Seagirt Marine Terminal: Port of Baltimore Expansion

Editor: Debbie Reaney  Expansion for the Port of Baltimore was necessary to accommodate the triple digit cargo increases seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now completed, the Seagirt Marine Terminal will be able to accommodate a 50-foot berth, which will allow them to hold some ultra-large container vessels. This project is a partnership between the Maryland Department of Transportation and the Ports America Chesapeake that will allow for two 14,000-TEU vessels to be dock ... Read more

Removing The Dam Piles

Editor: Ashley Steele  The Verde River near Clarksdale, AZ once again flows freely, thanks to the removal of a 100-year-old dam.  Built in 1914, the Clarkdale Dam was placed to separate the water into Peck's Lake from the Verde River, the water was then used by the United Verde Copper Company's smelting plant.  The Copper Plant was closed in the 1950s, however, the dam remained to preserve the artificial reservoir at Peck's Lake.  In February of 2019, the dam susta ... Read more

ICE® 50B is Worth Its Salt

Editor: Ashley Steele  Just offshore of Cleveland, Ohio, over 1,800 ft below Lake Erie, lies an incredible feat of engineering.  The Cargill's Salt Mines are 12 square miles of tunnels which provide 4 million tons of rock salt during the winter months.  Ohio is the 5th largest producer of rock salt in the country, with the Cleveland mine producing the most in the state. Once the salt is mined from below the lake, it is brought up to factories where it is processe ... Read more

Powerful ICE® Model 2 helps to protect Private Residences

Editor: Ashley Steele  Hurricane Irma destroyed numerous residential properties when it made landfall over the state of Florida in 2017.  Over 70% of the state was without power after the storm ravaged electric lines, with coastal areas seeing the worst damage.  In was estimated at $50 million in damages to Florida alone. More than 5 years after the massive hurricane, residents are still working on repairing the damage.  Many people are forward thinking, m ... Read more

Drainage Dunce Clamp: For the smallest pipe driving

Editor: Debbie Reaney Proper drainage is key to negating flooding and damage to residents and communities that abut the Hudson River. Jersey City, NJ is a city that is focused on creating a system to move excess storm-water back into the river. After the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the whole New York and New Jersey region are working on projects to not only drain water, but to also generate a safe location during any future intense weather systems. JF Creamer was sub-con ... Read more