Amenities & Breakwater Update – July 20

Marina update, directly from Jordan Kropf. HVAC still to check the design for the dryer venting; once checked, it’ll be installed. The doors will be trimmed/adjusted at the same time the crew is on site for the dryer venting system. There are two fire pedestals remaining to be installed on B docks. The urinal flush valve issue is pressure related. …

Amenities and Breakwater Update for July 13

Marina update, directly from Jordan Kropf. The security fencing along the Iroquois dock has been installed. Dock fendering is all done. All the finger cover plates, etc. are in place. There’s one threshold plate still missing on B5. Temporary plate installed. Still need an HVAC to check the design for the dryer venting; once checked, it will be installed. The …

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Attenuation Wall, Docks & Amenities Update – July 6

MARINA DOCKS & AMENITIES UPDATE The ramp off the north end of the Iroquois Pier has been reattached. HPA to install security access pads. Security fence panels will be installed next week on the west side of the Iroquois Pier. Kropf has arranged for the carpenter to install dryer vents. The design for the venting has been completed; once checked by …

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Attenuation Wall, Docks & Amenities Update – June 29

DOCKS & AMENITIES UPDATE The dive team has raised the north ramp off the Iroquois Pier. Kropf’s barge was on site Monday and Tuesday and reattached it Tuesday afternoon. Kropf is setting up for the carpenter sub to install dryer vents and adjust/trim the doors. By the end of this week, Kropf advises that all the fingers will be reinstalled, with …

Attenuation Wall, Docks & Amenities Update – June 23

MARINA UPDATE – From Ed English, City of Hamilton, with information from Kropf: – The dive team has raised the north ramp off the Iroquois Pier. Kropf’s barge will be on site Monday to reattach – should be completed by Tuesday evening. – Kropf is planning a four-person (possibly more, at various times) crew on site for all of next …

Attenuation Wall – Docks & Amenities Update June 15

UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF HAMILTON: We will have a crew returning to the site on Wednesday afternoon, June 20th. Barring any emergencies, we will keep them on site until the end of June. By the end of June, we expect to have the following items complete: All fingers reinstalled, Decking panels repaired, Cover plates repaired/replaced, Wifi poles reinstalled, Security …

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Attenuation Wall / Docks Update – June 8

CITY OF HAMILTON UPDATE  Breakwater Update The Northeast Breakwater is finally above the surface and attenuating waves. Kehoe is remaining on site, making arrangements for and attaching additional barrels for redundancy regarding flotation. They will attempt to make small repairs to seal the cracks in the breakwater only – not for structural repairs. Kehoe is also attaching ‘keepers’ to the …

Attenuation Wall / Docks & Amenities Update – June 1

Breakwater Update Great progress has been made in the last couple of days to refloat the northeast breakwater so it is fully on the surface and level. Kehoe will be working Saturday, and will have placed 1,200 floats by end of that day. We anticipate that by early next week, the northeast breakwater will be floating and functional. Once the …

Harbour West Attenuation Wall / Launch Update May 30

Update from City of Hamilton:  Floating Breakwater – The entire north float tube has surfaced as of the evening of Thursday May 17th.. Approximately 5 sections (east side) of the centre and south float tubes have surfaced; the remainder are still submerged. – Kehoe Marine Construction is continuing with the placement of float barrels on the northeast breakwater, now attaching …

Lighthouse Tales

The Beach Canal Lighthouse Group and the Hamilton Port Authority are hosting an interesting evening of lighthouse talk. 6:30 pm Reception with appetizers 7:00 Introduction and welcome by Sandy Thomson, BCLG chairperson 7:15 Lighthouse Tales by guest speakers Wayne Wheeler and Mike Vogel 9:00 Closing Wayne Wheeler, “Mr. Lighthouse,” the president and founder of the U.S. Lighthouse Association will talk …