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Duechting Acquires Habermann

DUECHTING PUMPEN Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG (Duechting) has acquired Habermann Mineral Systems GmbH (Habermann). Duechting develops and produces high-performance centrifugal pumps, while Habermann specialized in the design and manufacture of suction dredges and solids pumps for the sand and gravel industry. Both companies are based in Witten, Germany. Under… Read More

U.S. Dredging Industry Fly-In to Capitol Hill

The resolve of the U.S-flagged dredging industry was very evident during their successful fly-in to Washington, D.C., this week, reports Dredging Contractors of America (DCA). DCA delegates representing the private sector U.S.-flagged dredging industry were well received by Congressional leaders and Administration officials. These included: U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (TN),… Read More

R.D. James to Head Corps of Engineers

On January 25, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Rickey Dale “R.D.” James to lead the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the position of Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. James was a self-employed farmer and manager of cotton gins and grain elevators for the A.C. Read More

Registration Opens for WEDA’s Dredging & Expo ‘18

Registration is now open for WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’18. The event will be held in Norfolk, Virginia, at the Hilton Norfolk, June 25 to 28. Dredging Summit & Expo will include presentations and focused panels, an exhibit hall with more than 85 exhibitors, and many networking opportunities. WEDA… Read More

Dual-fuel Dredge Being Built in France

An innovative, eco-efficient water injection dredge is being constructed under a joint contract of the Atlantic Port of Bordeaux, the EIG Dragages Ports and the Socarenam shipyard. The LNG powered vessel will replace the grab hopper dredge La Maqueline, which has been in service since 1984. The dredge, to be… Read More

Damen Delivers Dredge to Dredging Africa

Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) will be delivering a Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD) 250 to Dredging Africa (Pty). The contract was signed during DSCT’s first African Dredging seminar that was held in October 2017. CSD’s play an important role in Africa, used to maintain drinking water reservoirs in the country. Read More

Alphatron Marine Opens Second Office in France

Alphatron Marine has opened an office in Cote d’Azur, as its second location in France. The company also maintains an office in Le Havre. The expansion will provide more direct customer service and facilitate the service and distribution of both Alphatron Marine and JRC products in the southeast of France. Read More

Panolin America Expands Headquarters

Panolin America, Inc. is moving its headquarters to 2300 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, Illinois. The new location will serve as the company’s United States headquarters. Along with the move, the company has also hired a new office manager and East Coast regional sales manager. Rosa Casey has over twenty years of… Read More