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  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has awarded the construction contract for the first phase of the St Asaph flood scheme to North Wales based company, Dawnus. The project, set to begin in October, involves removing Spring Gardens Bridge and replacing it with a higher and wider bridge. This will increase flow capacity downstream of the city, which […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales’ £6.8 million scheme to protect over 400 properties in Fairbourne, Gwynedd from flooding reaches its final stage this week. A new area of saltmarsh is being created at Morfa Friog, in line with the planning condition for the flood scheme. This area will mitigate for the natural habitats that will be lost […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is still on target to complete the construction stage of the Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme this Spring 2018, subject to weather conditions. The Badsey Brook catchment runs from the Cotswold hills through the communities of Broadway, Childswickham, Murcot, Wickhamford, Badsey and Aldington to the River Avon. The scheme included the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, has been awarded a £2m project by Cumbria County Council with additional funding from the Environment Agency, the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee and Keswick Flood Action Group, to help protect properties in the Penrith Road and Ambleside area of Keswick from flooding. […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Funding to develop designs for a new coastal defense scheme which could protect homes from flooding and erosion in Langstone has been secured, the Havant Borough Council (HBC) informs.  The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), on behalf of HBC, has secured £376,000 made up from a Defra Grant in Aid and the HBC Community Infrastructure […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency reported today that it has completed engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel. According to the EA, since October 2018 their contractors have completed drone surveys, visual inspections, surveys of the river bed and thickness tests of sheet steel piles on the River Road side. They also used mechanical equipment to […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Proposals totalling more than £20m promising to help prevent significant flooding in the Levels and improve the county’s roads were unveiled by Somerset County Council today. At a news conference this morning, it was revealed that some of the biggest schemes could be started and finished this year – before further winter floods. The major […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has completed the £6.5 million Dundee flood protection scheme on behalf of Dundee City Council. The project, which was awarded under the Scape National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework, will reduce the risk of flooding to the new £1 billion Dundee Waterfront area, and protect numerous homes and major roads between Camperdown Dock […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A 3.5 million GBP coastal protection scheme at Lowestoft’s South Beach is approaching completion, with the promenade and majority of the beach due to reopen to the public. The second part of the two-phase project began early last year and provides protection to the Children’s Corner area of the beach which had been badly affected […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE New England District has received a permit application from Quonset Development Corporation for a work in Narragansett Bay. The project is located at the seaward end of MacNaught Street in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The proposed scheme includes: the installation of a bulkhead, a pile-supported pier, a catwalk and dolphin system, removal of […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid a last visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Alleviation Scheme in West Sussex, where works are almost complete. The flood storage reservoir works at Clay’s Lake are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency. The […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SOPAC (Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline) members recently paid a visit to the Bournemouth Beach Management scheme. SCOPAC – an influential network of local authorities and other key organisations – was established in 1986 with the role to assist members in developing a coordinated and sustainable approach to coastal risk management by commissioning research and […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major £1.95 million scheme to maintain coastal defenses and protect local homes has been completed at Kingsdown beach – with the placement of 16 new timber groynes and around 50,000 m³ of recycled shingle.  The scheme was managed by Dover District Council and funded by the Environment Agency. This coastal program was designed through […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by representatives from Associated British Ports and North East Lincolnshire Council during a recent visit to see a new flood defence take shape near to Blundell Park in Cleethorpes. The works are part of the £20-million Grimsby Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme is being carried out by […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mackley has successfully completed a beach management scheme in the East Sussex town of Eastbourne. The project, carried out by Mackley on behalf of Eastbourne Borough Council, was split into two phases and took approximately 6-7 weeks to complete. The first phase involved re-charging the beach with 11,500m³ of new shingle, delivered to the site […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s new £36 million coastal protection scheme is proving effective under the strain of recent severe weather conditions, according to the Tendring District Council. The coastline has been battered by strong south-easterly winds for around a week and the 23 new fish tail groynes from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven have reduced the action of the […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) is pioneering an alternative method of repairing damaged riverbanks which is new to the UK, but has been used in Japan for many years. The Kyowa Filter Unit is designed to give protection from scour damage to riverbanks, shorelines, bridges and other structures, while […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Works are progressing well to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defence in Doncaster damaged by last November’s floods. According to the Environment Agency, rock bags are being installed to reinforce the bank. The £1.6 million works at Wheatley Park are expected to be complete by mid-September and are part of an overall […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    From the 7 September, VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, will commence work on the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The first phases of construction works will commence with the establishment of the temporary site compound adjacent to Pier Road. Works will include the establishment of site fencing, creating a hardstanding, installation of services […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently introduced Slough Flood Alleviation Scheme, which includes the creation of flood storage areas and raised flood defenses, has been put out for comment. The Environment Agency and Slough Borough Council are offering local residents, businesses and community groups the chance to comment on potential options for a proposed flood alleviation scheme. The Agency and the Council […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Local residents have given Team Van Oord a big ‘thumbs up’ for the way it is carrying out a coastal defense scheme in Portsmouth. Work is well underway for a £6 million flood protection scheme at Anchorage Park, Portsmouth. The scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Essar Ports today announced that it has refinanced its debt in a subsidiary Essar Bulk Terminal Limited Hazira through a takeout finance scheme of India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL). Essar Ports has availed the takeout finance scheme to reduce its interest rate by over two and half per cent on Rs 405 crore which […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Edisto Beach has just announced that their long-awaited beach nourishment and groin lengthening project is officially underway. According to town officials, work will continue 24/7 until May in order to replenish the town’s beach before summer season. Sand is to be dredged from the designated offshore borrow area situated approximately one mile off […]