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  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation representing the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme attended the House of Commons on 6 November to accept the Green Apple Environment Award, which was bestowed on the project earlier this year. The Green Apple Environment Awards scheme is an annual international campaign which recognizes, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world. The Awards were […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Team Van Oord and the Environment Agency visited the House of Commons in Westminster earlier this week to collect a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice. The Green Apple Award was presented to the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme which has received a host […]

  • 21 January 2013

    VolkerStevin has won a ‘Silver’ Green Apple Award which recognises its outstanding sustainability practices on the Central Felixstowe Coastal Protection Scheme. The award, which was accepted by representatives of the project team at the House of Commons, praised their innovative measures to ensure that the project was run in a sustainable way with minimal impact […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord – a joint venture partnership between Van Oord, Kier Group, Mackley Construction and Royal HaskoningDHV – has been acclaimed a Green World Ambassador as a result of the environmental success of the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme. The Medmerry scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, won a […]

  • 6 July 2012

    According to greenbaypressgazette.com, NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. will not have to pay for the cleanup of PCBs from Little Lake Butte des Morts and southern portions of the lower Fox River, a federal judge ruled this week. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay issued the ruling based on testimony he heard […]

  • 31 March 2011

    The battle to decide who pays for the cleanup of the Fox River and when the work will continue is heating up. By TONY WALTER (greenbaypressgazette) [mappress] Source: greenbaypressgazette, March 31, 2011    

  • 26 July 2010

    A top congressional leader visited Green Bay today and pledged his support for continued funding of dredging in the Port of Green Bay. U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with Brown County officials and with U.S. Rep. Steve Kagen, D-Appleton, who represents the area. Kagen said the […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood defense scheme in Somerset, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been recognized in two national awards schemes. The Cannington Flood Defense Scheme, completed earlier this year, has been awarded a 2017 Green Apple Environment Award and is shortlisted in the 2017 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards. The […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference. The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award. […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s innovative flood defense scheme in Medmerry is being showcased at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. As well as being presented as a case study for nature-based solutions, the multi-award winning scheme has also been selected to form part of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2016 report. James […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has been awarded a silver award in the ‘Innovation’ category for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency. The company is listed as a Green World Award winner alongside governments and organizations from countries including South Korea, Poland, Malaysia, UAE, Colombia, New Zealand, Germany, Bahrain, Singapore and Brazil. […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The British coast’s newest and largest natural flood defense scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has proved its worth by comfortably fending off the biggest tides in more than a decade. Located next to the Severn Estuary, the Steart Coastal Management Project will help protect homes and businesses […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Research & Development

    The function of the hatch/cover that was dredged up recently in the Wells Harbour by the Kari Hege while carrying out channel maintenance, has been solved. Jim Jones who worked at Telcon Cables in Greenwich advised that the hatch cover is from a marker buoy where the end of broken cable is tied too while […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The Fox River Cleanup Project exceeded dredging goals for its fourth season on the lower Fox River, reports greenbaypressgazette.com. Dredging and processing operations on the Fox River for the 2012 season started May 14 and concluded on November 12. Some details are as follows: – Estimated volume of sediment dredged – 26,273 cubic yards; – […]

  • 14 May 2012

    According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the workers last week mobilized dredging equipment and measured water clarity on the Fox River in preparation for resuming polychlorinated biphenyl cleanup project. Actual dredging must begin no later than Thursday, by order of U.S. District Judge William Griesbach. This ruling came at the request of the U.S. Environmental […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Fox River cleanup project is delayed until a U.S. District Judge appoints the body responsible for paying the costs of more than $1 billion for the project. William Griesbach, U.S. District Judge, decided that the case will go further to trial in December, according to Mysanantonio.com. Appleton Papers, one of the two companies involved […]

  • 23 November 2011

      There have been concerns that the Fox River Cleanup project might be delayed until a federal court figures out who will cover the costs for the remaining dredging. The legal struggle has been taken by NCR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc., the companies that formed a limited partnership and paid for the first three […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Claiming it has already paid more than its financial share of the Fox River cleanup, Appleton Papers Inc. has lashed back at the… By Tony Walter (greenbaypressgazette) [mappress] Source: greenbaypressgazette, April 19, 2011