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  • Abseiling & roped access used for bird control and so much more

    Here at Eco Environmental we regularly have to utilise abseiling and rope access to install our bird control netting on buildings. It can provide a cost efficient alternative to expensive scaffolding. These methods can also be used when traditional forms of access such as scaffolding and mobile hoists are prohibited or ...

  • $190M for Bangladesh to fund recovery from floods and cyclone

    The Asian Development Bank and its development partners are providing more than $190 million in assistance to help Bangladesh recover from the destruction wrought by the floods and cyclone that devastated the country in 2007. ADB is extending a loan of $120 million equivalent and a $200,000 technical assistance grant to the Emergency Disaster Damage Rehabilitation Project. The Japan Bank for ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Pennsylvania Governor budgets $100m for flood control

    Declaring that Pennsylvania must act boldly to fix its huge number of structurally deficient bridges, high-hazard dams and outdated aviation and rail freight facilities, Governor Edward Rendell this week urged the General Assembly to approve his rebuilding Pennsylvania proposal. The governor's $28 billion budget proposals includes $100 million for flood-control projects over the next three ...

  • Department of Energy Selects Small Business to Provide General Construction and Environmental Regulatory Support at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

    The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) master contract to TSAY Professional Services Inc. of Ohkay Owingeh, N.M., a Native American/Tribally Owned small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program. The basic contract will have a maximum value of $15 million over five years, and the work under this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • South West facing heightened flood risk this winter

    The Environment Agency is warning of an increased likelihood of flooding this winter. Wet weather, strong winds coinciding with high tides and wind-blown leaves and debris blocking rivers, are increasing flood risk. Families, communities and businesses are urged to check their flood risk and be prepared for possible flooding and its impacts. Based on Met Office analysis, the Environment Agency is ...

  • CCTV investments drive growth at Ashtead Technology

    Ashtead Technology, the instrumentation specialist, has experienced rapid growth in its rental business for remote inspection equipment such as CCTV remote control crawlers and push-rod camera inspection systems. “We have invested heavily in the range of technologies that we stock in our rental fleet,” says Jay Neermul, Regional Sales Manager, “and this means that not only are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • England facing heightened flood risk this winter

    People urged to prepare for flooding as wet and windy weather to continue The Environment Agency is warning of an increased likelihood of flooding this winter. Wet weather, strong winds coinciding with high tides and wind-blown leaves and debris blocking rivers, are increasing flood risk, especially in the west of England. Families, ...

  • Oil mars Alabama swamp months after crude train crash

    Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes. So why is dark, smelly crude oil still oozing into the water four months later? The isolated wetland smelled like a garage when a reporter from The Associated Press ...


    By Associated Press

  • Payments for watershed services: pilot projects for watershed protection

    Forested watersheds of the southern United States provide numerous services to the region. At no cost, they purify water, control flooding and erosion, and provide places for people to relax and have fun. Yet despite their value, many watersheds are under threat from development and poor land management. “Payments for Watershed Services” (PWS) programs are one strategy to keep ...

  • Check valves protect Brisbane central district from floods

    Flood prevention in Brisbane, Australia, is paramount to a sense of security for those living in close proximity to the Brisbane River. Kerry Olsson of Wapro AB reports why the Brisbane city council chose WaStop check valves to prevent the reoccurrence of devastating and costly flooding in its central business district after trials, tests, and analysis. Situated inside a bend of the Brisbane ...


    By Wapro AB

  • RBC blue water project announces 2011 leadership grants

    Thirty organizations, delivering projects in five countries, will share more than $4 million for programs that help protect watersheds and improve access to clean drinking water via RBC Blue Water Project's leadership grants. "Since we launched the RBC Blue Water Project in 2007, we have now provided funding to over 450 organizations around the world that care about protecting and preserving ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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