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  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Almost 60 young employees from four members of International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) came together on June 12, 2019, at the Hilvaria Studios in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands. René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, welcomed the participants and started with an introduction of IADC, what the association stands for and its activities. After this short […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 9 October, the IHC Merwede Handbook for Centrifugal Pumps and Slurry Transportation was launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The book has been written by Kees van den Berg – who works at MTI Holland – and owes its existence to the initiative and sponsorship of his employer and its […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has presented the Young Authors Award to Jordy Boone, author of the winning paper “1DH Modeling of Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper of a Trailing Suction Dredger”. Delivering a clear and succinct presentation, author Jordy Boone offered an explanation of the paper’s innovative methodology which models the estimated amount of material in a TSHD’s hopper, IADC […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board has announced that the 2011 Safety Award has been presented to Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors bv. Achieving a safe working environment is […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It not only helps mitigate potential negative impacts, but also improves and enhances the wider project environment – something that each dredging project should seek to achieve”, emphasized one of the lessons of the CEDA-IADC’s course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” course leader Gerard van Raalte. The Training Course, jointly developed […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 19-20 April 2012. Advance educational credits are awarded to participants. According to course leader Gerard van Raalte, “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rene Kolman, IADC’s Secretary General, held a presentation named “Greener Dredging” at the IAPH Conference, which was held on 21-24 May 2012, in Jerusalem, Israel. “Dredging is green and is getting greener and greener. In this presentation I will emphasise the fact that my member companies are already taking care of the environment and often […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) recently joined the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) as a main member. Dutch Dredging is a medium-sized dredging company that is based in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. It is an independent private company and the organization’s total scope of activities includes dredging, surveying and marine-related operations. “We are happy […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The highly successful book “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” jointly produced by CEDA and IADC was published five years ago. Since that time a lot of knew knowledge has emerged and the Boards of CEDA and IADC have decided to summarise that new knowledge in a concise manner and make it available in a new book. […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) and UNESCO-IHE on Thursday, 21 April 2016, renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to continue building upon their good relationship. The renewed MoU serves as a reference for initiating, promoting and coordinating joint activities and was signed by Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC and Dr. Johan Aad […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest release that the next IADC Young Author Award will be presented on 10 May 2018 at the 34th PIANC World Congress 2018 in Panama City. According to IADC, they instituted this Young Author Award to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference will take place in Bali, Indonesia, on 7-12 May 2017 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). Under the main conference theme of “Enabling Trade. Energizing The World”, this event aims to bring together all stakeholders in discussing various maritime issues and its solutions in order to deliver positive […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Secretary General, Rene Kolman, will introduce the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook at the congress ‘Hydraulic Engineering Structures of Water Transport’, taking place in Moscow on February 7-8, 2018.  Published by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and IADC, the new guidebook is written by a team of expert authors […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a beautiful atmosphere of the Beurs van Berlage conference center in the heart of Amsterdam, Mr Polite Laboyrie, CEDA President/Witteveen+Bos, and Mr Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), have just launched the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference. For the next two days, professionals from all sectors […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure has made its debut in Norfolk, Virginia, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest announcement.  Last week, IADC Secretary General, Rene Kolman, presented the forthcoming CEDA-IADC publication at the WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ‘18. The guidebook will be launched worldwide in November 2018, during the Dredging […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released its Dredging in Figures 2015, an annual review of the global dredging market. The edition focuses on the global dredging industry in 2015 and IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed markets could […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together recently on at Hilvaria Studio’s in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, for their second annual networking event – Peering into Dredging’s Future. After receiving a welcome note from IADC’s Secretary General, Rene Kolman, the group participated in an […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The day one of the unique CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, taking place at the Beurs van Berlage center in the heart of Amsterdam, has been brought to an end. The event was opened with the welcoming speech by Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA, Witteveen+Bos, and Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the IADC. After the welcoming […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Arnout Damen as the new CEO, succeeding René Berkvens, who held the position for more than 13 years. Arnout Damen will take over the CEO position as of 1 January, when his current CCO position will be taken over by Jan-Wim Dekker. Over the past nine years, Damen has been […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with UniSite COO, Focusing on In-Depth Cooperation with Customers UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over […]

  • 2 August 2010

    Building an artificial reef, planting trees to stop erosion and upgrading sewage plants are possibilities the Department of Defense may use… By Brett Kelman (guampdn) [mappress] Source: guampdn, August 2, 2010;