DSC Dredge engineers were busy in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, in August, starting up the country's largest dredge to date. The 24-in. (600 mm) Marlin Class dredge from DSC features two dredge pumps – a 24-in. pump located on the ladder and another 24-in.
DSC Dredge, based in Reserve, La., delivered its first-ever dredge equipped with a Tier 4 Final C32 ACERT Caterpillar engine to a minerals company located in the U.S. This Shark Class Dredge features an 18-inch hull-mounted dredge pump and 300 hp cutter drive assembly, and has a dredging depth capability of 56 feet.
DSC Dredge LLC, based in Reserve, La., recently shipped one of three new 18-inch Shark Class portable cutter suction dredges to contractors in Bangladesh. The first dredge unit left DSC's Louisiana facility in June, and the second unit will leave DSC's Mississippi facility later in July.
Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC, will have its experts available in Central Hall booth #C20523 at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 7-11, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. With many of DSC's custom dredge solutions on display, visitors will have the opportunity to discover how DSC's advanced dredging technology has benefited customers worldwide – and discuss how DSC's expertise will ultimately result in the exact right dredge for their own unique applications, ultimately boosting their efficiency and lowering their operating costs.
The winter of 2016 was an unusually harsh one for the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, Calif. Four years of drought was followed by an El Niño season that brought storm water runoff, high tides, high surf and swells — rapidly creating a complete shoaling of the federal entrance channel to the harbor and blocking all boats from entering or leaving.