Meet the Expert webinar series

IADC presents a series of interactive free live webinars with experts from the dredging sector. Topics discussed are all based on high-profile projects.

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).

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.