VIDEO: Dredger Arrives at Barth Pond (USA)

The Downers Grove Park District is partnering with the Village of Downers Grove for a dredging project at Barth Pond in Patriots Park.

The project, which will begin this week and last around four months, is needed to help improve the health of the pond for plants and aquatic life.

Over the next four months around two feet of silt will be “hydraulically dredged” from the pond bottom using a floating barge. During this time the east parking lot (55th Street and Grand Ave) will be closed to the public.

Dredging Today Staff, August 12, 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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