Photo Update from the Long Beach Island Project

Last week, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company and the LBI communities launched a major coastal construction project, the Long Beach Island Storm Damage Reduction Project.

This marked the beginning of the $128 million project, which will see the construction of 12.7 miles of dunes and beaches on the popular barrier island.

The project, designed to reduce damages from future storm events, is being funded through $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen New Jersey’s coastline to better protect shore communities following Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.

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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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