New Plan for Seawall Upgrade Gets OK

Kapiti Coast District Council has given the go ahead for detailed design work and the resource consent application process to proceed on the Paekakariki seawall upgrade, Voxy informs.

The upgrade, which is a major initiative included in council’s long term plan ‘FutureKapiti’, is due to be completed in 2019/20 with construction planned to start in late 2016.

The seawall will be upgraded with a combination of concrete, timber and rock to strengthen it at an estimated cost of $10.9 million.

Within the next few months council will begin the procurement process to contract a consultant for detailed designs.

It will also start the resource consent application process with Greater Wellington Regional Council, including associated consultation.

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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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