2016 has been a busy, productive and exciting year for everyone involved with Team Van Oord – here’s a quick-fire, month-by-month round up of some of the key highlights and achievements. January January saw Team Van Oord helping to repair damage caused by the storms of December 2015. In particular, work to plug huge holes […]
Team Van Oord (TVO) has been praised for helping to protect the Wiltshire town of Bradford on Avon from flooding during the recent Storm Angus.
The Environment Secretary and the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency were part of a delegation which yesterday (8 Dec) visited the The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme which, when complete, will protect almost 2,500 homes and businesses in the area.
Team Van Oord’s (TVO) efforts to help the Environment Agency (EA) to become ‘winter ready’ in the West Thames area have been described as an example of ‘fantastic partnership working’.
Team Van Oord will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of collaborative arrangement between the EA and a number of its key Framework suppliers.
Van Oord and the Somerset Rivers Authority are working in partnership to test new techniques which may provide cheaper and better ways of maintaining tidal rivers.
Team Van Oord (TVO) has topped the rankings in an annual sustainability assessment programme carried out by the Environment Agency.
Members of RICS South East have been shown around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme in the latest of a series of visits to sites where Team Van Oord is working on behalf of the Environment Agency.
A visit to the site of a flood prevention scheme in West Sussex provided a group of civil engineering students from the University of Brighton with a valuable glimpse of ‘what collaborative engineering work looks like’.
Team Van Oord is supporting a new Environment Agency campaign designed to help protect the public against the dangers and consequences of flooding.