An agreement for a new Marlin Class electric dredger purchase between Nugent Sand Company of Louisville, KY and DSC Dredge, LLC was confirmed following the NSSGA 2018 Annual Convention and AGG1 Expo, held in Houston, Texas.
Commenting the latest announcement, Tom Nugent, President of Nugent Sand Company, who also serves on the NSSGA Board of Directors, said: “NSSGA provides an excellent setting for aggregate producers and suppliers to engage and generate solutions for their requirements. DSC Dredge listened to our needs, evaluated our production specifications and helped us make the right choice for Nugent Sand Company.”
DSC Dredge team members Lyn Condict, Bill Wetta and Charlie Johnson participated in and exhibited at the recent NSSGA expo and convention.
“The NSSGA environment is conducive to networking, exchanging of ideas, thus creating opportunities for all who attend and actively contribute,” said Lyn Condict. “We are eager to deliver this new DSC Marlin Class electric dredge in early 2019 and help Nugent Sand Company accomplish their specific production goals.”
Nugent Sand Company dates back to 1896 when the Nugent family began mining sand. Today, Nugent Sand Company produces sand and gravel for commercial, residential and infrastructure projects.
Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Nugent Sand Company has seven locations throughout Kentucky and Indiana with the ability to distribute products by truck, rail, or barge. Nugent Sand serves customers with ASTM- and DOT-approved materials in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
DSC Dredge, LLC will produce a fully electric powered cutter head suction dredger that will mine to a depth of 80-feet, with estimated production of 700 tons/hour.
This new Marlin Class dredger will be delivered to a mine site which has been operated by Nugent Sand Company for over 30 years.
The dredger will feed a dewatering wheel before material is conveyed to the processing plant.