Join Our PnP Masterclass!

Are you a passionate dredging or mining industry professional seeking to enhance your estimating skills and gain realistic productivity expectations for hydraulic transport of soil-like materials? Look no further! Our upcoming PnP Masterclass Program is tailored just for you.

What to Expect

Learn from Simon Burgmans, a seasoned professional with over 20 years’ experience in dredging and mining. Simon is the founder of dredging consultancy, in2Dredging Pty Ltd (i2D), and developer of the Pumps ‘n Pipeline (PnP) tool.

Gain insights into pumps, pipelines and the nuances of pumping soil-like mixtures, as well as their interaction with each other.

Furthermore, master the fundamentals of estimating suction and discharge production accurately and reliably.

This PnP Masterclass offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to empower dredging and mining professionals with practical skills and in-depth knowledge. Participants will delve into the fundamentals of pumps and pipeline systems, gaining insights into their workings. Additionally, they will explore the complexities of soil-like mixtures to gain an understanding of how various parameters influence mixture properties.  They will also learn how mixture properties affect the productivity of pump and pipeline systems.

Through hands-on instruction, participants will learn to collate and interpret data swiftly utilising PnP features to accurately and reliably estimate suction and discharge production. By the end of the course, participants will emerge equipped with the expertise to confidently tackle real-world challenges. They will also be able to make informed decisions and drive operational excellence in their respective fields.

Why Attend?
  • To acquire skills to definitively estimate pumping productivity
  • Understand and effectively mitigate the realistic and significant risks associated with pumping soil-like mixtures
  • Gain competence and confidence in interpreting PnP results and pump estimates
Course Details

This course is scheduled to run in March and April. It is divided into two 2-hour sessions running on consecutive days.

Course Dates and Times:

  • March 2024
    • Tue 26 & Wed 27 March 2024 from 06:00 to 08:00 Australian WST (UTC + 8)
    • This timeslot caters for early birds in Western Australia as well as participants in Eastern Australia and the Americas (CDT 17:00 to 19:00)
  • April 2024
    • Wed 3 & Thu 4 April 2024 from 16:00 to 18:00 Australian WST (UTC + 8)
    • This timeslot caters for participants in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe (09:00 to 11:00 CET)

Above course dates and times are subject to student numbers.

Course Delivery:

  • Online – Accessible from anywhere in the world with internet connectivity
  • In Person – At i2D’s offices located at Unit 2, 48 May street Bayswater, Western Australia

Course Investment:

€499, US$549 or AU$799 for two 2-hour intensive training sessions.

To Register:

Contact Grace Dennis via email at or phone her on +61 (0) 413 689 377.

Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your skills and advance careers in dredging and mining.
Reserve your spot today!

Explore more course content details in our PnP Masterclass training brochure.

About Simon Burgmans

Simon holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Delft University of Technology and is the brains behind PnP. With his expertise, you are in capable hands.

About Us

in2Dredging Pty Ltd is your trusted partner, offering a range of dredging consultancy services globally. We are ready to support your dredging projects efficiently and effectively.