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March-April 2002

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Chief Engineer Sought for Dredge Potter

Mining Dredge Gets Grant

Mining Dredge Gets Grant

When the Colorado Historical Society awarded a $225,000 grant this year for restoring the Snowstorm dredge in Fairplay, it was the peak of seven years of effort by a group of local people interested in preserving their mining heritage.

Mobile Pulley May Shut Down

Zoellick to Address AAPA

U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert B. Zoellick and U.S. Customs Commissioner Robert C. Bonner will be among the featured speakers at the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) Spring Conference meeting on Tuesday, March 19, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Blast Inaugurates Panama Canal Deepening

Blast Inaugurates Panama Canal Deepening

On March 6, Brazil President Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Panama President Mireya Moscoso launched the Panama Canal's channel deepening project by setting off a spectacular blast that marked another milestone in the famous waterway's history. The seven-year deepening project will remove 6.7 million cubic meters of material from the navigation channel, lowering the depth to elevation 34 feet.

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