PHOTO: Spotlight on Panama Canal at IADC Seminar

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IADC photo

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) held a five-day Dredging Seminar in Panama last week (April 11-15).

During the first two days of the seminar, 32 participants from 13 countries visited the Boskalis’ Punta Pacifica land reclamation project and a rock loading facility in Vacamonte.

The third day included the presentations on topics such as site investigation, behavior of soils, production, tender and hydraulic fills.

On the last day of the seminar, a presentation on the Panama Canal Expansion Program was given to the participants.

The presenter was Mr. Raúl Figueroa from the Dredging Division of the Autoridad del Canal de Panamá.

 

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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.

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