Category Archives: Marine

Core Drilling Port Houston

Port Houston is continuing to upgrade and expand, and in terms of foreign tonnage, it is the busiest in the United States, and second only to New Orleans in terms of overall tonnage. Throughout the port, container cranes are used for loading and unloading intermodal containers from cargo ships. The cranes run along a railway that parallels the water so […]

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Steel Pile Cutting Great Lakes

Illinois Harbor Expansion Aggregate Technologies equipment has been onsite in Lake Michigan near Waukegan, Illinois as part of a harbor expansion to allow for larger vessels to use the facility.  A pile cutting shear is being used to cut 12 inch steel pipe piles underwater and below the mudline. Originally the job was to use divers for the part of the project, […]

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Texas Bridge Removal

A Texas company recently rented our Model 30 Prime Cutter for the removal of all the bent caps and piles on the old Lyndon B. Johnson causeway. Also known as the Copano Bay Bridge, the old causeway, built in the late 1960’s, is 45 miles North of Corpus Christi, Texas, and separates Aransas and Copano Bays.  The TxDOT project replaces […]

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