Dredge R.N. Weeks Continues Pumping Operations in Buxton

The County of Dare (NC) yesterday released an update on the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project.

The update said that the hopper dredge R.N. Weeks was able to operate about 75% of the time over the past week and completed 52 loads.

Weeks Marine reported that almost 1.4 million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the beach or about 53% out of the project total 2,600,000 cubic yards. The completed section of beach is expected to open to the public by the end of the week.

As construction continues to proceed south, Weeks Marine estimates that it will take 21 work days to complete the south section of the project.

 

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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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