International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

OmniSTAR HP Achieving 6 Inches

OmniSTAR Inc. is in the final testing stages of a new wide area differential GPS service that has been achieving consistent six-inch horizontal accuracy in its test receivers. Named OmniSTAR HP (high performance) the system will be available to users by subscription. The HP GPS correction signals will be broadcast by several geostationary satellites to users throughout the world.This level of wide-area real-time accuracy is a goal toward which the industry has been striving for quite some time. said John Pointon director of sales and marketing for OmniSTAR. Read More

1999 2000 National Dredging Meetings

The Corps of Engineers National Dredging Meeting is planned for mid-May 2000 in Springfield Virginia. This annual meeting provides a forum for dredging contractors to speak directly to Corps officials. This article reports on the 1999 meeting which covered such topics as safety the New York Harbor deepening program environmental research and hydrographic surveying. Read More