Hill Head Beach Repairs Completed

Avon Construction Ltd. recently completed Hill Head beach maintenance works, making this section of the beach much safer now.

Following a spell of bad weather, the beach levels lowered in one of the groyne bays at the beach. This lowering of the beach level exposed and undermined the concrete apron along a 10m section of the sea wall to the east of the Sailing Club, leaving a considerable overhang.

Maintenance works involved removing the concrete overhang and disposing of it off site, as well as collecting the concrete bags scattered along the foreshore and placing along the new foot of the apron.

These concrete bags will act as temporary erosion protection for the sea wall, helping to dissipate the wave energy, until a more permanent solution is implemented.

 

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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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