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Flood Control
Bopa, Benin: Logistics and Assistance S.A., a dredging contractor from Cotonou, Benin, was awarded a tendered contract by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development to help control seasonal flooding in the region. Nearly one-third of the population in West Africa reside in communities that are exposed to the effects of poor coastal development...
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Coastal Restoration
Grand Popo, Benin: The Ministry of the Living Environment and Sustainable Development recently awarded a contract, funded by the World Bank, to West African dredging contractor Logistics and Assistance S.A. to remove over 100,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Mono River in Grand Popo, Benin. The World Bank approved $210 million in financing to...
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January 16, 2020 – Crews representing the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay are onsite awaiting permission to begin dredging the Siuslaw River marina. The Siuslaw marina, operated by the Port of Siuslaw, contains several tons of sediment, mud, and silt that have compiled over ten years, making it challenging for vessels to navigate a...
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The Edgartown dredge committee has agreed to remove over 20,927 yd³ (16,000 m³) of sand from the Sengekontacket Pond near Martha’s Vineyard using an Ellicott® Series 370 Dragon® Dredge. The committee has agreed to sell the dredged materials to the neighboring town of Oak Bluffs, who will be using the sand as part of a...
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In 2018 the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon® dredge for the Kapichira hydropower plant in Malawi. The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S.-based government agency, has been working directly with government officials from Malawi over the last several years to establish...
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The Altamira port complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, is one of the four largest ports in Mexico. Altamira is part of a large industrial complex dedicated logistics of items such as LNG, petrochemicals, industrial components, and commodities. At the moment, two Ellicott dredges are operating or about to begin a port dredging project...
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Ellicott Dredges will be one of more than 90 exhibitors attending the 2019 Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Dredging Summit and Expo from June 4th -7th at the Chicago Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Representatives from the dredge manufacturing, marine, and environmental communities along with other industry professionals, will be in attendance at this year’s event.
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Are you trying to determine if mechanical dredging or hydraulic dredging is best suited to meet your mining requirements? Some advocates may argue that mechanical dredging is an easier and less complicated process for crews. However, hydraulic dredging is cost efficient, offers increased flexibility, and is best suited for challenging environments where excavators are limited....
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2019 Tradewinds Indo Pacific Forum & Mission - Ellicott Dredges
Ellicott Dredges International Sales Manager, Phil Grove, recently attended the U.S. Commercial Service’s “2019 Tradewinds Indo-Pacific Forum & Trade Mission” to New Delhi, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Throughout the week he learned about business opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region and was able to discuss his prior experience of doing business in Bangladesh with the group....
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Marina Dredging Equipment
In 2017 Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore, Maryland (USA) dredge manufacturer delivered a Series 460SL Swinging Dragon® dredge to a customer near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The heavy-duty dredge is currently being used to remove sediment from a local marina and navigational channel that connects directly to the Pacific Ocean. The customer selected the 460SL Swinging Dragon®...
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