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Sustainable Sand Mining

Sustainable River Sand Mining vs. Beach Sand Mining

Stefan Templeton advocates for river dredging to extract minerals for the construction industry that are environmentally sustainable and responsible in order to spur Sierra Leone’s infrastructure development.

Dredge Spoil Area

Dredge Spoil Area Design

The ideal dredge spoil area is immediately adjacent to the impoundment being dredged on a perfectly level site, or with a slight slope away from the inlet.

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Dredge Maintenance & Service

One of the most important things to do before you start dredging is to perform thorough dredge maintenance and system checks.

Dewatering

Dewatering: Flocculants and Coagulants

Flocculants and coagulants are used in dredging, hard rock mining, coal, and water treatment in regards to solid – liquid separations, dewatering, sludge thickening, and solidification.