44E Keeping Things ICE® Cold!

The Port of Portland is the second-largest tonnage seaport in New England and one of the largest oil ports on the East Coast. Over the years, the local economy has shifted from fishing, manufacturing, and agriculture towards a more service-based economy. Most banks such as Bank of America and Key Bank have positioned their Maine operations in Portland which provides jobs as well as drives in businesses from outside the state that may not have had prior interest.     ... Read more

New Ferry Terminal in Boca De Chila – Nayarit, Mexico

New Ferry Terminal in Boca De Chila Nayarit, Mexico  Edited by Debbie Reaney After almost seven years of negotiations and paperwork, the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (FONATUR) has donated a four-hectare property on Litibú Beach in Punta de Mita to the Naval Secretary of the Mexican Navy to build an advanced naval station. 100 billion Mexican Pesos ($584 Million US) is being invested in the project, which will be financed, in equal parts, by the state, the municipa ... Read more

New Timber Pile Supports NJ Fishery

New Timber Pile Supports NJ Fishery Edited by: Alan Zimmerman    The historic seaside town of Cape May, NJ is arguably one of the oldest tourist destinations in the United States. Located where Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, the town's largest industry is tourism and it has much to offer such as the Washington Street Mall, Cape May Boardwalk, and many historic hotels. Commercial fishing is almost just as important to Cape May's economy and has been a mainstay ... Read more

GSI Strengthens Cellular Infrastructure

GSI Strengthens Cellular Infrastructure  Edited by Debbie Reaney  A recent cell tower retrofit was performed by GeoStabilization International (GSI), experts at providing solutions for protecting wind, solar, storage, power & energy infrastructure. GSI was selected as a subcontractor for this project, working for General Contractor, K-Co Enterprises out of Piedmont SC. K Co Enterprises serves all phases of commercial concrete, foundation, and tower construction ne ... Read more

Sandcastles & ICE®

Sandcastles & ICE® East Coast Marine Supports Seawall Restoration  Image Provided by East Coast Marine Edited by: Debbie Reaney  At least 7,000 homes and close to 1,650 buildings in Volusia County suffered severe flooding and structural damage during the 2022 hurricane season. According to local officials, 40 local small businesses in the area were destroyed completely. Located along the east coast of Central Florida, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) p ... Read more

Mohawk and URI on Course for New Dawn

Mohawk and URI on Course for New Dawn  Edited by: Debbie Reaney  The University of Rhode Island's (URI) Narragansett Bay Campus has begun a multi-year series of infrastructure improvements that will modernize its facilities and enable it to build upon its global reputation for oceanographic research and education. Optimization of ship operation is priority #1, as one of the country's newest National Science Foundation research vessels, the Narragansett Dawn, is expected to ... Read more

Callan Marine Widens Nation’s Energy Net

Callan Marine Widens Nation's Energy Net  Editor: Debbie Reaney  Callan Marine is wrapping up a national critical infrastructure project that will render the Corpus Christi Ship Channel the most improved in the entire U.S. Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida. This job is extremely important, as the Port of Corpus Christi is the nation's largest U.S. energy export gateway and third largest seaport in total waterway tonnage. The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Proj ... Read more

What Does ICE® Have To Do With Paper?

What Does ICE® Have To Do With Paper?  Editor: Debbie Reaney Paper mills were once a booming revenue source for Maine but now only six pulp and paper mills remain in operation within the state. Fortunately, one of them is Sappi's Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, where the employees proudly churn out one million tons of paper a year, but paper is not their only focus. The Sappi Somerset Mill is also serious about the environment, which is why the company uses every bit of the ha ... Read more

MC4D Helps Breathe New Life into Old Mine

MC4D Helps Breathe New Life into Old Mine  Editor: Debbie Reaney  Construction is underway to reopen the Mineral Park mine, a large open pit copper mine located in the Cerbat Mountains 14 miles northwest of Kingman, Arizona. According to a 2013 report, Mineral Park represented one of the largest copper reserves in the United States and in the world, having estimated reserves of 389 million tons of ore grading 0.14% copper and 31 million oz (about 878834.5 kg) of silver.  ... Read more

Trench is Pickin’ Up Good Vibrations

Trench is Pickin' Up Good Vibrations  Vibration Reduction Method at Harvard U is a Huge Success!  Editor: Allison Braswell    Harvard University in Cambridge, MA  Allied Pile Driving is conducting a supportive excavation for a new laboratory building on campus that will provide more space for students to engage in world-class scientific research. They are creating a temporary earth retaining system by using two ICE® 44 Variable Mome ... Read more