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  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the Ninth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (IX PIANC – COPEDEC 2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this October. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, will present the award to the winner on the last day […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Secretary General, René Kolman, will speak at the 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, set for February 25, 2016 in Moscow. In his report, Mr. Kolman will focus on environmental aspects in implementation of dredging projects. The report is based on the findings of the latest research held by […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Safety

    For several years, IADC has granted its Safety Award annually to innovations made to improve safety in the dredging industry. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the IADC Board has to decide to cancel the 2020 competition and award ceremony. “The IADC Safety Award is a well-known initiative in the dredging industry and every year, […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference is taking place this week in Bali, Indonesia, at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). At the event, Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, presented on the topic of “Ecosystem Services”. The Secretary General highlighted the concept of ES, presented a case study on Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ secretary-general, Rene Kolman, presented on the latest FIDIC Blue Book at the “Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies” in Moscow last week. The Forum was held on February 15th at the Radisson Ukraine Hotel in Moscow under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies was officially opened today at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Moscow. The Forum is organized by the media group PortNews in partnership with FSUE Rosmorport and International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) with personal participation of IADS Secretary General René Kolman. The Forum is expected to gather over 200 […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has presented the IADC Young Author Award at the PIANC-COPEDEC IX conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lucas Silveira, manager of Coastal & Ports Engineering of CB&I, received the prestigious award. He was awarded the prize of €1,000, a certificate of recognition and a small sculpture for his […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON) in June in Miami, Florida. The annual Award is given to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in the dredging industry and related fields. René Kolman, secretary general […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC will be presenting on the topic of “Ecosystem Services” at the 30th IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali, Indonesia. The event will take place on 7- 12 May, 2017 at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). Last year, IADC published the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization” […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind), will support the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow as the conference sponsor. The event will be held in February 2017 under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is interested in hosting more conferences in the future following the success of its 50th Anniversary Conference, “From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures”. The conference which was held at the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong on October 23, 2015 was attended by 130 top-level executives from […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be giving a presentation about the Ecosystem Services concept at the “World Ocean Council – Sustainable Ocean Summit 2016” next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Ecosystem Services (ES) concept is much debated by scientists and researchers across the globe. The theoretical […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) celebrates its 50th anniversary. IADC’s Secretary General, René Kolman, has revealed the 50th anniversary activities planned for 2015: A special conference in Hong Kong: ‘From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures’ The program consists of presentations by keynote speakers, discussions and networking opportunities. Over a hundred high calibre guests are […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    IADC has published an article in which René Kolman, IADC secretary-general, considers whether adaptive monitoring can help save money and time. Kolman stated that monitoring at dredging sites for port expansion and maintenance is a necessary element in the planning and development process. It provides invaluable data for both the client and the contractor to […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    François De Keuleneer, an environmental engineer at Dredging International NV, an operating company of DEME Group, won the 2016 IADC Young Author Award at WODCON XXI in Miami, Florida. De Keuleneer’s research paper, “Luxeal – The Easy to Handle Aquitard” that won him the prize was written with two other colleagues. René Kolman, secretary general of […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot), the Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies will be held in Moscow on 15 February 2017. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews in partnership with FSUE Rosmorport and International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has entered as a nominee for the inaugural IHS DPC Innovation Awards 2016 under the “Innovative services to dredging” category. To enable the design of more sustainable dredging and marine infrastructure works and their efficient and safe implementation and realization in environmentally sensitive areas, the concept of ecosystem services […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies’s Secretary General René Kolman will give a presentation on how Early Contractor Involvement improves complex projects at the PIANC (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure) Congress. The 2014 PIANC World Congress will be held June 1-5, 2014, in San Francisco, California. The preparatory work for large infrastructure projects often consumes […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) and the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to formalize their long-standing working relationship. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, Geoffroy Caude president of PIANC and Louis Van Schel, secretary general of PIANC signed the MoU on 15 October, 2016. […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    DC Industrial NV-SA/Group De Cloedt has become a member of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Commenting the latest news, René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, said: “We are pleased to welcome DC Industrial NV-SA/Group De Cloedt as our new member.” “As IADC, we aim to promote the industry as an innovative industry with […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    René Kolman, secretary general of International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be presenting two papers at the World Dredging Congress (WODCON) XXI in Miami, Florida next year. The first paper, Land Reclamation: A Viable Alternative for Port Cities, will highlight the opportunities reclamation can provide to port cities by using a cost-benefit analysis through […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just a little over one month, Moscow will be the host of the Fourth International Forum of Dredging Companies. The Forum will be held on February 15th at the Radisson Ukraine Hotel in Moscow under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has presented the latest findings on contaminated sediments at the PIANC’S SMART Rivers 2015 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presenting about how to identify, clean, remediate and treat contaminated sediments, IADC on Tuesday, September 8th 2015, delivered a paper on, “Dredging Contaminated Sediments for Ports and Waterways Development“. Using case studies, dredging experts […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Rudy Helmons, a PhD-Candidate in Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), has won the IADC Young Author Award in 2015. The award was presented by René Kolman, secretary-general of IADC during the CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference in Rotterdam (November 6th 2015). Helmons won the prestigious award for his research paper […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Technology

    International engineering federation FIDIC (the International Federation of Consulting Engineers) has signed a major strategic collaboration agreement with the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the umbrella organization for the worldwide private dredging industry. Furthermore, the deal will see the two organizations working more closely together and collaborating on matters of mutual interest over the […]