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Partnership uses PRIME™ technology to provide enhanced insight into earthworks

Posted: 25-Feb-2020

We have teamed up with SOCOTEC Monitoring to provide enhanced monitoring data analysis using innovative PRIME™ technology to owners of earthworks, such as dams and flood defences. Developed by the British Geological Survey and driven by the increasing number and severity of failures of structures, PRIME™ is a geophysical imaging technique that enables owners to 'see inside' vulnerable earthworks. Through its data visualisation portal it provides remote automated updates on subsurface condition changes as well as early warnings of deterioration.


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Minister for Ports opens expansion of world-class Australia Ship Simulation Centre

Posted: 07-Feb-2020

The Western Australian Minister for Ports, the Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC opened the expanded facilities of HR Wallingford’s state-of-the-art Australia Ship Simulation Centre yesterday.

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HR Wallingford has added two new purpose-built simulators to its world-leading centre in Fremantle, bringing the total number of simulators that it owns and operates there to six. This makes it one of the largest ship simulation centres in Australia and allows a full manoeuvring team (including pilots, tug masters and vessel traffic service (VTS) operators) to conduct integrated and immersive full port scenarios. Continue reading ›

Sophisticated simulators contribute to safe navigation

Posted: 05-Feb-2020

The sophistication of ship simulators has shot up over the last 30 years, increasing their contribution to safe navigation in ports. Simulators have many uses and benefits beyond the training of new marine pilots and tug masters, and are set to develop further, as  Dr Mark McBride, Ships and Dredging Group Manager explains.

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