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  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This winter, Morpeth homes and business are better protected than ever from the threat of flooding from the River Wansbeck. Construction of new flood defenses in Morpeth town centre, as part of the multi-million pound flood alleviation scheme, is now complete. Since early 2013, contractors working on behalf of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has been awarded a silver award in the ‘Innovation’ category for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency. The company is listed as a Green World Award winner alongside governments and organizations from countries including South Korea, Poland, Malaysia, UAE, Colombia, New Zealand, Germany, Bahrain, Singapore and Brazil. […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka WASA, to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Close to 200 barangay officials, community leaders and representatives from national and local governments, civil society and the private sector partners will gather for the fourth annual Partners’ Forum of the Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program on September 24-25, 2014 at the Microtel, UP-Ayala Land Technohub, in Quezon City. The Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program is one of DENR’s priority program, […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall Mott Macdonald Joint Venture, set up to deliver coastal and fluvial works under the WEM (Water and Environment Management) framework, has been awarded a contract valued at £23 million by Leeds City Council, which it procured using the EA’s WEM Framework procurement facility. The aim of the scheme is to provide 1 in […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London. Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding. The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects: […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second and final phase of vital flood defense works in West Bay will begin on 23 February and will last between five and six weeks, announced West Dorset District Council. This work will coincide with the annual dredge of the outer harbor which will begin in mid March and last five days. The work will involve […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A significant boost to the economy of Bimini is one step closer, with Resort World Bimini announcing that it has officially commenced with the next phase of construction at the port of its top-flight destination resort. With the beginning of the fully permitted dredging process, Resorts World Bimini (RWB) is moving towards completing the construction […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency last week opened the Lower Dove flood scheme in Derbyshire, which has reduced the risk of flooding to 1,600 residential and major commercial properties. Construction of the £8.7million scheme began in September 2012, and it consists of around 5km of new and improved flood defences on the border of Staffordshire and Derbyshire. […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of the £8m ‘Cromer Coast Protection’ scheme has officially started and will last until March 2016. The scheme has been designed not only to maintain the existing level of defense, but also to withstand many years of predicted sea level rise. This final stage will include work at the west end, the parapet walls […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During June and July the Environment Agency and its partners held 5 public events across the Oxford area to update communities on flood work. These events were also set up to offer local communities and residents the opportunity to talk to the technical specialists who are working on the project and to provide them with valuable […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council, West Sussex County Council and Littlehampton Harbour Board to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton. The work is being carried out by the contractors, Volker Stevin. Collaboration and co-operation is key to delivering this £14.5 […]

  • 28 February 2014

    A ceremony took place on Friday 28 February in Godmanchester, marking the official completion of Godmanchester’s flood risk management scheme. The ground was first broken on Friday 25 May 2012 by Jonathan Djanogly, MP for Huntingdon, and Steve Wheatley, Chair of the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, who was instrumental in securing approval for the […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] October […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has published a document to show the environmental impact of the first phase of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The scheme is being jointly funded by the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council, and ultimately will reduce the risk of flooding for over 3,200 homes and businesses across […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the working period for the Benoi Basin dredging project has been extended. The completion date is now scheduled for December 30, 2014. This deepening work will be carried out by the grab dredgers which will […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. [mappress] September […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s main holiday beach is getting important maintenance work carried out to the seawall. Tendring District Council (TDC) is undertaking the improvements at West Beach at the same time as drainage is being upgraded along the Lower Promenade in a similar location. The Council’s own engineering staff are carrying out the scheme using a 35 […]

  • 14 February 2011

    Work to protect the Rohmaria area in Dibrugarh district from Brahmaputra erosion is on since January 4 last. The administrative approval for… By Ajit Patowary (assamtribune) [mappress] Source: assamtribune, February 14, 2011;

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive project, undertaken by MGJV/ABCO Marine, has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards 2015.  The Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive scheme was designed to ensure that any Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) assets, which could influence bathing water quality, do not adversely affect achieving the desired standard. The […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A flood control project in Manila, which consists of dredging and drainage repairs in commercial and residential areas including Quiapo and Binondo, has officially commenced. Following a bidding conducted in December last year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) awarded this contract to J.D. Legaspi Construction. According to philstar.com, the company will design, build, rehabilitate, and upgrade […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has completed the consultation on the environmental impact of the first phase of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The first phase works will begin in June this year ahead of the main scheme, which is designed to reduce flood risk to properties on both sides of the river throughout Exeter. The […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A flood defense scheme carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has scooped its 13th award in the past 12 months. The latest accolade for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme in West Sussex came in the CIPR Pride Awards for the south of England, which were presented on 21 November. […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To ensure continued flood protection for South Florida’s communities, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) last month approved a construction contract for the next phase of repair work on the Hillsboro Canal, located along the Broward–Palm Beach county line. “The Hillsboro Canal is one of our flood control system’s main arteries,” said Jeff Kivett, […]

  • 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 […]