The environment secretary Liz Truss has praised the new £6m flood defences on Portsea Island’s northern shore following a recent visit to the site.
Flood & Coast 2016, held in Telford last week (23-25 Feb), provided a unique opportunity for the Team Van Oord delegation to discuss innovation and best practice with other professionals from across the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) community.
Through a combination of sponsorship, exhibiting and speaking at the conference, Team Van Oord partners will be fully involved at this week’s Flood & Coast 2016 event in Telford.
Team Van Oord was last night (24 February) presented with the Innovation Award at the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards, recognising its work on the £30m Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme.
Working in partnership, Team Van Oord and the Environment Agency have successfully removed a narrow boat which had become stranded on the River Thames in Oxford.
The £30m Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards.
Team Van Oord schemes have been shortlisted for five of the seven categories in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards.
Van Oord has been awarded a contract to carry out dredging works in the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary in South Devon (Kingsbridge Gazette).
The team that carried out emergency repairs to the sea defence wall in Southsea over the Christmas holiday period has been praised by the Leader of Portsmouth City Council.
Team Van Oord’s efforts to assist the Environment Agency with urgent temporary repairs to mitigate against the risk of flooding in two locations in south east England featured in a BBC South Today news report on 11 January.