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November-December 2002

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NovAtel to Develop Galileo Receivers

Frank Hazen Dies

Frank Hazen Dies

FRANK ALBERT "BUD" HAZEN 1918 to 2002 Frank Hazen died on Monday November 25, 2002 in Tacoma, Washington. Born February 25, 1918 in Omaha, Nebraska Mr. Hazen was the third child of Marie and George Hazen. The Hazen family moved to Tacoma in 1930.After his release from the Navy following World War II, he signed with a dredging company and started a life-long career in the dredging industry. Dredging for the United Nations in South Korea , he became friends with Dr. Louise Yim, Korean freedom fighter and President of Chung- Ang University in Seoul. In 1966, he received an honorary degree from the University for his services to the school. In 1980 , he founded Hazen Tide Gauge International in Tacoma.

Cincinnati Gear Closes

AGC Supports Growth, Sandherr States

AGC Supports Growth, Sandherr States

On November 6, Stephen E. Sandherr, chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) stated that the organization would work with the Bush Administration and congress to support a pro-growth and pro-jobs platform, including funding highways, water treatment facilities and other infrastructure needs.

Hart Crowser Hires Two in New Jersey

Hart Crowser Hires Two in New Jersey

On November 8, 2002, Hart Crowser Incorporated announced two key hires. Douglas Gaffney, P.E has joined Hart Crowser as a senior coastal engineer in the companys New Jersey office, and Nick Lewis is the new operations manager of Hart Crowsers New Jersey office.

Hart Crowser Hires Two in New Jersey Office

Mitsubishi to Build New Suez Canal Dredge

HYPACK 2003 Planned for Phoenix

Coastal Oceanographics will hold their HYPACK 2003 Users Conference in Phoenix, Arizona at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa, January 7 through 9, 2003. The Second Annual Humper Classic Golf tournament will be held on Monday, January 6 at the on-site golf course.

Mississippi and Niger Rivers Compared

HYPACK 2003 Planned for Phoenix

Mississippi and Niger Rivers Compared

The Mississippi River and the Niger of West Africa will be compared during a conference open to the public in New Orleans on Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8. River development, history, water resources, environment and culture will be discussed by speakers from the United States and Nigeria. Organizers of the Comparing Rivers conference are the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tulane University.

Novatel to Hold Conference Call Today

NovAtel Reports Third Quarter Results

NovAtel Inc. has announced 2002 third quarter revenues of Canadian (CDN) $6.8 million (US $4.3 million). This is a net loss of CDN$308,000 (US$196,000), or CDN $.04 (US$.03) per share. Third quarter figures for 2001 were revenues of CDN$6.9 million, (US$4.4 million), which represented a net income of CDN $79,000 (US $50,000), or $.01, US and CDN, per share.

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