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  • 23 December 2011

    In order to protect the vast fishery resources at the Great Bahama Bank from poachers, National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest said the…   By DENISE MAYCOCK (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242 , December 23, 2011;

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Superior is set to launch its SuperiorWork range of industrial floatation products at METS 2012. The SuperiorWork range features rotomoulded hose/pipe and cable floats, floating walkways and work platforms, fabricated metal gangways and bridges and floating pump pontoons. The range has been designed for industrial applications such as superyacht and ship exclusion barriers, dredging, mining, […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has invited bidders to submit their offers for a dredging project related to Queen Elizabeth Class Carrier movements at Portsmouth Harbour. The QEC Carrier is to be capable of accessing and departing from the designated berths during the two high water windows per 24 hour period and to have the capability […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has announced that its conference named “Management of above-ground flood and coastal assets” will take place on 15 May 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This event will provide an understanding of the asset management life-cycle. It will also cover the methods and tools that are available across that cycle for the assessment and management […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to skilled employees and the ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9x6CPycaVE The supporting services of the dredging, civil […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Milestone Environmental Contracting recently won a contract for the Y Jetty & Lang Cove Remediation Project at the Department of National Defence’s (DND) Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt naval harbor. The Y Jetty & Lang Cove project is the next phase of the DND’s ongoing Esquimalt Harbor Remediation Program, which aims to remediate historical contamination […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaRock, a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction, has completed delivery of armor stone to protect Dorset’s West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defense project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee. West Bay, on Dorset’s Jurassic […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has constructed over 4 kilometres of flood defences over the last 2 years in Newhaven, East Sussex. The scheme, developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, is nearing completion and is already better protecting more than 300 homes and 200 businesses from tidal flooding as seen on several occasions this winter, most […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the FLOODrisk 2012 conference on 20 November, the final results of the Flood Control 2015 research program were revealed by program director Piet Dircke. He presented the book containing the results to Jan Geluk, chair of the Waterboard Hollandse Delta and of the water defences committee for the Association of Regional Water Authorities. The […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The phase to construct a 450 metre long tidal river wall along the East Bank of the River Arun is now due to be completed in May. This flood alleviation scheme is part of an adaptive tidal food risk management approach to predicted sea level rise. When the whole scheme is completed it will protect […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has started design and build work on the Environment Agency’s £30 million flood defense scheme in Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. The Calder Valley scheme will protect up to 400 homes and businesses and sustain economic growth. Following initial drainage works, the project in its entirety […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1400 hydro-engineers from all of the world have gathered at the 36th edition of the annual world congress of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) in the Hague, the Netherlands (June 28 – July 3). Bregje van Wesenbeeck from Deltares was a keynote speaker on the opening day of the IAHR world congress. […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastal protection scheme, to be designed by Mott MacDonald, has been given the go ahead by the Environment Agency. It is the second largest sea defence project in the country and will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting nearly 3,000 homes for the next […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defence scheme will begin next month with improvements to the main flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. The Environment Agency and its partners, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, will also […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh, benefiting 150,000 households (1 million people). The project is being funded by the Dutch government as part of the Netherlands Development Cooperation. Over half the population of Bangladesh’s coastal areas live below the poverty […]

  • 4 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      The announced transfer of shares from NPM Capital N.V. to MerweOord B.V., the investment company of the Van Oord family, took place on 30 March 2011. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord is now 78.5%. The interest of BAM remains 21.5%. This new ownership of shares continues to guarantee the stability of Van Oord. […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 20th Armourstone Users Group meeting is taking place on Thursday 7 February 2013 and will be held at HR Wallingford’s conference facilities in Oxfordshire. This meeting offers the opportunity for the exchange of news and views about the use of armourstone for coastal defences and breakwaters in the UK and all round the world. […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mackay residents and property will be better protected from devastating future floods with the Newman Government announcing funding to help extend the North Mackay levees. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said in Mackay today that $342,125 would help Mackay Regional Council upgrade the levee system to provide Q100 flood level protection. “We’re carrying […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, is presenting its BD excavator dredging head at this week’s Europort Show in Istanbul (11-14th March). The dredging head can be used with all types of hydraulic excavators, either land-based or floating ones. It is especially suited to work in narrow canals, small reservoirs or harbors where only a few thousand […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hollands Noorderkwartier Regional Water Board and the Department of Public Works and Water Management intend to award the Van Oord (50%) – Boskalis (50%) joint venture a contract to reinforce and maintain the Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defence from Petten to Camperduin, the northern stretch of the Dutch coastline. The contract with a value […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is gearing up for a busy October with preparations underway to participate in a number of industry events across the country focusing on issues including flooding, coastal defence and the future of the construction industry. Over a two-week period, Mackley will participate in four events, starting with the Suffolk Coastal Forum in Ipswich (7 […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has scheduled its “Introduction to Coastal Processes and Management” event for 9-10 September, 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This two-day course will introduce methods used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. The risks of coastal flooding and erosion, both in the UK and overseas, will increase as existing man-made defences such […]

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government has contracted Dredging International, Experts in Marine and Waterway Construction Firm from Belgium, to construct the Sea … (ghanaweb) [mappress] Source: ghanaweb, August 13, 2010;

  • 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 […]