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  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major new £600,000 flood scheme which protects homes and businesses in a Northumberland town from tidal flooding is complete, reports the Environment Agency. The previous 180m flood wall in the Cowpen area of Blyth has been upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding to the town. When […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognized at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2018. According to ICE, the awards are held every year to showcase the outstanding work done by civil engineers from across the region over the past two years. They are […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with Port of Blyth to build the new flood wall, which will protect the coastal town from tidal flooding. According to the EA, the work has started on this £600,000 flood scheme which will protect homes and businesses in a Northumberland coastal town from tidal flooding. The project in the Cowpen […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall reported today that funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defense scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometers stretch of tidal […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final part of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council’s multi-million pound flood scheme in Morpeth is complete. Work to construct Cotting Burn dam was the last piece of work on the multi-million pound flood scheme. The dam works alongside other flood protection measures to reduce flood risk to around 1,000 properties in Morpeth. To […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the launch of its latest survey vessel Humber Sounder with a naming ceremony at the Port of Hull. The ceremony, which was conducted last week by Father Colum Kelly of the Apostleship of the Sea, was attended by ABP staff and customers, as well as representatives of Blyth Workboats, […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair flood defenses in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, is due to start next week, according to the Environment Agency. Repair work at Haydon Bridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency in two phases and will permanently repair flood defenses. The work, which is expected to be […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to invest millions improving flood defenses in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council. Investment projects in the county for 2016/17, highlighted by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC), include Blyth Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme, Haltwhistle Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Morpeth Surface Water Flood Alleviation Scheme. Council leader Grant […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northumberland County Council is due to adopt a local flood risk management strategy for the county. The council will work to further develop flood resistance and resilience measures to protect residents and home owners against the effects of severe weather incidents in the future. The strategy will complement the council’s current flood risk management approach, […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading provider of coastal process assessments, has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to provide a detailed understanding of past, present and likely future change around Read’s Island on the Humber Estuary.   The study will help the Environment Agency determine what action they need to take to maintain current flood protection levels […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Repairs to flood defences that help reduce flood risk to communities on the South Humber bank will soon be completed. The Environment Agency is scheduled to finish the initial repairs to the flood defences, which were damaged by December’s tidal surge, by the beginning of April. It will have taken just three months to complete […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is continuing its work to repair flood defences on the South Humber bank which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. So far, more than 7 km of defences have been repaired, from Barton to Goxhill Haven. Work has also started this week on the stretches of flood bank at Far Ings, west […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Associated British Ports has announced notice  of prequalification for construction work of an off-shore riverside berth facility to include a floating pontoon, linkspan, berthing and mooring dolphins, associated dredging works and the construction of an approach jetty. Landside works include the provision of a terminal area to provide a first point of rest for the […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Dredging work will continue this week on a heavily silted up outfall into the Humber to cut the risk of flooding in West Hull and to protect… [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, August 9, 2011

  • 13 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer (ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the offshore sector, has been awarded the hydrodynamics, sediment mobility and turbid plume study elements of the Humber and Greater Wash Area Marine Aggregates Regional Environmental Assessment (REA). ABPmer will work with Environmental Resource Management Ltd (ERM) to deliver the full […]

  • 10 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 4-10, 2020).   Jan De Nul in 2019: Challenging Year for Dredging Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    While working on the busy waters of the Humber, ABP’s dredging team yesterday witnessed the explosion of an undiscovered World War II bomb. According to the release, UK Dredging – the dredging company owned by ABP Group – were completing routine maintenance dredging of the Humber, when they heard a loud bang and saw a […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A £42 million tidal flood defense scheme taking place in Hull has started construction work at the city’s historic estuary frontage. This critical work is essential to maintaining and improving Hull’s flood defenses, and is being carried out in accordance with government guidelines for safe working due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is complete on the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses after a multi-million pound improvement project, informs the Northumberland County Council. The £3m scheme, which was led by the Council and fully funded by the Environment Agency, involved the whole pier being “re-skinned” to ensure it remained in good condition for years to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Scarborough Borough’s dredger ‘Sandsend’ has recently returned to Whitby following a period of dry docking on the Humber, overseen by the vessels master (captain) and crew, as well as the harbor master’s team. “Periodic dry docks are a statutory requirement to allow the vessel to be inspected out of the water. They also give […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Blyth maintenance dredging project is scheduled to start on July 13, the port said in their latest release.  According to the announcement, this dredging campaign – set to last for a period of approximately 28 days – will be undertaken at the Ash Barge Dock, on behalf of Advanced Northumberland. The Blyth […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Residents in a Northumberland town are invited to find out more about potential options for flood protection, the Environment Agency said in their latest release.  The agency is carrying out an appraisal of flood defenses in Ponteland and are considering a number of options to continue to protect properties from flooding as well as bring […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]