The Gila River in Arizona is a very important source of irrigation water for the entire Gila River area south of Phoenix, including the Gila River Indian Community, but it carries quite a bit of sediment, which can cause blockage and separation. The San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD) addressed the sediment problem by redirecting the river water through the 1,800-foot long, 100-foot-wide Florence-Casa Grande Canal, near Coolidge, Arizona, where the sediment was then trapped in a 15-foot-deep settling basin.
At DSC Dredge, we believe that every dredge begins with a story. As leaders in the field of dredging solutions—from the simple to the most complicated custom dredges for special utilization, we strive to understand the unique characteristics of every operation’s application. We talk to you, learn every aspect of your application, to develop the right solution to ensure your experience is a success story.
Every dredging application is different, and every dredge operator works under unique conditions. It’s variables like these that create your dredge’s own unique story.
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Japaul Oil and Maritime Services PLC (Japaul) is a rising star in the Nigerian dredging industry. Over the past several years, foreign dredging contractors have been replaced with Nigerian contractors, who have been busy updating their dredge fleets. Jegede A. Paul, Managing Director/CEO of Japaul, already owned dredges from Korea and Holland, and had previously taken delivery of his first DSC Shark (an 18-inch x 16-inch configuration) in 2007. Although the unit was used, DSC provides OEM parts information to all customers as an added benefit. Additionally, Mr.
DSC is proud to announce the launch of a new 22-inch x 20-inch Custom Electric Marlin class, self-propelled, hydraulic cutter-suction dredge at Arkhola Sand and Gravel’s operation in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The technologically advanced barge-loading dredge was designed so that it could be integrated into Arkhola’s existing processing plant, while drastically increasing their overall efficiency. The new dredge will maximize production and allow for a continuous operation with no operational downtime.
PAL Technology is one of many companies owned and operated by the Royal Family in Abu Dhabi. In 2006, the company was faced with various projects, which included the development of artificial islands, deepening canals and land reclamation. Expected to be booked for projects through 2018, the company required extensive construction and navigational dredging capabilities in order to complete each job, so PAL was in need of a dredge with superior power that was also capable of performing in extremely high temperatures.
Lake Wildwood was built in the late 1960s as a lake recreation complex for people living in the Chicago and north-central Illinois areas. The lake covers more than 220 acres and is filled by water runoff from the upland agricultural area. Today, Lake Wildwood is home for many permanent residents who are retired or who live in the area and commute to larger city areas