Illegal Sand Dredging

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June 10, 2020 – In an article on CNN Business, North Korea is accused of operating an illegal sand-processing business. Satellite images seem to confirm that ships at work near the city of Haeju are being used to dredge and transport sand. North Korea is actually barred from exporting earth and stone under United Nations sanctions passed in December 2017. Trading North Korean sand is a violation of international law. Despite those…

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Weir-Jones Engineering Unveils Innovative Grease-Dispensing System

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An intelligent automated grease-dispensing system (AGS) developed by Weir-Jones Engineering of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, significantly reduces operational and maintenance costs and lowers the potential for human error in operations that deploy submerged pumps or equipment requiring regular lubrication that must be remotely verified. The AGS was developed in 2013 for use in the tailings ponds by a multinational operator in…

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Contractor Relies on DSC Dredge for Efficiency

Contractor Relies on DSC Dredge for Efficiency

J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. has been a marine professional since 1919 with a specialty in marine construction and environmental remediation for inland waterways throughout the United States. Headquartered in La Crosse, Wis., J.F. Brennan works with both government agencies and private owners providing services such as dredging, diving, dam repairs, pile driving, railroad bridge repairs, in-situ capping and more. In…

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