Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Works Proceed According to Schedule

Reclamation work for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (Hong Kong section) is proceeding according to plan and original design, reports the government.

The Highways Department made the statement today, refuting media claims another seawall collapse has occurred.

The statement said that what the aerial photographs in the media report show is actually the construction of a temporary rockfill platform and a temporary seawall, and the installation of stone columns, all of which are normal reclamation processes.

According to the department, inspections have found no abnormal extension of the seawall.

The department also added that the reclamation has been done within the gazetted boundary, adding requirements of the Environmental Impact Assessment have been fulfilled.

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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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