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  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) committee on 14 June, Members will note the approval of the local Flood Risk Management Plan. The plan will be published on 22 June. As a result, the development and delivery of flood protection schemes at Langholm and Newton Stewart (as well […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), was in Bandon, Co. Cork yesterday to launch the public exhibition stage of the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking in Bandon Town Hall this afternoon, Minister Hayes said: “Bandon has a long history of flooding and I am pleased […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the dredging projects in the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) Main Channel & West Channel, and in the Los Angeles River Estuary (LARE), will be undertaken in the coming months. Around 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the POLA channels, and […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has presented the Mermentau River dredging plan. This cleanup program will include the removal and satisfactory disposal of all material excavated from the Mermentau River – Gulf of Mexico channel. Dredging work is estimated to cost between $5 mln and $10 mln, and Invitation for Bids […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Rosebud Motor Boat Squadron Mooring Basin area will start in the next few days, reported regionalchannels.vic.gov. This dredging project, scheduled for December 1-15, 2014, time window, will be undertaken by Rosebud Motor Boat Squadron. Dredging works will be carried out by an on-shore bucket excavator in the near shore area within the mooring basin and inlet channel. […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works are about to begin on Sub-frontage 1: Long Curtain Moat of the Southsea Coastal Scheme from 19 October 2020 until May 2022, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The contractor for the works is VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW). In summary, works will include the construction of a compound area, demolition of the existing […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is nearing completion of a £15.3 million flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk of flooding from Salmons Brook in north London. The scheme will be formally opened soon by Amanda Nobbs, Chair of the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Parts of Edmonton and Enfield have historically had a high risk […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £100 million Boston Barrier – which will better protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding – has been given the a green light by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Michael Gove. Following approval for the scheme’s full business case from HM Treasury last week, the […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme will be presented at the upcoming Institution of Civil Engineers (South West) lecture in Plymouth. The event is set to take place at the Devonport Lecture Theater, Plymouth University, on June 6th 2017. As part of the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy, the beach management scheme will be […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost one year on since the first of a series of significant winter storms struck the region, the Scottish Borders Council is continuing to make significant progress with a number of flood schemes. Storm Desmond hit the Borders on 5 December 2015, followed by storms Frank on 31 December and Gertrude on 29 January 2016. […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The flood defense scheme at West Bay is ready for whatever winter has to throw at it, the Environment Agency reports. The coastal defense improvements project reduces the risk of flooding from the sea to 260 properties and businesses. Although the beach was returned to its usual shape after the completion of the defence scheme, […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video showing the route of the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme. The video shows the route of the proposed Oxford Scheme, with cross-sections showing how the scheme could look in the 4 different areas. The scheme will work by making better use of the undeveloped floodplain. It will […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Visitors to this year’s Leeds Waterfront Festival will get the chance to see the innovative technology being used to reduce the risk of flooding to the city. The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme project team will be on hand at the event on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, to explain what work has been done […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is a flood defense scheme in the town of Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. The scheme covers 7.2 km of the river Adur. 1.8 km on the east bank between Coronation Green and the A27 Road Bridge, and 5.4 km on the west bank between the river mouth and the […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and their partners are working together to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to properties, transport links and infrastructure in Oxford. The scheme will involve lowering parts of the floodplain and widening some of the existing rivers and streams that run through it, to increase capacity for flood water […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood protection scheme for the Aberdeenshire town of Stonehaven has moved a step closer to delivery on the ground. A Scottish Government Reporter has recommended Aberdeenshire Council’s plans to defend the town should progress following a Public Hearing in March. The hearing was an opportunity for the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) to […]

  • 7 February 2014

    42 new flood schemes have been given the green light by Floods Minister Dan Rogerson yesterday. A further 13 schemes previously given funding will also begin construction, bringing the total number of schemes starting work to 55 for this year. In all the new schemes starting construction this year will provide protection to over 42,000 […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of free guided walks around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls flood defense scheme, organised by Mackley, will take place over the summer months, reports the company. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Leader of Essex County Council, Councillor Kevin Bentley made a visit to the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastal protection scheme recently to inspect the first completed beaches of the 22 new ones being built to safeguard a 5km stretch of coast. Cllr Bentley, who is responsible for Economic Growth, Infrastructure, Waste and Recycling, came to […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, beachfill construction to complete the remaining sections of the Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, began this week. Sand dredged from federal offshore waters is being placed along 11.5 miles of […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the £3.7 million flood scheme in Stokesley, North Yorks, are now underway, according to the Environment Agency. The Stokesley Flood Alleviation Scheme is part of the current 6 year capital investment programme. Under the programme, the government will invest £2.6bn to better protect 300,000 homes from flooding and coastal erosion. The contractor […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. So far, the Agency has removed approximately 80,000 tonnes of silt and remain on program to complete work by the end of October. [mappress] August 29, 2014

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In her speech during the opening program of Brigada Eskwela at Caranbglaan Elementary School, Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez bared steps being undertaken by the city government in order to address the perennial flooding problem that affects mostly pupils and students in the city. “The dredging of rivers in the city has started and more […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency, with the support of Christopher Pincher MP, has officially opened the Fazeley section of the Lower Tame flood scheme. This work has reduced the risk of flooding to 250 properties in the area. Construction of the £3.5million Fazeley section of the scheme began in June 2013 and was completed in August 2014. […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    A proposal to submit a bid for funding for a new £12m flood defense scheme from Poole Bridge to Hunger Hill will be considered by the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council’s Cabinet on September 30. A financially viable tidal defense scheme along approximately 1.5km of waterfront at Back Water Channel has been developed, reports the […]