The Philippines: Central Luzon Development Plans Include Dredging

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Luzon will soon be busy revving up the engines of growth in the region.

RDC chairman Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that aside from giving priorities to the major projects of the national government, the council will also focus in completing major road networks and other facilities that will further boost economic activities in the region.

To make provinces in the region flood-free, Alvarado said the RDC will work on the revival of the Pampanga River Control System that will oversee the dredging of major rivers and other flood control canals to alleviate the region from the perennial flooding during times of bad weather conditions.

He also said that Central Luzon has excellent seaports, airports and super highways that will link it to global and domestic markets.

Press Release, June 10, 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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