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How does dredging the Salado River impact Buenos Aires? Recent history has proven that a tremendous amount of rainfall in the low-lying region has caused the Salado river to repeatedly flood threatening the agriculture community. Until recently the river had not been properly maintained. This has caused prior floods to occur. Recent funding now makes...
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Source: World Dredging & Marine Construction Perhaps one of the leading examples of dredging’s direct impact upon a nation’s economic growth can be seen in Venezuela. The annual maintenance dredging in Lake Maracaibo and on the Orinoco River has exceeded 70 million cubic meters. Over 70% of the national product of Venezuela comes from petroleum...
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Source: World Dredging Mining & Construction An Australian dredging and earthmoving contractor is using a recently purchased 14-inch Ellicott® Brand B890 dredge to clear access channels for six isolated island communities in the remote Torres Strait between Northern Australia and New Guinea. Hall Contracting Pty. Ltd., headquartered on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, won a tender for the...
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Source: mlive.com COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI — This is the last summer the Kalamazoo River will be the scene of heavy dredging activity, as Enbridge Inc. cleans up the mess from a pipeline leak that sent an estimated 800,000 gallons of crude oil into Talmadge Creek and the river. Nearly four years later since the spill...
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“The most cost-effective piece of equipment ever brought onto this property.” – Mark Shea, Assistant Supervisor of Waste Treatment In an unusual feat for a hydraulic dredge, an Ellicott Brand Series 370 Dragon”DRAGON®” cutterhead dredge excavated four different materials from two power plant settling ponds: fly ash, bottom ash, lime, and lime mixed with fly...
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Source: Excerpted from Bay Weekly On-Line Publication Deale is the biggest Western Shore port of call between Annapolis and Solomons. But to get to its protected waters, boaters have had to pass Scylla and Charybdis. The modern-day incarnations of those Odyssean monsters have grounded many a boater. Scylla, the rock, is the 900-foot stone jetty...
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Source: Greater Kashmir by Arif Shafi Wani ‘Sustained Dredging Has Increased River’s Outflow Capacity’ After more than 50 years, the original Ellicott® brand dredge for the Jhelum conservation dredge operates alongside a current model. Srinagar, Sep 16: An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and...
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Source: Cover Story of World Dredging Mining & Construction 18 inch (457 mm) Ellicott® brand cutter suction dredge “Alabama” commences operations on the Keta Sea Defense Project The Keta Lagoon is a large body of freshwater separated from the salt waters of the Gulf of Guinea by a narrow strip of land. This isthmus experiences...
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Source: Vineyard Gazette With dredging season in Edgartown coming to an end, Fuller Street Beach has gotten a fresh makeover, and boaters can look forward to safer passage in Eel Pond in the spring. On a bright afternoon this week, a large number of seagulls and the occasional walker were enjoying the beach, where a large...
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