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  • 14 November 2012

    The controversial issue of dredging in Falmouth harbour will be the subject of a public meeting organised by opponents to the scheme next week. The evening is being organised by Falmouth Friends of the Earth (FalFoE), and will take place at the Poly on Church Street on Thursday, November 22. It will discuss the environmental […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, was in Kilkenny July 17 where he met with John Paul Phelan, T.D., Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform to put in place arrangements for the advancement of flood relief schemes in County Kilkenny. Minister Moran […]

  • 11 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The £6.4m Welsh Assembly Government-funded scheme is set to see the construction of a new rock breakwater above low tide level, rock groynes, and rock revetment to protect properties in the town. [mappress] Source: Cumbrian News, February 10, 2010;

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    An information evening will be held later this month to update residents on the progress of works being undertaken as part of the Huntly Flood Protection Scheme, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. Representatives from both Aberdeenshire Council and Wills Brothers Engineering Ltd will provide help and advice on queries or issues raised by members of the public […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered DOP submersible dredge pump to the Cadzand dredging project in the Netherlands. The dredging scheme, being undertaken by the Dutch contractor Martens & Van Oord, has quite a challenge in store – unexploded ordnance (UXO). The village of Cadzand is located in the south west of the Netherlands, on the […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Four VolkerStevin projects have been shortlisted in the Project of the Year award categories at the Construction News Awards 2020. These projects are: Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme (under £20m); Victory Jetty (£20-£50m); Ipswich Tidal Barrier (£20-£50m); Dover Western Docks Revival (over £50m). Commenting the latest announcement, VolkerStevin Managing Director, Rob Coupe, said: “The announcement […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, released the latest update on their beach nourishment scheme earlier this week, saying that the construction has been progressing north from the submerged pipeline located near Mile Post 16 (about the 7100 block of South Virginia Dare Trail, just north of Jennette’s Pier). According to the update, […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Council is seeking Part 8 planning permission for a €6 million Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defense Project. The proposed scheme includes the remedial/strengthening works to the existing quay walls and the construction of integrated flood defense works. These quays are the lowest lying in the city center and are a source of […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of a three-year, $400,000 maintenance program to improve Turangi’s flood protection scheme has just got underway. According to the Waikato Regional Council, this third phase will focus on the existing rock structure at the end of Te Herekiekie St, Turangi. It follows two earlier phases of the work over the past several years. […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis, Dorset County Council said in its latest announcement.  Works at West Bay will begin on 14 March and last approximately 9 days with no night shift work required and the Lyme Regis work are set to start on Monday, 12 March, for […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Waurika Lake dredging scheme is nearing its completion, ahead of schedule and under budget. This cleanup scheme started in November 2015 with the main goal to remove tons of silt and sediment that had settled at the bottom of Waurika Lake. The dredging operations are the culmination of months of planning by the Waurika […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to prepare construction site for the upcoming Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme are in full swing, reported the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to the ESCP, the site set up is going strong at Tipner Lake with the Hilsea/Tipner shore pathway being blocked from the Mountbatten Centre to the slipway for the defense work. […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed an innovative scheme to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure, agricultural land and an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Severn Estuary. The scheme at Stolford features the deployment of block revetments, as developed in the Netherlands, instead of […]

  • 8 April 2010

    Malaysia is according top priority to the Port of Penang for new dredging works.“The proposed dredging scheme will be made a priority in the Tenth Malaysia Plan,” Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 8,2010;

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following public consultation with residents, North Lincolnshire Council is ready to press ahead with a £13.3m flood defense scheme to protect towns and villages on both sides of the Trent, according to the council’s latest announcement. The building contract for the Trent flood defenses has been awarded to VBA Joint Venture (VolkerStevin) who will start […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has released an update of all work completed through November at Tipner Lake North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme. Working over the winter period has allowed the project to remain on schedule, reported ESCP. “Through the month of November we have completed 24 stepped revetment sections and 13 walls,” the Partnership […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Half of the River Aire at Crown Point Weir has been blocked off this week to allow the installation of a movable weir as part of Phase 1 of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked with Leeds City Council and other partners to develop Phase 1 which comprises a combination of flood […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) said in its latest announcement that a significant amount of dredging operations is set to take place at Dagenham No.8 Jetty in the following weeks.  According to PLA, the dredging works will begin in the Dagenham area on 26th September 2019, and will last approximately 7 weeks. The dredging […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Townsville City Council just announced that the works on a project to prevent beach sand from passing under the southern breakwater bridge and into the Nelly Bay Harbor are officially underway. Upon the project’s completion, the council will be able to begin restoring the Nelly Bay Esplanade and beach without losing the sand […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £2 million scheme to help protect the Yorkshire coast town of Whitby from tidal flooding is now underway and is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2020, Scarborough Borough Council reports.  The flood alleviation project will involve the construction of a flood wall, 303 meters long with an average […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jackson is halfway though the Clacton Slope Stabilization Scheme aimed to prevent slipping occurring and make access to the lower promenade safer. The company is undertaking the £3.8 million slope stabilization works, installing a new access ramp to the sea front on the Clacton/Holland coast line, on behalf of Tendring District Council. According to Jackson, […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work begins along Bournemouth’s coastline this winter to install a further eight new groynes as part of the ongoing beach management scheme. The groynes are being replaced along the stretch of beach from east of Fisherman’s Walk towards Southbourne with work aimed to be complete by late Spring 2017. “The seafront promenade will remain open […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced yesterday that the drop-in event about plans to improve important wildlife habitats and historic features on the Pocklington Canal will take place on 17 November. The event, being held at Melbourne Village Hall, is a chance to understand the improvements that are set to be made to the Pocklington Canal […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two days ago, the Port of Boston announced its full backing of the proposed Boston Barrier and has formally withdrawn its objection to the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application made by the Environment Agency in August 2016. This comes after extensive discussions between the Environment Agency and the port around the proposed Transport […]