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  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. The floating plant on the picture has been used to excavate the remaining areas of the River Tone at Creeds Farm that otherwise couldn’t be reached with a traditional excavator. […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Due to the slow progress of Parrett and Tone Rivers dredging in Somerset, the Environment Agency decided to increase the number of teams working on the projects. As Farmers Weekly reports, local farmers are not satisfied with the 10% work, of the planned 8km, done until today. According to spokesman Paul Gainey two teams are […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A 20 year flood action plan for a long-term sustainable future for the Somerset Levels and Moors is in full swing with a 8km dredge of the Tone and Parrett Rivers well underway. The plan is owned by Somerset’s councils, internal drainage boards and local leaders and was prepared in partnership with local and national […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency’s latest update, high number of workers are currently engaged in the Parrett and Tone dredging scheme in order to complete the project on time. The dredging scheme of an 8km section of the rivers Parrett and Tone, part of the agency’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors, began […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing, according to the Environment Agency latest report on the progress being made on the Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP). “We have dredged a length of 4 km of river (8 km of total river bank length) on the Parrett and Tone […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. Dredging continues on both banks of the river Parrett at Westonzoyland Pumping Station and on both banks further upstream towards the A361 road bridge. On the river Tone works continue with two land based excavators and a floating piece of plant as programmed. [mappress] […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. This work is taking place on the left hand bank of the Parrett between the confluence with the river Tone and Burrowbridge. [mappress] September 22, 2014

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency, the dredging program on the River Parrett near Moorland and the River Tone near Burrow Mumpon is moving ahead. “We continue to work on the River Parrett between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Raymonds Farm and further upstream between Home Farm and Fenners Cottage along Riverside in Burrowbridge. On the opposite […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to the Environment Agency’s latest update, high number of workers are currently engaged in the Parrett and Tone dredging scheme in order to complete the project on time. The dredging scheme of an 8km section of the rivers Parrett and Tone, part of the agency’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors, began […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging scheme of an 8km section of the rivers Parrett and Tone, part of the agency’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors, began back in late March and is scheduled for completion by the end of October. The above picture shows floating plant working on the River Tone just downstream […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first action from the 20 Year Flood Action Plan, dredging of the Rivers Parrett and Tone has been completed, according to the Environment Agency’s latest report. During the last seven months of the project, crews successfully removed over 130,000m³ of silt from the two rivers. Land and Water Services will remain in the area […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. So far, the Agency has removed approximately 80,000 tonnes of silt and remain on program to complete work by the end of October. [mappress] August 29, 2014

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging is part of the flood action plan and the Environment Agency is progressing with a project to dredge 8 km of the Rivers Parrett and Tone. The plan includes a range of other options for improving the area’s flood resilience in the long term, such as maintenance, land management and community and business resilience. […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the rivers Parrett and Tone has now started. The crucial 8km stretch that was identified by the Environment Agency (EA) modelling following the flood event of 2012 is currently where the operation is taking place. Dredging will start at Moorland House Farm with a long reach excavator. This is one of the key […]

  • 29 January 2014

    A £50,000 contribution will be pumped into a dredging scheme for the Rivers Tone and Parrett under Taunton Deane Borough Council’s annual budget proposals unveiled yesterday. Leader, Councillor John Williams, said the Council is aware that extreme flooding over the past two years have had a huge impact on the community, and is pledging to […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has announced that dredging works on the River Tone, part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, have been completed. So far approximately 128,000m³ of silt was removed from the site with 7.9km of the 8km dredge project completed. Restoring the channel to the 1960s design will be finished by […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging is part of the flood action plan and the Environment Agency is progressing with a project to dredge 8 kilometres of the Rivers Parrett and Tone. The plan includes a range of other options for improving the area’s flood resilience in the long term, such as maintenance, land management and community and business resilience. […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has recently announced that dredging works on the River Tone and Parrett, part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, have been completed. During the last seven months of the project, crews successfully removed over 130,000m³ of silt from the two rivers. The video shows the various methods employed by Land […]

  • 30 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Armed militants and prominent youths from some communities in the Niger Delta are now giving security cover to officials of Fung Tai Company handling the dredging of Lot one that covers Bifurcation to Warri in the war tone region. [mappress] Source: All Africa, March 30, 2010

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) will chart a road map to ensure the implementation of existing projects and enhance investments in the port sector in order to hasten projects in the infrastructure sector. Pulok Chatterji, principal secretary to the prime minister, will meet the senior officials of the ministries of shipping and finance to review […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging is part of the flood action plan and the Environment Agency is progressing with a project to dredge 8 kilometres of the Rivers Parrett and Tone. The plan includes a range of other options for improving the area’s flood resilience in the long term, such as maintenance, land management and community and business resilience. […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has dredged 4 km (8 km of river bank) of the Parrett and Tone and is now passing halfway in the dredging operation. The dredging is being undertaken using a mixture of floating equipment, large excavators mounted on the riverbanks and even amphibious dredgers. This range of equipment is needed to cope […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will see firsthand the improvements made in the area since 2013/14.  He will start his tour in Bridgwater where he will meet local Environment Agency staff. Sir James will then be taken to Burrow Mump, where he will witness the […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In early 2014 the Somerset Levels and Moors experienced widespread flooding, particularly within the Parrett and Tone river catchments. The Environment Agency estimated there were more than 65 million cubic meters of floodwater covering an area of 65 square kilometers. Residents of Northmoor (Moorland, Chadmead and Fordgate) had to leave their homes at the height […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has recently announced that dredging works on the River Tone, part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, have been completed. The Agency has returned to some previously dredged sites to check silt levels and remove some silt which has already been deposited. Floating plant will be used to remove […]