Picture of the Day: The Cleveland‬ Breakwater

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is working on the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater project to repair the $31 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012.

Repair work to the 4,275 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C. and includes the placement of armor stone as well as 16,813 precast 8-ton dolos that began in the beginning of June.

For the project, the dolosse will be cast by Anthony Allega Incorporated, located in Valley View, Ohio in forms fabricated by Lindsay Concrete Products Co., located south of Cleveland in Canal Fulton, Ohio.

Bulk commodities that pass through Cleveland Harbor generate $1.7 billion annually in direct revenue while supporting 15,003 direct, indirect, and induced jobs that produce over $1 billion per year in personal income.

 

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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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