UAE: Umm Suqeim Beaches to Receive New Sand

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, has approved the Umm Suqeim beach rehabilitation project.

Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, stated that the scope of work will cover all areas of the of Umm Suqeim 1, 2 and 3 beaches starting from the second fishing harbor to Burj Al Arab Hotel at the length of approximately 3,5 km.

He explained that the project comes as part of the responsibilities of Dubai Municipality for the management of public beaches in the emirate ensuring the sustainability of marine and coastal environment.

The total volume of beach sand required to accomplish the proposed stabilization scheme is approximately 760,000 cubic meters,” he said.

Press Release, June 16, 2014

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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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