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  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A tidal barrier across the River Orwell at Ipswich has become the latest addition to a national campaign to promote the benefits of civil engineering. Called This is Civil Engineering the campaign, launched by Institution of Civil Engineers, places banners on infrastructure projects across the UK telling the public what civil engineering is about. Environment […]

  • 24 March 2010

    In an effort to increase its investments in wave and tidal energy, the dredging group DEME has established an affiliate, DEME Blue Energy. DEME has been a highly visible and active partner in the sea wind farm industry, but as a dredging group it is more at home with the waves than the wind… [mappress] […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency reported today that it has completed engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel. According to the EA, since October 2018 their contractors have completed drone surveys, visual inspections, surveys of the river bed and thickness tests of sheet steel piles on the River Road side. They also used mechanical equipment to […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) recently collaborated with 15 other National Estuarine Research Reserves in 13 coastal states on a research study that examined the capabilities of tidal marshes to keep pace with sea level rise. Results of the pioneering study, “Rising to the Challenge: Will Tidal Marshes Survive Rising Seas?” were recently […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently held two public information events at the Arundel Town Hall to update the community on its plans to better protect people at highest risk of flooding and river erosion in Arundel. The drop-ins were attended by 84 people, including the local MP, Nick Herbert. At the events, the EA shared details […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently investigating options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will be meeting with local councils this autumn to discuss how they and others can help with future management of Lower Tidal Arun flood risk scheme. This will include maintaining existing defenses, identifying funding for new defenses and how to deal with areas that will no longer receive funds for maintenance. The […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency has appointed VBA, the joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to work on a £21 m flood defense scheme. Work to the tidal barrier scheme, which runs along the River Orwell in Ipswich, is due to start later this month and includes […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Good progress continues to be made under the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS) with the improvements to the wall at River Road, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site week beginning Monday 4 May. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth residents will have a chance to learn more about planned improvements and construction work that is taking place as part of Exmouth’s £12 million project to reduce tidal flood risk. The Environment Agency is organizing drop-in exhibition at the Exmouth Town Hall on 28 June from 3:30pm to 7:30pm. “Everyone is welcome to come […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is reviewing options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (EEFCRMS).  Although funding is yet to be secured, the scheme’s […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a £90 million tidal defense barrier that will protect 20,000 homes in Boston for over 100 years. Following severe storms in December 2013, the east coast endured the most significant tidal surge in 60 years. This affected many coastal towns and communities. In Boston, Lincolnshire, over 800 houses were flooded across […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has been working in collaboration with East Devon District Council since 2015 to develop a new tidal defense scheme for Exmouth. The need for the new defense scheme for Exmouth was initially identified as part of a flood risk management strategy for the whole of the Exe Estuary. Following analysis by the Environment […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will next week hold a public drop-in session on the upcoming Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The meeting – taking place before the start of the work – is scheduled for 18 December 2017, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Anchor Inn in Cockwood. The EA has already had an initial drop […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The building of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay has been given planning consent by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. This is the first tidal lagoon project to be examined by the Planning Inspectorate. But before the lagoon becomes a reality, it is still subject to Contract for Difference (CfD) negotiations […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on their Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS), saying that all ground anchors have now been installed into the new river wall. Works will continue this week to apply tension to the ground anchors to ensure the new structure achieves the appropriate design parameters for overall strength and stability. […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of residents from the communities along the Caño Martín Peña, led by leaders of the grassroots organization G-8, symbolically dredged the tidal channel by hand to call for urgent action by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on approval of the feasibility study required the channels environmental restoration. “For over a year now, […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking for people’s views on further information submitted by the company behind the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc project would see a 9.5 km long sea wall built in Swansea Bay, between the Rivers Tawe and Neath. This will generate electricity and house a visitor center […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders to manage the operations and maintenance of the lagoon’s turbines and power generation facilities, Tidal […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has analysed the results of the recent engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel. They have begun to share this information with riverside property owners and explain what it means for them. Since October 2018 their contractors have completed drone surveys, visual inspections, surveys of the river bed and thickness tests […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Mackley today presented a whistle-stop tour of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, which is being carried out by the company as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency. Work on project started in October 2016, and when complete the scheme will significantly reduce flood risk to more than […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the VIMS Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 2, at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, VA. The workshop theme for this year is “Sustainable Shorelines in Action: Successful Applications & Incentive Programs” and the workshop focus will […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerGround Engineering has now completed the installation of over 3,000 tonnes of steel sheet piles and sections over a 2.5km section of the River Arun in Littlehampton.  The work, which commenced in November 2013, is part of a major project being completed by parent company VolkerStevin, in a partnership with the Environment Agency, Arun District Council, West Sussex […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares will be testing the design for the planned tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, South Wales. Incorporating sixteen turbines that can deliver 320 MW, the tidal lagoon will be the world’s largest. It will be built to scale in the facilities hall in Delft so that the hydrodynamic efficiency of the design can be tested […]