The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be the organizer of a seminar on dredging and land reclamation in Panama, announced IADC.
The International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation is to take place from Monday, 15 October, through Friday, 19 October, 2018.
According to IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site in order to give the “students” hands-on experience.
Some of the topics to be covered at the event include overview of the dredging market and the development of new ports and maintenance of existing ports; project phasing (identification, investigation, feasibility studies, design, construction, and maintenance); descriptions of types of dredging equipment and boundary conditions for their use; etc.
Other presentations include state-of-the-art dredging and reclamation techniques including environmental measures; site and soil investigations, designing and estimating from the contractor’s view; costing of projects and types of contracts such as charter, unit rates, lump sum and risk-sharing agreements; and design and measurement of dredging and reclamation works.