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  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, a multinational infrastructure group with capabilities in construction services, support services and infrastructure, has just released a video about a coastal protection scheme in Whitby, Yorkshire. In the video, Graham Dewe of Balfour Beatty explains the use of the ‘Mule’ (Mobile Unit Lifting Equipment) to construct concrete coastal defenses in Whitby. About the scheme A section […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project has been completed and is now open to the public, reports Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The Phase 1 works, which started 30th August 2016, involved beach renourishment and extensive groyne maintenance. The beach material for the Phase 1 was dredged from the Solent and bought ashore in Portsmouth […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana is working on a $150 million worth coastal protection projects that will deal with persistent tidal flooding and sea erosion problems of the country’s Western Region Districts. The projects, being implemented by various contractors in Ahanta West, STMA and the Shama Districts, are funded by the government of Ghana. Few days ago, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah, […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clare County Council has announced that storm remediation works will begin at a number of coastal locations in the County this week. The phase two of the reconstruction of the Seawall at Kilkee is currently underway. Phase one was substantially completed for the summer of 2015 and phase two will be completed before the start […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A proposal to bolster sea defenses at Bacton Gas Terminal, Bacton and Walcott villages will be discussed by North Norfolk District Council’s Cabinet on July 3. The proposed scheme would involve ‘sandscaping’ the shoreline, in front of the terminal and down the coast; effectively using high volumes of sand to protect the coast. The volume […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Havant Borough Council (HBC) and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) are continuing their work to develop outline designs for sea defenses at Langstone. The scheme is aimed to reduce coastal flood and erosion risk to 86 properties over the next 100 years, as well as critical infrastructure including the A3023, the only road access […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rocks are being delivered as work starts on the £30m scheme to protect 1,400 properties at Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency contractors started today work on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Hunstanton. The work is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage or loss of […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve Portsmouth’s flood defenses is making good progress on two fronts. Portsmouth City Council has completed the first phase of preparation work in the north of the city while a bid for funding for work in Southsea is taking shape after a successful public consultation. Trees and vegetation have been cleared alongside Ports […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Besides the regular activities, this day is dedicated to all the facts about the seawall that protects Maasvlakte 2 in the northwest. Exactly 19,558 concrete blocks of 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 meter, each weighing over 40 tons, are all carefully built into this new block dam. In addition to various lectures, visitors can take […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, offering innovative solutions for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), has been reinforcing weak spots along the Noord-Holland coast by using a total of 35.5 million m³ of sand and planting 640,000 m² of marram grass.  The Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defense no longer met current safety standards and was classified as one […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the main contractor for delivering new sea defenses in Southsea worth £100 million. The Southsea Coastal Scheme will provide flood protection to more than 8,000 properties and 704 businesses at risk, due to ageing existing coastal defenses along 4.5km of Solent coastline. […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    MP Graham Stuart said in its latest announcement that winning the backing of Coastal Communities Minister, Jake Berry, could make a major difference in the fight to save the fast-eroding coastline to the south of Withernsea. Graham has written to Mr Berry in the hope of getting government support for a major upgrade to local […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) will begin the beach management works on Monday, May 6, placing new sand onto the Boygrift, Sutton on Sea, Mablethorpe, Trusthorpe, Wolla Bank and Chapel Six Marshes, Trunch Lane, Ingoldmells and Huttoft beaches. The beach management works help manage coastal flood risk for around 20,000 residential homes, 1,700 businesses, 24,500 static caravans […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches. Under the Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme, sand was dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter months. This reduces the risk of waves […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has welcomed the allocation of €114,300 for minor flood mitigation and coastal protection works in Louth. “In Castlebellingham, €13,500 will be used to repair the sea defense; €10,800 will be used to construct a rock armor revetment at Annagasson, in Bullurgan €9,000 will be spent on placing a rock […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Annual harbor dredging and beach works are set to take place in Lyme Regis this week. The works will be carried out between 7 and 13 April when the tides are at one of their lowest points in the year. Works are restricted to these dates as tide levels dictate the amount of access hired […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 3D scale model of a Nigerian beach near Lagos has been put through its paces this month in HR Wallingford’s modelling hall. New coastal defenses are needed where the beach has retreated at the residential Maiyegun Beach Estate following major development farther along the coast. The designers of the coastal protection scheme, CDR International, asked […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is progressing well on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership on behalf of Portsmouth City Council, is being […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its contractors today began working on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach between Snettisham and Hunstanton.  The work, which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding, is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Britain’s coastal defenses could be designed to better withstand storms triggered by climate change, the University of Edinburgh said in its latest announcement. Improving seawalls could help limit loss of life and damage to property as coastal waters become stormier over coming years, researchers say. A way of predicting what happens to the millions of […]