2017 has been another 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.
The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls project team has picked up its first accolade, a commendation in the 2017 RTPI South East Awards for Planning Excellence.
A delegation representing the Cannington Flood Defence Scheme attended the House of Commons on 6 November to accept the Green Apple Environment Award, which was bestowed on the project earlier this year.
Works on a flood defence scheme in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley are progressing well and on schedule to be complete before the end on 2017.
Students from the University of Brighton have paid another visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme in West Sussex, where works have progressed during 2017 ahead of the winter shutdown.
In this think piece, Team Van Oord outlines why it firmly believes that diversity in the workplace increases innovation and the bottom line – by up to 35%.
The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme project team members are today (20 Oct) ‘wearing it pink’ in support of efforts to ensure a brighter future for women affected by breast cancer.
The award-winning Cannington Flood Defence Scheme has been officially opened by the Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd.
Team Van Oord’s Netherlands’ partner Van Oord has successfully completed work on the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm.
Image: Environment Agency, via Twitter. The Environment Agency says the recently completed £3.6m refurbishment of East Farleigh lock on the River Medway will be ‘a great asset to visitors, river users, and wildlife for many years to come’.