Galliford Try Wins Crindau Flood Protection Contract

Construction of a new scheme to improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in South East Wales is set to begin in the autumn.

Natural Resources Wales has awarded the £10 million construction contract for the flood scheme in Crindau, Newport, to Galliford Try.

The proposed scheme will extend along the banks of the River Usk and Crindau Pill, a tributary of the Usk, between the M4 motorway and the mainline railway.

The contractor has to meet several planning conditions before it can start work on the ground.

Work will begin with the contractor installing sheet piling north of the Lyne Road bridge and building earth embankments and flood walls south of the bridge.

The main compound will be next door to Harold John Ltd on Adelaide Street.

The scheme will also improve the local environment and create a new amenity area.

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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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