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  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, June 28th, marked the official start of work on a major Environment Agency flood scheme for the town of Burton-upon-Trent. The £30 million project will reduce flood risk for 5,500 properties currently facing possible flooding from the River Trent, including 4,500 homes and 1,000 businesses. The project – funded by the Government with […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency said in its latest announcement that they are about to start Phase 2 of the current round of Burton on Trent flood defense improvements. Phase 1 was completed between 2005 and 2007. “To ensure Burton continues to be protected to the best possible standard, we need to improve and update the existing defenses. There […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has begun on a £13.3 million project which will protect villages on both sides of the river Trent in North Lincolnshire. The scheme, located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business. Nick Culshaw, operations director at VBA, said: “This flood defense project will protect […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gedling Member of Parliament Vernon Coaker recently visited the Holme Sluices at Colwick, Nottinghamshire to find out more about the Trent flood defenses and the work of the Environment Agency. The MP met with EA officials, led by Louise Cresswell, Area Director for the East Midlands, to see how the sluices work in protecting properties from flooding […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Burton-upon-Trent residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flood scheme improvement work at a series of drop-in sessions next month. The planned works to the town’s flood defenses will see upgrades to the 9km of existing defenses that already protect more than 7,000 homes and […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following public consultation with residents, North Lincolnshire Council is ready to press ahead with a £13.3m flood defense scheme to protect towns and villages on both sides of the Trent, according to the council’s latest announcement. The building contract for the Trent flood defenses has been awarded to VBA Joint Venture (VolkerStevin) who will start […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Government of Canada, Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha and the Minister of Status of Women, has announced four contract awards totaling $330 million for the Trent-Severn Waterway Federal Infrastructure Investment Program in Central Ontario. The contracts include the canal restoration works, repair of dams, locks, canal walls and other […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    The cutterhead of the Dredge Essex is raised after dredging operations in front of the Mercer County, NJ Power Plant in November of 2013. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Norfolk Dredging Company completed maintenance dredging on the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Trenton in December of 2013. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of a £1m project to dredge 50,000 tonnes of sand, gravel and silt from the bed of the River Trent is taking place this week. “We started dredging the river in July to make it easier for leisure boats and cargo barges to cruise up and down. The project, the first major […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive program of maintenance and repair worth £1.4 million is underway in Cheshire on the Macclesfield Canal this winter, reports the Canal & River Trust. The project includes massive dredging works that will take place over the next three months. According to the Canal & River Trust, the project is aimed at deepening the canal between […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently delivered their dredging pumps HY85/160HC, together with two side cutters EXHY, to the Val di Vizze cleanup project, located in the mountains of Trentino Alto Adige, Italy. The dam on the Rio Vizze, built in 1927, forms a small lake known as Lago di Novale. The constant supply of debris from the watercourse […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rugeley flood scheme, which protects more than 270 homes and businesses, has won the Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands sustainability award. This award recognizes the partnership way of working achieving multiple benefits to the town and the people of Rugeley. Before the £5.2 million project was completed, the risk of flooding to the town hampered […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council has just released the latest update on the Maria Creek dredging project, saying that – to date – they have removed approximately 21.000 cubic meters of material from the Maria Creek channel. Around 19.500 has been removed by the Long Reach Excavator and 1.500 by council’s dredger. “Unfortunately, council had to cease dredging […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency yesterday announced the official opening of new flood defenses in Rugeley, Staffordshire. Members of the Environment Agency, Cannock Chase District Council, the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Rugeley Town Council, Staffordshire County Council and the Trent Regional Flood & Coastal Committee were yesterday in the town to celebrate completion of […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to complete work on the £5.2 million Rugeley flood defense scheme. “We will largely complete construction work on the scheme by end of December 2017, with some minor work to take place in January 2018,” reported the EA. The project involved construction of a 350m long embankment, which is 4m high […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has been working with partners to help reduce the risk of flooding from Rising Brook in Rugeley, Staffordshire. The flood defense scheme, worth £4 million, is being developed in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Staffordshire County Council and Cannock Chase District Council. According to EA’s latest update, the project is now […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has won another local authority (RMA) contract through the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) framework – this time for North Lincolnshire Council. The North Lincolnshire Lakes scheme located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA to increase flood defense protection and improve existing barriers […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the Rugeley Flood Risk Management Scheme, which began in December, is progressing well. EA also reported that the preparations for the construction of the embankment are now underway. To make sure that the public stay safe while the work is being carried out, the Hagley playing fields will […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the launch of its latest survey vessel Humber Sounder with a naming ceremony at the Port of Hull. The ceremony, which was conducted last week by Father Colum Kelly of the Apostleship of the Sea, was attended by ABP staff and customers, as well as representatives of Blyth Workboats, […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 includes roughly $123.8 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Along with an updated total of $128.1 million included in the recently released USACE work plan for fiscal 2016, this funding allows Philadelphia District to continue to […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by North Lincolnshire Council to design a £13 million flood defense scheme near Scunthorpe, UK. The company will undertake the detailed design of flood defenses, with associated ground investigation studies, for 3.6km of the River Trent between the M180 and the southern boundary of Keadby Bridge. Other services the consultancy will […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Lincolnshire Council is investing over £13m to improve flood defenses as part of the £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project that will create six new villages and thousands of new homes, new football stadium and schools, plus business and leisure opportunities on the outskirts of Scunthorpe.   Work will start as early as spring 2016. Lincolnshire […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cape May County Freeholder Marie Hayes and the Emergency Management Director Martin Pagliughi met with NJDEP Commissioner Robert Martin in Trenton on October 13 to discuss challenges facing local municipalities, marinas and related businesses regarding dredging.  During the meeting, Commissioner Martin and his staff accepted a report compiled by a working group chaired by Hayes and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River. Valued at $77 million, the Delaware River Rock Reach award is a capital project that includes dredging approximately 320,000 cubic yards of rock and gravel material, which […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has introduced a plan to carry out a £15 million dredging scheme in the next two years as part of their £80 million 10-year dredging program.  The Trust has agreed a two-year extension of the dredging contract with Land & Water to complete the increased amount of work. The program […]