Maharashtra government to act against illegal sand mining in Raigad

Awaaz Foundation, in a letter to the state government, said that suction pumps are being used including the Bombay high court, Supreme Court, and a Coastal Regulation Zones notification make it clear that beach sand mining is prohibited under any

BJM Pumps New Heavy Duty Submersible Explosion Proof Slurry Pumps

BJM Pumps® announces the release of wear plate and agitator are made of abrasive resistant 28% chrome iron (600 Brinell, 57 Rockwell C). The replaceable wear plate's hardened surface on the suction side prevents erosion, ensuring optimum performance.

Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India's building boom

manually mined creek sand by cheap labourers plays second fiddle to the large quantities of sand extracted legally by suction pumps from rivers, it is in high demand. The sand is used across the construction industry, in the flooring of upmarket

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Here's how crews move all that sand from ocean floor to the Jersey Shore

For weeks at a time, they sail back and forth between an underwater island in the Atlantic from which they suck tons of sand onto their ship and then pump it onto the New Jersey three city blocks long and as high as a small skyscraper.

High surf delays beach renourishment

Mother Nature refused to cooperate Monday for the long-awaited Pensacola Beach renourishment project. The surf measured too high for A 30-inch Cutter suction dredger will then excavate sand from a permitted offshore borrow area and pump the sand

A sandstorm is coming: Courtesy sand mafia and sand mining

Environmental activist Sumaira Abdulali, who has been working relentlessly against illegal sand mining in Maharashtra, puts it all in context. She alleges that such large-scale sand mining in violation of guidelines of the Bombay high court cannot happen

2015 Fire & Rescue Product Innovations Unveiled

Zico displayed prototype of a hard sleeve, suction hose gantry system that SG headsets with a large push-to-talk button in a high-visibility yellow color. Darley has introduced a wireless remote pump control for portable pumps. It controls on and

In West Texas oil boomtowns, 'the end is near'

In West Texas the process of blasting water and gel and sand into oily rocks, known as hydraulic fracturing, gave it new hope. In Odessa and Midland, in Karnes City, in Sweetwater, men and women with high school diplomas found six-figure work.