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Desilting Stillwaters

Desilting Stillwaters

The Environment Agency has recently published a report called Desilting Stillwaters that outlines the consequences of silt buildup in bodies of water. The report suggests using traditional dredging equipment and methods and how you can significantly reduce costs by...

Fly Ash Lagoon Clearance

Fly Ash Lagoon Clearance

Traditionally Power Station Fly Ash Lagoons are emptied using excavation or dredging to recycle the waste fly ash.  This process is slow, and potentially very damaging to the environment, with spillage from the bulk haulage lorries and the transfer of the materials...

Farm Slurry Lagoon Emptying

Farm Slurry Lagoon Emptying

As you know, traditionally farm slurry lagoons are emptied by first stirring the slurry, and then extracting it to slurry tankers ready for spreading on the land. There are three  main problems with this; 1) It is time consuming 2) Not all the slurry can be removed...

Broads Authority Trial

Broads Authority Trial

We were contracted to do a trial to provide the Broads Authority with evidence of our ability to dredge from one location and use our pumping system to deposit the silt at a location several hundred yards away. As you can see in the below video, we used our pontoon to...

Desilting Testimonials

Desilting Testimonials

Broads Authority Trial We were contracted to do a trial to provide the Broads Authority with evidence of our ability to dredge from one location and use our pumping system to deposit the silt at a location several hundred yards away. Click on Read More to see a video...

Sibelco slurry lagoon clearence

Sibelco slurry lagoon clearence

As a large Industrial Minerals company we create solids as a by product of sand washing. The solids generated from our process settles into lagoons which from time to time, require cleaning out. Previously Sibelco has used long reach machines which can be very messy...

King’s Lynn Golf Club

King’s Lynn Golf Club

Jex Plant were chosen from a number of companies who had quoted to carry out ground work to extend and deepen our irrigation pond. They were very mindful of our operations and at no time impeded our work programmes. Their staff were polite and hard working. All work...

Crawley Mariners Yatch Club

Crawley Mariners Yatch Club

I am pleased to be able to say that we are most satisfied with the way the work was carried out - the team worked well with us to ensure that it went smoothly overall. The final cost gave good value when compared to other quotes we had received. We were particularly...

Natural Swimming Pond Construction

Natural Swimming Pond Construction

If you have a large enough pond in your garden, have you ever considered turning it into a natural swimming pond?   In normal circumstances it would not be advisable to swim in a garden pond because they are rarely clean enough to safely do so. They usually have...

New pump makes moving solids a breeze

New pump makes moving solids a breeze

New pump makes moving solids a breeze Traditional dredging requires a host of machinery and manpower, is very environmentally unfriendly and expensive. Addressing these issues, Jex Plant has been using pumping systems to desilt lakes, rivers, lagoons and reservoirs...

Golf Course Water Feature Maintenance

Golf Course Water Feature Maintenance

As with all bodies of water, golf course lakes and rivers will silt up over time. The effect this has on the wildlife living in and around these bodies of water can be great. Fish have shallower water to live in,  and the waterway will become chocked. But dredging a...

Norfolk Broards Review Of Services

Norfolk Broards Review Of Services

Edmund Nuttall are currently undertaking work on the Norfolk broads as part of Broadlands Environmental Services Ltd. We have been working closely with Jex Plant Ltd now for several years and are very happy with the service they provide us. A lot of our work proves to...

Aggregate Industustries Mepal Quarry Review

Aggregate Industustries Mepal Quarry Review

Detail of work: Pump silt from lagoon system to specified location within quarry boundary Jex Plant attended site October 2008 with the scope of works removal of silt from two lagoons to a specified location within the Quarry boundary. Historically speaking, movement...

Russel Mill House Lake Review

Russel Mill House Lake Review

I thought I would drop you a line to say how pleased I was with your recent dredging of my lake. The operation was not an easy one as it involved moving machinary across land and gardens both limited by size and with limited access. The 'jetting' system you used is...

Nar-Ouse Regeneration

Nar-Ouse Regeneration

Jex Plant has been contracted to the Nar Ouse Regeneration scheme to carry out the site clearance works and the supply of skilled and semi skilled labour. Stage 1 of the project was originally awarded to Birse Civils Ltd in May 2003, the contract for the project was...

Leziate Quarry Customer Review

Leziate Quarry Customer Review

My Name is Steve Fysh and I am in charge of running Leziate quarry on a day to day basis. Peter has asked if I would mind putting a short letter together. I met Peter Jex approximately three years ago when he was on site to collect some sand for one of his customers...

Is dredging the best solution?

Is dredging the best solution?

Dredging quarries, lakes, settlement ponds/lagoons, rivers and other bodies of water for the purpose of de-silting is a common practice, but is it the best? Dredging is a time-consuming, expensive and enviromentally unfriendly activity. The traditional desilting...

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