“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, a Series 370 Ellicott® “DRAGON®” cutterhead dredge excavated four different materials from two power plant settling ponds: fly ash, bottom ash, lime, and lime mixed with fly...Continue Reading
Source: Engineering New Record (ENR) A recent fact-filled article published in the December issue of Engineering New Record (ENR) highlights the challenges the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is facing at its Kingston Power Plant near the Emory River, Tennessee, USA. TVA is now one year into the projected four year $1 billion dollar project to...Continue Reading
Source: International Dredging Review Moderately-priced, leased GPS-based positioning systems are now available for small dredging projects. A typical system includes a standard PC compatible computer, with Trimble 4000 series differential GPS and Windows-driven software such as HYPACK. A properly-qualified technician can install a basic system on a small to medium-sized dredge in one or two...Continue Reading
1996 Source: VIRGINIA POWER CO. – Chesterfield Station Virginia Southwind Construction Company (SWC) was contracted to perform dredging for Virginia Power Company at three (3) separate locations with total ash removal ranging from 400,000 cubic yards to one million cubic yards at their Chesterfield Station. A 14-inch Ellicott® B-890 Wheel-Dragon® dredge was used to efficiently (and...Continue Reading
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