The Philippines: Another Step Forward for Agusan River Dredging Plan

The much talked-about plans of performing a dredging activity in the Agusan River may possibly push through after all members of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau arrived in Butuan City to conduct necessary preparations.

This information was personally disclosed by the City Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. in his speech during the groundbreaking and capsule laying ceremony for the construction of two multi-purpose halls in Brgy. Mahay, on April 28.

The group, an affiliate of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, is now in its second phase of scooping to prepare the Agusan River for huge projects including the possibility of dredging.

The whole concept of dredging began when Mayor Amante, Vice Mayor Angelo S. Calo and Cong. Lawrence Lemuel H. Fortun explored possible solutions to the long-existing problem of flooding in Butuan.

May 5, 2014

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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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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