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15
Feb

Ellicott Exports Endure: Two More 20-inch (500 mm) Dredges on the Way to Bangladesh

Two Ellicott dredges were recently shipped to Bangladesh to continue supporting the country’s dredging efforts. The Ellicott Series 2070 (20-inch/500 mm) Dragon® dredges will join dozens of other Ellicott 18-inch (450 mm) and 20-inch (500 mm) dredges currently involved in projects to keep rivers flowing and flood risks at bay.
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15
Dec

Ellicott Dredgers Improve Health of Lake

Two Ellicott dredges were used for the dredging portion of the Lake Seminole Restoration project in Pinellas County, Florida. The dredges – an Ellicott 670HP 14” conventional cutterhead and an Ellicott 370HP 10” conventional cutterhead – worked in conjunction to remove accumulated organic sediment that had degraded the water quality of the lake. The 684-acre lake was overrun with muck that was choking the nutrients from the water. The only thing that could survive was algae, which was...
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15
Dec

Ellicott 370HP® Dredge Readies For 2021 Work

An Ellicott 370HP Dragon® dredge and two 10” Ellicott booster pumps were recently purchased by Dane County, Wisconsin to be used in a multi-million dollar effort to reduce flooding along the 5 Yahara lakes. Dane County is scheduled to begin operating their newly acquired dredge and boosters next year. The Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is designed to increase water flow and reduce the risk of flooding. The work began earlier this year and is currently...
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02
Dec

Ellicott Dredge Helps Improve Marina Navigation

An Ellicott custom 360SL swinging ladder dredge is being used in multiple small port and marina projects in Oregon. The dredging projects, being conducted by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, will improve navigation in the Charleston Marina Complex.
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17
Nov

Double Ellicott Dredgers Tag-Team Michigan Stamp Sands

Two Ellicott® brand dredges were used in combination to help open the navigation channel into Grand Traverse Harbor in Michigan, a project that was completed in July 2020. The harbor was clogged with stamp sand, black and dark grey rock waste leftover from the historic processing of ore. During the 19th and 20th centuries, stamp mills on the Keweenaw Peninsula produced 25 million tons of waste, which was legally deposited near Lake Superior. Erosion and currents over the...
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