Royal HaskoningDHV Featured in ICE200 Book

To mark its bicentenary, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has created the commemorative album Shaping the World as a beautifully designed book to showcase the 200 structures and engineering projects that have had the greatest impact on the people lives.

The book celebrates the individuals and organisations that deliver the vital infrastructure everyone relies on and as an official patron of the album Royal HaskoningDHV has been recognized for its work on the Bacton sandscaping project.

For this project, the company adapted the Dutch ‘Sand Engine’ concept – an example of Building with Nature.

During the works, around 1.5 million cubic meters of sand was placed along the coast to protect a 5km stretch of the UK’s east coast including the nationally critical Bacton Gas Terminal (operated by Shell and Perenco) together with its neighboring communities.

Produced in partnership with publisher St James’ House, this hardback was launched at the ICE’s headquarters just off Parliament Square in the City of Westminster, London on the evening of Friday 21 September.

Royal HaskoningDHV representatives were in attendance at event representing the company’s expertise in Maritime & Aviation, Industry & Buildings, Water and Transport & Planning.

 

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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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