hydraulic dredge

hydraulic dredge

[hī′drȯ·lik ′drej]
(mechanical engineering)
A dredge consisting of a large suction pipe which is mounted on a hull and supported and moved about by a boom, a mechanical agitator or cutter head which churns up earth in front of the pipe, and centrifugal pumps mounted on a dredge which suck up water and loose solids.
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Great Lakes plans to use three hoppers and one hydraulic dredge to complete the project on an expedited timeframe.
The company said that it will use one hydraulic dredge and three hoppers to complete the work, which is being carried out in two phases.
Assessment of density and biomass of ocean quahog, Arctica islandica, using a hydraulic dredge and underwater photography.
Work is planned to begin before year-end to be done by the hydraulic dredge Illinois.
For completing the project as per schedule, Great Lakes would likely utilise three hoppers and one hydraulic dredge.
1 million cubic yards of excavation and removal by hydraulic dredge to a certified uplands spoil disposal site.
Contract award: provision of dredging a stationary hydraulic dredge channel marans - central reach.
Request for Proposals for Purchase of Hydraulic Dredge.
Nevertheless, the Company recognized the importance of re-positioning this large hydraulic dredge given the very positive dynamics in the U.
Contract award: renting a stationary hydraulic dredge to dredge the channel marans - reach central.
Contract award: complementary market - renting a stationary hydraulic dredge to dredge the channel marans.
Bean") pursuant to which Great Lakes has the right to purchase the hydraulic dredge "Meridian" and its attendant plant (the "Bean Deal").