Stany Pensaert has been working for 23 years as head of the R&D Department at DEME Environmental Contractors NV (DEC). It is part of the DEME group that is active world-wide in dredging works and offshore windfarm construction. He is responsible for the scientific and process support for all environmental works such as site remediations, soil treatment, environmental dredging and sediment treatment. With his R&D team, Stany supports various innovative activities within DEME such as landfill mining, deep sea mining, plastic to fuel conversion. Stany has published over one hundred papers on case studies and technology with respect to soil remediation and environmental dredging.
Articles By Stany Pensaert
The sediments in Valdemarsviken fjord in Sweden were contaminated with chromium from the discharge of untreated wastewater from tannery operations decades ago. The contaminated sediments were dredged, dewatered, solidified and placed as a engineered fill in a nearshore area.