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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.   ...

  • 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 ...

  • For more than 25 years, Dragflow manufactures and markets pumps, dredges and equipment for the mining sector.

    Dragflow has cooperated many times with the leading companies in the mining, energy and oil sectors, which have cemented the brand, placing it in a relevant position on the market. The expertise gained throughout a quarter century, allowed Dragflow to consolidate a know-how, which is today recognised as a beacon of excellence in the mining industry. The recognition received and the growing ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Innovative dredging technology accelerates removal of residual contamination in Ashtabula River

    The US EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) and their non-federal sponsor, the Ashtabula City Port Authority, along with the State of Ohio, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and a consortium of private companies collaborated to design and implement an innovative approach for addressing extensive sediment contamination in a portion of the Ashtabula River near Lake Erie. The ...

  • Mud Cat MFD-1000 Dredges Operating in the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredges from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand, and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain the designed ...

  • LWT Dredge Replaced with Updated PHE20 After 16 Years of Operation

    In 1999, RMB Enterprises purchased their first Liquid Waste Technology, LLC (LWT) radio-remote controlled dredging system. The system was specifically designed to operate in a wastewater lagoon at a steel manufacturing facility in Ohio.   After years of dedicated and uninterrupted service from the dredge, RMB Enterprises decided to retire ...

  • EPA concludes season’s dredging of New Bedford harbor contaminated sediment

    This latest dredging effort started in May 2011 and focused on the northern cove on the Acushnet side of the Harbor and off-shore from the Titleist facility on Hadley Street in New Bedford. Approximately 11 acres of sediment were dredged this year, resulting in the removal of more than 21,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. Dredging activities will resume again in Summer 2012. The dredged ...

  • Dragflow presents a new line of dredges, fully wireless remote controlled

    Dragflow, a worldwide player in dredging and mining solutions, extends its wide range of products launching on the market a new line of dredges, fully wireless remote controlled. The innovative system has been completely designed, manufactured and tested by Dragflow’s technicians and engineers, that use their expertise gained working for several years in the company, in order to assure the ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Fourth Season of Dredging Begins in Upper Hudson; Project Expected to Reach Halfway Point during Fourth Season

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff today to kick off the start of the fourth season of dredging in the Upper Hudson River. Portions of the Upper Hudson are being dredged to remove sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are ...

  • Liquid waste technology LLc installs new diesel powered remote controlled dredge

    Liquid Waste Technology (LWT) has delivered and installed its new remote controlled diesel powered Mud Cat™ dredge to the Minera Esperanza mine site in Chile. The new remotely operated dredge has stainless steel construction, an extreme duty Toyo™ mining pump and reliable Cat™ 78 HP diesel engine for handling tailings in mining ponds. The radio remote operated dredge is all ...

  • Dredging of Toxics Resumes in Upper Hudson River for Fifth Season; PCB Cleanup Designed to Restore Hudson River; Created Hundreds of New Jobs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that dredging operations are expected to resume on Wednesday in the Upper Hudson River. In 2014, dredging will begin south of Schuylerville, New York and proceed south towards Troy. Dredging will also occur in a two-mile section of river near Fort Miller that is not easily accessed by boat. Dredging is being conducted to remove sediment from the ...

  • New Dragflow pumps

    Dragflow manufactures unique specialized submersible pumps for heavy duty pumping applications, specifically designed for the pumping of slurries with a high content of abrasive solids. Aquatech now offers this unique pump line and technology to the Canadian market as an exclusive distributor for Eastern Canada (Ontario and Quebec through to the Canadian East Coast). What’s ...


    By Aquatech Dewatering Company

  • Electric Pumps and Excavators: A New Challenge for Dragflow

    The new family of electric pumps EL 100 is bringing a great success to Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment. In the last months Dragflow launched on the market a family of five pumps in the range between 110 and 200 HP: customers from Europe, Latin America and Russia have been so ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

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