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Wichita Clutch Releases New Dry Friction Clutch for Dredging Operations

The huge power requirements and inertial loads typical of a high capacity dredge pump drivetrain are managed by the clutch assembly. The risk of a blockage in the system adds more challenges to an already demanding work environment, especially when performance and reliability are essential to dredging operations. Read More

Partrac GeoMarine to Test Gamma Spectrometer Technology for Mapping Contaminated Sediments

In June, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded Partrac GeoMarine Inc. a three-year contract to test a new tool for mapping contaminated sediments. The technology will be used at DoD Superfund sites to map the in-situ distribution of contaminants, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated… Read More

Dredge Customized To Meet Demands of Acidic Environment

Damen Dredging Equipment delivered a customized CSD500-S to Australian customer, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA). The CSD, which has been named the Brolga I, will work in an acidic environment with a pH of approximately 3 for which many adaptations have been incorporated. The CSD500-S is based on the… Read More

Corps Tests Mini-Robotic Submersible Dredge for Future Military Operations and Precision Projects

Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) took delivery of a new mini-robotic submersible dredge (MRSD) built by EDDY Pump. The dredge was a collaborative effort between ERDC and Eddy Pump. ERDC and Eddy started with Eddy’s initial design… Read More