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  • 30 June 2020
    Business development

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has asked HR Wallingford for support in its continual quest to maximise the potential of this crucial maritime route. HR Wallingford is to supply numerical and physical modelling systems to the SCA, which will help it to further develop the canal, ports and coastline, keeping it abreast with the evolution […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their dredging management course is set to take place on 25-26 March in Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. This course provides an introduction to the subject of dredging and will assist those who are responsible for commissioning and managing dredging contractors and those who regulate dredging. “Over the two days, our […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 3D scale model of a Nigerian beach near Lagos has been put through its paces this month in HR Wallingford’s modelling hall. New coastal defenses are needed where the beach has retreated at the residential Maiyegun Beach Estate following major development farther along the coast. The designers of the coastal protection scheme, CDR International, asked […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging companies are able to better plan their schedules in advance thanks to a new service which can provide improved forecasting of sediment plumes caused by dredging, HR Wallingford said in its latest announcement.  The service enables dredging contractors to improve their ‘adaptive management’ of dredging works thereby helping to ensure that environmental objectives are […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford presented the results from a study using their largest ever physical model of a mobile bed to the Corsican authorities earlier this month. The model was built to examine the long-term impact on the nearby beach of developing a new port in Bastia. “We used the model, which represented 6km of coastline to […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    During the severe winter storm of February 2014, a section of the seawall at Dawlish collapsed, destroying part of the main railway line to Devon and Cornwall and urging government to announce funding for the seawall upgrade works. Arup, who are designing the new seawall, have commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling tests in […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day training course from March 12-13, 2019, introducing participants with the methods being used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. According to the company, the course is aimed at those who have just started or are about to start work on coastal management or engineering […]

  • 9 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day course which is aimed to provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. The event is set to take place on 12-13 December 2018 Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. Dredging is […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping – the Protections 2018 – is set to take place from 6-8 June at the Lake District National Park. The increasing demand for dam, levee and seawall safety and flood protection has prompted new research and advancements, and a greater need for cost-effective […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HR Wallingford is to undertake physical modelling studies for a major breakwater which forms part of the proposed port expansion of San Antonio, Chile. According to the company, the recently awarded Outer Port project – known as the Puerto de Gran Escala (PGE) – represents a major expansion of the existing port infrastructure of San […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has been recognized in two categories of the IHS Dredging and Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2017 which were held in London on the 29 November 2017.  The engineering and environmental hydraulics consultancy was shortlisted for both the Innovative Support Services Award for their survey vessel, the ARC-Boat, and the New Markets Award […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Passing Vessel Analysis is fast becoming an essential requirement in the planning of marine facilities, said navigation simulation and ship mooring experts – HR Wallingford, who have been working in Texas to develop inland waterway facilities that protect moored vessels from passing ships. In the United States, the amount of waterborne transport completed by inland […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Next month, HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day training course on the environmental aspects of dredging. According to the company, this course will provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. “This course is designed to provide an […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford’s two-day dredging course, aimed to provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material, will take place this week, on 25 and 26 April, at Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. This course is designed to provide an introduction to the […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    HR Wallingford has been awarded a contract to work in partnership with M/S Dredging Solutions to support the expansion of the dredging activities of the Indian Government-owned Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Working as Technical and Project Consultants, HR Wallingford will share its expertise in project design, as well as its knowledge and experience in […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conwy County Borough Council recently hired HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling of the Colwyn Bay’s new beach defenses. “The Council wants to assure the longevity of the new beach, which has to date involved the placing of approximately 500,000m³ of dredged material, and has commissioned HR Wallingford to conduct physical modelling to estimate its future […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford announced last week that Gerard van Raalte has teamed-up with the company’s Dredging Group, to work on commercial projects and research initiatives as a Visiting Consultant. Gerard has held numerous prestigious international positions in the industry, contributing at the highest level to CEDA, WODA, PIANC and IADC over a period of over 30 […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has won the Innovative Services to Dredging Award for its work relating to sound in the marine environment at the Dredging and Port Construction Innovation Awards 2016 in London. The Awards celebrate the sector’s most innovative and forward-thinking projects which change the industry through new ideas, processes, technology or equipment. Mark Lee, Dredging […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is often a key part of coastal infrastructure projects and is a crucial activity in maintaining the navigability of waterways, estuaries, ports and harbors, and in delivering construction aggregates. It has been estimated that the global dredging market is worth approximately $10.5 billion per annum, yet dredging is a highly specialist discipline and not […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE 2016, kicked off yesterday in Oxford, bringing together scour and erosion specialists from more than 30 countries. Over 130 papers will be presented during the four-day event to an international audience of scientists and engineers from the broad areas of civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, geotechnical engineering, coastal […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic engineering specialists, HR Wallingford, unveiled their latest generation tsunami simulator, the most realistic yet, at their facilities at Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, today. The Tsunami Simulator, which is installed in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility, is being part-funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council Starting Grant ‘URBAN WAVES’. A team from UCL (University College London) […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global economic outlook is uncertain and this uncertainty is leading to depressed investment worldwide, particularly in energy and mining activity. The international ports and terminals sector forms an important part of the infrastructure supporting these activities, HR Wallingford said in its latest study. As the sector is exposed to restraints on investment, the emphasis […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has welcomed David Sutherland to their dredging and environment team. “David joins us in the role of Principal Scientist to work across a portfolio of projects requiring marine environmental assessment and survey expertise,” the company said in its announcement. “David enhances our ability to interpret the environmental […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) and HR Wallingford will be hosting a half day Dredging Symposium, designed for dredge project owners. The primary focus of the course, set for June 12th at the Hyatt Regency Miami, will be to address topics for the improvement of the dredging project management process; from concept development through post project […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford is about to organize a one-day training course, named Introduction to Coastal Structures, that will introduce the key issues of coastal processes and design methods for coastal structures. The design of coastal structures needs to address many factors to ensure long-term effectiveness and stability. This includes an understanding of wave loads, wave characteristics, […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    E-tech elements, such as cobalt and tellurium, are vital for emerging E-technologies. These elements are in short supply, yet they are formed through natural Earth processes and occur in high concentrations in the world’s ocean basins in metal rich deposits. HR Wallingford is part of MarineE-tech, a new £4.2 million research program that will investigate the […]