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U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure
U.S. Treasury secretary visits Baltimore dredge maker to highlight infrastructure

At Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC, a more than century-old manufacturer in Southwest Baltimore, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew stepped aboard a "Dragon" dredge bound for Indonesia, saw how dredging impellers are made and watched welders at work in a shower of sparks. During a Monday visit to Baltimore, Lew stopped at Ellicott, which built all the dredges used in the original construction of the Panama Canal, to "highlight the Obama administration's commitment to investing in infrastructure," said Casey Hernandez, Treasury's acting deputy assistant secretary, public affairs. The Cabinet secretary toured the cavernous plant that has designed and made more...

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