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Synonyms for dredge

a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

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search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost


Related Words

remove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water

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Its high-tech ATB design includes all of the latest innovations and developments in dredging technology.
Since the opening, the Harbour has experienced ongoing sedimentation at the entrance area, which requires regular maintenance dredging to be undertaken.
They do not get dredged because when the Government put rivers under control of the Environment Agency in 1996, without responsibility or accountability, the EA stopped dredging because it is their culture, carried on by NRW.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation ("Great Lakes" or the "Company") is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and the only U.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a US-based specialist dredging specialist, has won a $35mn contract from Bahrain's Ministry of works.
Deme's unitA Dredging InternationalA landed an order in Colombia to carry out dredging work for the Drummond project in the port of Santa Marta.
I have been suction dredging since 1980 in Oregon and California, and I am the owner-operator of a hard rock mine in Baker County.
To replenish sand on Monmouth Beach, USACE is dredging 800,000 cubic yards of sand from an area of the ocean 2 miles off-shore.
Summary: The contract to dredge a 20 km (13 mile) approach channel for a 27 billion riyal new port project was awarded to Middle East Dredging Co (MEDCO), set up by Qatar's United Development Co, state-runQatar Holding, and Belgian dredging group DEME, the statement added.
Hong Kong, Mar 3, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited ("Xiangyu Dredging" or the "Company", HKSE: 0871), the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, is pleased to announce the completion of acquiring the equity interest inJiangsu Jiaolong Salvage Harbour Engineering Co.
MIDDLE East Dredging Company (Medco), previously operating as QDC, is a fully Qatari registered company established in June 2004.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the US, and Bahrain's Nass Contracting have won a $57 million deal for the East Hidd Housing Project in Bahrain.
Dredging operations that were underway at Vallarpadam had stopped earlier due to the discovery of a hard chunk of land in the basin, causing the ship to be diverted.
The harbour operation mainly depends on maintenance form of dredging to maintain the shipping channel to the harbor of Kochi.