PHOTO: Coastal Resilience Work on Absecon Island

Photo by Mark Nedzbala, USACE

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic District’s Business Technical Division recently led a team that reviewed the design and construction involved with Philadelphia District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ current coastal resilience work on Absecon Island, New Jersey.

Team members also included their colleagues from New York and New England Districts, according to the official announcement.

The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s beaches following Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.

The visit started and ended at the Philly District offices at The Wanamaker Office Building, but team members also got out to an active construction site associated with the project.

Photo by Mark Nedzbala, USACE

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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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