PHOTO Update: Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation in Full Swing

Image source: J.E. McAmis

J.E. McAmis has just released this beautiful photo from the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project, adding that they are on track to complete 180,000 tons of placement this year.

In an effort to rebuild the North Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River (MCR North Jetty), the company is reshaping the existing jetty, extending it 250′ further into the Pacific.

The stones are being trucked in from domestic sources, as well as barged down 13,000 tons at a time, from a source in Canada.

According to the contractor, the stones in the stockpile range from around 10 tons up to 32 tons each.

The ongoing repairs are the second phase of the USACE’s plan to repair three jetties at the mouth of the Columbia River.

Image source: J.E. McAmis

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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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