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  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that they are accepting nominations for the IADC Safety Award 2018.  In 2013, IADC established a Safety Committee comprised of QHSE experts from its member companies to encourage the implementation of safety standards as well as enable the sharing of these practices amongst its […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is about to organize a safety webinar on “Vehicle Movements”. This is IADC’s second safety webinar and will cover topics related to the safety within land reclamation and civil and marine works. The webinar – taking place on 11 October 2018 – will be presented by Mr Dries de […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    IADC, the International Association of Dredging, has just released the 11th Safety Award 2017 nominee: National Marine Dredging Company’s SHIP “Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program”. To promote the “safety first” mentality among all of its employees, management of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) launched the Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program (SHIP) […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that they are starting with announcing the nominees for the IADC Safety Award. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that submissions for their annual IADC Safety Award are open. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. “The Award is open to all companies active in the dredging and related industry. Companies may submit […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The WEDA Safety Commission will today, July 27th at 1 PM (EST), hold a Virtual Panel on how COVID-19 is driving better and safer dredging operations. The Safety Commission is honored to convene this conversation among industry executives, focusing on how their organizations are surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 era, WEDA announced in the […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – has just announced the 2nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Boskalis’ Mooring Actuator. Secured to a backhoe’s bollards with heavy lines, a barge assists with the transport of material dredged by the backhoe. Conventionally, two crew members must drag and manoeuvre the heavy lines, manually mooring the […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    DCA’s Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, DC, including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industry, with a mission of raising the industry standard […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video named Worldwide Safety Stand Down. DEME, one of the nominees for the IADC Safety Award 2017, actively addresses safety and since 2008, its safety department dedicated itself to instil a company-wide “Safety Culture” through its self-initiated program cultural and behavioral safety program “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Safety on Site‘. One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on […]

  • 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, […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the coming weeks, IADC will publish fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019 on its website and social media. Today, IADC announced the second nomination – CSpect’s state-of-the-art drones help Jan De Nul safely inspect inaccessible spaces. CSpect’s flying robot is making inspections by rope access, scaffolding and cherry pickers obsolete. As […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its member companies as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2012 Safety Award has been presented to DEME nv for the implementation of a new company-wide safety […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video about the winner of the Safety Award 2017, the Jan De Nul Group – Transport of Pipelines Optimization. According to the IADC, a common activity on reclamation sites and logistics yards is the transport of landlines with trucks. JDN optimized and enhanced the handling […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform, developed in-house, has won the 2018 IADC Safety Award. By changing the existing technique of manually removing debris to an automated system, the risk of personal injury is reduced. During dredging, debris can fill the trailing draghead of a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). When the suction pipe is […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) has unveiled Pipeline Incident Prevention (PIP), a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous liquid pipelines located in the Army Corps federal navigation channels. According to CDMCS, this completes a milestone project for the dredging and pipeline industries that will raise […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With California’s rainy season and what had been dire predictions of an El Nino weather pattern now behind them, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, brought together water safety officials from across the region July 7 to provide an update on the Corps levee safety and security issues. Officials from […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about safety during dredging activities, double-walled pump housing and centrifugal advection. The articles are: What happens when individuals step up safety during dredging activities? By viewing […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won the annual IADC Safety Award for its ‘transport of pipeline optimization’ initiative, presented during the Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Dredging Companies in Marseille, France. The award was presented by Frank Verhoeven, president of IADC to Maarten Tronckoe, Transport Supervisor at Jan De Nul, initiator and […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Penta-Ocean Construction Company Limited and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co.,Ltd. (HDEC) have been announced as the 12th IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee. Prior to their collaboration on the Tuas Finger One Project in Singapore, Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd. (POC) and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) demonstrated their commitment to enhancing and ensuring safety in the dredging […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony at the IADC Annual General Meeting in New Delhi yesterday, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis with its Floating Line Connecting System. From fourteen nominations, the association’s Safety Committee and Board of Directors selected the Boskalis nomination as the winner. Connecting floating pipes is an operation that […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has presented WEDA’s 2015 Annual Safety Awards to Manson Construction Company & Terra Contracting Services, LLC. The award for a dredging contractor was presented to Manson Construction Co. for their legacy and safety leadership. The award for dredging project was presented to Terra Contracting Services, LLC for Environmental Dredging of Morrow Lake and Delta: Exemplary […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA (Western Dredging Association) recently presented its 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Awards to Manson Construction Company, CEDA Dredging and Fluid Management & Sevenson Environmental Services. Manson Construction Company – Dredging Contractor Throughout its safety journey, Manson Construction has upheld the belief that it is, at core, in the people business. Recognizing those who plan, engineer, survey, […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has just announced that the nominations for the IADC Safety Award are now open. The IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job and to reward people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession in the dredging industry. […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A hydrographic survey of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) was launched today by the three littoral States – Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore – and the Malacca Straits Council of Japan at the Marina South Pier. This initiative was one of the key recommendations that arose from a study conducted by OMC International Pty […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop Dec. 1-4 to discuss the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an open forum to discuss program […]