Nu Compact Begins Long Term Works

Posted on 09/08/16

Neumann Contractors Wins Dredging Works at Sand Mine

Neumann Contractors cutter suction dredge ‘Nu Compact’ has commenced dredging at a well established sand mine in Victoria.

The mine owners will be operating the dredge 24/7 for a three year period, dredging raw material from the sand extraction areas for processing.

Prior to delivery on site the dredge underwent significant refurbishment. The refurbishment included a new engine, transmission and pump, with extensive upgrades and customisation to the hydraulic, electrical and control systems. The dredge also received a new and improved larger control room.

Nu Compact - 300mm Cutter Suction Dredge

Nu Compact, a 300mm Cutter Suction Dredge

The Nu Compact is currently undertaking dredging on a continual 24/7 basis and is achieving the productivity and availability targets required.