Expert: the preservation of most geotechnical relics in China has been greatly improved
Xinhua News Agency, Chongqing, 6 Nov (reporters Zhou Wenchong and Zhang Xinyi) Zhang Lei, deputy director of the Department of Cultural relics Protection and Archaeology of the State Administration of Cultural relics, said that through a large number of fruitful and groundbreaking work over a long period of time, At present, the preservation of most geotechnical relics in China has been greatly improved and in the effective management.
Zhang Lei made the above remarks at the International Symposium on the Protection, inheritance and Development of China's Geotechnical Cultural relics held here.
Zhang Lei said: at present, most of China's geotechnical cultural relics have basically solved the "worry of life," and the protection of geotechnical cultural relics has begun to change from "rescue protection" to "rescue" and "preventive" protection.
Zhang Lei said: in order to strengthen the protection and management of geotechnical cultural relics, the State Administration of Cultural relics, under the leadership of the older generation of gentlemen, relies on the Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and other relevant professional units. Major cultural relics protection projects have been carried out, such as rock mass reinforcement of Mogao Grottoes, overall reinforcement and protection of Yungang Grottoes, reinforcement of Maijishan Grottoes, comprehensive protection of Longmen Grottoes, water disaster treatment of Dazu stone carvings, protection of Huashan rock paintings, and so on. We have promoted the study of key technologies such as rock mass fracture grouting materials, anchoring technology, weathering reinforcement, water damage and stability assessment, and organized and compiled a number of standard specifications, such as "Code for investigation of Stone Cultural relics Protection Engineering", "Diseases and diagrams of Ancient murals" and so on. In the world, the protection of geotechnical cultural relics in China has also been highly recognized by international counterparts, and has issued a "Chinese voice" in this field.
It is reported that the seminar was directed by the State Administration of Cultural relics, sponsored by the China Academy of Cultural Heritage and the Chongqing Municipal Commission of Culture and Tourism, and was sponsored by experts and scholars from Italy, Japan, and relevant universities and scientific research institutes in China. More than 140 representatives of cultural relics protection agencies from various provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government gathered in Dazu, Chongqing, to exchange and share advanced experiences in the protection, inheritance and development of geotechnical relics.