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  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    With work nearly complete, Team Van Oord said in its latest release that they are entering the final phase of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for a new tidal defense scheme in the Devon town of Exmouth are continuing, with the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (TVO) set to meet local landowners and residents in the coming weeks. The scheme will be delivered by Kier, working as part of TVO and on behalf of the Environment Agency and […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Awards – which were presented in London on 21 June – recognize projects that have had a major impact in terms of benefiting nature. The Rugeley scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, was highly commended in the Best Practice Award for Small […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has been working in collaboration with East Devon District Council since 2015 to develop a new tidal defense scheme for Exmouth. The need for the new defense scheme for Exmouth was initially identified as part of a flood risk management strategy for the whole of the Exe Estuary. Following analysis by the Environment […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation representing the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme attended the House of Commons on 6 November to accept the Green Apple Environment Award, which was bestowed on the project earlier this year. The Green Apple Environment Awards scheme is an annual international campaign which recognizes, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world. The Awards were […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the coming weeks, Team Van Oord will be publishing a series of updates looking at specific elements of their efforts to mitigate the environmental impact of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Flood Defense Scheme, the company said today. “We are doing this by making sure our work does not impact any […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the second element of a £4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works are being carried out in two phases – Selly Park North and Selly Park South – and when complete will significantly reduce the risk […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a seasonal break in on-site activities the latest phase of work at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme is now well underway, reports Team Van Oord. The Clay’s Lake project forms part of the Upper Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme which was developed by the Environment Agency after floods in the Crawley area during 2000. […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working in partnership with Frog Environmental, Team Van Oord has successfully deployed ‘silt wattles’ to help control sediment on a flood alleviation scheme in West Sussex. “The innovative solution has been used at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme which Team Van Oord is delivering on behalf of the Environment Agency,” TVO said in its […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett, carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and the Somerset Rivers Authority, have produced promising initial results, Team Van Oord said in its latest announcement. Tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging were carried out on sections of […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord (TVO) has topped the rankings in an annual sustainability assessment program carried out by the Environment Agency. TVO is one of a number of consortia listed on Lot 4 of the Environment Agency’s WEM (Water & Environment Management) Framework, which covers ‘asset delivery’. Each year all contractors listed on the WEM Framework […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of Team Van Oord (TVO) securing a new contract covering three regions across the south of England. Under the new contract, TVO is now the lead supplier to provide ‘incident response resources’ to the Environment Agency […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) South East have been shown around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme in the latest of a series of visits to sites where Team Van Oord is working on behalf of the Environment Agency. Taking place on 21 October, the visit was hosted by Terry Gretton, Project […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive Officer, was among a delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency who paid a visit to the site where Team Van Oord has started work on a scheme to provide better protection from flooding for the residents of Shoreham-by-Sea. The party was there to witness a training exercise taking place […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord has welcomed the findings of the National Flood Resilience Review, published earlier this month by the Department for Environment. The Review recommendations include plans for improved rain and flood modelling, a ‘significant’ increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure, and says that the lessons learnt from last winter’s […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A project to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes flood reservoir has been completed a year early and has come in £10 million under budget, according to Peterborough Telegraph. Carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, the project has helped reduce the risk of flooding to more than 250 […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two schemes completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency were acclaimed at the 2016 ICE East of England Merit Awards ceremony in Newmarket on 15 September. The Whittlesey Washes Reservoir scheme received a Merit Award in the ‘Team Achievement’ category, while the Happisburgh to Winterton sea defenses received a Merit Award […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been shortlisted in a further two categories ahead of the 2016 British Construction Industry Awards, Team Van Oord just announced. In May, it was announced that the scheme had been nominated for the ‘Civil Engineering Project of the Year (£10 to £50 million)’ and ‘Best Practice in Procurement’ […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) recently completed a scheme on the banks of the Great Ouse in Norfolk. TVO successfully removed asbestos piles and replaced them with new steel piles and capping beam along a stretch of the Great Ouse embankment. Perry Dale, Team Van Oord’s Contracts Manager for the project, […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the prestigious 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards. Having been named a finalist in two categories, the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme went on to win ‘Project of the Year […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord has welcomed the findings of a report which urges the Government to invest in the upkeep of existing critical flood defenses, as well as investing in new defenses. Published on 9 June, the Environmental Audit Committee report criticizes a ‘reactive approach to funding’ for flood defenses which it says exposes the Government’s […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency last week enjoyed an ‘informative’ site visit to a flood alleviation scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord. The EA party, which included the Agency’s new Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan, visited the site, near Pease Pottage on Tuesday, 7 June. The flood prevention works being carried […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Around 40 members of the IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) South Downs Branch recently paid a visit to a flood alleviation scheme being carried out by Team Van Oord. The visit was to the Clay’s Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out as part of the Upper Mole […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on the latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton in North Norfolk. The latest phase is part of the Environment Agency’s long-term Coastal Management Plan to protect the coast in this part of […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three months after winter storms damaged a section of Teignmouth’s promenade, the Environment Agency together with the contractors successfully completed repair works on the sea wall. The agency worked with Teignbridge District Council and contractors Team Van Oord to repair the sea wall and secure it for the future. During the work a granite ‘obelisk’ – […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Three Dutch-related companies, BAM Nutall, Team Van Oord and VBA, have been awarded by the Environment Agency for their excellent work undertaken in flood scheme projects. On the occasion of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference the awards were handed out during a gala dinner in Telford on 24 February. The Dutch-related companies won their […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord was presented last night with the Innovation Award at the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards, recognizing its work on the £30m Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme. The Project Excellence Awards recognize excellent project work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. For 2016 there were 60 individual projects entered across […]