Blacksmiths Breakwater Project About to Start

According to the NSW Government, a $600,000 project to restore the Blacksmiths breakwater will start tomorrow.

Lands Minister Kevin Humphries stated this development scheme is “an important investment in Lake Macquarie, a popular tourist destination.”

The breakwater project will last no longer than eight weeks, and during the work, access to the site will be restricted from 7am to 5pm weekdays, but open to the public outside these hours and at weekends, reports the Newcastle Herald.

The minister added that this program, which includes repair of the crest of the breakwater and the training wall, will complement the recently completed Swansea Channel dredging works.

 

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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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