New Terra et Aqua Introduced

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the official quarterly publication of IADC.

The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct.

 

 

 

Articles in this Terra et Aqua:

THE USE OF ENGINEERED SEDIMENTS FOR DYKE CONSTRUCTION IN THE FLOOD CONTROL AREA OF VLASSENBROEK

By preparing material from maintenance dredging with selected additives, a protective dyke was constructed from 100% reused sediments.

 

FAUNAGUARD: A SCIENTIFIC METHOD FOR DETERRING MARINE FAUNA

Marine fauna is sensitive to underwater dredging sounds. Scientific research indicates that inducing the fauna to leave an area temporarily before the start of a project minimises serious impacts. And the marine life returns when the dredging is finished.

 

DOES RECLAMATION PAY? ASSESSING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF RECLAMATION PROJECTS

Cost-benefit analysis proves that the economic and social advantages of reclaiming land in populated urban areas is often more positive than stakeholders and investors realize.

 

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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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