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  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions Limited has been fined £2.6 million after an employee was killed when the trench he was working in collapsed on him in Lancashire. On the 14 April 2010, James Sim, 32, from Barry, South Wales, who was employed as a subcontractor on behalf of Balfour Beatty, was laying ducting for new cable […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has taken delivery of its first 22 specialist Earthworks machines valued at £3.2 million, and is ready to deliver its own in house Earthworks capability. This first tranche of specialist Earthworks plant forms part Balfour Beatty’s wider £9.6m owned plant investment program in 2018. Andy Ormerod, Balfour Beatty’s Managing […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has scooped twenty Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) awards this year with five Gold, seven Silver and eight Bronze awards. These annual, national awards recognize companies’ efforts to raise standards in the consideration for the communities in which they work and to improve the performance and overall perception of the industry. Balfour Beatty’s awards, […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty recently started works to create an ecology park on the landward side of its Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire. The transformation of the 1.5km strip of land, already classed as a Biological Heritage site, was awarded to Balfour Beatty following the company’s successful partnership with Wyre Council to construct Rossall’s sea defense. […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded Project of the Year with a Geotechnical Value of over £3 million at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016. The award recognizes the work undertaken to stabilize a historic landslide in Lyme Regis and the efforts made to ensure the work did not impact on the area’s UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has successfully completed the £63 million Rossall coastal defense scheme for Wyre Council, in partnership with the Environment Agency. To successfully complete the Rossall project, over 10,000 specially manufactured precast concrete units were lifted into position, alongside 86,342 tonnes of rock underlayer and 241,000 tonnes of rock armor sourced from […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a photo update on the Anchorsholme Coastal Defense Scheme in Fylde.  Works are now underway on the north side of the United Utilities headland where a 250t crawler crane is helping install the precast revetment units. The scheme is part of the Fylde Peninsula Coastal Program (FPCP), which is being performed in partnership between […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £13.4 million scheme to stabilize the cliffs behind the Spa complex in the Yorkshire coast town of Scarborough will get underway at the end of this month, Scarborough Borough Council said in their latest release.  The Scarborough Spa Slope Stabilization Scheme, which will start on May 30, will involve: piling along the rear of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, a multinational infrastructure group with capabilities in construction services, support services and infrastructure, has just released a video about a coastal protection scheme in Whitby, Yorkshire. In the video, Graham Dewe of Balfour Beatty explains the use of the ‘Mule’ (Mobile Unit Lifting Equipment) to construct concrete coastal defenses in Whitby. About the scheme A section […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on flood defenses for Almondbank will get underway later this month following the awarding of the contract to deliver the second phase of a flood mitigation scheme for the Perthshire village. The contract, valued at £14 million, has been awarded to Balfour Beatty under Scape Group’s Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Framework. Almondbank has experienced […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was recently awarded a Certificate of Excellence at the Institute of Civil Engineers’ Yorkshire and Humber awards for its role in designing and building the £9 million A174 Sandsend Road coastal protection scheme. The scheme was completed in partnership with Balfour Beatty on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council. To extend the life of […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has completed the £6.5 million Dundee flood protection scheme on behalf of Dundee City Council. The project, which was awarded under the Scape National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework, will reduce the risk of flooding to the new £1 billion Dundee Waterfront area, and protect numerous homes and major roads between Camperdown Dock […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pevensey Bay Sea Defense scheme has received a Gold National Site Award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for a third consecutive year. The defense scheme is a 25-year project on the East Sussex coast to improve and maintain 9km long shingle embankment between Eastbourne and Bexhill-on-Sea. The work is being carried out by Pevensey Coastal […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), Balfour Beatty – as well as other partners that are working on the project – have released this video which illustrates emerging design proposals for the new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront in Southsea. According to the officials, the new defenses are aimed to reduce the risk of […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyre Council, Balfour Beatty and the Environment Agency have been awarded a Bronze Award at the Considerate Constructors Scheme awards, in recognition of work to build new sea defenses at Rossall. The annual national awards recognize sites that have raised the bar for considerate construction. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has signed two major contracts for civil construction work at its new Container Terminal 4 on a reclaimed island in Jebel Ali Port. His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Zeyad Baker, Executive Director, Dutco Balfour Beatty LLC and Patrick McKinney, Area Manager, Middle East and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ground investigation works that will aid in the development of the Southsea Coastal Scheme are in full swing now, announced Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) in its latest newsletter. “From the end of the summer through to mid-autumn 2017, we’ll be carrying out ground investigation works on at various points along the seafront, to aid development of […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £9 million coastal stabilization scheme to protect an area between Whitby and Sandsend will be officially opened on Friday, 19 August, according to the North Yorkshire County Council. Robert Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby, will conduct the ceremony, which will also be attended by local councilors and representatives of the Environment Agency and contractor […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents from across Portsmouth will have a chance to come and meet the team behind the Southsea Coastal Scheme at a series of public events. The scheme is responsible for delivering new flood defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events. “The ambition is to create […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the main part of the £2.5 million Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme in South Tyneside has started this week, reports the Environment Agency. According to EA, contractor Balfour Beatty is carrying out flood protection work across Monkton and Hebburn with work expected to be complete by the end of the year. The main […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Perth & Kinross Council said in their latest announcement that communities along the banks of the River Almond will be given greater protection from flooding following the opening of a £25 million protection program. The completed scheme, which is the result of partnership working between the Council and its contractors Balfour Beatty, consists of a […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that their 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded two contracts worth a total value of £705 million. The first award is for £568 million contract for the Highways Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to construct the Kai […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]