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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® Brand B-890 “Wheel-Dragon”™ dredge was used to efficiently (and...
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Source: WORLD DREDGING Mining and Construction Lake Kittarnaqundi is a 27-ac. reservoir located in Columbia, Maryland, renowned as one of America’s first—and most successful—planned cities. In the spring of 2010, The Columbia Association, the owners of the lake, hired Cashman to clear the sediment and weeds that had accumulated since the lake was constructed. The...
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30 August 1995 Source: The SandPaper, New Jersey As the hopper dredge “Currituck” chomps away at what nature keeps depositing in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey, USA, the Loveladies beachfront in Long Beach Township is again the benefactor this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge finished its 65-day summer stint. It scooped 100,000 cubic...
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May 1990 Source: Engineering News Record Environmental officials in Massachusetts spent $14 million to dredge and incinerate a “hot spot” of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) at the bottom of New Bedford harbor. The cleanup purged sediments in a 5-acre area of the Acushnet River estuary where about 45% of the harbor’s chemicals and heavy metal pollutants...
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