Sweden: FriGeo Establishes Important Collaboration Agreement

FriGeo and two other specialists of freezing technology, National Nuclear Laboratory Limited (NNL) and Studsvik UK Limited, have signed a collaboration agreement regarding further development of the existing freezing technology.

“Our aim is to bring new and innovative decommission technology to the nuclear industry resulting in innovative and value adding solutions for customers across the world,” they said.

During freeze stabilization blocks of the bottom sediment are frozen below water and stabilized before being lifted. Frozen sediments are nearly as hard as concrete and the content of the frozen block, whether a contaminant or a valuable object, will stay safely embedded in the sediments while being salvaged to land.

Artificial ground freezing has been in the existence for over 100 years and is a proven method used to provide earth support for excavations in the mining and construction industry.

This collaboration is a milestone for us taking an important step into the international nuclear market,” said And Klas Dagertun, CEO at FriGeo.

Press Release, June 12, 2014

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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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