New Expert to Steer Future of North West Canals

A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust.

Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March.

Bob will now lead the partnership as it continues to work with our local waterway manager Chantelle Seaborn providing direction for the future care of the Leeds & Liverpool and Lancaster canals in Lancashire, Merseyside and West Yorkshire,” the Trust stated.

The North West Partnership was formed three years ago to give local people a voice in the development and management of their local waterways so they can help shape plans, guide the spending decisions, develop local engagement and external funding, and champion the interests of the waterways.

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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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