New Suez Canal Will Not Affect Archaeological Areas, Minister Says

The new Suez Canal Development project will not affect the archaeological sites in Sinai and Suez Canal provinces, said Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty.

The area of the new project does not include any archaeological sites, he added during his visit on Sunday to Sharqiya province.

The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority.

The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement of vessels through the 193 km long canal, which connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.

August 19, 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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