Lake Superior Dredging Project VIDEO

J.F. Brennan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, has just released a video from the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site cleanup project.

The 40-acre polluted site located on the shore of Lake Superior in Chequamegon Bay in the city of Ashland was used for various industrial purposes for more than a century and contains legacy toxins such as benzene and naphthalene.

J.F. Brennan was hired as a subcontractor to provide all water-based remediation services, installing isolation barriers, dredging and capping.

Dredging took place from land and barge-based excavators using GPS controlled scoops with special environmental buckets. Numerous environmental controls, safeguards and monitoring was put in place to ensure that sediment, air and water quality standards are met.

 

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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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