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CH2M HILL VP to deliver key Breakbulk conference address

July 29 - John F. Mika, senior vice president Procurement at CH2M HILL, will deliver the keynote speech at the 20th Annual Breakbulk Transportation Conference and Exhibition which will take place between October 13th and 15th at the Ernest N. Morial Conve

With the global economy continuing on its rollercoaster ride, Mr Mika will provide his forecast on how various industry segments will fare and which geographical areas will take the lead.

Mika joined CH2M HILL in 2006 and oversees annual equipment, material and subcontract commitments in excess of USD4 billion annually. CH2M HILL is an internationally recognised engineering contractor involved in some of the most challenging projects in construction today. The company is the programme manager for the 2012 London Olympics infrastructure, expansion of the Panama Canal and development of the UAE's nuclear power generating programme.

Prior to joining CH2M HILL, Mr Mika served as director of Procurement for Jacobs Engineering; as vice president of Procurement and Contracts at ABB Lummus; and as director of Procurement at Raytheon Engineers and Constructors.

The Breakbulk Transportation Conference and Exhibition is a must-attend event for logistics professionals involved in the movement of heavy, over-dimensional and breakbulk cargo. It is the largest gathering of top executives in the breakbulk and project cargo industry. For more specific information about the programme, registration, exhibiting and sponsorship, go to http://joc.com/bb

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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

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ALE plans Swedish branch

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