Senator Graham: Folly Beach to Get New Sand (USA)

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding.

I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. “This should allow us to move to construction by the end of October. It’s an important project and I’m glad we’re going to be able to get it done.” It was imperative that we get this done with FY13 funds, as Folly Beach was not included in President’s FY 14 Budget.

“I also appreciate Mayor Tim Goodwin’s tireless advocacy on this project,” said Graham. “He played an integral role in helping convey to the Assistant Secretary the critical nature of this project.”

Graham is a member of the Energy and Water Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Press Release, July 2, 2013

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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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