Jan Vanmechelen

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.

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Six Sigma Quality Improvement of Compaction at the new Doha International Airport Project
Six Sigma Quality Improvement of Compaction at the new Doha International Airport Project

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).

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