USACE Dredge Material Meeting in San Francisco

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The USACE San Francisco District will hold a public meeting Friday, July 19, at the Federal Building located at 90, 7th Street in San Francisco to introduce additional details about the process for completing a Dredge Material Management Plan or DMMP.  

USACE’s mission to maintain safe and efficient navigation in the San Francisco Bay has been complicated by a budget that has not kept pace with the rising costs of dredging.

A key mission component is to develop a long-range plan for the placement of dredged material, known as a Dredge Material Management Plan, said USACE.

The San Francisco District has begun a regional approach to this that encompasses the 12 federally authorized channels in the Bay Area.

“The District believes that dredged material management will play an integral role in developing coordinated efforts that will allow for continued safe use of the federal channels and support ecosystem restoration and enhancement activities led by other agencies,” said USACE in its announcement.

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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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