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Cuadrilla secures second BEIS fracking consent

Cuadrilla has received hydraulic fracturing permission from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy for its second horizontal shale exploration well at Preston New Road, Lancashire.

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Balfour Beatty completes £63m Rossall coastal defences

Contractor Balfour Beatty has completed a sea defence project on the Fylde peninsula, described as the largest single investment in coastal flood defence by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

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JV lands Fylde coastal defence scheme

VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster, and Atkins, has been awarded a £17.5m coastal protection scheme contract by Fylde Council following a competitive tender.

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Duchy picks offshore energy firm for Fleetwood tidal barrage

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Atlantis Resources, a marine renewable energy specialist active in Scotland and listed on the London Stock Exchange, has entered negotiations with the Duchy of Lancaster, one of the Queen’s property portfolios, as its preferred developer for the proposed Wyre Valley tidal barrage and flood protection project.