Search results for: Aberdeenshire

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  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made towards greater flood protection for Ellon, Insch, Inverurie and Port Elphinstone, with the appointment of a consultant to undertake the flood studies, announced yesterday the Aberdeenshire Council. On May 12, 2016, Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) approved the Local Flood Risk Management Plan for North East Local Plan District 2016 – […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Aberdeenshire Council said in their latest release that preparatory works on the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme will resume this week. Contractors McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd – who first began construction back in March last year – came off site in March following Scottish Government advice on construction sites in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aberdeenshire […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress has been made towards greater flood protection for the Royal Deeside town of Ballater, with the appointment of a firm to undertake a flood study of the community, Aberdeenshire Council just announced.  One of the most prominent victims of Storm Frank at the start of last year, Ballater was severely affected when the River Dee […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan setting out which local communities are most at risk from flooding and what is to be done to reduce that risk was published yesterday, according to the Aberdeenshire Council. The North East Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) has been produced under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, which provides a strategic framework […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    An information evening will be held later this month to update residents on the progress of works being undertaken as part of the Huntly Flood Protection Scheme, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Representatives from both Aberdeenshire Council and Wills Brothers Engineering Ltd will provide help and advice on queries or issues raised by members of the public […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing will take place in March to consider outstanding objections to a Flood Protection Scheme (FPS) for the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Following a consultation on the scheme, 12 objections were received – four were resolved through negotiation but the others remain outstanding. The scheme is designed to reduce future flood […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood protection scheme for the Aberdeenshire town of Stonehaven has moved a step closer to delivery on the ground. A Scottish Government Reporter has recommended Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to defend the town should progress following a Public Hearing in March. The hearing was an opportunity for the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) to […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council will receive more than £2 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms. Local authorities in the north east also received more than £10 million funding this financial year to take forward priority flood protection schemes in their areas. Finance […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Good progress is being made on Huntly’s £3 million Flood Protection Scheme, which will require the closure of a major local road for most of next month, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. A three-week closure is planned for the A920 and C110s from February 1 to enable the Ittingstone Burn culvert, linking it to the River […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A contractor has been appointed to deliver a flood protection scheme for Stonehaven which will offer comfort and security to local residents and businesses, according to the Aberdeenshire Council’s latest release.  Northern Ireland-based McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd will carry out the work on behalf of the council, following a detailed and rigorous competitive tender process. […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Flood Protection Scheme for Stonehaven will not face a public inquiry, after assessment by Scottish Ministers. The government has said it is content with the plans and the processes taken to reach the final proposed design. Following a decision to agree the scheme in principle, Aberdeenshire Council had to notify ministers of […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire-based Aleron Subsea has deployed AUXROV subsea system as a part of a wrecks salvage project in the Atlantic Ocean. Aleron’s AUXROV was selected by James Fisher Marine and Britannia’s Gold to assist with the salvage operation, targeting wrecks that were sunk during the WWI and WWII. During both wars, some 7,500 merchant ships were […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has signed a Letter of Intent with ABB, the leading firm within power and automation technologies, for a seabed clearance and trenching project in the north of Scotland. The Aberdeenshire-based subsea technology firm will prepare the route for the 100-mile interconnector cable at the centre of SHE Transmission’s £1.2 billion Caithness-Moray […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster is continuing dredging operations in Aberdeenshire under the £50 million Peterhead Inner Harbor Redevelopment Project. The scheme, largest development in the history of the port, was awarded to a joint venture partnership between civil engineering contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey and dredging contractor, Boskalis Westminster. Under the deal, the contractor will carry out strengthening of […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marin, the ultra-deepwater excavation specialist and recovery firm, has confirmed it is to acquire AGR Seabed Intervention. The announcement comes after the duo formed a very successful strategic alliance earlier this year. The acquisition of AGR Seabed Intervention will advance Marin’s strategy of extending its global reach and specialist excavation services. Customers will benefit from […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trials of the Predator Subsea Dredger, which can move one tonne of rocks on the seabed per minute, have exceeded all expectations in terms of efficiency and performance. This new subsea dredging system underwent a number of trials while fitted to the Triton XL26 work class ROV used for training and trials at The Underwater […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Underwater technology specialist Tritech is expanding its global reach with a new office in Houston, Texas. Tritech North America will focus on developing new opportunities in the North American region and establishing closer working relationships with its OEM partners and customers. Opening in the company’s 21st year in business, Tritech North America now offers full […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million towards Aberdeen Harbor’s £350 million expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026. SE funding is in addition to support from the European Investment Bank, which is providing a loan of up to £175 million, and support of up […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Triton Diving Services, LLC (TRITON) has entered into an Exclusive Alliance Agreement with Marin Subsea Ltd, a company of the Marin Group (MARIN), for the provision and operation of mass excavation and other services for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico region. TRITON, headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana USA, is a leading […]

  • 12 September 2011

    A new £350,000 storage facility has opened at Peterhead, as part of Peterhead Port Authority’s ambitious plans for its Smith Quay development. The storage base, which covers 8,000 square metres, provides additional working space to support vessel activities at the port’s £35million deepwater berth, the Smith Quay. The Smith Embankment Project, which incorporates a 200 […]