Jan Vanmechelen graduated in 1997 as Electromechanical Engineer (Master of Science) at the Karel-de-Grote Hogeschool in Antwerp, Belgium. During the previous 8 years he gained experience in engineering, construction and project coordination. In early 2005 he joined Dredging International where he is responsible for the organisation and follow-up of the compaction activities at the New Doha International Airport site.
Articles By Jan Vanmechelen
The New Doha International Airport project in Qatar comprises amongst other things the construction of a 22-km2 reclamation area. The hydraulically reclaimed fill is compacted using a combination of compaction techniques, amongst which High Energy Impact Compaction (HEIC).