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Great Lakes appoints new board member

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OAK BROOK - Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. announced Elaine Dorward-King has been appointed to its board of directors.

Dorward-King most recently was the executive vice president, sustainability and external relations at Newmont Mining Corp. She has spent the majority of her career in mining and joined Newmont in 2013. Prior to joining Newmont, Dorward-King spent 21 years with Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest diversified producers of metals and minerals, in general management and environmental health and safety leadership roles. She has over 25 years of leadership experience in creating and implementing sustainable development, safety, health and environmental strategy, and programs in mining, chemical, and engineering consulting sectors. Currently Dorward-King serves on the board of directors of Kenmare Resources plc.

She hold a Bachelor's Degree from Maryville College and received a PhD in analytical chemistry from Colorado State University.