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  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a winner in a prestigious industry award presentation ceremony on 3 July, and is in the frame for another award later this year. The Steart Coastal Management Project picked up the top award in […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s biggest coastal management scheme, on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset, has been named winner of a prestigious Environment Agency Project Excellence Award. The £21 m Steart Coastal Management Project, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help protect homes and businesses from flooding due to climate change […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a finalist in the 2015 CIEEM awards. The Steart Coastal Management Project is a finalist in the CIEEM Best Practice Award for Stakeholder Engagement. Earlier this month the same scheme won a prestigious Environment […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After winning the Environment Agency Project Excellence Award in April and entering the finals for the 2015 CIEEM awards, the Steart Coastal Management Project is now in the race for another one, the 2015 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards. The Steart scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been shortlisted in the BCI Awards Civil […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The British coast’s newest and largest natural flood defense scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has proved its worth by comfortably fending off the biggest tides in more than a decade. Located next to the Severn Estuary, the Steart Coastal Management Project will help protect homes and businesses […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £20 million scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord in East Sussex has been presented with the 2015 Environment Agency Exemplar Award. The Environment Agency Exemplar Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding health, safety and environmental performance in the delivery of its projects. A maximum of one award is made in any year […]

  • 13 January 2012

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine environmental consultancy, has delivered a strong performance in 2011 despite the continued challenging economic climate and increasing market competition. Much of the success has been underpinned by a sound business plan, clear marketing strategies to grow the customer base and targeted investment in research. ABPmer’s portfolio of projects to support […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The Bristol Port Company has contracted ABPmer to lead a team that will design and deliver a habitat creation scheme on the Steart Peninsula. ABPmer will be working with Jacobs to design a scheme that will create over 120 hectares of intertidal habitat for birds and other wildlife. The scheme is needed to compensate for […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Manmade coastal flood habitat set to double in next 12 months. The country’s largest ever coastal flood realignment scheme is completed today  in Medmerry, West Sussex. The £28 million Medmerry scheme will protect 350 properties, two holiday parks and a water treatment works from coastal flooding, in addition to providing 180 hectares of habitat for […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to remove approximately 12,000m3 of silt from Gloucester Docks and the canal between Llanthony Bridge and St Ann Bridge is underway. The £200K scheme will take around six weeks to complete, reports the Canal and River Trust. In fact, specialist machinery will float in the Docks, with a water-borne plough pulled by a tug. […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging in the Federal navigation channel at Keystone Harbor in Seattle this week. The contractor, American Construction, is set to start dredging works today and continue for approximately nine weeks.   The project’s goal is to dredge roughly 50,000 cubic yards and place the material along […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s Annual Public Meeting, held recently, saw very good attendance at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes with over 70 people turning out to listen to the Harbor Master, Capt. Stuart McIntosh’s presentation of CHC’s Annual Report and key development projects taking place in Cowes Harbor during 2015. Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Puerto Rico-Resident Commissioner, Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon, yesterday witnessed the official beginning of the Port of Mayaguez dredging project with an investment of 100 percent federal funds. “During the Mayor of Mayaguez’s 2017 swearing in, I made a commitment to the Mayor and mayaguezanos that we would get the resources to carry out the dredging of […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Army Corps’ hopper dredge Currituck is back in Ocean City, Maryland, to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. According to the Corps, Dredge Currituck mobilized to Ocean City on Nov. 5, and started dredging work in the inlet on Nov. 6. The Currituck will work in the area for about […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will begin dredging activities next week at the Keystone ferry landing, Washington State Parks reports. Dredging of the harbor will occur overnight, while the transport of dredged material to the shoreline of the dive park will occur during daylight hours. However, conducting this work requires a temporary closure of […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The City of Townsville, Queensland, has just announced that a beach restoration project will kick off next week on The Strand. According to the release, officials will use more than 2,500m³ of sand to restore the beach. The foreshore between Longboard and the Sailing Club is to close from 12 October until the end of […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council Public Works Manager, Ben Stewart, held a meeting recently with the contractors engaged to carry out the Lake Conjola dredging project. As a result of this meeting, the Conjola Community Association Committee has been advised a time frame for the “Commencement of Works” being the end of February 2016, with dredging due […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to mark the beginning of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at 1 Old Fort Jackson Road in Savannah. The recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad from the floor of the Savannah River will be the first action undertaken in this phase of the […]

  • 10 March 2014

    BD Westby has started to dredge the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, reports the Stratford Herald. River Avon was previously dredged in 2001. Dredging operations, undertaken under the Clopton and Tramway bridges, are scheduled to last three to four weeks. “We’re removing the deposits of leaves and branches and sand that’s washed down the river,“ said […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Namibe Port Firm will soon start the second stage of the rehabilitation programme of infrastructures in Lobito and Namibe ports. According to a press note, this second stage also includes the start of studies on the expansion of Namibe Port in deeper waters, aimed at making it a strong leverage for the socioeconomic development […]

  • 8 August 2011

    With hot temperatures and an on going drought, Lake Texoma has been suffering. According to officials, the lake is losing around a half inch… (kten) [mappress] Source: kten, August 8, 2011

  • 27 December 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Company JCB, one of world leaders on special equipment manufacture, began release of new dredges-loaders 3CX and 4CX. Sale of special … (rusnews) [mappress] Source: rusnews, December 27, 2010