Surfside Beach Pumping Starts Soon

For the last couple of days, the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project has been brought to a halt due to the tropical depression running by the east coast.

The town reported that beach fill operations have been delayed several days due to the weather and high seas.

But, according to the Town of Surfside Beach latest update, the hopper dredges are returning and the contractor expects to begin pumping sand again today. “The contractor – the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) – will proceed southward with the project until they reach the next feed pipe located in Garden City.”

When they reach the Garden City point all pipes located in Surfside Beach will be removed, the town added.

The Surfside Beach Renourishment work is part of a wider campaign, the $26.3 million Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, awarded the contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC, to place approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of material on North Myrtle Beach, Garden City and Surfside Beaches.

 

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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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