Dredging innovation: Floating Line Connecting System

The nomination which won the IADC’s Safety Award 2019 was unveiled at IADC’s Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, India.

14 innovations face off for Safety Award 2019

Each year, IADC gives a safety award to one exceptional innovation which proves it is the best in its class. This year, 14 innovations addressing challenges faced within the dredging industry have been nominated.

Sustainable management of the beneficial use of sediments: a case studies review

CEDA’s Working Group on Beneficial Use aims to inspire sediment stakeholders and practitioners by describing the importance of sediments in the context of sustainable development and sharing a curated selection of case studies.

What happens when individuals step up safety during dredging activities?
What happens when individuals step up safety during dredging activities?

By viewing routine processes and situations through a continuous lens of safety, individuals can help make operational processes on water or land safer. Eight solutions nominated for IADC’s Safety Award demonstrate the benefit of this approach.

Transport of Pipeline Optimisation

Formulated by employees of Jan De Nul Group, the solution which won the Safety Award 2017 upgraded each facet of the pipeline transportation process, including from the activities performed in storage facilities as well as while travelling to faraway project locations.

Towards Sustainable Port Development

An ecosystem services assessment of Port Botany’s expansion identifies the project’s economic, environmental and socio-economic impacts for a universal stakeholder guide which ensures sustainable development.

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

Safety on Site
Safety on Site

One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. 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.