Initial Work on Clacton and Holland Scheme Due to Get Underway

Initial work is due to get underway on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along the coastline at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea.

Mott MacDonald has been appointed to carry out ground investigation and design works for the project.

It will follow on from the highly successful coastal protection scheme completed by Tendring District Council (TDC) and its partners last October which created 23 new beaches and rock groynes along a 5km stretch of the coastline.

The ground investigation works will take place over the coming months on cliffs east of Clacton Pier.

Recent instabilities and weather events have led to some of the slopes becoming over steep. They will require regrading in places, drainage being replaced and retaining structures being constructed at the toes of the slope.

TDC’s Cabinet agreed to proceed with the stabilization scheme last December and more than £2 million of the money has come from the previous scheme being completed under budget.

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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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