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  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction begins on the £4.8 million Marton West Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme that will protect properties in central Middlesbrough against flooding from the beck, the sea, and surface water. The project is being delivered by the Environment Agency and Middlesbrough Council, and was initiated by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. The contractor working […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Three schemes from a shortlist of 18 have been awarded for their excellence in civil engineering at the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards. Among the awarded projects was the Skipton flood alleviation scheme, which won the Centenary Award. Delivered by Arup on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £13.8m project was designed and built to protect […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mouchel’s Herne Hill & Dulwich Flood Alleviation Scheme, delivered in partnership with Southwark Council, has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards in the Project of the Year – under £10m category. The £4.28m project involved teams from across Mouchel and was jointly developed as a partnership between Southwark Council, the Environment Agency […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents and business owners have ultimate peace of mind from flooding thanks to the opening of a £37 million scheme designed by Royal HaskoningDHV. The Forres (River Findhorn and Pilmuir) scheme completes the flood protection for the town of Forres which has suffered regular inundation from the River Findhorn and Mosset Burn. Royal HaskoningDHV, working […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Leominster Flood Alleviation Scheme has been in operation since the 1970s to protect the town from flooding from the River Lugg. The existing scheme consists of raised embankments and walls throughout the town, and a bypass channel to the north. The Environment Agency has undertaken a review to assess if the existing scheme is […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Neath Port Talbot Council and their contractor Knights Brown are making good progress on the vital scheme to repair and strengthen the iconic Aberavon Seafront Promenade. The work is part funded by the Welsh Government through its Coastal Risk Management Program – first announced by the Welsh Government in 2014. It aims to reduce flood […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released the nominees for the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards. The BCI Awards seek to recognize and reward excellence in project delivery, design, construction and, crucially, delivering outcomes for society. These awards are the only construction industry awards scheme to have the backing of the Prime Minister, through the […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a seasonal break in on-site activities the latest phase of work at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme is now well underway, reports Team Van Oord. The Clay’s Lake project forms part of the Upper Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme which was developed by the Environment Agency after floods in the Crawley area during 2000. […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Foyle MLA, Karen Mullan, said in its latest announcement that she has welcomed progress from the Department for Infrastructure on carrying out assessments to identify potential flood risks in the Ivy Mead area of Derry. A number of homes were severely damaged in the aftermath of adverse flooding that took place in areas […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by representatives from Associated British Ports and North East Lincolnshire Council during a recent visit to see a new flood defence take shape near to Blundell Park in Cleethorpes. The works are part of the £20-million Grimsby Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme is being carried out by […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £2 million scheme to help protect the Yorkshire coast town of Whitby from tidal flooding is now underway and is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2020, Scarborough Borough Council reports.  The flood alleviation project will involve the construction of a flood wall, 303 meters long with an average […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding has been launched by Aileen McLeod, MSP for South Scotland (SNP). The Flood Risk Management plan contains 14 local strategies and proposals for 42 flood protection schemes or engineering works planned for 2016-21 and a range of other flood alleviation measures. This will be supported […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living and working in Mytholmroyd will have a chance to meet the construction team who are building the flood defense scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major engineering project which protects thousands of Morpeth residents from flooding has scooped a prestigious national award. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme was named Project of the Year in this year’s ‘Constructing Excellence Awards’ which recognize the very best companies, collaborations and projects, sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister Seán Canney, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, has announced the appointment of Wills Bros. Ltd as civil engineering contractor for the construction of the Bandon Flood Relief scheme. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of a civil engineering contractor for the construction […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation representing the Cannington Flood Defense Scheme attended the House of Commons on 6 November to accept the Green Apple Environment Award, which was bestowed on the project earlier this year. The Green Apple Environment Awards scheme is an annual international campaign which recognizes, rewards and promotes environmental best practice around the world. The Awards were […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin next week on new flood defences in Morpeth’s High Stanners. The works, which are a part of a wider £21 million flood alleviation scheme, will see the creation of a new embankment along the wide part of the green and two new flood walls, one near Oldgate Bridge and one near […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have benefited from ‘real life experience’ though a visit to a civil engineering site in West Sussex. Last month a group of students visited the Clays Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord. The works […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Avon cleanup program in Bath is currently underway. The Environment Agency is removing abandoned cars and up to 150 shopping trolleys from the riverbed in the center of the city. The abandoned vehicles and other objects were identified by the Environment Agency during a recent survey of the city’s flood defenses. They have […]