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  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest report from Mackley, 2017 is going to be another busy year for the company’s marketing and business development departments. The company has already confirmed participation in a number of important industry events across the UK. This events will cover a range of business sectors including flood prevention and coastal defense. The first event […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Funding to develop designs for a new coastal defense scheme which could protect homes from flooding and erosion in Langstone has been secured, the Havant Borough Council (HBC) informs.  The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), on behalf of HBC, has secured £376,000 made up from a Defra Grant in Aid and the HBC Community Infrastructure […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This video, published by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), is showing construction of the new flood defenses at Anchorage Park. It was the first stage of the multi-million pound Flooding and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Scheme being developed across the north of Portsea Island. The major coastal defense project, undertaken by Team Van Oord, included areas along […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to reduce the flood risk to over 400 properties in Teignmouth from flooding will get underway this month, Teignbridge District Council just announced. Teignbridge is working to ensure that people, homes and businesses are protected from flooding by carrying out essential repairs and renewal to the sea defense structure at The Point. This coastal protection […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced its intention to carry out vital repair work to the sea wall at Walton on the Naze in Essex. According to the EA, the repair work will ensure the wall remains an effective flood defense for years to come and prevent any further deterioration. Starting later this month, a section of the tidal […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is currently undertaking repairs to the revetment slope on the western side of Southsea Castle following storm damage. The works will reinstate the defense slopes to provide protection to this vulnerable area, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership said in their latest announcement. The project is due to start on site the 18th of June […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Defense Infrastructure Organisation submitted an application to the Marine Management Organisation in August 2015 for a marine licence to undertake navigational maintenance dredging in and adjacent to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport, Plymouth. The application, submitted on behalf of the Ministry of Defense, includes disposal of the dredged material at the Rame Head South disposal […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal flood banks which protect homes in Newton, Porthcawl, are due to be repaired and strengthened by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) next month. Engineers will use over 6,500 tonnes of stone rock armor to shore up the defense, which will make them more resilient to the effects of the tide in the future. Phill Pickersgill, […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, work will continue on the construction of the gate chambers for the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. “The floors are nearly completed and construction of the walls is starting now,” the Port of Amsterdam said. “Construction work in the other cofferdams continues as normal. Gantry-like structures, onto which cranes will be installed […]

  • 27 September 2010

    The Port Authority of Guam now has $50 million in the bank — free from the Defense Department — to begin modernizing its seaport to handle… (guampdn) [mappress] Source: guampdn, September 27, 2010;

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

    The state government has defended its decision to tender a dredging project to Port Macquarie based Birdon Marine.   (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 17, 2011    

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Portsmouth’s Southsea Coastal Scheme got underway today with the construction of coastal defenses beginning between Long Curtain Moat and Clarence Pier. The first of six phases in the Portsmouth City Council-led project came after some 10 years of planning and public consultation. Works include the demolition of the existing seawall and the construction of a […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gosport Borough Council will host several meetings in the following weeks to outline the next stage of their coastal schemes, aimed to protect the borough from coastal flooding. The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites: Alverstoke, Seafield and Forton. Once built, the three projects would reduce tidal flood risk to more […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major £1.95 million scheme to maintain coastal defenses and protect local homes has been completed at Kingsdown beach – with the placement of 16 new timber groynes and around 50,000 m³ of recycled shingle.  The scheme was managed by Dover District Council and funded by the Environment Agency. This coastal program was designed through […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the government. This first ever long-term investment program will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch parliament has agreed on an amendment of law that will fundamentally change the national flood defense standard. With the amendment, the Dutch flood standard will no longer be based on the probability of a flood given a certain height of the water level that can be expected during an extreme weather event. Instead, the […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured an order from the Engineering Authority at the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD) which includes the construction of 10 IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and five Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. Commenting this, IHC’s Area Sales Director Africa, Rogier Kalis, said: “The CSDs will be deployed for the maintenance of Egypt’s […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around 660 flood defenses needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather in December. The ongoing work to assess and repair flood damage following Storm Desmond and Storm Eva will be outlined at an open Board meeting today, chaired by Acting Chairman Emma […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The VBA joint venture of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins has successfully completed essential flood defense work along the River Irwell in Stubbins and Ramsbottom. This nine month project saw VBA install 300m of sheet piling and a 45m concrete flood wall along the riverbank as well as divert local utility services and local footpaths. […]

  • 17 June 2010

    A new agency set up to protect the marine environment has defended a decision to base a silt dumping site in Whitsand Bay. [mappress] Source: thisisplymouth, June 17, 2010;

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded a two year coast protection scheme contract by Fylde Council following a competitive tender. The scheme will include detailed design and construction of new coastal defenses from Fairhaven to Church Scar. The €19.5 million contract will provide new coast protection at Fairhaven […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £95 million flood defense and regeneration scheme for Derby has been approved by Derby City Council’s planning control committee. The innovative ‘Our City Our River‘ Council-led scheme plans to reduce Derby’s flood risk and maximize regeneration opportunities along the River Derwent. The flood defenses would be designed to protect the city against a […]

  • 10 April 2012

    In Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, 578 fishermen filed a suit seeking compensation for land reclamation project connected with the Deep Sea Petroleum Terminal plans. The law suit states that compensation of RM500,000 should be given to each of the fishermen for their loss of income. It also says that the defendants should be restrained from continuing […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or lengths of the estuarine bank. The design of the defenses varies between the reaches as they […]