‘Wonderful World of Hydraulic Engineering’ in Sliedrecht

The Historical Association Sliedrecht (Historische Vereniging Sliedrecht) will host a lecture named ‘The Wonderful World of Hydraulic Engineering – Dredging’ on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands.

Dredging is much more than bringing sand to the surface, it is the whole world of hydraulic engineering, said the Association in its announcement.

The construction of new ports, land reclamation in Hong Kong, the Palm Islands Project in Dubai, construction of Maasvlakte 1 and Maasvlakte 2, extension of the Suez Canal etc. are just some of the projects that dredgers have conducted all over the world.

During the lecture, the past, present and future of dredging – together with some amazing dredging photos – will be introduced.

A fascinating story about man and his machines, presented by two old dredgers, volunteers from the National Dredging Museum, will also be part of the event.

The lecture will take place in the Grienden College large room, starting at 7:30 PM.

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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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