Windy Hill Beach Renourishment Work Completes

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Beach renourishment in Cherry Grove and Windy Hill, South Carolina, is now officially complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest announcement. 

The first ‘reach’ of renourishment had no issues and weather was perfect, leading to completion several weeks ahead of schedule.

According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company crew will now be moving equipment to Garden City and expect to start work there in a couple of days.

The project replaces some 280,000 cubic yards of sand lost to Hurricane Florence. It was to have merged with last year’s Hurricane Irma beach nourishment project but delays in completing the Myrtle Beach segment pushed the North Myrtle Beach segment into this spring.

The public may track the project in real-time by using the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District’s web mapper here. 

 

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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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