The Shire of Murray, situated in the center of the Peel Region, Western Australia, has engaged CGC Dredge Contractors to undertake a maintenance dredge of the Yunderup Channel as it approaches the Yunderup Canals residential development area.According to the news release, the works will employ a cutter suction dredge operation with in-estuary disposal and are scheduled to take approximately 15 weeks to complete – subject to favorable weather conditions.The works will have no impact on vessels entering the Yunderup canals, however recreational boater need to respect the presence of the dredgers, ans stay clear of the operations, the Shire of Murray said.A Dredge Management Plan was prepared to support the works approval process and timing of the works have been targeted to:Avoid the December to March period when migrating seabirds and shore birds are at their greatest diversity and abundance;Avoid summer months being peak period for seagrass growth;Avoid summer months being a peak recreational use period;Consultants RPS Group were engaged to undertake the environmental assessment.The Yunderup Channel is 3000 meters in length and is designed to accommodate vessels of up to 8.0m in length with a 0.8m draught below water level.The maintenance dredge program is typically required every 10 years to maintain a suitable channel depth to accommodate vessels accessing the canals. Previous dredging project removed around 30,000 cubic meters of dredged material from the area.
London: The English FA Cup football competition has been provisionally slated to resume with the quarter-finals on June 27-28 and the final set to be held on August 1. “We have today agreed a provisional restart date for the 2019-20 Emirates FA Cup, which has been on hold since the outbreak of COVID-19,” the statement on the FA Cup’s official website, www.thefa.com, read on Friday. “Following the announcement that the 2019-20 Premier League season will provisionally restart on Wednesday 17 June, the Emirates FA Cup quarter-finals will now take place over the weekend of Saturday 27 June and Sunday 28 June. “The Emirates FA Cup semi-finals will take place across the weekend of Saturday 11 July and Sunday 12 July, with the Emirates FA Cup Final on Saturday 1 August,” it further read. “We are pleased to agree the provisional restart date for the 2019-20 Emirates FA Cup,” said chief executive officer, Mark Bullingham. “The competition has been an integral part of the English football calendar for nearly 150 years, and we’d like to thank the Premier League executive and clubs for their support in scheduling the remaining matches during this unprecedented time. “This has been a difficult period for many people and, while this is a positive step, the restart date is dependent on all safety measures being met. The health and wellbeing of players, staff and supporters remains our priority,” he added. FA Cup quarter-final fixtures: Leicester City v Chelsea; Newcastle United v Manchester City; Sheffield United v Arsenal; Norwich City v Manchester United. IANS Also watch: Ferry services stopped in Guwahati till May 31