VBA Wins New Contracts for WEM Framework

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VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded five new contracts as part of the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) £1 billion Framework to reduce flooding across the UK.

Work has already begun on the following projects, aimed to improve the lives of communities and the wider environment:

  • Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme;
  • Kendal Flood Alleviation Scheme;
  • Rickerby Flood Alleviation Scheme;
  • Jacks Key Flood Alleviation Scheme;
  • Lower Lancaster phase 3 Flood Alleviation Scheme.

According to VolkerStevin, these are the final contracts awarded to VBA as part of the WEM framework.

Work across the framework is on track to fulfill the Environment Agency’s strategic target to protect 300,000 homes from flooding by March 2021.

Alongside contract wins for the WEM framework, VBA will be working with the Environment Agency on their next generation Collaborative Delivery Framework (CDF) in the North West and South East, reducing flooding and coastal erosion in the respective areas.
 

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Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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