CDMCS Meeting in Washington

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened this week in Washington, DC on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting to discuss OSHA regulatory updates, best practices for employee training documentation, opioid identification and prevention, and incident/injury trends in the industry.

Representatives from The Dutra Group, Inland Dredging, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, JT Cleary, Manson Construction Co., Mike Hooks, Norfolk Dredging, and Weeks Marine attended, as well as the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the American Waterways Operators (AWO), Coastal and Marine Operators Pipeline Industry Initiative (CAMO), and a record number of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel from districts and divisions across the country.

“In its tenth year the CDMCS remains steadfast and true to its vision of creating a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industries and believes that broadening its base will accelerate that dream and save even more lives,” according to an official statement.

The council has therefore decided to collaborate more closely with towing and pipeline transportation companies by officially opening up council membership to them.

 

 

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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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