelly and employees at the company’s Quincy location for a tour of the facility, highlighting the Patrick-Murray Administration’s support of the Commonwealth’s thriving innovation economy. “We are committed to growing our innovation sectors because that’s where the future lies and it creates great jobs,” said Governor Patrick. […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking comment on three proposed rules published today in The Federal Register that would revise the size definitions for small businesses in the Utilities; Construction; and Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sectors. The proposed revisions reflect changes in marketplace conditions. The proposed rule for the Utilities sector will revise the […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities & Government

    The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Wales has called for the UK Government to address the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon in the budget and to end the uncertainty hanging over the project. Janet Jones, FSB Wales Policy Chair, said: “With the Autumn Budget coming up next month, it is critical that the Chancellor commit to […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    In connection with the construction of Anholt offshore wind farm, DONG Energy has put the various contracts out to public tender, and many orders have gone to local companies, either directly or indirectly. Small businesses often struggle to make an impact with their bids when large companies such as DONG Energy put projects out to […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    In connection with the construction of Anholt offshore wind farm, DONG Energy has put the various contracts out to public tender, and many orders have gone to local companies, either directly or indirectly. Small businesses often struggle to make an impact with their bids when large companies such as DONG Energy put projects out to […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing this Sources Sought Announcement to determine interest, availability and capability of 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business and Small Business concerns. Contract scope will include oversight of GE-lead remedial and removal actions at the Site including the Rest-of-River Reach (river sediment, […]

  • 22 April 2013

    On 20 April, Austal christened USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. USNS Millinocket is the third of ten Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) Austal has under contract with the U.S. Navy as part of an overall 10-ship contract worth over $1.6 billion. The 338-foot (103 metre) catamaran vessel was named […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    More than 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups, environmental organizations, and health professionals have sent a letter to Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe calling on him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan.

  • 1 November 2013

    Hess Corporation today completed the previously announced sale of its Energy Marketing business to Direct Energy, a North American subsidiary of Centrica plc, for a total consideration of $1.2 billion. Proceeds were higher than originally announced due to increased working capital at closing. The Energy Marketing business supplies natural gas and electricity to 23,000 commercial, […]

  • 1 June 2006

    Engineering, Inc., a leading developer of NEi Nastran finite element analysis (FEA) software announced a collaborative effort with ShipConstructor Software (www.ShipConstructor.com), a developer of 3D product modeling software for the maritime industry, to develop a program that will solve a major production problem in shipyards with safe, damage free lifting and handling of ship components […]

  • 20 March 2012

    GRIMSBY’S potential as a centre for the multi-billion pound offshore wind industry has been highlighted as part of national television coverage about the UK economy. Viewers of the BBC’s Breakfast programme were shown workers leaving the town’s docks on boats bound for offshore wind farm sites. During the broadcast, Sam Pick, business development director of […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Representative Steve Southerland, II introduced H.R. 4150 to restore federal flood insurance and disaster assistance eligibility for Gulf County, Florida. By removing Cape San Blas and Indian Peninsula from the Coastal Barrier Resources System, Southerland’s bill would enable county residents and small businesses to obtain FEMA reimbursement funds for beach renourishment and road construction in […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 3 June 2008

    Z – DREDGE BOAT BASIN AND ENTRANCE CHANNEL AT U.S. COAST GUARD STATION GRAND ISLE, LA Contracts & Tenders – June 3, 2008 Solicitation Number: HSCG82-08-B-3WCA17 Agency: Department of Homeland Security Office: United States Coast Guard (USCG) Location: Commanding Officer, USCG Civil Engineering Unit Miami Notice Type: Award Original Posted Date: November 8, 2007 Posted […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Seven small businesses were selected by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) within the latest round of the Energy Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. In this round of funding, small businesses are receiving Phase I Release 2 grants that demonstrate technical feasibility for innovations during […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The membership of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s new Advisory Board has been announced as it met for the first time this morning. The Advisory Board, which is made up of leading business figures from around the Humber, exists to scrutinise and support the Humber LEP’s activities. It will act as a “sounding board” for […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The membership of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s new Advisory Board has been announced as it met for the first time this morning. The Advisory Board, which is made up of leading business figures from around the Humber, exists to scrutinise and support the Humber LEP’s activities. It will act as a “sounding board” for […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Canada plans to open new EDGE facility in the EDGE® Innovation Network. The new Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, will become a vital resource that brings Canada’s top naval technology suppliers together with academia and government to develop leading-edge, operation-enhancing capabilities for the Royal Canadian Navy and ally naval […]