suction 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.

  • 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 ...


  • EPA Issues Clean Water Act Permit for Small Suction Dredge Miners in Idaho

    Starting today, small-scale suction dredge miners may begin applying for a new federal water discharge permit to lawfully operate their dredges in Idaho’s rivers lakes and streams.Mining for gold using small suction dredges is a popular activity in Idaho with hundreds of dredges in use, especially during the summer. Small-scale suction dredge miners (using intake nozzles of five inches in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • C87s delivered in Vietnam

    Early June a new C87s was put into service. The standard Cutter Suction Dredger, which was delivered by DHV, will be used to clean the two sedimentation ponds of the Hai Duong water treatment plant. Water is pumped from the nearby river into the two ponds. Once in the ponds, sand, clay and silt particles sink and settle onto the bottom. Next the water can be further treated before use. It is ...


    By Conver BV

  • 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.

  • Dredger HCC 400-20-F-GR was delivered to the customer from Ukraine in early July

    Dredge НСС 400/20-F-GR - universal model because has two removable suction nozzle on the suction tube. It is capable to develop the ground in three ways - with the help of the cutter, hydrowashout or free suction. Depth of the development of this equipment - 10 m. Control house of dredger is equipped with a convenient remote control and monitoring system for the basic ...

  • 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 ...

  • Federal, state and local partners finish Ottawa River cleanup

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the state of Ohio and the Ottawa River Group announced today they have completed a major cleanup project on the Ottawa River. The project involved dredging 242,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from a 5.5 mile section of the Ottawa River in Toledo, Ohio. EPA provided $23.5 million for the project through the Great Lakes Legacy Act, a federal program ...

  • Wärtsilä receives propulsion package orders for four new dredger vessels

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 13 July, 2011 Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a series of orders to supply propulsion solutions for dredger vessels ...


  • Institute of Semiconductor Physics, National Academy of Sciences develops equipment for the plant VVV-Spetstekhnika

    Laboratory №23 of the Institute of Physics is developing electrical and welding machines for “VVV-Spetstekhnika”. This equipment is used in the production of dredgers HCC and meets the state standards of Ukraine. It allows to make reliable and high quality ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • VVV-Spetstekhnika - Company of the Year 2012

    International Economic Rating  "League of the Best" on the basis of official data of Statistics of Ukraine awarded the company "VVV-Spetstekhnika" title "Company of the Year 2012". Enterprise "VVV-Spetstekhnika" took  the second place in economic indicators of enterprises whose main activity is the construction and repair of ships. International Economic Rating "League of the ...

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