PHOTO: REMU Big Float Amphibious Excavator Busy in France

Image source: REMU

REMU Big Float Amphibious Excavator was very busy last month working on the Gère, arm of the river Rhône, located near the city of Lyon, France, the Finnish designer and manufacturer of earthmoving machines said in its latest project update. 

Calibration works were managed by the company Mougin, specialized in earthmoving works on dry soil, wetlands and water areas.

Working at 3 meters depth, the Big Float dredges and evacuates the sediments stored in a barge.

According to their update, the two anchoring legs ensured an ideal operating safety on this strong-flow affluent.

With its hydraulically adjustable pontoons, the amphibious excavator is narrow enough to cross the tunnel that separates it from the site. Than, the pontoons are spreaded to obtain a perfect working stability, said REMU.

Image source: REMU

 

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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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