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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Denbighshire County Council, supported by the Welsh Government’s Coastal Risk Management Program, has drawn up plans to install rock armoring and increase the height of the sea wall along the promenade between Splash Point and the slipway adjacent to Rhyl Golf Club. Construction is expected to take 18 months and start during 2019, subject to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening of the £63 million Rossall Coastal Protection Scheme is set to take place on June 1st, reports the Environment Agency. The Wyre Council, together with the main contractor Balfour Beatty, has been replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, in the coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new phase of ground investigation works for the Southsea Coastal Scheme will begin on Monday, 26 February, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The main program of ground investigation work took place throughout autumn 2017, however there are some areas along the seafront that need additional testing during February and March. According to […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is part way through an 11-week project to improve protection for an Environment Agency asset on the River Thames at Coldharbour on the Isle of Dogs. The Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection Works are being carried out under a 10-year Environment Agency framework called TEAM2100, which involves looking after the agency’s assets […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]