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Dredging Works and Their Control - IntroductionPublic relations and safetyDuties and responsibilities of the resident engineerContractor's viewpointControl instrumentationDredging and the Environment - IntroductionThe potential effects of dredging activitiesEnvironmental investigationsDredging plant and sediment resuspensionPretreatment of Rock - IntroductionMechanical methodsDrilling and blastingSurface blastingBlasting coralContract documents of blasting workEnvironmental factorsSafety and legislationDredging pre-treated rock

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"A highly instructive account and progresses from the basic principles involved, to the more complex aspects of modern dredging." --Dock and Harbour Authority

"A useful book for port engineers, consultants and contractors in all countries." --Journal of the Institute of Marine Engineers

"A readable and useful guide on dredging for engineers and students...the book is recommended for institutional, corporate and government libraries as a reference or introduction to dredging... A useful book for port engineers, consultants and contractors in all countries." --Journal of the Institute of Marine Engineers

"A first-class source of reference." --Maritime Journal

"There are few books on dredging practice and I suspect none better than this...its value to harbour engineers and to all those whose work touches on dredging is clear." --Hydrographic Journal

"This excellent new second edition is the definitive handbook for both engineers and managers." --Dredging and Port Construction

"The book's organisation and presentation is a treat ... It is indeed a dredging "bible" ... the most comprehensive primer on the subject of dredging." --Terra et Aqua

"Addressing all aspects of dredging technology this book is written by experts in the field." --The Dock and Harbour Authority

"Very well laid out..arguments are clear and the conclusions first rate...this is the best." --Underwater Technology

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