Coronation Parade Coastal Defense Work About to Begin

Vital coast defense work is due to start this month at Coronation Parade, Folkestone, according to the Shepway District Council.

The arches and promenade that protect homes and businesses have been damaged by chloride over the years.

This has caused the reinforced steel within the concrete to corrode and expand and led to concrete cracking throughout the structure.

In some places reinforcement bars are exposed and in other parts they have been entirely eroded.

The work will be carried out in two phases. The first, which will start in late spring this year, involves repairing and strengthening the concrete arches and promenade and is expected to take eight months to complete.

The second, due to take place in summer 2017, will involve stabilizing the cliffs and extending the current rock placement at the foot of the cliffs to the east.

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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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