hydraulic dredge News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.   ...

  • 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.

  • EPA resumes ninth season of dredging in New Bedford harbor

    EPA is set to begin the ninth season of dredging at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site. Mobilization for the dredging began the week of May 28, and dredging is set to begin towards the end of June. Through September 2012, EPA will again be hydraulically dredging areas at the bottom of the harbor that have been contaminated from earlier decades of industrial pollution. Contamination of 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Plug and Play Dredging: how to Move Sediment to the Drying Bed

    Got a minute? Watch a one minute video of the plug and play SD-110 Rotomite dredge in the Philippines. "Plug and Play" is a catchphrase of USB computer gadgets, representing equipment that can be connected to a system and used immediately. No system configurations; ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • 39-mile dredging/capping approach used to treat fox river PCBsd

    The Lower Fox River in Wisconsin contains approximately 8 million yd3 of PCB-contaminated sediment targeted for active remediation. The site's records of decision (RODs) were amended in 2007 and 2008 to specify dredging of nearly 4 million yd3 of sediment with high concentrations of PCBs, followed by in situ capping of approximately 560 acres of sediment comprising operable units (OUs) 1 through ...

  • Self-Cleaning Debris Guard, the `Pump Defender`, for IMS and Mud Cat Dredges

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) is pleased to announce new technology that will minimize down time by greatly reducing pump and cutterhead clogs in debris rich environments. EDT, through its IMS and Mud Cat product lines, is now offering the self-cleaning debris guard called the “Pump Defender” (patent pending) on its entire horizontal cutterhead product line. The Pump Defender ...

  • Aquamec Launches new Watermaster Dredger - Classic V

    The amphibious multipurpose Watermaster dredgers are used worldwide in flood prevention, deepening shallow waterways, cleaning urban canals, building infrastructure in water environment and industrial-pond maintenance work. With its large selection of heavy duty attachments, the versatile Watermaster can do all the work that conventionally requires separate machines, including dredging, ...


    By Watermaster - Aquamec Ltd.

  • Sidrasul is awarded in the main trade show for sanitation of Latin America

    Among 220 exhibitors and thousands of products and releases, Sidrasul was one of the highlights of the XXIII National Trade Show for Sanitation and Environment (FENASAN). At the closing ceremony of the event, held on August 08, the company received the Innovation Award 2012, granted by AESabesp (Engineers Association of Basic Sanitation Company of São Paulo State). The award was given to ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • U.S. army engineer research & development center- call for proposals

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Funding Opportunity W912HZ10BAA01 The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for various research and development topic areas relevant to its 7 laboratories, including the Coastal and Hydraulics Lab, the Environmental Lab, and the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab. ERDC is responsible for ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • SediView software suite

    WES continue to assist *HR Wallingford with their ongoing development programme for SediViewTM, a software suite designed to more readily quantify suspended sediment concentrations during dredging operations for example using acoustic backscatter data from an ADCP. The work involves carrying out water quality profiles and water sampling concurrent with the ADCP ...

  • 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.

  • PHOENIX Announces Expanded Belt Filter Press Line

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, has announced an expanded line of Model WX Belt Filter Presses. The new PHOENIX Model WX-D features dual gravity zones for maximum hydraulic flow rates per meter of belt width on very difficult, low feed solids biological sludge applications. The integral third belt pre-thickener accelerates gravity drainage, while the extended gravity ...

  • Great Lakes Legacy Act Ottawa River cleanup has begun

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Ottawa River Group and the state of Ohio have begun dredging 240,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from a 5.5-mile section of the Ottawa River in Toledo, Ohio. The first phase of the project – removing 10,000 cubic yards of sediment from Sibley Creek – was completed in April. The US$49 million cost of the total project will be split ...

  • ENSR wins US$4.5m multi-year Usace cleanup contract

    ENSR recently was awarded a US$4.5 million, 3-year US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contract to perform environmental consulting and engineering services under the Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) program at multiple locations in Alaska. ENSR, part of AECOM, is a leading global environmental management firm. The USACE’s HTRW program covers planning and design for cleanup of ...


    By AECOM

  • EPA Finalizes Plan to Address PCB Contamination in the Grasse River in Massena, NY

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls. PCBs are probable human carcinogens that build up in the fat of fish and mammals, increasing in concentration as they move up the food chain. ...

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