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  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Herbosch-Kiere nv, a company specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful video of their barge Gaverland, taken during the dredging and backfilling works on a 350m trench in the shallow nearshore tidal zone at Courance beach in France. The project is for the installation of two High Voltage […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kier has agreed a new £25m per annum contract with the Canal & River Trust to carry out important engineering and construction works on the nation’s 200-year-old canal network. The National Engineering & Construction Contract (NECC) will initially run for six years, with options to extend up to a maximum of 10 years. This longer […]

  • 16 July 2013

    North Tyneside Council has named Kier Property as its development partner to bring forward the regeneration of the former Swan Hunter shipyard. The appointment follows a competitive tendering process and, under the contract, Kier Property will now deliver a master plan to transform the 34-acre site, secure occupiers for the high-tech industrial and office complex […]

  • 22 February 2012

    A Kier BAM joint venture has now signed contracts with EDF Energy to carry out £100+ million of site preparation works for the Somerset‘s Hinkley Point C project. The work includes excavation, earthworks, terracing, the installation of construction site infrastructure and formation of roads and networks to allow main construction to start. The contract is […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Herbosch Kiere – specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects – is currently working in Portland Port, Dorset on their first UK dredging project. After a competitive tendering process, they were awarded the main contract for the dredging works at the outer arm of Queen’s Pier and the Outer Coaling Pier. The works are […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Oord N.V. was held on 15 April 2020, during which the 2019 Annual Report was presented and a change of the supervisory membership was approved. After almost 12 years as a member of the Van Oord Supervisory Board, Mr Koos van Oord has formally stepped down. He will […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed an innovative scheme to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure, agricultural land and an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Severn Estuary. The scheme at Stolford features the deployment of block revetments, as developed in the Netherlands, instead of […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shropshire Union Canal, Middlewich branch, in Cheshire, was re-opened on Friday, 21 December, following repairs to a major breach after a section of the 200-year-old embankment washed away into the River Wheelock below in March. As Canal & River Trust reports, more than 4,000 tonnes of stones was used to rebuild the canal embankment […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors and work with municipalities and other stakeholders where investments and divestitures […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for a new tidal defense scheme in the Devon town of Exmouth are continuing, with the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (TVO) set to meet local landowners and residents in the coming weeks. The scheme will be delivered by Kier, working as part of TVO and on behalf of the Environment Agency and […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, said in their latest announcement that their WK 90 was prepared and transported last week to execute work in Doetinchem at the longest cable waterski track of The Netherlands. “The maintenance that was carried out to get the track at the right […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The official launch of the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme in Somerset, which reduces flood risk to 200 homes, took place on Wednesday, September 27. This is the first project to be delivered through the Somerset Design and Build Package by Team Van Oord (a joint venture of Kier Group Mackley Van Oord and Royal HaskoningDHV), working […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust is carrying out emergency repairs on the Macclesfield Canal at Bollington after discovering a leak during a routine inspection. Temporary dams have been installed either end of a 750-meter section of the Macclesfield Canal between bridges 26 and 27, which has now been drained. After building a special road using ‘bog […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months. The latest wins for the £28 million Medmerry scheme, which was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, came […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which saw the rapid restoration of a number of assets damaged by unprecedented flooding, including fluvial structures and coastal defenses, has been nominated for two awards. The Asset Recovery Program South East – comprising the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (a joint venture partnership between Royal HaskoningDHV, Van Oord, Kier and Mackley […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, has secured a number of new contracts worldwide. The total value of these orders is approximately 1.6 billion EUR. Foremost important is a Letter of Award received in Singapore. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has awarded Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – Daelim Industrial Co […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to create one of the world’s largest maritime test facilities has entered its final stage following the completion of a £3 million development at HR Wallingford’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. Keys to the new 1,600 m2 building were presented to HR Wallingford by Kier Construction on Thursday 17 April, and work has now begun […]

  • 20 January 2011

    The reclamation of ocean to turn into land began at Fisherman’s Landing yesterday. The Gladstone Ports Corporation threw the first rock for… By Kieran Moran (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, January 20, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    As skiers roll into the high country seeking snow, each vehicle that crosses the Continental Divide over Berthoud Pass worsens the damage to… By Bruce Finley (denverpost) [mappress] Source: denverpost, November 16, 2010;

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Three well-known companies from the Low Countries have established a common venture for providing maritime services. CTOW will manage these services at dedicated maritime terminals on a worldwide scale, which includes all related port operation activities. Given the combined experience and resources of its shareholders, CTOW will significantly enhance international competition in the field of […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Five thousand hectares of coastal land will be protected as part of a state approval of a key dredging project to facilitate Queensland’s emerging LNG industry and other future port facilities. Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Stirling Hinchliffe welcomed Coordinator-General Colin Jensen’s conditional approval of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal (WBDD) project in Gladstone, […]