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  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just announced that a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire’s beaches will get underway in June 2020, helping reduce the risk of flooding up and down the coast. The £7m beach management scheme sees sand dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs are now underway on flood banks damaged by recent wet weather, with Environment Agency teams using specialist equipment to restore protection to homes, businesses and agricultural land in Lincolnshire. Work started over the weekend to fix the breach at the Barlings Eau using pontoons and amphibious diggers to access the riverbank. Meanwhile, repairs are […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) scheme gets underway on 13 May, reports the EA. Over the course of the £7 million LBM scheme, the EA’s contractors will pump around 400,000 cubic meters of sand onto Lincolnshire’s beaches. Mark Robinson, senior flood risk adviser for the Environment Agency, said: “While our annual beach nourishment […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency (EA) is launching a consultation on Monday, June 3rd on its new draft strategy to manage coastal flood risk between Saltfleet and Gibraltar Point over the next 100 years. The EA’s existing flood management approach for the Lincolnshire area is to nourish beaches on an annual basis to replenish sand lost to […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) will begin the beach management works on Monday, May 6, placing new sand onto the Boygrift, Sutton on Sea, Mablethorpe, Trusthorpe, Wolla Bank and Chapel Six Marshes, Trunch Lane, Ingoldmells and Huttoft beaches. The beach management works help manage coastal flood risk for around 20,000 residential homes, 1,700 businesses, 24,500 static caravans […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An area of The Wash shoreline near Wrangle is now better-protected thanks to the completion of a flood defense project, Lincolnshire County Council said in its latest release.  The project will safeguard over 3,400 hectares of prime grade one farmland, and 460 domestic and industrial properties, according to the council. The partnership has raised and […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the Environment Agency’s £7 million worth Lincolnshire Beach Management scheme are moving according to schedule, reports the EA Midlands. According to the Agency, around 400,000 cubic meters of sand are set to be pumped onto Lincolnshire’s beaches to reduce flood risk to more than 20,000 homes and businesses, 24,500 static caravans and 35,000 […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has won another local authority (RMA) contract through the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) framework – this time for North Lincolnshire Council. The North Lincolnshire Lakes scheme located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA to increase flood defense protection and improve existing barriers […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £6.8 million coastal protection scheme, aimed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding in Lincolnshire, has officially begun.  Over the next 6 weeks, beaches at Trusthorpe, Mablethorpe, Ingoldmells, Trunch Lane, Wolla Bank, Chapel Six Marshes and Huttoft will be replenished with 350,000 cubic meters of sand dredged from designated areas 20km offshore. Mark Robinson, senior […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Chief Executive Sir James Bevan visited a restoration project near Grantham last week. A project to restore vital habitat, boost river ecology and reduce flood risk has been praised by Sir James after he paid a visit to the site. He accompanied Environment Agency officers to the site at Grange Farm near Grantham, […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the Environment Agency’s chief executive, visited the Lincolnshire coast last week to see the work being done to reduce flood risk along the east coast and across the county. East coast inundation is one of the top risks facing the county, and Sir James took the opportunity to learn more about the […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by North Lincolnshire Council to design a £13 million flood defense scheme near Scunthorpe, UK. The company will undertake the detailed design of flood defenses, with associated ground investigation studies, for 3.6km of the River Trent between the M180 and the southern boundary of Keadby Bridge. Other services the consultancy will […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Lincolnshire Council is investing over £13m to improve flood defenses as part of the £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project that will create six new villages and thousands of new homes, new football stadium and schools, plus business and leisure opportunities on the outskirts of Scunthorpe.   Work will start as early as spring 2016. Lincolnshire […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches. Under the Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme, sand was dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter months. This reduces the risk of waves […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the flagship scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast, commenced yesterday at Boygrift. The Environment Agency scheme played a vital role in helping to protect Lincolnshire’s coastal communities from flooding during December’s tidal surge. This year’s campaign will cost £8.4 million – an increase of £2.4 […]

  • 15 April 2014

    The Environment Agency’s Board has visited Lincolnshire to see the work taking place to reduce flood risk in the county. Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by Environment Agency board members and executive directors during the visit which included a visit to the Lincolnshire coast and to the towns of Horncastle and Boston and other […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Birse Civils has commenced its annual protection of Lincolnshire’s coastline and flood defence for the Environment Agency as part of its Lincshore 2010-2015 Framework Contract with the arrival of the dredger Breughel, one of the biggest the project team has ever used. Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s £6-million flagship scheme, aims to combat the decrease in […]

  • 19 April 2012

    A major scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast got underway at the weekend. Lincshore – the Environment Agency’s £6-million flagship scheme – began on Saturday with the arrival of the dredger Breughel, one of the biggest the project team has ever used. Mike Dugher, Environment Agency […]

  • 15 November 2011

    A conservation group in Lincolnshire has urged people to sign a petition opposing possible government reductions in the number of proposed…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 15, 2011;

  • 23 May 2011

    A £6m project to move sand on to Lincolnshire’s beaches to help prevent flooding and coastal erosion is set to start… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, May 23, 2011;

  • 22 November 2010

    Birse Civils has recently completed its annual protection of Lincolnshire’s coast line and flood defence for the Environment Agency as part of its ‘Lincshore 2010 – 2015 Framework Contract. The project involves sand being dredged offshore, shipped towards the shore and pumped onto the beach. Lincshore is an essential project which requires 400,000 cubic metres […]

  • 18 October 2010

    More than 400,000 cubic metres of sand has been pumped on to the Lincolnshire coastline to help protect homes and businesses from flooding…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 18, 2010;

  • 23 July 2010

    Coastal communities in Lincolnshire are being protected from flooding as part of a £30m project. The Environment Agency is using a dredger to pump sand onto 20km (12.5 miles) of beaches. The aim of the Lincshore scheme is to raise beach levels to prevent waves going over the sea walls. The agency said it was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jackson is one of only six contractors to be appointed to the Environment Agency’s Next Generation Supplier Arrangements (NGSA). The company will work in partnership with the Environment Agency and design consultant ARUP as a collaborative delivery team (CDT) to deliver the EA’s capital investment program across the entire Midlands region, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 7-13, 2018).   Jan de Nul and Zublin Consortium Wins Odense Port Contract LINDØ port of ODENSE A/S and a consortium including Jan de Nul and Züblin A/S have signed a $56 million contract for the Lindø Port extension […]