VIDEO: Lancaster Dredging Scheme in Full Swing

The Canal & River Trust has just announced a video update on the Lancaster Canal Dredging Program.

Over 15.000 tonnes of silt is being dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the canal near Preston.

The main goal of this project, worth £750.000, is to improve the waterway for the benefit of all users making it easier for boaters to navigate along the popular routes and improving the habitat for fishermen and wildlife, the Trust said.

Using floating dredgers, silt and debris, built up throughout the canal corridor over many years, are being removed.

Once dredged, most of the silt will be recycled to benefit agricultural land alongside the canal.

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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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