Team Van Oord has completed a project to fill a 28-metre gap in the flood defences in the West Sussex town of Littlehampton – in turn reducing the flood risk for 2,000 homes.
Local residents have thanked Team Van Oord and Kier employees for the help they provided during a clean up operation following a recent flooding incident in Birmingham.
A series of free guided walks around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls flood defence scheme, organised by Team Van Oord, will take place over the summer months.
The Rugeley Flood Alleviation Scheme was named winner of the Sustainability Award at the 2018 ICE West Midlands Civil Engineering Awards on 9 May.
The crew of a Van Oord vessel provided assistance to a sailor in distress off the Lincolnshire coast, in a recent incident which involved the Coastguard helicopter and the RNLI.
Around 400,000 cubic metres of sand will be pumped onto Lincolnshire’s beaches to reduce flood risk to more than 20,000 homes and businesses, 24,500 static caravans and 35,000 hectares of land in a massive Environment Agency-led project being delivered by Team Van Oord.
The Rugeley Flood Alleviation Scheme has been shortlisted as a finalist for one of the 2018 CIEEM Awards.
A Team Van Oord employee has been named the winner of a prestigious new health and safety award presented by the Environment Agency.
Team Van Oord was on hand to assist the Environment Agency with clearing a 600mm dia storm drain over the Easter weekend, protecting homes and businesses in the Calmore area of Southampton from flooding.
Three schemes carried out by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency feature in the latest edition of the Agency’s ‘Current’ magazine.