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  • 28 May 2020
  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Howard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will hold a public meeting on March 9th in Ellicott City, at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr., in the Banneker Room. At this meeting the Army Corps will present their review of the County’s flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City. “We appreciate […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore, MD, based manufacturer of cutter suction dredgers and dredge equipment, has successfully delivered a portable cutter suction dredger (CSD) to their customer in Malawi, southeastern Africa. In 2018, the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon dredger. The new […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott dredgers are set to begin a dredging project near the Altamira Port Complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.  An Ellicott Series 670 Dragon dredger is currently being used to perform routine maintenance on the navigation and access channel for a private industrial terminal. “In fact, the medium-sized cutterhead dredger contains a 14”x14” […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the repeat sale of a Mud Cat® auger style cutterhead dredge to the City of Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control Department (WPC). According to EDT, the city replaced their 32-year-old Mud Cat MC-815 with Mud Cat’s updated MC- 225D with 815 style cutterhead. “We are extremely pleased with the new […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Omaha District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for a second initial breach repair to Levee L575 last week, aimed to protect critical infrastructure along the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa. The purpose of the breach repair is to provide temporary flood protection at the specified breached area of the levee, […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the sale of an IMS Model 7012 HP JetMaster dredge to Matrix Reservoir Sdn. Bhd. for maintaining Tok Bali Supply Base (TBSB) in Kelantan, Malaysia. According to the Baltimore, MD, based dredge manufacturer, the system will perform annual maintenance of TBSB which serves the oil and gas industry in offshore Peninsular […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the last decade, more than 800,000 acres of land were damaged throughout Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a result of the Salado River basin flooding. For several years, community leaders and politicians have discussed various dredging ideas and solutions such as widening the river and digging a deeper channel in the hopes of reducing potential […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Crews have been granted permission by the U.S. Army Corps of Army Engineers to begin dredging on the Ponce de Leon Inlet, making it more secure for anglers to navigate. In addition, the dredging will offer additional beach nourishment for the nearby coastline. The Inlet itself has not been maintained to this extent in over ten years according to […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently completed a custom designed and built Series 370 Dragon dredger for a salt mining company in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Ellicott Dredges was awarded the contract based on its reputation for designing and manufacturing heavy-duty, reliable dredges,” the company said in their announcement. This customized edition […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In 2017, a petrochemical customer approached Ellicott Dredges about building a customized electric bucketwheel dredge. The customized dredge had to be designed to withstand desert-like conditions, the Baltimore-based builder of medium sized cutter suction dredges said in its announcement. The most significant challenge facing the team from Ellicott was the ability to transport a 1MM […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, February 21, to discuss the results of an Ellicott City building floodproofing study.  The meeting will take place in the George Howard Building’s Columbia/Ellicott City Room at 3430 Court House Drive in Ellicott City, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. The study, which evaluated […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Embassy in Malawi said in its latest announcement that Ellicott Dredges LLC, of Baltimore, MD, recently won a $7 million contract to supply dredging equipment to the Kapichira Hydropower Plant. The main goal of this project, conducted by the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M), is to improve its power generation by reducing […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has reported a very busy and successful end of 2017, with important new orders from all corners of the world. The New York State Canal Corporation (NYSCC) runs the New York State Canal System and has once again selected Ellicott to supply its latest dredger, to […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) announced recently the sale of an IMS Model 5012 HP Versi-Dredge to Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District (CNPPID). The dredge will be used to clean out Jeffrey Reservoir, which is the regulating reservoir for the Jeffrey Hydroplant. Since the hydro-irrigation project began operations in 1941, sediment has accumulated in […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has just released their latest edition of ‘Faces of Trade’, introducing Ellicott Dredges, a 135 year old manufacturer of dredging equipment from Baltimore, MD.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Faces of Trade is a longstanding and ongoing project to tell the real-life stories of the American workers and entrepreneurs whose livelihoods […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has just unveiled the new Mud Cat MC-275D model, the flagship auger dredge that will lead its Mud Cat product line. According to the company, the modernized Mud Cat MC-275D is a modular system that offers unique cutting, pumping, and propulsion features at an affordable price. “We designed a dredge system that […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they completed the refurbishment of the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s (GLDD) cutter suction dredger Commodore, a non-Ellicott dredge. After extensive flood damage, GLDD hired Ellicott to refurbish and modernize the Commodore, including hydraulics, electric controls and the booster pump. “One of the main improvements was a comprehensive upgrade […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Howard County Department of Public Works (DPW) has just announced that it will hold a public meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday, January 18. The meeting will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Columbia/Ellicott City Room of the George Howard Building. In response to the July 2016 flood […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Mr. Graham McAllister, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District’s Navigational Branch Chief, Ellicott Dredges recently hosted a facility tour and brief presentation of their various capabilities. The tour included a walk-through of the Engineering Department and overview of the advanced engineering and design tools used by their multi-disciplined engineering […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced new technology that will minimize down time by greatly reducing pump and cutterhead clogs in debris rich environments. EDT, through its IMS and Mud Cat™ product lines, is now offering the self-cleaning debris guard called the “Pump Defender” (patent pending) on its entire horizontal cutterhead product line. The Pump Defender […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges supplied all the cutter suction dredgers used in the original construction of the Panama Canal in 1907. In 1943, the Panama Canal Authority added the Mindi, also built by Ellicott, to their fleet. This dredger was a key component in the physical and economic expansion of the Panama Canal. Throughout the years, Mindi’s […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) of Baltimore, MD has announced two promotions: Heiko U. Osterchrist is now President of EDE and Craig A. Murdock has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company. Most recently Osterchrist had been Managing Director of Rohr International Holdings and Rohr/Idreco operations in the U.S.A., Germany, […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers. In the first instance, an international chemical company selected Ellicott to build a custom electric bucketwheel dredger to mine salt in a very hard digging application. The new dredger, which will increase the mine’s output per operating […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to marsh, wetland, lake and beach restoration. The website will provide news, case studies, videos, and the details of equipment for restoration projects. “We also have experienced personnel available to further assist you in identifying the most efficient, cost-effective dredge for your operation,” said the […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, last Friday started with the clearing of the Ellicott City waterways in order to reduce the risk of imminent flooding to the city. The Corps, in partnership with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, will remove and stabilize blockages located at Hamilton St. and the Patapsco River where […]