Jimmys Beach Replenishment Project Underway

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MidCoast Council announced today the start of the Jimmys Beach replenishment project, thanks to financial assistance from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

The plan is to undertake the sand replenishment in two stages – placing 5,000 cubic meters each time – onto the Beach along the Boulevarde at Winda Woppa,” said Council’s Coastal Management Coordinator, Andrew Staniland.

We’re doing this to ensure that there is sand available this winter in reserve, should the first buffer be removed by a weather event,” added Andrew Staniland.

The Council expects that the first stage of this replenishment project will be complete by 21 June, weather permitting.

Sand replenishment is part of the Beach Management program for Jimmys Beach, which provides a buffer for natural erosion events. Previous investigations have shown the use of a sand buffer is the most cost effective management solution for this area, when compared to other hard engineering structures.

 

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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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