Second Dredge Joins to Speed up Carolina Beach Nourishment Project (USA)

A second dredge has joined the efforts to pump the region’s beaches full of fresh sand before the start of tourism season.Dredges from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock are now pumping sand onto Carolina Beach and, as of Tuesday, Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County. But that wasn’t in the original plan. Work on nourishing the two beach towns along with Masonboro Island and Wrightsville and Kure beaches in New Hanover County, was supposed to wrap up – and be done by the same dredge – by the end of this month…

Source:starnewsonline,April 30,2010;

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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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