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January-February 2010

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Port Manatee Seeks Bids for Major Dredging Project

Time to Send Papers for Panama Dredging Meeting

Ritchie Selling Houston Site

Damen Pumps on Dredge Michel DSR Aid Aggregate Dredging in French Waters

Piriou Shipyards delivered a 2,300 cubic meter (3,000 cubic yard) trailing suction hopper dredge, fitted out with Damen dredge pumps and related equipment, to the French sand mining contractor CETRA in September.

Metso Pumps Help Aggregate Producers Mine Deeper Materials

Contaminated Sediment Symposium Scheduled for New Jersey

Damen Delivers Sand Dredge Clair de Lune to MFW Dredging in Nigeria

Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a CSD500 model cutter suction dredge to MFW Dredging in Nigeria for construction sand mining. The delivery included the dredge and spud barge, a workboat and three personnel carriers. The dredge was transported by BACO-liner* to Port Harcourt, and will be used to mine sand. * A BACO liner opens at the bow, and dredges and other vessels can be floated in. This eliminates hoisting and hazardous deck transport.

Arkholas New Dredge System Triples Ability to Load Barges

In 2009, Dredging Supply Company delivered a new 22-inch by 20-inch Custom Electric Marlin class, self-propelled, hydraulic cutter suction dredge to Arkhola Sand and Gravels operation in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Judge Issues Ruling In Delaware River Dredging Controversy

In the first week of the New Year, attorneys for the Corps of Engineers asked Judge Sue Robinson of the United States District Court for Delaware to relax her December hold temporarily blocking any dredging of the Delaware River to 45 feet along a 100-mile stretch. On January 27, Judge Robinson ruled against Delawares injunction, clearing the way for the Corps to proceed with deepening the channel to 45 feet.

On the Cover: Enon Sand and Gravel Buys Vertical Clamshell Dredge System

Last fall, Enon Sand and Gravel of Enon, Ohio purchased a used 10 cubic-yard clamshell dredge system built by Supreme Manufacturing. The dredge replaced their existing dragline. Two large ongoing construction projects with more on the horizon, and borings in their gravel pit showing pay material to 100 feet deep drove the decision to purchase the system.

Comittee Selects 37 Papers for Annual Meeting

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U.S. dredging contracts awarded between November 8 and December 30, 2010

U.S. DREDGING CONTRACT AWARDS, November 2009 through January 11, 2010

Dredging Contract Awards, November 2009 through January 22, 2020. Hydrographic Survey contract awards: last quarter of 2009

A Discussion of the SCCC; the Maritime Industry Sail-In

Midwest Chapter to Meet April 14 - 16

NWC Legislative Summit Planned for March 9 and 10

RAMP Plans Maritime Industry Sail-In on May 13

Crowley Establishing Unloading Capability at Port-au-Prince

U.S. Marines Deploy to Haiti

CSA Says Port-au-Prince Cargo Piers Still Down

Haitian Seaport Severely Damaged

Coast Guard Establishes Two-Mile Safety Zone at Morehead City

Papers Sought for European Hydro Conference

Final Dry Excavation Contract Awarded by ACP

Three Dead at St. Louis ABB Plant

Teledesign Delivers Radio Modems to Seattle District

Agg1 Show Planner Now Online

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