Dredging World News Blog

2016: A Perfect Time to Buy a Dredge

Posted by Troy Fercho on Wed, Feb 03, 2016 @ 10:02 AM

If the initial capital investment has caused you to postpone purchase of a dredge, significant tax incentives exist in 2016, which enable you to buy dredges at sharply reduced costs with little or no initial capital expense – i.e., fantastic tax programs like the Section 179 deduction, as well as low interest rate financing.

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Plug and Play Dredging: how to Move Sediment to the Drying Bed

Posted by Isaiah Helm on Mon, Jun 08, 2015 @ 09:06 AM

Got a minute?  Watch a one minute video of the plug and play SD-110 Rotomite dredge in the Philippines.

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Topics: water treatment plant

Mine Restores Basin Capacity with Hydraulic Dredge

Posted by Isaiah Helm on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 @ 12:11 PM


SRS Crisafulli introduces the Rotomite model 6000-CD Dredge

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Topics: dredging equipment rentals, Hydraulic dredging, Tailings Dam, Rotomite 6000CD

The world's largest stormwater alum treatment facility - in Florida

Posted by Eric Lillberg on Fri, Aug 09, 2013 @ 12:08 PM

Stormwater in the Florida canal system is slow moving.  The green, murky water in the lakes fed by the Apopka-Beauclair canal is caused by an overabundance of algae-feeding compounds, mainly phosphorus, resulting in chronic algal blooms.  The Nutrient Reduction Facility (NuRF) project designed a system to inject aluminum sulfate (alum) into the nutrient-laden water in direct proportion to the stormwater volume.

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Topics: dredge, dredging system, alum sludge, stormwater management, alum treatment facility, EPA, NuRF, nutrient reduction

Lagoon Maintenance Dredging every Decade

Posted by Laura Fleming on Thu, Mar 21, 2013 @ 11:03 AM

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Topics: crisafulli, dredge, srs crisafulli, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging equipment rentals, lagoon, Treatment Plant Operator, Municipal dredging, biosolids, Montana, water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, sludge, maintenance dredging

The Experts’ Views of Horizontal Hydraulic Auger Dredging

Posted by John Zuccerella on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 @ 14:02 PM

Four Major Benefits of Horizontal Hydraulic Auger Dredges

I attended the 42nd Texas A & M University dredging short course in January 2013. Despite the mountain of excellent information I gleaned from the course, I was disappointed that my dredging field wasn’t featured. Horizontal hydraulic auger dredging has been around for nearly 50 years, but remains the unknown stepchild of the dredging world. That may be changing as environmental dredging becomes more prominent. Horizontal hydraulic auger dredges are ideal for environmental projects for several reasons.

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Topics: Dredges, dredge, dredging system, Horizontal hydraulic auger dredges, Texas A&M, Texas A & M University dredging short course

Dredging the Hudson River

Posted by Elizabeth Kaiser on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 16:05 PM

By Laura Fleming, SRS Crisafulli President and CFO

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Topics: Dredges, dredge, dredging, dredging system, Articles, Hudson River, habitat remediation, river dredging

Suggested Tips: Dredge Maintenance Schedule

Posted by Elizabeth Kaiser on Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 08:05 AM

Whether you have just installed your new dredge or you have been dredging for a while, you should follow a lubrication and maintenance schedule in order to ensure a long and useful life for your dredge.  SRS Crisafulli includes a suggested maintenance schedule in our dredge Operations and Maintenance (O&M) manuals.

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Topics: Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, dredging system, Product Information, Spare Parts, dredging safety

Natchez Wastewater Treatment Facility Finds Success with New System

Posted by Elizabeth Kaiser on Fri, May 04, 2012 @ 08:05 AM

By Elizabeth Kaiser, SRS Crisafulli Marketing Manager

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Topics: Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging and pumps, flump, lagoon, TPO, Treatment Plant Operator, Municipal dredging, biosolids

SRS Crisafulli Explores Dredging and Hydropower

Posted by Elizabeth Kaiser on Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 08:01 AM

By Elizabeth Kaiser, SRS Crisafulli Marketing Manager

Energy production and consumption worldwide is influenced by many factors.  Resource availability, economic activity, population growth and environmental regulations, for instance, all affect the types of energy production that may be available to consumers.   One of the cheapest methods of energy production is hydroelectric power.

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Topics: Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, srs crisafulli, dredging abrasive materials, lagoon dredges, dredging system, dredging and pumps, lagoon, rotomite 6000c, Hydraulic dredging