Tag: Environment

Envisan Centres

In common with other parts of Jan De Nul Group, the Environment Division Envisan also goes for an integrated approach, from design to execution. Sediments and soils coming from dredging and earthworks are transported to own treatment centres for treatment…

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Monaco

With a surface area of just 2.02 km² and containing 18,775 inhabitants, Monaco is the world’s most densely populated state. So, it should be no surprise that the Principality decided to expand its territory by reclaiming over 14 acres from…

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Oskarshamn

Oskarshamn is a Swedish port city with a rich industrial history. In the past, a copper production site and battery factory discharged their contaminated waste water into the sea, resulting in the whole harbour basin becoming contaminated with  heavy…

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Circular solutions

Our answer to environmental issues: Envisan. We cannot escape it. The climate, the environment, recycling, clean-ups and the circular economy are hot topics. Now, let these hot topics be the core business of Envisan, Jan De Nul Group's Environment…

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New centre in the port of Liege

Sol&Val Monsin is Envisan’s latest asset. This treatment centre is specialised in the treatment of contaminated soils, predominantly from the southeast of Belgium. Together with the centre in Saint-Ghislain – which covers the southwest…

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Centre in the port of Ghent

Hulsdonk, located in the Port of Ghent, is the oldest and – with its 32 acres – the biggest Envisan treatment centre. It is also the only centre in Belgium that treats both soils and sediments and is equipped with several lagoons. Daily management…

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The project Dac'art

PSR Brownfield Developers, the specialist of Jan De Nul Group for redeveloping brownfields, manages the Dac’Art project but also the civil construction division of Jan De Nul and the Environment Division Envisan have a part to play. “On the…

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Centre in the South of France

For CPEM, near Toulon, in full Centre de Production d’Eco-Matériaux, 2016 was the first complete business year. Lilian Rahyr, head of this treatment centre, sketches an overall picture: “In the past year, we’ve treated about…

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Envisan treats the dredged sediments

In 2015, Envisan opened a soil and sediment treatment centre in La Seyne-sur-Mer, near Toulon (France). Here, polluted sediments from Monaco are remediated ready for reuse. Hannes Van den Berghe coordinated the activities between Envisan and the teams…

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Intense coordination

For the first time, the environment division has used a dredger such as Pinta.  Effective coordination between onshore and offshore is of crucial importance in this project. Ricardo João Almeida and Olivier De Lange are the Onshore and Offshore…

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Vessels conversions

Mimar Sinan and the Tiger For this first stage, several vessels have been converted. Tom: “One of the reasons for this is that we are working on a very small surface area. For instance, on the backhoe dredger Mimar Sinan we installed a special…

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Doing more with less space: not just in Monaco!

Diegem, in the Flemish periphery around Brussels, and on the Brussels – Antwerp axis, is near the national airport of Zaventem. It goes without saying that, in an area of such national and international economic importance, space is scarce and…

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Strict environmental requirements? Envisan offers the solution.

In Finland, we won a contract for deepening the access channel to the port of Oulu, 150 km outside the Arctic Circle.  Our choice of heavy equipment, i.e. the cutter dredger Fernao Magellan and the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander Von Humboldt,…

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Beaches in the South of France

At the end of October 2018, two ships collided with one another off the coast of Corsica, resulting in a fuel tank leak  . Part of the oil spill could be captured in the Mediterranean Sea but another considerable part washed ashore onto the beaches…

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