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  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council, West Sussex County Council and Littlehampton Harbor Board to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton. The work is being carried out by the contractors, Volker Stevin. The Environment Agency started building the scheme at the […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A scheme to reduce flood risk to hundreds of homes on two Grimsby housing estates is to be completed in the next few days. Over the past 11 months, the Environment Agency has created a new flood defence bank on the New Cut Drain as part of its Freshney Washland Flood Alleviation Scheme. The defence […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a public consultation in Wilton, near Salisbury, to explain how it plans to reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses. The consultation on the Wilton flood defense scheme will take place on March 10th 2017, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Cricket Pavilion Recreational Ground. Wilton’s existing […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has begun on a £13.3 million project which will protect villages on both sides of the river Trent in North Lincolnshire. The scheme, located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business. Nick Culshaw, operations director at VBA, said: “This flood defense project will protect […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Land and Water Services were commissioned to undertake dredging works to a 2.5km section of the Grantham Canal from Bridge 54 at Redmile towards Bridge 51, at Jericho Lane. The silt removed was analysed as non-hazardous and was removed using an amphibious excavator and transported up the canal using floating plant. This dredging scheme involved […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S is currently busy working on stage three of the Skagen Port Expansion for their client Per Aarsleff A/S. The port of Skagen is being expanded by 190.000 square meters of new land area, 1075m of new quay and 1600m of new pier. The deeper harbor basins are also part of this development […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major £36 million coast protection project between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea was under the spotlight during a visit from the regional flood and coast committee. Members of the committee attended the latest section of the construction site as well as the education center at Holland Haven as part of their day in the area. They […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £6 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street is scheduled to start later this month, following the confirmation of funding, Durham County Council said in its latest release.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has approved £2.79 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the project. “We had […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord recently released this photo taken during the Lincshore beach re-nourishment project. During the works, undertaken by TVO in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, around 850,000 cubic meters of sand was used to reinstate the beaches to their design level and profile. The scheme involved dredging sand from a designated offshore location […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A newly built flood defense in Caerleon is due to be tested on Wednesday, 22nd of June, reported today the Natural Resources Wales. In the morning the road will briefly be closed using traffic management so a temporary flood defense barrier can be placed across it. Adding the demountable flood barrier will complete the defense line from […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with its partners is working to develop the Portchester to Paulsgrove coastal defense scheme. The scheme, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion from the sea for the next 100 years, will cover 2.4km of coastline along Portsmouth Harbor from Portchester Castle, along the A27 to Paulsgrove. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. Construction of the extensive improvements to the flood defenses will begin in spring 2016. These works are subject to approval of both funding and […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting people to a drop in session to hear the latest updates on the work to build a new flood defense scheme in Dolgellau. Since work began on the scheme in late September, the project has passed its first major milestone with the removal of the Aran Weir. Work is now underway […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA Joint Venture Limited), received a performance beyond compliance certificate from Considerate Constructors for their Ramsbottom and Stubbins flood risk management scheme. The river flood defense works involved the team constructing a continuous retaining wall along the River Irwell in Stubbins. To minimize disruption to the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Jackson is currently undertaking a project to re-build a significant section of Clacton Sea Wall for Tendring District Council. This project involves stabilizing the slope to 430 meter of frontage and access ramp along the seafront of Clacton and Holland-on-Sea located on the Essex coastline. The £3.9 million Clacton Slope Stabilization Scheme will prevent slipping […]

  • 27 February 2012

    A public consultation into the £150m expansion of Southampton’s port was conducted yesterday and a decision is expected to be reached within a month. ABP would like to redevelop two berths and conduct dredging activities to enable the port to welcome and accommodate the latest and largest container ships. Opponents of the Southampton scheme have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyre Council, Balfour Beatty and the Environment Agency have been awarded a Bronze Award at the Considerate Constructors Scheme awards, in recognition of work to build new sea defenses at Rossall. The annual national awards recognize sites that have raised the bar for considerate construction. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the next phase of the Leith Flood Protection scheme improvements in north Dunedin will start next month, according to the Otago Regional Council (ORC). ORC director engineering, hazards and science, Gavin Palmer said that Downer EDI Works Ltd. has been awarded the contract to complete planned works from Dundas Street to St David Street. The […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £30m flood defense project in Exeter, being delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council, has joined a national campaign to raise awareness of the contribution civil engineering makes to society. This is Civil Engineering is a campaign developed by the Institution of Civil […]