Team Van Oord has recently completed an upgrade of facilities at a depot in the West Midlands which will now become a ‘major incident response hub’ for the Environment Agency, of which there are only seven nationwide.
A new fish pass has been installed as part of a lock refurbishment scheme on the River Medway in Kent, as part of moves to improve the condition of the river and strengthen the fish population within.
Working in partnership with frog environmental, Team Van Oord has successfully deployed ‘silt wattles’ to help control sediment on a flood alleviation scheme in West Sussex.
Team Van Oord’s Dutch partner, Van Oord, has successfully fulfilled its role as main contractor for the world’s second-largest wind farm.
Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) is making excellent progress on a £2.4m flood prevention scheme in Birmingham.
With the number of European eels in dramatic decline, eel passes like those recently installed by Team Van Oord in two Environment Agency projects have an important role to play in helping to preserve this endangered species.
Work is progressing well on a scheme being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency to provide improved protection from flooding for residents and businesses in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley.
Employees working on two Team Van Oord sites in West Sussex have received specialist training on silt management, one of the leading causes of pollution generated at construction sites.
Through a combination of sponsorship and participation in the exhibition and conference programme, Team Van Oord (TVO) and its partners enjoyed a high profile at last month’s Flood and Coast 2017 event.
Two Team Van Oord schemes feature in the latest edition of a magazine produced by the Environment Agency and its partners to ‘innovate, share and standardise’ the delivery of projects for communities.