Community praise for flood defence scheme

You are in: Media Centre: News 2012 The Braunton flood defence scheme has been praised by two sections of the the local community. The £1.2m scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has reduced the risk of flooding from the River Caen from around one in 20 to around one […]

Braunton flood defence scheme officially opened

You are in: Media Centre: News 2012 A £1.2m flood defence scheme in the village of Braunton in North Devon, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been officially opened. Following floods in the village in 2004, the Environment Agency created a flood defence plan, working in liaison with the parish council. The risk […]

Coastal management project will enhance Steart Peninsular

You are in: Media Centre: News 2012 Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has started work on a project to provide flood defence and a new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsular in North Somerset. Over the next two years the £18m Steart Coastal Management Project will create more than 400 […]

Confined space expertise showcased to Fire Service

You are in: Media Centre: News 2012 Team Van Oord showcased its confined space rescue procedure to two local Fire Service crews when working in the town of St Blazey in Cornwall earlier this year. It is standard procedure for Team Van Oord to inform the local emergency services before commencing any major confined space […]

Tail Sluice project completed ahead of time

You are in: Media Centre: News 2012 Team Van Oord has successfully completed a £1.9m refurbishment project at King’s Lynn in Norfolk. The ‘Tail Sluice’ project commenced in April 2009 and ran for three years during non-flooding times. The works, carried out in three annual phases, comprised refurbishment of a major tidal sluice structure. In […]