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  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s Adur tidal walls scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea is making great strides as it nears the final stages of construction with completion expected by the end of the year. A major component to making good progress has been the use of the Giken press piling train to drive in the steel piles. This is […]

  • 17 July 2013

      VolkerStevin has started works on the £9million Kirkcaldy Sea Wall improvement project. The project involves refurbishment and heightening of the sea wall to help protect the Promenade from the sea and coastal flooding. The works will involve the repair of the wall at the basin car park, at the south end of the Esplanade, […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The meetings will take place on August 19th and August 20th from 6-9pm at Staten Island […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The independent review into the bund wall failure at the Port of Gladstone is now underway. Individuals and organisations are invited to make submissions for consideration under the Terms of Reference until 28 February 2014. The independent review panel comprising Dr Andrew Johnson, Ms Anthea Tinney and Dr Ian Cresswell will: – examine and report […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Progress on the sealing of the northern section of the front bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing is on schedule. The 8.8km bund wall created to reclaim 274 hectares at the northern end the current Fisherman’s Landing site was completed in August 2011, since then 4 million cubic metres of dredge material have been stored inside […]

  • 4 April 2011

    To examine the mile-long interconnecting sea walls along Winthrop Beach, one has to traverse a handicapped-access ramp that was sheared in…   By Steven A. Rosenberg (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, April 4, 2011    

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    When the Littlehampton Arun East Bank flood risk management scheme was completed in 2015, a section of the tidal wall was left undone as it was expected that it would be delivered as part of a private development. This did not happen so the Environment Agency is stepping in to replace this section of aging flood defense […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Progress on sealing the northern section of the front bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing remains on schedule for a second week. The Transitional Environmental Program (TEP) approved on 25 June allows for bund sealing works to be undertaken until 6 August to fast track sealing the northern section of the east bund wall at the […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Rossall sea defenses are now in the last year of a 4 year construction program, reports the Wyre Council. According to the council, last year was spent constructing the bulk of the project which has the same cross section throughout and hence was relatively quick to construct, including rock groynes, rock revetment, precast […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest release that their teams are working on an emergency contract to help stabilize an approximately 20-foot-wide section of channel wall immediately upstream of the Philadelphia Street Bridge that collapsed into Codorus Creek last week. The contract will consist of filling in a sinkhole […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The start of the construction of the IJmuiden New Sea Lock control building and the relocation of the two waiting buildings on the North Lock are the most important events scheduled for this month, reports the Port of Amsterdam. Work also continues on the diaphragm walls for the lock chamber and on the diaphragm walls […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently held two final public exhibitions on Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing is being developed jointly by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council, West Sussex County Council and the Environment Agency. It will provide protection for extreme events with 0.33% […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex. Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Repairs to the seawall at the U.S. Coast Guard Station at Point Judith in Narragansett, Rhode Island, will be completed under the terms of a $935,300.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by HK&S Construction Holding Corp., of Newport, Rhode Island. Construction is scheduled […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works continued this month on the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, with the new control building slowly beginning to take shape, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The control building (no. 1 in the picture) is starting to take shape by now. The lock gate chambers (no. 2 in the picture) are also gaining […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Water of Leith Walkway (Pansy Walk), a part of the Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme, has been opened six months ahead of schedule, reports McLaughlin & Harvey. According to McL&H, the Pansy Walk is an essential part of daily life for many of the residents, as it provides access to local shops and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £1.7 million funding to help repair small ports and harbors across England damaged by winter storms. Twenty one communities will benefit ranging from Cornwall to East Riding. McLoughlin said: “Our small ports are vital to the livelihoods of the communities they serve and are the lifeblood of the local […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerStevin will be giving a talk on the coastal defence works being undertaken at Cromer as part of the Cromer Preservation Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Cromer Community Hall on the 27th March 2014. Duncan Nash, VolkerStevin site agent, said: “The Cromer Preservation Society has an invested interest in the Coastal Defence […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Singapore LNG Corporation announced in a project update published on its website that the overall project construction is 95% completed. Construction of the LNG Storage Tanks continues well, with Tanks 1 and 2 hydrotested and the temporary wall openings closed. Installation of the perlite insulation between the inner and outer wall of Tank 1 has […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Christie yesterday announced the award of $8.5 million in state dollars to Sea Bright for a post-Sandy project to construct a portion of new sea wall and repair an adjacent damaged section of sea wall that is vital to the protection of this northern Monmouth County town from future storms. The project, to be […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just reported that good progress is being made on the Totnes Flood Protection Scheme. According to the report, more than 350 meters of wall raising has already been carried out in the Broadmarsh Industrial Estate. The Environment Agency forecasts these works will be completed by the end of July 2017. Work […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Joint venture VBA is set to start work next week on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall. VBA, comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, is the main contractor for the project which will also see VolkerStevin’s sister company VolkerBrooks working on casting for the wall. Mark […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilizing the national capability of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency have appointed VBA (an alliance of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins) to deliver a program of works at the Albert Dock along the Humber in Hull. The project forms part of the Environment Agency’s Asset Recovery program to repair the […]

  • 28 June 2012

      Since September last year, Gladstone Ports Corporation has been claiming that their dredging project is not the cause of poor water quality. However, they have recently admitted that they are contributing to the water problems in this area, according to Yahoo.com. Queensland Independent MP Liz Cunningham says that for a long time now the […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Baltimore District yesterday awarded an emergency contract in the amount of $357,846 to Cromedy Construction Corp., a small business headquartered out of Philadelphia, for work to repair the area of channel wall that collapsed along Codorus Creek on July 26. Work will entail removal of the currently unsupported concrete slab that sits atop the […]