Dredging Systems Articles

  • Ceresco Dam Case Study

    Global was contracted by Terra Contracting Services, LLC to serve as Water Treatment Specialists in response to the 2010 Enbridge Oil Spill along the Kalamazoo River. An energy pipeline rupture caused 877,000 gallons of heavy crude oil to spill into Talmadge Creek in Calhoun County, Michigan, which flows into the Kalamazoo River. Global engineered a processing plant for material and slurry ...


    By Global Treatment Solutions

  • Case Study - Panama Canal: Boat Towed 3D Resistivity Surveys

    77 km Long 3D Canal Floor Sediment/Rock Study for Dredging Estimates Boat towed streaming dipole-dipole resistivity data were successfully used to estimate geotechnical properties of the canal floor in order to reduce dredging costs for an ongoing Panama Canal expansion program. Site:  The 77-km long Panama Canal with 773 line-km of resistivity data collected at 25 m transect spacing ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Using a modified dredging elutriate testing approach to evaluate potential aquatic impacts associated with dredging a large freshwater industrial Harbour

    Potential adverse impacts to the aquatic environment should be minimized whenever possible during an environmental dredging project by selecting realistic and technically feasible environmental targets. These targets need to balance short term impacts with the longer term benefit of removing contaminated sediments from the environment. Environmental dredging is part of the planned remediation ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Case study - Dredge site testing PAHs in sediment

    The Grand Calumet River is a tributary located in Northwest Indiana, which flows into Lake Michigan. Years of industrial pollution caused by nearby steel mills, petro-chemical plants and oil refineries have contaminated the river with oil and other pollutants, which threaten human and ecological health in this watershed. The primary contaminants of concern are carcinogenic Polyaromatic ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • Rotomite-6000-CD Dredge System - US Copper Mine-case study

    SRS Crisafulli's Integrated Product Solutions - To remove water, soft and abrasive material, sludges, and slurries from Industrial, Municipal, Agricultural, and Government Lagoons, Ponds, Lakes, Canals, and flooded and flood threatened areas. And to irrigate farms and ranches. Dredge Rentals. Many customers rent Crisafulli’s Rotomite and FLUMP dredges on ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Crisafulli submersible pumps and power units-case study

    In June, 1997, Mr. Quinn of EPCO, the customer's designated agent, inspected the systems at Crisafulli's manufacturing plant, and these made in Montana pumping systems were tested and shipped to Siberia. SRS Crisafulli, Inc., founded in 1966, is one of a few select manufacturers of specialized, engineered pumping and dredging systems in the United States. From its beginning, SRS Crisafulli has ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite dredging iron mill scale-case study

    Crisafulli's Rotomite-6000. Dredging highly abrasive mill scale. Customer: The customer purchased its first SRS Crisafulli Rotomite, a Model 180P, in August 1997, and purchased its second Rotomite, a 6000 model, in the summer of 2007. Application and reason for dredging: The customer provides slag processing, metal recovery, material ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Engelhard Corporation (formerly Mearl Corp.) - pigment plant, Crisafulli automated flump system-case study

    Customer: Engelhard Corporation (formerly Mearl Corp.) Contact: Paul Ellington. Type of Facility: Pigment plant. Location: North Charleston, SC. Date of install: 1996 February 1996. Mearl Corporation owns and operates an Automated FLUMP™ System manufactured by SRS ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite application: dredge caustic soda from a mud lake-case study

    Alumina Partners of Jamaica, Construction Department, June 25, 1996, Gary Benson, Fax 809 962-4114 Letter addressed to Jeffrey K Minsell, Sales Engineer, SRS Crisafulli, Inc. "The Rotomite 180P has performed very well for us to this date. Our application is a very bad environment dredging in a caustic soda mud lake. All components are fine to this point except the few aluminum parts which we ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite 6000 dredge system - centennial coal-case study

    Centennial Coal's Mannering Colliery mine averages over 1M tons of coal per year when operating at full capacity. The mine's run-off ponds' sludge issues prompted Centennial to contact Dredging Solutions, SRS Crisafulli's Dealer in Australasia, and an experienced dredging contractor.  Dredging solutions deployed the Crisafulli Rotomite 6000 auger suction dredge system because of the ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Dual Construction Company, 3` Crisafulli FLUMP-case study

