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  • REDmeters Launches The Dredging RM2

    REDmeters just released the new RM2, a non-nuclear in-line density meter that can be mounted on any dredging vessel. This is new for the dredging world, that has been struggling to justify contractual pricing with performance. As a result, contractual negotiations today, are mostly based on estimated time to complete the project, not on the work itself. Non-Nuclear ...


    By REDmeters

  • Dredging short courses

    When I first started as an applications engineer for SRS Crisafulli, I searched for information on the subject of dredging. I was surprised to find there was very little non-commercial content available. I have since found a pair of short courses, offered annually by Texas A&M, which I recommend highly to any professional interested in dredging. The Center for Dredging Studies at Texas ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Dredging and reclamation seminar

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies, in co-operation with UNESCO-IHE, organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The Seminar will take place in Delft, The Netherlands from Monday 21 to ...

  • Dredging seminar 35th edition

    Since dredging is an indispensable, but often misunderstood, tool in land reclamation projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has developed an ‘International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation'. The seminar is continually updated for this 35th edition of the Seminar will be held in co-operation with the National University of Singapore and take place at the ...

  • A Perfect Time to Buy a Dredge

    If the initial capital investment has caused you to postpone purchase of a dredge, significant tax incentives exist in 2016, which enable you to buy dredges at sharply reduced costs with little or no initial capital expense – i.e., fantastic tax programs like the Section 179 deduction, as well as low interest rate financing. ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Dredging and shoreline remediation

    Many situations can complicate a shoreline’s integrity. These can range from flooding, hurricanes and man-made disasters and can even include aquatic harvesting and human recreation. Making efforts to protect a shoreline from these intrusions helps protect economic and recreational interests. Shoreline remediation is an investment in the overall economic and natural habitat of a community. ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • GE Completes Hudson River Dredging

    GE [NYSE: GE] today (Oct 2, 2015) announced it has completed dredging in New York’s Upper Hudson River. Since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River in one of the largest and most successful environmental cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic achievement that ...


    By General Electric

  • Great performance and productivity with the new Dragflow Amphibious Dredge

    Productivity and stability at the highest level with the new Dragflow Amphibious Dredge. The Dragflow DRM (Multi-Purpose Dredge) series represents a step up on the approach of dredging technique. The extreme mobility in any kind of swamp and the full floatability, allow this dredge to reach most remote locations otherwise impossible to get with any other equipment: the DRM can easily operate also ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • SediMeters can save corals from dredging

    The ongoing dredging of Miami Harbor has caused siltation (the accumulation of sediments) on the coral reefs outside the harbor. In a settlement of a recent lawsuit, the contractor, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has agreed to pay $400,000 for moving corals out of the way. They are not using any instrument for measuring the sediment accumulation, even though such an instrument exists, is ...


    By Lindorm, Inc.

  • Dragflow expands it line of high efficiency dredges

    The Dragflow network, one of the most extended, thrustable and successful team in the pump and dredging business, has been working hard in the last two years to develop and market the most complete, competitive and efficient line of dredges. In addition to the three traditional dredge's designs, steel cable, telescopic boom and ladder dredge, Dragflow's introduced a new line of remote controlled ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Dredging unit increases C485’s versatility

    For the new Conver C485 various front arm attachments are available like T-mower, weed rake, but also a special hydarulic pushbow for pushing barges or a trash bucket for collecting floating trash (or golfballs). To this list is still a compact unit dredging is added. The dredging unit is equipped with the standard C485 quick hitch coupler and can be used to remove organic silt up to 2 meters ...


    By Conver BV

  • Mud Cat™ Auger Dredge used in `Perfect Project`

    Experienced public works directors don't need a crystal ball to see into the future. When the EPA established new water quality regulations in 2005, the public works officials in Cobb County, Georgia, knew that major rehabilitation work at their water treatment plants was on the horizon. The Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMWA) in suburban Atlanta recently completed the largest dredging ...

  • Water quality protected during dredging of Somerset Levels

    A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following severe flooding. The system, which was supplied by OTT Hydrometry and installed by Wavelength Environmental, is designed to protect the river ecology by issuing email alerts if water quality deteriorates beyond pre-set conditions. Any such alerts ...

  • Dredging to start on the Rivers Tone and Parrett as soon as possible

    Dredging of the Somerset Levels will begin next month as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, the Environment Agency (EA) announced today. The Environment Agency is formally advertising the works in preparation for work to start. Dredging will take place on eight kilometres of river channel where the Tone and Parrett meet at Burrowbridge. Work will start on a 200 metre long stretch of the ...

  • Impact of one-off dredging deposits important for licensing

    New insights into the impact of dredging on the environment highlight the distinction between small, frequent deposits of sediments arising from maintenance dredging, and larger one-off capital deposits. Understanding this distinction is crucial for effective licensing and monitoring of dredging. When sediment is removed from the bottom of a body of water and deposited elsewhere, as in dredging, ...

  • EPA objects to dredging permit proposals (KS, MO)

    EPA has determined that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Draft Environmental Impact Statement presents insufficient scientific information to support dredging permits allowing sand and gravel removal from the Missouri River. The applicant’s proposal would allow the removal of 11,615,000 tons per year of main channel river bottom material. EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks said, ...

  • IMS Introduces GeoPool Dredge Dewatering Technology

    IMS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. IMS recently sold several GeoPools to a customer in the U.S.   ...

  • Dredge pumping systems improve with VFD motor controls

    Pumps and Systems recently published an article by Christopher Jaszczolt titled “VFDs Improve Motor and Pump Control”. The article discussed current applications of variable frequency driven (VFD) motor controls as an excellent method to improve on mechanical control methods. VFD control systems have gained market share and visibility in the past decade as an excellent motor control ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Proactive Dredging: a little now or a lot later

    If public works departments had a list of fun things to do, dredging sediment out of holding ponds would not be on it. It’s like cleaning the shower in your bathroom. Whether you make it a frequent quick job or an occasional laborious task, time and effort must be set aside to maintain a fixture that is as critical as it is uninteresting. This is the scenario that played out for ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • World Dredging Congress Exhibition WODCON XXI 2016

    Next week the World Dredging Congress Exhibition - WODCON XXI 2016 - takes takes place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Florida, USA from 13-17 June 2016. This global event occurs only once every three years and brings together representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, ...


    By Valeport Ltd

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