Terra et Aqua’s third edition of 2017 spotlights four unsinkable issues facing today’s dredging industry: contaminated site remediation, sediment treatment, port channel optimisation and workplace safety. Whether engaged in the activities of environmental entities or port authorities, professionals confront these challenges daily.
The Port-La Nouvelle harbour, located in an inlet between Bages-Sigean lagoon and the Mediterranean coast is home to complex hydrodynamics. An innovative package of five interacting hydro-sedimentary numerical models was developed to assess a port expansion project in the area.
This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on the construction site by implementing strict safety protocols; separating pedestrians and machinery on the site; and what employees can do to maintain a safe working environment.