PHOTO: EIK Amphibious Excavators Busy in West Jakarta

Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta.

The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang.

According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to be dredged. Dredging was urgently required to restore the canal depth as a flood mitigation control.

The officials decided to employ heavy equipment for this purpose in the West Flood Canal area in order to prevent further sedimentation of the river.

Dredging of mud is done by lowering excavators heavy equipment along the West Flood Canal river. This activity will continue until an unspecified deadline,” reported EIK.

The West Flood Channel (KBB) Ciliwung River is connected from Manggarai to West through the Grass Market, Upper Dukuh, leads to Karet and continues to Tanah Abang, Tomang, Grogol, Pademangan, to Muara Angke, North Jakarta.

 

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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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