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Congress to toast Panama Canal centenary


Within the framework of the Panama Canal's centennial, experts from the US, Latin America and Europe will participate in the Second Panama Canal International Maintenance Congress.

The congress will be held at the Sheraton Panama Hotel and Convention Center in Panama City on August 27-29 2014.

The main theme will be ‘Investing in Maintenance: Key to Competitiveness and Sustainability’, with presentations focusing on reliability and asset condition monitoring, maintenance of civil infrastructure and maintenance management.

Engineers, architects, directors, technicians and other experts in the fields of maintenance and engineering will participate and share their knowledge and experience.

Panama Canal administrator Jorge Luis Quijano said: “This year, the congress has a special significance since it will be held during our centennial. That is why we have made our best efforts to bring the most important international speakers knowledgeable on the subject.”

The event will include a trade show with 40 participating companies.

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