Dr. David Pittman, Director of Research and Development, and Chief Scientist for USACE, sends his salute to the engineer community for all they build and the lives they touch – recognizing their efforts during National Engineers Week.
Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, discusses a unique dredging capability with Thad Pratt at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory on Feb. 19, 2019.
The dredging of Neabsco Creek was completed on Feb. 14, 2019. http://www.pwcgov.org/news/pages/Dred… The channel has been cleared of millions of pounds of silt, and boats will continue to be able to safely navigate the creek that leads to the Potomac River. Last year, the Board of County Supervisors allocated up to $750,000 grant funding to… Read More
Lauren Averill, Jefferson Parish’s Coastal Management Department Coordinator talks about coastal restoration work in Louisiana and why she supports the Large-Scale Barataria Marsh Creation project.
Image: Andrew Schneider/Houston Public Media As a direct result of damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, CM Dave Martin and contractors have gotten together to dredge and pull out debris from the San Jacinto River all the way to Lake Houston. Up until now, they have been able to move tons of debris.
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. Ellicott Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful global dredging manufacturers… Read More
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One of the largest marsh restoration projects ever attempted on the East Coast is finallyunderway. After years filled with studies, public hearings, research and permitting, workhas started on a $38 million project to replenish the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refugemarsh and beachfront. Three dredges have started Phase 1 of the project to dig out channels… Read More
In the dredging industry, as in any, innovation is key to progress. But branding might be even better. In terms of technology and brand recognition, Caterpillar has been at the front of their industry for decades. With leaders like Janet Kirkton, Dredging Industry Steward and Jim Mundth, Global Dredge Segment Manager, Caterpillar seems set for… Read More
Ellicott Dredges will be a part of the Dredging industry’s future as much as it has been a part of its past, according to Paul Quinn, VP of Sales for Ellicott. He is speaking from experience, since his firm built all the dredges used in the original construction of the Panama Canal, and has been building… Read More
In the words of Dean Kamen, an inventor and innovator, “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.” Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc and Dredging & Marine Consultants, LLC (ArcDMC Sediment Solutions,LLC) has new technology to solve an old problem through innovative ideas and has introduced geophysical… Read More