Hanson Marine to Get Sand from San Francisco Bay

Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay.

The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the next ten years from 2,601 acres of Central San Francisco Bay subtidal sand shoals and State Lands for a total of 12,030,000 cy using a hydraulic drag arm dredge.

With hundreds of production sites across the U.S. and Canada, Lehigh Hanson, part of the HeidelbergCement Group, is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America.

 

 

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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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