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2016: A Perfect Time to Buy a Dredge

Wed, Feb 03, 2016 @ 10:02 AM / by Troy Fercho posted in dredging

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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

Mon, Jun 08, 2015 @ 09:06 AM / by Isaiah Helm posted in water treatment plant

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

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Mine Restores Basin Capacity with Hydraulic Dredge

Tue, Nov 18, 2014 @ 12:11 PM / by Isaiah Helm posted in dredging equipment rentals, Hydraulic dredging, Tailings Dam, Rotomite 6000CD

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SRS Crisafulli introduces the Rotomite model 6000-CD Dredge

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

Fri, Aug 09, 2013 @ 12:08 PM / by Eric Lillberg posted in dredge, dredging system, alum sludge, stormwater management, alum treatment facility, EPA, NuRF, nutrient reduction

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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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Lagoon Maintenance Dredging every Decade

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 @ 11:03 AM / by Laura Fleming posted in crisafulli, dredge, lagoon dredges, lagoon, dredging system, dredging equipment rentals, Treatment Plant Operator, Municipal dredging, biosolids, Montana, srs crisafulli, water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, sludge, maintenance dredging

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The Experts’ Views of Horizontal Hydraulic Auger Dredging

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 @ 14:02 PM / by John Zuccerella posted in Dredges, dredge, dredging system, Horizontal hydraulic auger dredges, Texas A&M, Texas A & M University dredging short course

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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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Dredging the Hudson River

Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 16:05 PM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Articles, Dredges, dredge, dredging, Dredges, dredging system, Hudson River, habitat remediation, river dredging

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By Laura Fleming, SRS Crisafulli President and CFO

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Suggested Tips: Dredge Maintenance Schedule

Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 08:05 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, Dredges, dredging system, Product Information, Spare Parts, dredging safety

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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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Natchez Wastewater Treatment Facility Finds Success with New System

Fri, May 04, 2012 @ 08:05 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, lagoon dredges, lagoon, Dredges, flump, dredging system, dredging and pumps, TPO, Treatment Plant Operator, Municipal dredging, biosolids

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By Elizabeth Kaiser, SRS Crisafulli Marketing Manager

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SRS Crisafulli Explores Dredging and Hydropower

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 @ 08:01 AM / by Elizabeth Kaiser posted in Dredges, crisafulli, dredge, dredging, srs crisafulli, dredging abrasive materials, rotomite 6000c, Hydraulic dredging, lagoon dredges, lagoon, Dredges, dredging system, dredging and pumps

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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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