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PORT TALBOT HARBOR CONSTRUCTION

The construction of the breakwaters and ore jetty and the execution of the capital dredging of the harbor and its approach channel. The more unusual aspects of construction of the breakwaters are described, including the systems developed for the accurate control of rock placing, together with the plant and methods adopted. The construction of the jetty and plant used is described. The section on the dredging works deals with the implementation of program initially by trailer suction dredgers. Protection of the dredged slopes by fascines is described, and siltation rates are referred to.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 593-626
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 45

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00014871
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1973 12:00AM