Search results for: Selkirk

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  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Baker Mallett’s Selkirk office has announced that they have been commissioned by the contractor, RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd of Glasgow, to provide Building Surveying services as part of the  £31 million Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme in the Scottish Borders. The main goal of the scheme is to protect 700 residential units, 120 business units as […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham, officially opened Selkirk’s new flood protection scheme yesterday. The scheme provides protection to around 600 homes and businesses from major flood events, with the Scottish Government providing 80 per cent of the funding for the project. A total of two kilometers of flood defenses […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Amphibex icebreaking crews are at work on thick Red River ice north of Selkirk, Premier Greg Selinger announced yesterday at the launch point of the 2015 ice-jam prevention program. “Once again the Manitoba Amphibex team will lead an important part of our overall flood-fighting effort to reduce ice-jam-related flooding on the north Red,” said Premier […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A site visit of Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme has allowed local Councillors to see how the £31.4 million project is advancing, according to the Scottish Borders Council. Elected Members were shown a number of major activities within the scheme, which is still on course to be completed by December 2016. “It was good to see the […]

  • 12 August 2010

    Don’t expect to see dredging machines deepening the Red River any time soon, a Manitoba Conservative MP said Tuesday. Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan said despite calls to dredge the river to aid boat navigation and speed up the breakup of spring ice, digging out the bottom of the river in shallow spots would be expensive […]

  • 23 April 2010

    Although all signs point to the federal government not picking up the responsibility of dredging the Red River again after abandoning the process in the late 1990s, they are far from leaving the North Red River region high and dry when it comes to helping out with flood mitigation, according to Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan… […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released the nominees for the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards. The BCI Awards seek to recognize and reward excellence in project delivery, design, construction and, crucially, delivering outcomes for society. These awards are the only construction industry awards scheme to have the backing of the Prime Minister, through the […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost one year on since the first of a series of significant winter storms struck the region, the Scottish Borders Council is continuing to make significant progress with a number of flood schemes. Storm Desmond hit the Borders on 5 December 2015, followed by storms Frank on 31 December and Gertrude on 29 January 2016. […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk–Interlake, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that approximately $7.5 million will be invested across the province to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in Manitoba. In Gimli, the local harbor will undergo reconstruction of the concrete deck on the […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 22-tonne Amphibex machines are breaking through the ice on areas of the Red River with a history of ice jamming. The icebreakers can also be transported by heavy truck to other areas of the province if ice-jam issues develop on other rivers, Premier Greg Selinger said. “We’ve seen the damage ice-jam-related flooding can have […]