Dredging on Indiana Harbor Set for Fall (USA)

Dredging on Indiana Harbor Set for Fall

Due to a delay in shipping some of equipment, the dredging project at the Indiana Harbor and Canal should begin later this fall.

The USACE plans to remove about 4.6 million cubic yards of sediment, deepening the waterway to restore the harbor and ship canal to navigable depths.

This project is designed to dredge and dispose of sediment in a way that is safe to human health, improves the environment, and is economically beneficial.

According to chicagocrusader.com, the Kokosing Construction and O’Brien & Gere JV was selected for this project.

The contractor already has experience in dredging contaminated sludge bottoms and capabilities in the design and operation of water treatment facilities at contaminated sites.

Dredging Today Staff, October 12, 2012

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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