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Dredge Hurley Works Along the Mississippi River

Dredge Hurley Works Along the Mississippi River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Hurley performed maintenance work outside of New Madrid port in New Madrid, Missouri. Prior to that the Memphis District dredge was working at the Olmstead Lock and Dam project, clearing sediment from the winter months at the project site, which it has done for the last several years. The dustpan Dredge Hurley works up and down the Mississippi River, along with the Corps’ Dredge Potter, to remove shoals and keep navigation open.

July-August 2016
Tecnoimport in Cuba Orders Hopper Dredge from Royal IHC

Tecnoimport in Cuba Orders Hopper Dredge from Royal IHC

Royal IHC, headquartered in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, has signed a contract with a Cuban company for a state-of-the-art dredge. The Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredge was ordered by Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas of Havana, Cuba. The contract was signed in early June in the presence of Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands and Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, vice president of the Council of Ministers and Executive Committee of Cuba. The signers were area sales director at Royal IHC Hans Hesen and Jose Tomas Romero Villar, managing director of Tecnoimport.

July-August 2016
Brevard County Project Proves Gator Aquatic Technologies New Treatment Process

Brevard County Project Proves Gator Aquatic Technologies New Treatment Process

In January 2016, Gator Aquatic Technologies launched as a new company, armed with numerous projects and demand for its new technology that combines liquid solids separation with soluble nutrient and contaminant removal in a single phase. The technology is at work on a project in Brevard County, Florida, in the Indian River Lagoon, removing phosphorus and nitrogen from the contaminated sediment and water along the waterway.

June 2016
Italian Chemical Industry Adopts Dragflow’s  Remote-Controlled Dredge DRP18

Italian Chemical Industry Adopts Dragflow’s Remote-Controlled Dredge DRP18

Dragflow has recently delivered a small, remote-controlled dredge, the DRP18, to Candeo Agostino of Padova, Italy, as part of the remediation program at Momentive, an internationally known chemical company with an important presence in Italy. Candeo Agostino is in the field of cleaning and environmental hygiene, with ecological interventions for small, medium and large users for civil and industrial applications. The company conducts environmental inspections and analyses, including sludge dewatering, water filtration, transport and disposal of waste.

June 2016

DAVID EVANS AND ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

In 1976, the professional services consulting firm of David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) opened its doors in Portland, Oregon, and in 2016, the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

June 2016
SANDVIK LAUNCHES NEW WEAR SEGMENTS

SANDVIK LAUNCHES NEW WEAR SEGMENTS

Sandvik Construction launches new HX900 wear segments – bars, buttons and runners. The company said HX900 wear segments maintain the original shape of vital equipment surfaces on, for example, crushers, loader buckets, chutes, excavators, rock box edges and on weld on hammer tips.

June 2016
DAMEN FITS PUMPS AND VALVES FOR DEEP SEA MINING VEHICLES

DAMEN FITS PUMPS AND VALVES FOR DEEP SEA MINING VEHICLES

Damen Dredging Equipment fitted dredge pumps and valves in remote operated deep sea mining vehicles, also called Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs), manufactured by Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD).

June 2016
POSTLE INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES TUBULAR HARDFACING ELECTRODES

POSTLE INDUSTRIES INTRODUCES TUBULAR HARDFACING ELECTRODES

Postle Industries announced its latest hardface welding development, tubular hardfacing electrodes for severe abrasion applications. For the dredging and aggregate industries, the products are applied to the wear surfaces of dredge pump impellers, cutterheads and teeth, dredge bucket lips and teeth, tooth adaptors, cutter arms, clam-shell buckets, auger suction dredges, wear plates and screens, crushers, hammers and gravel washer augers.

June 2016
DSC DREDGE RELEASES NEW WEBSITE

DSC DREDGE RELEASES NEW WEBSITE

DSC Dredge, LLC announced the release of its new website (www.dscdredge.com). The company said it is designed with a fresh new look, improved navigation and enhanced functionality.

June 2016
St. Paul District Celebrates 150 Years

St. Paul District Celebrates 150 Years

In 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District celebrates its sesquicentennial (150th) anniversary. The district held a ball on February 13 at the Lost Spur Banquet and Conference Center in Eagan, Minnesota. The district is also hosting a number of open houses around the district over the year to celebrate with the public, and all regular events (summer awards party, retirees’ reunion, history day and annual open houses) will be 150th anniversary themed.

April-May 2016
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