Whisper Bay Boat Ramp Dredging About to Begin

Image source: Whitsunday Regional Council

Dredging preparation works are beginning next week at the Whisper Bay boat ramp, near the VMR in Cannonvale, reports the Whitsunday Regional Council.

As reported, the Council will be setting up in the rigging area to the side of the carpark from next week with no impact to carparks.

Once the dredging begins, there will be a necessary closure of the boat ramp and some of the car park area for approximately one week, weather permitting, the Council said in the notice.

The dredged material will be contained in geotextile tubes and allowed to drain and dry out before removing the dry material and returning the boat trailer car park to normal.

The works are expected to be completed by the start of December 2019 weather pending.

 

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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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