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  • 31 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.    Infrastructure Technology Development Award […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has strengthened a 200-meter stretch of embankment on the River Bain near Coningsby as part of its ongoing maintenance program to reduce flood risk.  The work is part of the Environment Agency’s £1.8 million asset repair program which, over the next year, will repair approximately a hundred flood defense assets across both […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New flood protection along the Bow and Elbow Rivers will protect Calgary and upstream communities from the type of severe flooding that occurred in June 2013, the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. “Building Alberta’s flood defenses will help protect families and businesses from a repeat of the devastation experienced in 2013, when more than […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of Team Van Oord (TVO) securing a new contract covering three regions across the south of England. Under the new contract, TVO is now the lead supplier to provide ‘incident response resources’ to the Environment Agency […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Emergency flood defense repair work to damage caused this year by a succession of winters storms on Chesil Beach in Portland, Dorset, will be completed on 2 October 2014 by the Environment Agency and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council. The storms caused significant damage and cumulative impacts to the system of beach defenses at Chesil […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now begun the tender process to find and appoint a consultant who can undertake the necessary analysis of flooding and coastal erosion issues affecting Seaton and to write the town’s beach management plan (BMP). The council has already received a good response to its tender with expressions of […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting local people to come along to a public drop in session to find out more about proposals to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding to communities along the Caldicot Levels. The proposals will improve the defenses at Portland Grounds, near Magor and Undy, by raising approximately 2km of […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the second element of a £4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works are being carried out in two phases – Selly Park North and Selly Park South – and when complete will significantly reduce the risk […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has just reported that the company is gearing up for Flood and Coast 2017, a industry event on flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Now in it’s second year, the event will take place at the Telford International Center next week (28-30 March). Led once again by the Environment Agency, Flood and Coast […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £20 million scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord in East Sussex has been presented with the 2015 Environment Agency Exemplar Award. The Environment Agency Exemplar Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding health, safety and environmental performance in the delivery of its projects. A maximum of one award is made in any year […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of free guided walks around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls flood defense scheme, organised by Mackley, will take place over the summer months, reports the company. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    After years of decline work has begun to help restore one of Wales’ finest sand dune systems.  Over the last 60 years Newborough Warren on Anglesey has lost a staggering 94% of open, mobile sand dunes as they became over-grown with grass and trees. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has already removed dead or stunted trees […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway. The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which saw the rapid restoration of a number of assets damaged by unprecedented flooding, including fluvial structures and coastal defenses, has been nominated for two awards. The Asset Recovery Program South East – comprising the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (a joint venture partnership between Royal HaskoningDHV, Van Oord, Kier and Mackley […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord will be represented by two speakers at an important industry event that will advance the debate about flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Convened by the Environment Agency, Flood & Coast 2016 will tackle the big questions and challenges in flood and coastal risk management (FCRM) delivery. Team Van Oord […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new center to help bolster the UK’s defenses against flooding has launched at Brunel University London.  The Center for Flood Risk and Resilience (CFR2) – which has been developed in partnership with the Environment Agency, and the environmental organizations HR Wallingford, Jacobs, ICE Blue and CIWEM – aims to help fill the skills gap currently faced […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the Norfolk Harbor wider, deeper and safer took a significant step forward last Friday as the plan outlining the project’s national economic benefits was approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take its next step forward. “This is an infrastructure project that holds value for Virginia, the national economy and […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is moving forward. The Leeds project is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country and this provision of flood protection for the River Aire is designed to protect against a 1 in 200-year flood […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The UK Government announced an additional £140m Flood and Coastal Risk Management funding over the next two years. This is in addition to the £130m previously announced by the Government in early February and includes some revenue money as well as capital. It will fund repairs to flood defences damaged by the exceptional winter weather […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. and the Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Sean Canney, T.D., yesterday visited Craughwell, Co Galway where works are underway on the Dunkellin River & Aggard Stream Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking after his visit to the site, Mr. Kenny said: “Projects such […]