Submissions Open for IADC Safety Award 2017

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that submissions for their annual IADC Safety Award are open.

The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee.

“The Award is open to all companies active in the dredging and related industry. Companies may submit multiple nominations but each submission requires that a separate registration form be completed,” IADC said in its announcement.

Registration deadline is May 31, 2017, and the IADC Board of Directors will present the Safety Award at the IADC Annual General Meeting in September, 2017 in Marseille, France.

A risky reality

Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery.

The International Association of Dredging Companies and its members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to pursuing improvements in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment.

To further safety goals, in November 2013, a group of QHSE experts from the member companies were recruited to form the IADC Safety Committee. Through this committee, contractors are able to share safety experiences and best practices.

In a next step, the committee established the Annual IADC Safety Award.

The award encourages the development of on-the-job safety skills and rewards people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their professions, IADC said.

 

 

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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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