Terra Et Aqua

Number 148 - September 2017

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Randle Reef Sediment Remediation: Current Status of Construction and Next Steps

R. SANTIAGO, R. JOYNER, E. HARTMAN, M. GRAHAM, K. KIM

Randle Reef at Hamilton Harbour, an Area of Concern (AOC), is the largest site in Canada contaminated with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs). A collaboration of municipal and federal entities is working on remediation measures.

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Some Proven Benefits of Polymer Use in the Treatment of Sediments in Recent Dredging Projects

A. BOISSON, F. COUTURIER

To show the success of polymer use in highly contaminated areas, two recent projects are presented: at Port-La-Forêt harbour in La Forêt-Fouesnant, France and at the Kishon River seven kilometres downstream from Haifa, Israel.

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An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimising Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports

S. MORTENSEN, B. JENSEN, A. HARKIN, M. TREE, T. WOMERSLEY, R. NAVE

The continuing surge in vessel sizes is putting increased pressure on port authorities worldwide. Experts recount the implementation of innovative modelling for maintaining channel depths at the ports of Brisbane and Geelong, Australia.

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13 Nominations in the Running for IADC’s Safety Award 2017

Safety is the number one priority during dredging operations and IADC’s Safety Award aims to promote awareness through innovation. Thirteen nominations are in the running to receive the 2017 Award.

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COVER

An overview of an improved modelling methodology is validated with recent channel optimisation studies demonstrating its successful application for Australia’s Port of Brisbane on page 17. Photo Peter Budd Photography, courtesy of Port of Brisbane.

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