Lake Mackay, a next-level remote location, is the largest of salt lakes in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. With the total area of 3,500km2, Mackay is also the world’s largest undeveloped Sulphate of Potash (SOP) bearing salt lake.
Since 2015, the Big Float amphibious excavator has worked to clear the waterways and collect this plant, which is now transformed into bio-coal for household use.
Ron Horner spoke to REMU and Australian contractor Andy Haggarty about the drawbacks of older amphibious excavators and how the Big Float has pushed forward this machine’s evolution.
Lake Kekajärvi in Ylävieska, Finland is finally under restoration. The project is aimed at removing floating peat raft. Work will be continued by building the submerged dam.
REMU is a Finnish manufacturing company of Screening buckets, Combi screening plants and Big Float amphibious excavators.