Cumberland River Dredging on the Way

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District has just awarded a contract to Amherst Madison, Inc. of Charleston (WV) for a clamshell dredging of Cumberland River.

The contract, worth approximately $720,000, includes dredging work at Cumberland River Mile 102.7-104.0.

During the works, around 250,000 CY of dredge material will be removed from the navigational channel of the Cumberland River.

The dredged material will be then transported by dump scow barges to a nearby open water placement areas.

It is expected that the works will be completed within the next two months.

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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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