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  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Civil engineering contractor Jackson has just announced the start of flood control structure preparation at Perry Barr & Witton. The company has diverted the River Tame through a temporary river channel in preparation for the new flood control structure. The team diverted the flow through a temporary excavated south channel by installing a GeoDam at […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. The Agency has begun the wall improvements and will carry out river channel works through Witton, down to Gravelly Industrial Estate. Construction work should be complete by July 2016. There are approximately 1,400 properties at risk from […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of construction of the new flood risk management scheme for Perry Barr and Witton will commence at the end of July 2015. Once completed in July 2016, the scheme will protect over 1400 properties from flooding, such as the 2007 floods. Phase 1 consists of rebuilding the existing flood walls along Brookvale Road, constructing […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, the Environment Agency held a public event to mark the end of the first phase of works to help reduce the risk of flooding in Perry Barr and Witton. According to EA, this is a key milestone in the £28 million, 2 phased flood risk management scheme that has been developed in partnership […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released new update on the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. The scheme is 1 of 6 separate projects that take forward the recommendations of the River Tame flood risk management strategy. In order to reduce the delay to the Perry Barr and Witton scheme construction, the Environment Agency is building the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency, with the support of Christopher Pincher MP, has officially opened the Fazeley section of the Lower Tame flood scheme. This work has reduced the risk of flooding to 250 properties in the area. Construction of the £3.5million Fazeley section of the scheme began in June 2013 and was completed in August 2014. […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Tame Flood Risk Management Scheme is continuing to progress, with works moving to the next section at Fazeley in Tamworth. Following the granting of planning permission by Lichfield District Council, work on the £3.5million scheme started at the end of June 2013, shortly after the opening of the first section of works in […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Environment Agency construction work gathers pace on the major flood scheme for Perry Barr and Witton, near Birmingham. The £32 million project – developed in partnership with Birmingham City Council and Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council – will reduce flood risk for 1,400 properties currently at risk of flooding from the River Tame, including 950 homes. The […]

  • 11 August 2009

    Despite the cost benefits, from the 1990s onwards, river maintenance was not a priority — dredging and preparing the Nile for navigation halted almost altogether… More: www.businesstodayegypt.com

  • 7 February 2014

    42 new flood schemes have been given the green light by Floods Minister Dan Rogerson yesterday. A further 13 schemes previously given funding will also begin construction, bringing the total number of schemes starting work to 55 for this year. In all the new schemes starting construction this year will provide protection to over 42,000 […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME’s latest addition to the dredging fleet is already at work on the African continent. The 2,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘River Thames’ has been mobilised in Cotonou, Benin, where she carried out some dredging trials before heading to Gabon, informs the company. DEME also added that in Gabon ‘River Thames’ will be busy […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This winter, Land & Water Services worked on a very exciting project at Dagenham Wharf. Their team conducted a large scale dredging campaign at Cemex’s Pier No 8 in Dagenham where 9,500m³ of silt was removed from the riverbed to improve access to the jetty from the River Thames. The dredging works were completed using […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The two organizations which oversee development consents along the River Thames have reached an agreement intended to streamline and coordinate their regulatory activities. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) agreed to the Thames Concordat, a set of principles to be followed in cases where both have a regulatory remit. The […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A licence application to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the River Thames, has been approved. The marine licence for The Garden Bridge, was granted after an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consent decision was completed. The EIA consent decision, which included public consultation on the proposed project, […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Demolition of one dam and construction of a temporary one to control the flow of the Salmon River started today in Hogansburg, according to the Press-Republican. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe began lowering the water level at the State Route 37 site last week for decommissioning of the dam, which has stood in the community since […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix – specialized in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes – was the lead designer and contractor behind the River Teme Restoration Project. During the project, the company undertook some extreme erosion control using its shear stress turf, rock mattresses and extremely skillful team. The toe of the eroded bank […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final decision on its Rest of River permit, which outlines a final cleanup plan for a 125 mile stretch of the Housatonic River from Pittsfield, Mass. through Connecticut. The final cleanup plan is also referred to as the Final Permit Modification for Rest of River. EPA’s […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A streamlined approach to regulating development in the River Thames has been agreed by the MMO and Port of London Authority. The ‘Thames Concordat’ is a new set of principles both organisations will follow in cases where both the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) have a regulatory remit. It aims […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Huge excavators positioned on jack-up barges on Deptford Creek have been dredging the riverbed to prepare for tunnelling in Greenwich, reports the Tideway – the company delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The operation is a key part of Tideway’s work in south-east London to clean up the River Thames and will make it possible to […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investments 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 Thames between Datchet and Teddington has the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is part way through an 11-week project to improve protection for an Environment Agency asset on the River Thames at Coldharbour on the Isle of Dogs. The Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection Works are being carried out under a 10-year Environment Agency framework called TEAM2100, which involves looking after the agency’s assets […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia is set to be dredged for the first time in 20 years to remove silt buildup. After an extended funding campaign led by Philadelphia and the rowing community to raise the $4.5 million estimated cost needed to dredge the Schuylkill River along Boathouse Row and the race course, USACE has […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]