Picture of the Day: First Load of Sand Arrives

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredged and pumped the first load of sand onto Ship Bottom, New Jersey, yesterday, as part of their Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island.

Its one of the largest beachfill contracts ever undertaken by USACE.

This program is a joint effort between the Army Corps and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, the Corps’ contractor, mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for this project.

The third dredge, the Liberty Island, is scheduled to arrive at the project site in August 2015 and begin operations in one of the remaining sections of this beach protection scheme.

 

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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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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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