CDMCS & Dredging Industry Recognize Safety Leadership

Safety leadership took center stage on November 13th as the dredging and marine construction industry convened in Washington, DC with key stakeholders to promote and honor those who go above and beyond in advancing a safety-first culture and leading by example. CDMCS was proud to present its first safety awards to the following visionaries


Individual Leadership in Safety Award

Devon Carlock
VP of Safety & Government Relations, Cottrell Contracting Corporation

Alan Slifer (Norfolk Dredging), Devon Carlock (Cottrell) & Michael Gerhardt (DCA) 


Corporate Leadership in Safety Award

The Dutra Group

Howard Cooper & Cliff Hunt (The Dutra Group)


Certificate of Appreciation Safety Award

John Cannon
Chief of Safety, Portland District – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Devon Carlock (Cottrell) & John Cannon (Portland District, USACE)


Guest of Honor Appreciation

Hon. Howard “Skip” Elliott
Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. DOT


William Doyle (DCA) & Howard “Skip” Elliott (PHMSA)

Many thanks to our corporate sponsors and our strategic partners at the U.S. Army Corps, AGC, PHMSA, and CAMO for helping to make this event a success. We look forward to next year’s celebration!