USA: West Memphis to Host Meeting on Mississippi River Dredging

West Memphis to Host Meeting on Mississippi River Dredging

Securing government funding to dredge the Mississippi River next year is to be the topic of a Dec. 11 public meeting in West Memphis, according to The Benton County Daily Record.

If we don’t have significant rainfall over the winter, it’s going to be an extremely difficult summer on the Mississippi River,” the Arkansas Waterways Commission executive director Gene Higginbotham said.

The 1 p.m. meeting is in the Marion Berry Renewable Energy Center at MidSouth Community College in West Memphis.

Dredging Today Staff, November 22, 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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