Buffalo Beach Rock Wall Extension Kicks Off

Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council.

This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100.

Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society doing some sand dredging work. All the sand that’s dredged from the Marina wil be transported along to Brophy’s Beach, where it will sit until it can be used for the geotextile (sandbag) wall,” the Council added.

The tender for that work has been approved and will start mid-year. This new geotextile bag wall is part of planned work to help with coastal protection at Brophy’s Beach as the existing rock wall was put in under emergency and is not consented and needs replacing.

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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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