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  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • New Amphitrax Compact: A new approach on amphibious maintenance

    During the 2011 edition of Demo Park Eisenach the newest amphibious Conver tool carrier was first introduced to the public. This completely new C550 Amphitrax-Compact is especially developed for performing various maintenance work on watercourses. It combines versatility, low ground pressure, high ground clearance and great climbing power with amphibious characteristics, a unique propulsion ...


    By Conver BV

  • DIEMME filtration won AMORAS: “State of the Art” project for the maintenance of the antwerp port

    Diemme has been awarded by SeReAnt (a joint venture with Dredging International-Deme Environmental Contractor-Jan De Nul-ENVISAN) with a very important supplying of Membrane Chamber Filter Presses for the project AMORAS (Antwerp Mechanical Dewatering, Recycling and Application of Silt).The project will be a permanent and ecological solution for storage and recycling of dredged material in the ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Shaw Awarded Contract to Operate Sediment Processing Facility for General Electric

    BATON ROUGE, La., Jun 17, 2011 - The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced that its Environmental & Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract to operate the sediment processing facility for the second phase of the General Electric Company's (NYSE: GE) Hudson River dredging project. The facility is located in Fort Edward, N.Y., and includes a barge terminal, dewatering building, ...


  • 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.

  • New dealers in Latin America & The Caribbean

      IMS is pleased to announce that it has sold two (2) IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredges to a contractor in Colombia. The client visited an IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge at a canal maintenance project in Panama prior to finalizing their purchase with IMS. The two dredges will be used for a major government funded project for performing maintenance ...


  • EPA to conduct first five-year review of Hudson River PCB cleanup

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently conducting a five-year review of the cleanup that has been conducted so far on the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to New York City. The cleanup work is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. The purpose of this five-year review, which is legally required under the ...

  • Conver: also if it must be a little bit bigger

    For years, Conver is known for it’s mowing boats, which to this day are the core business of the company. For years, Conver is known for it’s mowing boats, which to this day are the core business of the company. In addition there is the extensive range of compact watercourse maintenance equipment: Silt pushers, amphibious equipment and mowing/raking combinations, to name a few. But ...


    By Conver BV

  • Modern mining of gravel and sand

    We’re glad to inform that our partner, WICHARY TECHNOLOGIES, will attend the II Conference "Modern mining of gravel and sand” in Zegrze (near Warsaw) on the 15th-16th of June. WICHARY TECHNOLOGIES will be represented by Mr. Tomasz Karwat and Mr. Jacek Bialik. The main purpose of the meeting is to show all new technologies, machinery and equipment used in the gravel and sand mines and ...


    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 Foundation

  • PHOENIX Announces New HiFlo™ Thickener Features

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., of Louisville, Kentucky, is offering its HiFlo™ Thickener with several new features, including an option for bolted tank construction in addition to the standard welded tank design. Bolted panels are factory painted for maximum durability and minimum field installation time. Also, the bolted construction allows for on-site disassembly and mobilization at other ...

  • Great Lakes Acquires Terra Contracting, LLC

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced it has acquired the assets of Terra Contracting, LLC (“Terra”), one of the nation’s premier providers of a wide variety of essential services for ...

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