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  • High depth dredging

    In the dredging market, there is a new emerging trend: deep sea and high depth dredging and exploration. Deep sea exploration represents both a development possibility, and a huge technical challenge, where critical hyperbaric conditions, remote control and maintenance amends play an important role. ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Need A Dredge For A Small, Difficult Application?

    SRS Crisafulli’s new shallow draft dredge, the Rotomite SD110, enables operators to dredge in small, shallow, confined areas in a minimum of 17 inches of water. This compact, self-propelled, steerable  machine can dredge just about anywhere without the use of cumbersome cabling. The SD110 is made entirely of aluminum, and is equipped with a hydraulic ram that puts a great amount ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Case study - sand and gravel dredging

    Location: Kazan - Russia Year: 2012 Working context Sand and Gravel industry. Dredging in river Volga in Kazan, Russia The problem Find an equipment able to fit into the customer ship. Ability to move a high quantity of solid per hour at a variable working depth. Our ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Recycling municipal sludge with portable dredges

    Policing the pit. With today's emphasis on resource recovery, even burdensome and seemingly worthless materials are becoming increasingly valuable. Take municipal sludge, for example. For sewage treatment facilities wrestling with the problem of sludge disposal, Liquid Waste Technology may have the answer. The New Richmond, Wisconsin, USA company manufactures dredges and lagoon pumping equipment ...

  • Hydraulic Dredging: A cost effective solution for most dredging tasks

    The vast majority of dredging jobs require removal of solids to depths of 30 feet or less. Several features enable hydraulic dredges to be the solution of choice for these applications. First, what are hydraulic dredges and how do they compare with alternative mechanical dredge types? Hydraulic dredges create slurries, combinations of solids and water, pump the slurries to the ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Dredging Technology – Underwater Excavation and Construction

    The presence of water is ussualy considered a nuisance in construction, particularly when excavating removing water is common practice. In some cases however, water can be a very useful tool that may simplify things greatly. With the “flooded excavation principle”, the construction site is flooded after the retaining walls have been installed (e.g. sheet pile). When the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Dredging Q+A: Top 8 Questions Answered

    We strive to provide our customers with as much information as they need to make informed decisions about the dredging equipment they choose. So we compiled some of the questions (and answers!) asked most frequently for your quick review. Q: What kinds of dredges does SRS Crisafulli make? A: SRS Crisafulli produces hydraulic ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Case study - SAIPEM off shore dredging

    Location: Baku, Azerbaijan Year: 2007 Off shore platform Working context Petroleum fixed steel platforms are used to extract petroleum from the bottom of the sea. The problem Remove sand and silt around the platform jacket. An application for deep sea and high depth dredging. Working depth: ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Case study - SAIPEM off shore dredging

    Location: Baku, Azerbaijan Year: 2007 Off shore platform Working context Petroleum fixed steel platforms are used to extract petroleum from the bottom of the sea. The problem Remove sand and silt around the platform jacket. An application for deep sea and high depth ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Even a Dragon can run like a Deere - Liquid Waste Technology launches a new Swinging Dragon dredge with John Deere power

    The new Swinging Dragon dredge from Ellicott Dredges/Liquid Waste Technology (LWT) boasts superior productivity when it comes to dredging marinas, canals, fly ash lagoons, and sand and gravel pits. It’s demanding work. That’s why LWT builds this heavy-duty floating monster with only proven and reliable components. John Deere engines, Funk pump drives, and a complete engine enclosure ...

  • Dredging contaminated sediments at an active impact range: an ordnance avoidance success

    At Eagle River Flats, the challenge was to remediate the white phosphorous but leave the UXO (unexploded ordnance) behind. The solution was a dredge system that can withstand a big bang. Eagle River Flats, an estuarine salt marsh located at Fort Richardson in Alaska, has been used by the armed forces for over 50 years as an artillery impact area. During the 1980's, thousands of dead and dying ...

  • Rotomite 180 application - dredging benzyne at 12 foot dept.

    Project Location: Northern Illinois, Dates: April-November 1992, 1993 Equipment Used: Crisafulli Rotomite 180P Self Propelled Dredge PROJECT DESCRIPTION: To dredge benzyne from the bottom of a 12 foot basin approximately 1,000 feet long and 500 feet wide and discharge it into the water column so biologic treatment (BUGS) could work. Once the basin ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Mine Restores Basin Capacity with Hydraulic Dredge Case Study

    SRS Crisafulli introduces the Rotomite model 6000-CD Dredge SRS Crisafulli designed and built the self-propelled, steerable, diesel powered all-purpose dredge for both abrasive and soft slurries with a cast alloy pump, and 8” discharge, in the fall of 2013. The dredge was tested at Fisher Sand and Gravel’s pond on Circle Highway northwest of the Company’s Glendive, ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite-6000-CD Dredge System - US Copper Mine-case study

    SRS Crisafulli's Integrated Product Solutions - To remove water, soft and abrasive material, sludges, and slurries from Industrial, Municipal, Agricultural, and Government Lagoons, Ponds, Lakes, Canals, and flooded and flood threatened areas. And to irrigate farms and ranches. Dredge Rentals. Many customers rent Crisafulli’s Rotomite and FLUMP dredges on ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite 180-P application - dredging benzyne at 12 foot depth-case study

    Marshall-Bond Pumps, Jeffrey A. Simpson, New London WA; 630-978-7867, Fx 630-978-7872, Marbond7@hotmail.com DREDGING CASE STUDY, Project Location: Northern Illinois, Dates: April-November 1992, 1993 Equipment Used: Crisafulli-Rotomite 180-P Self-Propelled Dredge PROJECT DESCRIPTION: To dredge benzyne from the bottom of a 12 foot basin ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Crisafulli submersible pumps and power units-case study

    In June, 1997, Mr. Quinn of EPCO, the customer's designated agent, inspected the systems at Crisafulli's manufacturing plant, and these made in Montana pumping systems were tested and shipped to Siberia. SRS Crisafulli, Inc., founded in 1966, is one of a few select manufacturers of specialized, engineered pumping and dredging systems in the United States. From its beginning, SRS Crisafulli has ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite application, Decatur, Arkansas

    The Town of Decaur, Ark., is using a self-propelled dredging system as part of a new biosilids management program designed to reduce the cost of sludge disposal and increase solids detention time in-plant. While less than 1,000 people live inDecatur, the town's wastewater treatment plant handles flow equivalent to a population of 40,000. The primary contributor to these flows is a poultry ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite application serving municipal WWTP, Decatur, Arkansas-case study

    As reported in WaterWorld, Serving the Municipal Water/Wastewater Industry In 1996, the Town of Decaur, Ark., purchased a self-propelled Rotomite 180-P dredging system as part of a new biosolids management program designed to reduce the cost of sludge disposal and to increase solids detention time in-plant. While less than 1,000 people live in Decatur, the town's wastewater treatment plant ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Case study - tailing ponds

    Location: Canada Year: 2012 Working context Oil Sand - Tailing pond dredging - The standard industry practice is to pump oil sands tailings into large settling ponds. There, the heaviest material settles to the bottom, separating from the top layer of water which can be recycled. The problem Oil ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

    Boskalis Nederland is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Boskalis was established in 1910 and has expanded from a local dredging contractor to a leading global maritime services company with over 11.000 employees. Originally, dredging and earth moving were the core activities of the company. They are now additionally active in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors. The ...


    By BBA Pumps

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