Final Touch to Folly Beach Renourishment

Work continues on the final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project.

Much of the fence has been rolled out and attached to the posts that were put in the ground a couple of weeks ago. The fence’s design will trap wind-blown sand to form dunes behind the renourishment project completed last year.

This $500,000 fencing and grassing project includes 800 “V-shaped” structures that help trap windblown sand. The “V-shapes” are made of wooden slats and anchored by three posts with the open section of the” V” facing the beach. About 100,000 sea oats and bitter panicum plants will go behind the fences and will be used to help stabilize dune growth.

The entire project should be completed by March.

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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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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