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  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin in the new year to improve flood defenses for people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. The announcement comes after planning permission was granted by Denbighshire Council for new and raised defenses in the city. The contractors, Dawnus, will start work on the new defenses at the end of January, aiming […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency continues work to reduce the risk of flooding from Lustrum Beck in Stockton. A new flood wall along the beck at Bedford Street, which started in May, is almost complete, while the new lifting screen at the culvert at Primrose Hill is now operational. Work is progressing ahead of schedule on the improved […]

  • 8 February 2011

    British Waterways is now two weeks into a £250,000 dredging scheme on the Kennet & Avon Canal. The project will see sections of the banks of… (waterscape) [mappress] Source: waterscape, February 8, 2011;

  • 10 December 2010

    Investigation work has started ahead of a scheme to build a £500m deep sea container terminal at Avonmouth Docks in Bristol…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 11, 2010;

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Totnes’ improved flood defense scheme had its opening ribbon cut by Philip Rees, Chairman of the South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, and South Hams District councilor John Tucker on Friday, 7 December, 2018. The Environment Agency’s £3.8 million improvements were needed to reduce the significant risk of river and tidal flooding. The scheme […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of works to alleviate flood risk to the communities of Smithton and Culloden has begun, according to the Highland Council. Local firm Morrison Construction are now on site for the largest phase of the Smithton & Culloden Flood Protection Scheme which will protect 129 properties that would otherwise be at risk of a […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    People in Cardigan are invited to attend a drop in session to discuss issues around flooding in the town. It comes as Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is assessing the potential for a new flood scheme to protect the 113 properties at risk of tidal flooding. At the event, staff from NRW will be keen to talk […]

  • 25 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed five weeks of intensive work to restore the sea defences damaged by the severe winter storms at Preston Beach. A significant amount of shingle was washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. During a series of severe storms in early […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey’s successful delivery of the £10 million Ness Phase 2 Flood Alleviation Scheme in Inverness has received a Project Commendation from the Saltire Society Civil Engineering Awards. In total 17 projects were shortlisted, and 4 received commendations. The award covers all aspects of the River Ness project including design, advance works and Phase […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) recently completed a scheme on the banks of the Great Ouse in Norfolk. TVO successfully removed asbestos piles and replaced them with new steel piles and capping beam along a stretch of the Great Ouse embankment. Perry Dale, Team Van Oord’s Contracts Manager for the project, […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    JBA Consulting has started to design a 400 meter rock revetment and flood wall structure for the Rhyl coastal flood management scheme. In the following days, a physical model of the design will be built by the Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory, supervised by Dan Rodger and Gildas Colleter at JB Pacific, said the company. The design […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently investigating options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 1 September 2011

    Contaminated dredgings from the Cornish coastline are to be cleaned up and recycled as part of a £1.5M redevelopment scheme for Falmouth … By Maxine Perella (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 1, 2011;

  • 28 January 2011

    The team behind plans to dredge Falmouth harbour say the scheme remains on track despite a new study finding the project would have a … (falmouthpacket) [mappress] Source: falmouthpacket, January 28, 2011;

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Government actions on flooding to spur economic growth are welcome but funding increases announced in this month’s Spending Round do not meet rising flood risk, warn MPs on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. Launching the Committee’s Managing Flood Risk report Committee Chair, Anne McIntosh MP, said: “Record rainfall in the past two years […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following unanimous support for the aims of the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) at the steering group meeting in March, East Devon District Council’s Cabinet voted to adopt the SEBMP at their meeting last night Wednesday 5 April 2017. The SEBMP document, which is the result of extensive research and work by CH2M, […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Business development

    Mackley has overcome supply issues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure continued progress on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defence Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rohde Nielsen A/S yesterday announced the successful completion of the 4-year contract “Beach Nourishment Sylt 2017 – 2020”. According to the company, the project was completed six weeks ahead of schedule. Sylt is a sandy barrier island in the North Sea. It is the most northern of the German Wadden Sea islands. The main aim […]

  • 25 June 2010

    Planning permission for Hayle’s £220 million harbour redevelopment scheme could finally be granted within weeks – more than a year after…   [mappress] Source: thisisplymouth, June 25, 2010;

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just reported that the £7 million Northwich Flood Alleviation scheme was officially opened last Friday, June 30. Cheshire West and Chester Council Leader Samantha Dixon, Jane Myerscough-Illidge Mayor of Northwich and officials from the Environment Agency were in the town for the official launch. The scheme is made up of 1.7km of […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp joined key U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials in Fargo yesterday for the official signing of an agreement to initiate construction of the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. The agreement sets in motion the permanent Red River Valley flood control efforts, including securing strong federal resources for the Corps to implement new construction starts […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a seasonal break in on-site activities the latest phase of work at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme is now well underway, reports Team Van Oord. The Clay’s Lake project forms part of the Upper Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme which was developed by the Environment Agency after floods in the Crawley area during 2000. […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The phase to construct a 450 metre long tidal river wall along the East Bank of the River Arun is now due to be completed in May. This flood alleviation scheme is part of an adaptive tidal food risk management approach to predicted sea level rise. When the whole scheme is completed it will protect […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover is surprised and extremely disappointed by last week’s announcement from the Minister of State, Simon Burns, that he is declining the Port’s voluntary privatisation Scheme. Responding to the Minister’s statement, Bob Goldfield, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The decision is frustrating for the Port and for the community, […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley is making good progress on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, according to the company’s latest report. Work is currently taking place at seven of the 10 reaches – or sections – of the scheme, a number of which are nearing completion. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part […]