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Cain Bio-Engineering win CIHT Sustainability Award 2012

by Cain Bio-Engineering on June 21, 2012

Cain Bio-Engineering have been awarded the prestigious Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Award for Sustainability. Working on a project team in partnership with Balfour Beatty and Mott MacDonald, CBE’s work on the Southington Farm Project won the prize, sponsored by British Airways. The project helped prevent risk of the A36 being damaged by, or even falling into, the river Wylye. Read Full Article

Cain Bio Engineering Ltd wins WTT award

by Cain Bio-Engineering on January 9, 2012

Wild Trout Trust Conservation Awards 2011

CBE is awarded ‘runner up’ in the 2011 WTT professional category for the creation of a 200m naturalised bypass channel and other BAP habitats on the River Lodden at Aborfield.

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Upper Kennet Rehabilitation

by Cain Bio-Engineering on September 23, 2010

An article describing Cain Bio-Engineering’s ‘Snow shoe’ technique for planting Ranunculus species onto gravel riverbeds Read Full Article

Ballington Manor

by Cain Bio-Engineering on September 20, 2010

Pioneering a new way of thinking about river management, Simon Cain on the River Wylye in 1989. Read Full Article

The Kennet at Avington

by Cain Bio-Engineering on August 11, 2010

An article highlighting CBE restoration works on the River Kennet SSSI 2009-2010 Read Full Article

CBE Launches River Restoration Youtube Channel

by Cain Bio-Engineering on July 15, 2010

Cain Bio-Engineering: River Doctor TV Screenshot

In order to further raise awareness of river restoration techniques and showcase recent successful projects, Cain Bio-Engineering has launched the YouTube channel ‘River Doctor TV‘.

New video case-studies and short educational clips will populate the channel which can be found at the following address:

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Restoration Open Day on the Avon

by Cain Bio-Engineering on July 5, 2010

In October 2009 Cain Bio-Engineering implemented the second phase of ‘design/build’ work on the upper Hampshire Avon at East Chisenbury.

650m of the Avon was restored for the ‘Wessex Chalk Streams Project’, a partnership between the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, Natural England, the Environment Agency and Wessex Water plc .

In June 2010 Cain Bio-Engineering along with the Wessex Chalk Stream Project partners hosted a Hog Roast Open Day to showcase the restoration and thank all parties involved. Read Full Article

CBE Sponsors Wild Trout Trust AGM

by Cain Bio-Engineering on March 5, 2010

Wild Trout Trust AGM – 10th April 2010

On 10th and 11th April, Hungerford, in the heart of the Kennet valley, is playing host to the Wild Trout Trust’s 2010 AGM and river restoration site visit. Cain Bio-engineering Ltd, as a founder member of the Trust, is delighted to announce its corporate sponsorship of the weekends events.

The function kicks off with tea and coffee at 09:30 at the Town Hall, High Street, Hungerford. RG17 ONF, by kind permission of ‘The Constables of Hungerford Town & Manor’ who have made the venue available for the day. Full details of the event can be found in the attached pdf. Read Full Article

River Doctors to the Rescue

by Cain Bio-Engineering on February 12, 2010

“…a competition to find Britain’s best
river-habitat improvement projects. Schemes designed and executed by Cain came first and third.” Read Full Article

A Trickle Runs Through It

by Cain Bio-Engineering on February 11, 2010

Feature on Simon Cain from the Independant on Saturday magazine in 1998.

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