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  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Four VolkerStevin projects have been shortlisted in the Project of the Year award categories at the Construction News Awards 2020. These projects are: Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme (under £20m); Victory Jetty (£20-£50m); Ipswich Tidal Barrier (£20-£50m); Dover Western Docks Revival (over £50m). Commenting the latest announcement, VolkerStevin Managing Director, Rob Coupe, said: “The announcement […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the main contractor for delivering new sea defenses in Southsea worth £100 million. The Southsea Coastal Scheme will provide flood protection to more than 8,000 properties and 704 businesses at risk, due to ageing existing coastal defenses along 4.5km of Solent coastline. […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has partnered with Brunel University’s Center for Flood Risk and Resilience – set up with the aim of helping key stakeholders develop relevant skills and knowledge, supporting the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. Under the agreement, VolkerStevin will be working alongside other partners, including the Environment Agency, HR Wallingford, Jacobs and CIWEM to co-create STEM […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract to improve flood defenses and raise ground levels at Strood in Medway, South East England, has been awarded to VolkerStevin by Medway Council. The scope of work includes the construction of a new 850 meter long steel sheet pile river wall, demolition of an existing concrete storage building, remediation works and the installation […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A jetty in Mare Harbor, aimed to improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands, has been completed by VolkerStevin for the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO). Work to upgrade the jetty was officially opened recently by Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer. This £19m contract is part of […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has just announced that the company is working on a £19 million project that will upgrade and improve defense infrastructure of berths at Mare Harbor, Falkland Islands. The contract forms part of work planned by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation over the next decade, to modernize the local military infrastructure and capabilities for the Islands. […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover and its principal contractor, VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), will be sponsors of the upcoming Dover Jobs Fair. The fair, organised by MP Charlie Elphicke, will take place at Dover Town Hall on Friday 17th March between 10am – 3pm. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The Port […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency (EA) has awarded a contract to VBA, the joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to carry out post flooding recovery works in Cumbria, Lancashire and West Yorkshire. The large scale multi-site contract involves projects spread across the whole of the Cumbria and Lancashire regions as well as the Calder Valley […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been appointed by Cumbria County Council to reconstruct the Port of Workington’s riverside wall, which will replace the existing failing structure. The project involves replacing 170m of anchored sheet steel pile quay wall and capping beam, stabilizing the existing failing quay and leaving a corner of the port as suitable habitat to encourage […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £19 million contract by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to upgrade Mare Harbor. The announcement comes after Defense Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment for £180 million investment over the next decade to modernize the military infrastructure on the Islands. The contract is […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister David Cameron has visited the site where flood and coastal specialist VBA, on behalf of the Environment Agency, is helping life get back to normal for residents in Croston. The joint venture which comprises VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins were instructed to complete emergency repair works by the Environment Agency. They have been […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The works, undertaken by VolkerStevin to upgrade Kirkcaldy sea wall and improve the promenade area on behalf of Fife Council, have been recognized with the Integrated Transport Project of the Year accolade at the Scottish Transport Awards. Completed in November 2014, and costing just over £9 million, the upgraded sea wall and refurbished promenade now […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £34 million design and build contract for the reconstruct of jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) that will house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The existing Middle Slip jetty, originally built in the 1920’s, has seen several modifications throughout the years including an extensive review and […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, working with subsidiary companies VolkerBrooks and VolkerGround Engineering, have together successfully completed stabilization works to the bank of the River Don in Doncaster. The built embankment separating the South Yorkshire canal and River Don at Wheatley Cut, has a long history of instability. Over the end of 2012 and early 2013, rapid slope movement […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerStevin will be giving a talk on the coastal defence works being undertaken at Cromer as part of the Cromer Preservation Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Cromer Community Hall on the 27th March 2014. Duncan Nash, VolkerStevin site agent, said: “The Cromer Preservation Society has an invested interest in the Coastal Defence […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has received the Most Considerate Site Runner-Up award for the Lower Todmorden and Walsden FAS Phase three project at the National Site Awards, given only to the top 26 Gold Award winning projects in the UK. VolkerStevin also won two Bronze Awards for the Central Felixstowe Coast Protection Scheme and Duddington Sluice Replacement. All […]

  • 29 April 2013

    VolkerStevin, in conjunction with Carillion, Halcrow and Glasgow City Council, has received two highly commended awards for the White Cart Water Flood Prevention Project at the CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Awards. The project was highly commended in the categories of ‘Relations with the Local Community and other Stakeholders’, and ‘Ecology and Biodiversity’. The White Cart Water […]

  • 21 January 2013

    VolkerStevin has won a ‘Silver’ Green Apple Award which recognises its outstanding sustainability practices on the Central Felixstowe Coastal Protection Scheme. The award, which was accepted by representatives of the project team at the House of Commons, praised their innovative measures to ensure that the project was run in a sustainable way with minimal impact […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Dover recently released this very interesting video from the Dover Western Docks Revival Development Program, named ‘DWDR Progress 2017 – 2019’. According to an official announcement, DWDR is a one-off opportunity for the regeneration of Dover, bringing new investment into the area. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, has been awarded a £2m project by Cumbria County Council with additional funding from the Environment Agency, the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee and Keswick Flood Action Group, to help protect properties in the Penrith Road and Ambleside area of Keswick from flooding. […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won two contracts aimed at strengthening and protecting a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in Romania and the United Kingdom. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. The Dutch giant has acquired a contract in Romania from the Romanian Water Administration to preserve the coastline of Mamaia, Constanta. […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded five new contracts as part of the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) £1 billion Framework to reduce flooding across the UK. Work has already begun on the following projects, aimed to improve the lives of communities and the wider environment: Oxford Flood […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work has recently started at Granny’s Bay, as part of the £22 million coastal protection project along the Fylde coast, VolkerStevin reports.  VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded an extension to the contract to redevelop Granny’s Bay. On completion, this work will […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis and Atkins, has been appointed to the Environment Agency’s national Marine and Coastal framework. The parent companies of VBA have worked continuously with the EA over the past 17 years. VBA has been awarded positions as one of only three suppliers in Lot 1 (projects over £5m) and […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Dover released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The project has been announced as the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and land reclamation, a new marina […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA – a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – is starting the next phase of works at Fairhaven Lake. According to VBA, the second phase of works at Fairhaven Lake will involve upgrading Stanner Bank car park, replacing the retaining wall and refurbishing the existing outfall drainage from Fairhaven Lake to the […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]