Luedtke Engineering plans to remove 350,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Saginaw River. This is one of the largest superfund environmental sediment removal projects in the US.

Ray Bergeron of Cablearm Clamshell with his new 18 X 16 footprint environmental bucket aboard Luedtke 16 on the Saginaw River. Ray never kicks back - always on the move...







John Lajeunesse of Clamvision hooking up various sensors on the environmental bucket to include a pressure transducer for precise depth, two 200 khz transducers to measure bucket distance above sediment and contact switches to communicate open/close status.





Diver James M. Niehus welds Rays' pendulum antenna mount on the Luedtke 16 boom tip.






WINOPS XYZ bucket system installed aboard Luedtke 16 - holding wire and boom angle sensors.






Shots of the control cab with WINOPS operating on an Ocean PC flat screen display (Euro Model 300 Nits brightness) - Clamvision data display in upper right...





Crane tub computer station running WINOPS environmental...





The new WINOPS environmental Radial Dig Pattern (RDP)





Some characters abord the 16...

The shy and reserved Jim Rider...





Jim "Guitar" Holtrey...





Shannon Jensen and Tiger Bill Frary...





This is the crane tub heating system...





The Saginaw River - looks OK to me...




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