Canada: Sydney Harbour Dredging Meets Expectations

“The $37-million Sydney harbour dredging project was completed to engineered specifications that required the navigational channel to be a minimum depth of 16.5 metres,“ the Sydney Ports Corporation said in Tuesday’s announcement.

The dredging project, which began in October last year, was the result of the Port Master Plan commissioned by Sydney Marine Group, a group of various stakeholders operating in and around Sydney harbour.

Capebretonpost.com reports that approximately 4.2 million cubic metres of dredge material was placed into two separate cells in the harbour to add surface area to the greenfield site.

According to the Ports Corporation, the dredge material was deposited successfully at the contained disposal field.

Dredging Today Staff, September 19, 2012

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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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