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  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Awards – which were presented in London on 21 June – recognize projects that have had a major impact in terms of benefiting nature. The Rugeley scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, was highly commended in the Best Practice Award for Small […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is set to start on coastal risk management works as part of a £150 million program of investment over three years across Wales, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths announced today. The Coastal Risk Management Program allocates funding for schemes to reduce risk to over 18,000 properties through projects to […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Havant Borough Council (HBC) and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) are continuing their work to develop outline designs for sea defenses at Langstone. The scheme is aimed to reduce coastal flood and erosion risk to 86 properties over the next 100 years, as well as critical infrastructure including the A3023, the only road access […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Banagher, Co Offaly yesterday where works have started on a flood relief project at the Portavolla Estate. The works, which were approved under the OPW’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection scheme, are being led […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme has scooped the Large Project of the Year award at this year’s NEC awards in London. The awards were announced at a recent NEC Users’ Group Annual Seminar. The driving force behind the award winning scheme is a project team made up of experts from Leeds City […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer have been successfully completed, according to the Environment Agency. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. Works on the project got underway in […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released new update on the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. The scheme is 1 of 6 separate projects that take forward the recommendations of the River Tame flood risk management strategy. In order to reduce the delay to the Perry Barr and Witton scheme construction, the Environment Agency is building the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £540,000 flood improvement scheme for Braunton in North Devon will be put before Devon County Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday, November 9. Braunton is one of the County Council’s highest priorities for reducing the risk of flooding. The main aim of the scheme will be to reduce the risk of flooding to properties in Caen […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard recently visited East Belfast to view progress on a £12 million Flood Alleviation scheme in the area. 269 properties adjacent to Orangefield Park and Victoria Park have already benefited from upgrading works to provide an increased level of flood protection, costing around £1.7 million. Other parts of the scheme are ongoing and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, will open a new £12 million flood defense scheme in Dawlish Warren today, aimed to reduce flood risk to 2800 homes and businesses around the Exe Estuary, as well as the main rail line into South Devon and Cornwall. With elements including a new 100 meter long flood wall and […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council are working together to improve flood defenses and reduce flood risk to Exeter by 2018. A £30 million scheme that is being constructed in two phases will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. The Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council on […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A massive flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island is due to start next month after Portsmouth City Council was awarded almost £44 million for the work. The scheme will cover a stretch of coast from Tipner, in the west, to Milton Common, in the east, and will take about 10 years to […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living and working in Mytholmroyd will have a chance to meet the construction team who are building the flood defense scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £120 million Oxford flood alleviation scheme, which will reduce flood risk to homes, businesses, and transport in the surrounding area, has moved a step closer, reports the Environment Agency. The Oxford project partnership has just announced that it has secured the funding for the scheme, which will include at least 5 hectares of new habitat […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £7 million scheme to manage flood risk for 438 properties in Lancashire was officially opened yesterday, July 6, 2017. The Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme, developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities, and in collaboration with the Lower Yarrow Flood Action Group, will benefit residents […]

  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Flood Alleviation Schemes (FASs) in Louth and Horncastle have been formally opened on 28 July, following successful completion of the projects. Construction on the £6.5 million Louth scheme and the £8.1 million Horncastle scheme started in summer 2015, and were finalized this month. The two projects were delivered in a partnership of the Environment […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major engineering project which protects thousands of Morpeth residents from flooding has scooped a prestigious national award. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme was named Project of the Year in this year’s ‘Constructing Excellence Awards’ which recognize the very best companies, collaborations and projects, sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on the £3.8 million scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to over 400 homes and businesses in Totnes. According to EA, the scheme involves improving existing flood defenses along the River Dart from the mainline railway bridge to the Steam Packet Inn. Other measures include providing a new […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pilot dike construction at the Körkwitzer Bach near Ribnitz-Damgarten, approximately 40 km north-east of Rostock, has been completed. The 500 m section of the degenerated flood protection structure was reconstructed using a cover of ripened fine-grained and moderately organic dredged material. The reconstructed dike section protects a polder area which partly lies beneath the […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    One third of the groynes being installed as part of a £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring will be completed by Christmas, it has been revealed. Contactors working on the project between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea will have completed the first 1.5 km section by that time. New beaches should then be in place between […]

  • 9 October 2013

    The Crown Estate has spent £450,000 to upgrade the flood protection and drainage system on its Sunk Island Estate. The works are designed to protect the high grade agricultural land and heritage of the Island. Improvements will be made to the Spragger Clough Drainage Outfall, the structure which prevents the River Humber flooding the Estate […]