VIDEO: Cutter Suction Dredger Nu Compact at Work

Neumann Contractors cutter suction dredger Nu Compact has started its dredging work at a north-western Victorian sand mine.

The mine owners will be operating the dredger 24/7 for a three year period, dredging raw material from the sand extraction areas for processing, Neumann said in its announcement.

Prior to delivery on site the dredger underwent significant refurbishment.

The refurbishment included a new engine, transmission and pump, with extensive upgrades and customization to the hydraulic, electrical and control systems.

The dredger also received a new and improved larger control room.

The Nu Compact is currently undertaking dredging on a continual 24/7 basis and is achieving the productivity and availability targets required.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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