USA: Piedroba to Present at 2014 Dredging & Reclamation Summit

Piedroba Consulting Group has announced that it will be presenting at the 2014 Dredging & Reclamation Summit in Miami, Florida.

Mr. Luis Prieto y Munoz M.A., the president of the firm, will share his thoughts on the new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its affect on the dredging industry.

The event will be held from March 31-April 1 at a location yet to be confirmed by the host.

Mr. Prieto y Munoz will discuss how WRDA 2013 will affect capital dredging projects, covering the anticipated changes related to funding dynamics, the role of the Non-Federal Sponsor, partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, dredge project development, and other relevant subject matters.

The 2014 Dredging & Reclamation Summit will cover subject matters as:

– navigating the appropriations and contracting process,

– evaluating the results of Net Economic Development Benefits (NED),

– working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,

– identifying how to implement strategic plans to outline the growth of ports by improving container traffic.

Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) is a Miami based international technical consultancy firm specializing in dredging. As a dredging consultant, its efforts are mainly geared towards representing the Non-Federal Sponsor on capital or maintenance dredging work.

PCG is currently retained by PortMiami as the technical consultant for the $200 Million PortMiami Deep Dredge.

Press Release, January 24, 2014

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews ( 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:

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