Bronte to Restore Port Dalhousie Piers

The Government of Canada is continuing its investments to renew the network of small craft harbors around the country.

The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced recently that Bronte Construction of Oakville, Ontario, has been awarded a $26.3 million contract to restore the Port Dalhousie piers.

We have been working diligently for the past three years to safely reopen the Port Dalhousie Piers. This investment will preserve a piece of Canada’s history that is also of critical importance to the economy in Ontario and the Niagara region.” said Jonathan Wilkinson.

According to the release, the contractor has already started mobilization work and the construction is expected to start in early 2019.

The repair work will allow pedestrian access and vessels to moor along the piers, restoring all of the previous functionality of the site. Rehabilitation activities include enclosing the existing wharves’ timber support structure with new steel sheet piling and rock, as well as replacing the concrete decks.

The Government expects that the project will be completed by March 2021.

 

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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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