Picture of the Day: Memphis Continues Tradition

For many decades, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, has maintained the capability to fabricate specialized parts and equipment for its fleet of dredges, workboats and other equipment.

The black and white photo taken in March 1939 show some of the Corps employees pouring a brass casting in the foundry at the old U.S. Engineer Supply & Repair Depot near West Memphis, Ark.

Work to fabricate unique parts and equipment continues today at USACE Ensley Engineer Yard on McKellar Lake in south Memphis using highly sophisticated technology.

 

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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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