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Synonyms for dredge

a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

cover before cooking

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


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

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Dredging involves dredging due to the deepening of the fairway and the expansion of the current bus area and the extension of the harbor basin.
The importance of dredging can hardly be exaggerated when the rivers are drying and losing the navigability.
Last year, it banned suction dredging on its public waterways entirely.
Dredge Yard is dedicated to the market of dredging and mining components, equipment and technology.
The invited companies included the big state-owned dredging companies as well as smaller, more local dredging companies," says Damen regional sales director Asia Pacific Michiel Hendrikx.
He said the way the dredged materials were handled in the main dredging component of the cleanup would be designed to take the odor into account.
Every dredging application is different, and every dredge operator works under unique conditions.
It is much less expensive to spend PS1000s on dredging than PSmillions building banks higher.
Dredge Yard is making steady progress with the expansion plans for the production and assembly of dredging components needed for dredgers and dredge pipe lines, reports the company.
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.
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.
PLANS to stop dredging in part of the Bristol channel have been welcomed by beach campaigners.
TT2, the company behind the construction of a second crossing between Howdon and Jarrow, were given permission to start dredging the riverbed from last weekend.