New Life for Sheffield’s Waterways (UK)

A plan which will help to bring new life to Sheffield’s formerly industrial waterways has been agreed.

The strategy, which was signed during the One Big River Week – a week of events celebrating Sheffield’s waterways, sets out an action plan that will continue the recovery and put the city’s canal, rivers and streams at the heart of daily life.

The Sheffield Waterways Strategy aims to continue the renaissance of the city’s 150 mile network of rivers and streams which, in places, was once devoid of life.

A huge amount of work, over recent decades, has helped many of the city’s waterways to recover as important wildlife habitats and places to visit but a partnership of local organisations is working together to continue their revitalisation.

Press Release, May 28, 2014

 

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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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