R.E. Staite Engineering Nabs Newport Harbor Dredging Deal (USA)

R.E. Staite Engineering Nabs Newport Harbor Dredging Deal

 

Daily Pilot reports that the dredging contract for the Newport Harbor was awarded to R.E. Staite Engineering. The contractor will commence dredging in late April, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division said on Friday that R.E. Staite Engineering was awarded $6.3-million worth contract for dredging of the harbor.

Chris Miller, Harbor Resources Manager, said: “The city is excited to start this dredging project after nearly 10 years of planning. Our new goal to dispose the sediment at the [Port of Long Beach] is June 30, and so far, it looks like we’ll be able to meet that deadline, but the schedule will still be tight.

The exact start date of the project has not been determined, although it is considered that the dredging works will most likely continue into the summer.

Dredging Today Staff, April 2, 2012; Image: restaite

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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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