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The role of diving supervisors

The role of a diving supervisor is integral to the success of a diving job.

The supervisor must carefully mitigate the associated risk to divers working underwater in a hazardous environment whilst maintaining an efficient work schedule. 98 more words


Technology Spot - Cofferdams

Cofferdams are temporary structures designed to allow the enclosed area to be pumped dry.  They are often used around bridge piers and other support structures built in water. 256 more words


Diving In Unusual Places - Fishing Lakes

Fishing is one of the nation’s favourite pastimes.

Recently, the owners of one such popular fishing spot in the Midlands required the assistance of Commercial and Specialised Diving to help clear underwater obstacles that kept snagging the fishing lines. 139 more words




Welcome to the May edition of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group or IWSG.  The whole point of the IWSG is to share, encourage, express doubts and hopes and fears all while ditching the negativity an angst cause that’s no fun for anyone. 426 more words

Peter Fields - Diving Explorer

The following profile by Strike was first published in August 2005 in his on-line ‘Nekton’ Magazine.


Born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Peter Fields’ early ambitions to be a military aircraft pilot were thwarted when, after taking flying training with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, he was grounded for spurious reasons by an Army medic during Compulsory Military Training.  1,880 more words

Recreational Diving

Diver Wanted

ESTABLISHED WATER TANK AND TOWER INSPECTION AND CLEANING COMPANY is seeking a commercial diver. CURRENT SCUBA certification and recent diving physical is required, preference given to ADC certified line air divers. 80 more words

Potable Water Tank Cleaning

Oil, Water and Intrigue: A Book Review

Thanks Ken Dowell for the great review of —

Oil and Water, by P.J. Lazos

Source: Oil, Water and Intrigue: A Book Review