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Pipeline dredging quality management system from Kruse Integration

    by: Jay Wise     June 26, 2017

Tested & Certified by the US Army Corps of Engineers Compliance with the National Dredging Quality Management Program monitored by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) is here.  Kruse Integration, an industry leader in dredge automation, has the solution and system to keep you in compliance.  KruseDQM is a USACE approved pipeline dredge DQM […]

Dredge Downtime and Production Reporting

    by: Jay Wise     December 12, 2016

Most dredging contractors and sand plant owners think that they have a grasp of the dredge downtime by simply communicating with the operators and staff. Often in my travels I have seen a “downtime” form attached to a clipboard for manual entry of events. This manual form is a good start, but where does it […]

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How to select a qualified System Integrator for your project

    by: Jay Wise     April 2, 2016

System Integrator is a term for a skilled contractor with a specialty in automation and often manufacturing IT.  Kruse Integration is a system integrator.  System integrators, sometimes referred to as control engineers, are found in most major cities and municipalities where industrial facilities are abundant.  System integrators can range from a one-man show or a […]

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What You Need to Know About Dredge GPS and “Positioning Systems”

    by: Jay Wise     March 1, 2016

What You Need to Know About Dredge GPS and “Positioning Systems” First let’s describe what GPS is and how it works. Most everyone is familiar with GPS today since it’s built into most vehicles, cell phones, health bands and even inexpensive drones (thanks to cell phone low cost technology). Global Positioning Systems take advantage of US (and in […]

How do you know if your dredge is really automated? Fallacies of automation

    by: Jay Wise     February 2, 2015

How do you know if your dredge is really automated? Through the many years of automation consulting in the dredging industry, I often hear the phrase “my dredge is automated.” When I inquire as to what they actually have, I get responses such as, we have a production meter or we have DredgePack ™ on […]

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