Brighton Beach Dredging Kicks Off

The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) has begun with the Brighton Beach dredging and beach renourishment works.

Construction of two protective work groynes and dredging of sand for beach renourishment at Brighton Beach is expected to be completed in 12 weeks subject to weather conditions.

The project will create a 350 meter long sandy beach immediately north of the groyne at New Street, providing a storm buffer for the bluestone seawall as well as reinstating sand at the southern end of the beach.

The beach between New Street and Green Point was renourished over 30 years ago, however over time the sand has moved northward with the prevailing wind driven waves leaving the southern area depleted of sand.

 

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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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