Jean De Wilde

Jean De Wilde (Civil Engineer in Naval Construction) has been project manager for major dredging reclamation works in Belgium and France, and for maintenance dredging off the Belgian Coast. In 1969-72 he was project manager for the Sydney Airport Runway Extension. From 1972 to the present he has been managing director with Dredeco Pty Ltd, and was a member of the BHDRC Management Committee.

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Articles By Jean De Wilde

Sydney Airport's Parallel Runway: The Beneficial Use of Sand Dredged in Botany Bay
Sydney Airport’s Parallel Runway: The Beneficial Use of Sand Dredged in Botany Bay

Alternative sources of bulk filling for the runway were considered, but dredging sand in Botany Bay was the most cost-efficient and environmentally sound.

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