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Since the companies inception, Ellicott Dredges has had several unique opportunities to build customized dredges for our customers that are considered beyond the scope of a traditional dredge. Our latest company video, “Ellicott’s Major Projects Group,” highlights Ellicott’s commitment to building a reliable heavy-duty dredge. In addition, viewers will have an opportunity to see our team in action as they work together to produce a dredge that exceeded our customer’s expectations. Purchasing a dredge can be overwhelming for some people. As a company, we take great pride in helping our customers find the right dredge. Our team works directly with the customer to help them...
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Earlier this year a television crew from the  Discovery Science Channel MEGA MACHINES, SEA GIANTS  followed a team of Engineers from Ellicott Dredges in action as they raced against the clock to design, build, and ship an electric bucketwheel dredge for a customer in the Middle East. See how our team of engineering experts were able to accomplish this massive feet.
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Earlier this year, Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore, Md (USA) dredge manufacturer delivered a dredge to an aggregate customer. The Series 370HP Dragon® dredge is capable of digging up to 50 ft. (15.2 m). Also, the small dredge will be used to reclaim sand that is sold to various construction entities. The customer selected the Ellicott 10-inch (250 mm) hydraulic pipeline dredge for three simple reasons: 1. Ellicott’s strong reputation for designing and building durable, long-lasting dredges 2. The simple dredges design makes it very easy to operate and maintain making life easier for the first-time dredge owner 3. This versatile...
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Ponce de Leon Inlet, FL– Crews have been granted permission by the U.S. Army Corps of Army Engineers (USACE) to begin dredging on the Ponce de Leon Inlet. This should make it more secure for anglers to navigate. In addition, the dredging will offer additional beach nourishment for the nearby coastline. The Inlet itself has not been maintained to this extent in over ten years according to the Corps officials. Those working on the project have already begun the mobilization phase of the eight-month-long hydraulic dredging project. In fact, crew members working on the project are expected to remove nearly...
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Anglers navigating Sea Dog Creek near the Town of Hempstead, New York, are now able to safely travel the creek with relative ease in shallow areas this summer; however, this hasn’t always been the case. In 2012, clogged floodwaters created by Superstorm Sandy made it almost virtually impossible for large commercial vessels to navigate charted waters between the eastern end of Sea Dog Creek and nearby Long Creek. Recently local workers from the Department of Conservation and Waterways used an Ellicott 460SL “Swinging Dragon®” dredge, known as the “Hempstead Bays” to remove 8,000 cubic yds³ (6,116 m³) of sand from...
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In 2017, a petrochemical customer approached Ellicott Dredges about building a customized electric Bucketwheel dredge. The customized dredge had to be designed to withstand desert-like conditions.  The customer chose Ellicott Dredges based upon Ellicott’s experience and reputation for designing and building dredges to work in difficult and challenging environments. Discovering the Solution to a Challenging Problem The most significant challenge facing the team from Ellicott was the ability to transport a 1MM lb. (453,592.3 kg) dredge halfway around the world. During the beginning stages of the project, a team from Ellicott’s Major Projects division sprang into action and discovered a...
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Ellicott Dredges Hosts EGENCO Dredge Training Ellicott Dredges recently hosted a team of officials from Malawi’s Electricity Generation Company (EGENCO, LTD). During their two week visit, our distinguished guests participated in dredge operation, engine care, hydraulic control systems, and other dredge training programs that prepared them to independently operate a dredge that Ellicott Dredges is currently building for them. Malawi’s Newest Dredge Ellicott Dredges is building a Dragon® Series model 1270 18-inch dredge for EGENCO under contract from the Millennium Challenge Account-Malawi. During their visit, our guests got to see the dredge in the final stages of preparation. The 1270...
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Tilghman Island Rich History Tilghman Island is nestled in the heart of Talbot County, Maryland. Formerly referred to as the “Great Choptank Island,” the island is only 3 miles long (4.83 kms) and a 1 mile (1.60 kms) wide.  According to historians, the first English settlers arrived over 360 years ago in 1656. During the early 19th century, two parcels of land were sold to a group of oysterman. The group wanted the land for its close proximity to the prime harvesting grounds that surround Tilghman Island.  Today, over 1,000 thousand residents live on the island. A majority of the...
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Residents of Barnstable County, Massachusetts waited patiently for the newly minted Sand Shifter Dredge to arrive.  Well their wait is finally over. The brand new $2 million dredge built by Ellicott Dredges of Maryland has finally reached Falmouth Harbor. Everyone is really excited about the project. In fact, harbor officials are ready to unveil their brand new aquatic masterpiece to the general public. The Sand Shifter to Undergo One Final Test A team of representatives from Ellicott Dredges are performing preliminary tests this week.  Our team is working around the clock to make sure that everything is in working  order...
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The Initial Project At one time, over 4 million gallons (1,514 million liters) of toxic semi-treated sewage flowed into Palm Bay Florida’s Turkey Creek. As a result, Turkey Creek contained extremely high levels of harmful toxins and nutrients. During the spring of 2017, the team from Gator Dredging spent most of their time focused on cleaning up the mess that once occupied Turkey Creek, removing over 236,000 yd3 (180,435 m3) of muck, nitrogen, and phosphorus contamination. The Right Kind of Equipment When working on a project the size of Turkey Creek, you need the right kind of equipment. For this...
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