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July-August 2001

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American Using GPS for Rock Placement

WODCON 16 Held in Malaysia

Karis Finds Success in Listening

American Uses GPS for Rock Placement

American Uses GPS for Rock Placement

American Construction Company used a system of three GPS receivers to accurately cover a 2:1 slopt with armor rock. The real-time positioning system is a modification of Lyman Burk's WinOps program. the clamshell dredge "Mukilteo", with 50-foot beam on a 120-foot barge, used a rock skip to place a precise amount of stone in each placement area on the template in the Blair Waterway, Tacoma, Washington.

Important Dredging Conferences Announced

Panama Canal Performs Final Blast

Palm Beach Contract Announced

Palm Beach Dredging Contract Announced

Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners, Palm Beach County, Florida, up to and opened at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2001 in the Engineering and Public Works Department, at Hilton Airport Centre, 160 Australian Avenue, Suite 503, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406, for furnishing all materials, labor, equipment and supplies necessary for the Construction of: SOUTH LAKE WORTH INLET MAINTENANCE DREDGING AND ROCK REMOVAL PROJECT # 2002053

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