Massive Dredging Program Underway in Osun State

Image source: Governor Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola official facebook page

Nigerian Osun State Government officially started massive dredging program on their rivers and waterways last week, as part of measures to forestall flooding.

Highlighting importance of these works, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has reiterated his warning to residents against the habit of disposing wastes in rivers and drainages, saying that the government will soon set up a Task Force to ensure citizens dispose their wastes in accordance with the state’s environmental regulations.

Speaking during the inspection of the ongoing dredging, Oyetola said that the decision to dredge all the rivers and waterways across the state was in fulfillment of the administration’s commitment to ensuring the security of lives and property of the citizens.

The contractor handling the project, Engineer Benjamin Olamiju, assured the state of quality service, saying that the dredging project would be completed in the next few weeks.

Image source: Governor Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola official facebook page

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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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