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Published December 2018

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152
Published September 2018

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151
Published June 2018

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150
Published March 2018

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149
Published December 2017

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148
Published September 2017

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147
Published June 2017

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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.

ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation

ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques can be scaled-up and applied in practice to promote environmental gain around marine infrastructure projects.
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146
Published March 2017

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Valuing Variations In Dredging Contracts

Authors: David Kinlan
Variations are essential in dredging contracts and they have the potential to generate extra costs and pose significant delay to projects. So, what is the best way to go about reaching a fair valuation in variations in dredging contracts?
Safety is an important issue in the dredging industry. IADC has established the IADC Safety Award to encourage the development of safety skills and safety awareness in the industry. Read about the different nominations and winner of the IADC Safety Award 2016.
145
Published December 2016

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Improving Safety

GeoSea, member of the DEME Group won the IADC Safety Award 2016 for its "Enhanced muster station" aboard the jack-up vessel, Neptune. The DEME Group continues to invest heavily in innovative ideas and initiatives regarding safety that includes the "CHILD5" campaign.

IADC Safety Award 2016

The IADC Safety Award was established to encourage the development of safety skills and safety awareness in the industry. The eight nominations of the IADC Safety Award 2016 highlight innovative ideas and diligence regarding safety shown by companies in the dredging industry.

A Review of the FIDIC Blue Book (Second Edition)

In 2006, FIDIC published a specialised contract for dredging and reclamation activities – the FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works. Ten years later, the second edition of this book has been released with updates to better reflect actual practice and to increase usage of the book.
Permeable dams being constructed by locals in Demak, central Java, Indonesia to restore the eroding mangrove-mud coast in the region to prevent flooding.
144
Published September 2016

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Building with Nature: Sustainable Protection of Mangrove Coasts

Building with Nature is an innovative approach that combines natural processes with innovative engineering methods to realise sustainable projects. Permeable dams are being utilised as part of a Building with Nature solution to help restore the eroding mangrove-mud coast of the Demak district in central Java, Indonesia.

LuXeal – The Easy to Handle Watertight Mixture

Dredging works in the Juliana Canal in the Netherlands is currently being carried out and as part of the widening works, a new watertight layer has to be constructed. The contractor has decided on utilising a new and innovative watertight bentonite mixture, LuXeal, to prevent water leakages in the surrounding areas