    Automated, remote controlled, portable FLUMP can dredge & pump 80 cubic yards of solids per hour. Ken Nelson, Dual Construction Company, Texarkana, Arkansas purchased a 3" Crisafulli FLUMP dredge in November 2004. "A super product at a reasonable price." In his customer satisfaction survey, Ken considered important these factors important or very: "product ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • A major Canadian mining company, 4 Crisafulli FLUMP dredges-case study

    August 2007. A major Canadian mining company purchased four Crisafulli FLUMP dredges to replace their pond cleaning methods (manually hosing solids to a sump pump) and reported that the operation of the FLUMPs exceeded expectations; the FLUMPs worked very well and removed lots of solids; the FLUMPs performed much faster and more easily than the prior method. The mining company made the ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Harlem, MT USA WWTP Uses FLUMP - 2013-case study

    Excessive lagoon sludge accumulation contributes to the poor performance of any treatment system.  Removing sludge from lagoon cells improves treatment and addresses violations in the Department of Environmental Quality enforcement action. The City of Harlem, Montana has a three cell partially mixed aerated lagoon system constructed in 1985.  The lagoon system discharges to the Milk ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Customer comparison of Rotomite-6000 to competitive products-case study

    Crisafulli Sales Engineer's field report (May 2003) The Rotomite-6000 was a pleasure to operate. We dredged bottom ash and silt. The Rotomite Cobra Cutterhead's down pressure and articulation capabilities make the Rotomite-6000 effective against crusted sludge. The Customer had an unsatisfactory experience with a competitor's dredge, which they had rented the prior year: the ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Dredging Contractor Using Rotomite 6000-case study

    Customer: Georgia Dredging And Dewatering/Eco-Vac Contacts: Jay Matthews and David Grapengeter Type of Facility: Environmental services & turnkey dredging & dewatering services Georgia Dredging and Dewatering developed out of the need to provide contract services other than those previously provided by vacuuming and ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • P. W. Gillibrand - sand & gravel producer, Crisafulli Automated Remote Controlled FLUMP System-case study

    Customer: P. W. Gillibrand. Contact: Tom Robertson Type of Facility: Sand & gravel producer P.W. Gillibrand owns and operates an Automated Radio Remote Controlled FLUMP™ Sludge Removal System manufactured by SRS Crisafulli. The dredge is used primarily in the manual mode as the duty cycle duration required was not nearly ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Griffin Industries, Inc. rendering plant, 4` severe duty Crisafulli flump-case study

    Application: Dredging settled rendering sludge from discharge ponds. Customer: Griffin Industries, Inc. Contacts: Windel Stracener, Director of Operations, Michael Grosskopf, Special Projects Manager. Type of Facility: Rendering Plant. Griffin Industries uses its Crisafulli FLUMP on a rotating basis to ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Societe des Mines de Syama - Mali, West Africa-case study

    SRS Crisafulli manufactured a stainless steel 4" Severe Duty FLUMP dredge system for Societe des Mines de Syama's gold mine in Mali, West Africa. The FLUMP dredges and pumps solids from a tailings pit back into the leaching process to reclaim gold, which otherwise would be lost. SRS Crisafulli designed a stainless steel FLUMP dredge to combat the corrosive environment. There have been enormous ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Rotomite 180-P application - dredging benzyne at 12 foot depth-case study

    Marshall-Bond Pumps, Jeffrey A. Simpson, New London WA; 630-978-7867, Fx 630-978-7872, Marbond7@hotmail.com DREDGING CASE STUDY, Project Location: Northern Illinois, Dates: April-November 1992, 1993 Equipment Used: Crisafulli-Rotomite 180-P Self-Propelled Dredge PROJECT DESCRIPTION: To dredge benzyne from the bottom of a 12 foot basin ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

  • Dredge caustic and abrasive materials in South Korea-case study

    Customer: Zinc mining & processing facility, South Korea. Problem: How to remove 200,000 cubic meters of 325 mesh goethite (pH 2.2 - 2.5 range; sulfuric acid) from a lined pond with dimensions of 120m x 253m. Since the material had settled and was resting on the pond bottom, dredging was selected as the appropriate removal method. No standard acid-resistant dredge ...


    By SRS Crisafulli, Inc.

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