Terra Et Aqua

Number 132 - September 2013

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ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT RULES IN THE EU AND EARLY CONTRACTOR INVOLVEMENT, PART II: CASE STUDIES

FREDERIK MINK

Despite strict competition laws, the EU is reviewing some new procurement procedures that would allow a contracting authority leeway in negotiating early on with potential contractors.

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THE ART OF SCREENING: EFFECTIVENESS OF SILT SCREENS

M. RADERMACHER, F. VAN DER GOOT, D.C. RIJKS, L. DE WIT

To minimise the possible impacts of suspended sediments in environmentally sensitive areas, silt screens are often employed, but their effectiveness may be questionable.

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MONITORING PROGRAMME FOR THE MAASVLAKTE 2, PART III – THE EFFECTS OF UNDERWATER SOUND

F. HEINIS, C. DE JONG, M. AINSLIE, WIL BORST, TIEDO VELLINGA

TNO’s acoustic surveys of dredgers during all phases of the dredging cycle showed that permanent hearing threshold shift was not exceeded in any cases studied or in any species in question.

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Aerial plan of the Brisbane Airport, where a New Parallel Runway is being built: This runway is a critical part of Brisbane Airport Corporation’s multi-billion dollar investment into capacity-building infrastructure. The challenges of this project were met with early contractor and stakeholder involvement to determine what was achievable within the confines of an operating airport (see page 13).

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