Rhyl Coastal Scheme Opens

Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant officially opened the West Rhyl Coastal Defense Scheme yesterday.

The total cost of the coastal works is just over £15 million, with over £10 million coming from Welsh Government, £4.7 million from European Regional Development Fund and £520,000 from Denbighshire County Council.

This is an important scheme in coastal risk management terms which will reduce the risk of flooding from the sea to over 2,700 properties whilst helping to boost the local economy and attract visitors to the town,” the Minister said.

“These improvements will help build up Rhyl’s resilience to coastal flooding and climate change for years to come. Such work is crucial to residents but also in preventing major economic losses to local businesses, tourism and road and rail links in the area.”

The final phase of the work included a new coastal revetment and wave walls protecting both households and businesses in the town.

 

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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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