Maria Creek Dredging Operations on Hold

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Despite all best efforts at Maria Creek over the past 7 weeks, it has become clear that excavation and dredging is unmanageable due to the continuing influx of seagrass and the significant movement of sand from the South, the Kingston District Council said in its latest project update. 

As a result of the unmanageable conditions, the council has temporarily ceased all dredging and excavation works and has engaged an engineering consultant to visit Kingston as soon as possible to assess the situation.

The consultant will conduct an overall assessment of the site and provide a series of options for council’s consideration.

Once the council has carefully considered all options, further communication to the community will be provided, according to the latest announcement,

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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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