The Supreme Manufacturing, Inc. (SMI) floating conveyor is used to transport dredged material from the floating clamshell dredge to shore. SMI’s floating conveyors range in sizes from 24” to 60”, and lengths ranging from 100’ to 400’. All conveyor truss’, head and tail sections are galvanized. All floatation is marine-grade epoxy painted steel. Supreme conveyors…

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Neil Hoobler, president of Supreme Manufacturing, paid P&Q a visit this spring to discuss the latest in dredging. Our conversation covered the market environment and what’s currently driving demand for dredges. We saw capex come to a grinding halt last year. Dredges certainly represent big capex projects. What was 2020 like for Supreme Manufacturing on…

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Construction is underway on a new Supreme Manufacturing Inc. (SMI) floating clamshell dredge at a sand and gravel operation for a dredge Ohio producer. The new SMI machine is a gantry style dredge with a 16-cu.-yd. bucket (MD-16). Designed specifically for this operation’s stony deposit, the MD-16 will utilize the latest technology in material processing…

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Breaking News from DredgeWire Thursday, February 18, 2021 — Western OH: Construction is underway on a new Supreme Manufacturing, Inc. (SMI) floating/ digging clamshell dredge at a sand and gravel operation in Western OH, USA. The new SMI machine is a gantry style dredge with a 16yd3 (12.2m3) bucket (model MD-16).  Designed specifically for this operation’s stony deposit, the MD-16 will utilize the latest technology in…

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Supreme Manufacturing provides proven solutions for producers to extract 100% of their deposit. The company’s team of specialists can explain to producers how clamshell dredges can outperform more conventional methods like draglines or excavators when used in underwater deposits. Producers are constantly faced with the challenge of extracting material from their underwater deposits and this often…

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