- Upgrade of 9.6 km section from Dětmarovice to the Polish border
- Consortium with Czech partner OHL ŽS a.s (Strabag’s share: 66.5 %)
- Project schedule: 29 months
In September 2020for remote monitoring of barriers enters the European market. Developed for the most adverse environmental conditions, GUARD monitors rockfall and debris flow barriers, avalanche barriers, or similar systems.
Starting September 1st, Tobias Bangerter will join the Management Board for BAUER Resources GmbH as a new member, replacing Peter Hingott who has served as Chairman of the Management Board for the past four years alongside his role as member of the Management Board of BAUER AG. At the same time, Dr. Roman Breuer will take over as Chairman of the Management Board.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has selected Fugro to provide site characterisation services in support of a USD 250 million highway improvement project near Dallas.
Fugro has been awarded a 5-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) to provide statewide geotechnical engineering services.
The Experts App developed by Putzmeister makes you an expert for Putzmeister equipment. The App summarizes the global know-how of the pump manufacturer in helpful videos, documents and calculators. Especially operators and service technicians profit from the app and get help in their daily work with the machines. They can access detailed information on machine functions, instructions for the correct installation and operation of Putzmeister machines, tips on maintenance and problem solving as well as information on accessories around the clock.
The CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell in the Netherlands and Eneco, has awarded Fugro a contract to deliver comprehensive geotechnical site investigation solutions to support development of the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm.
The IRICAV 2 consortium led by the Webuild Group has signed a contract worth a total of about €2.5 billion to start work on the first section of a high-speed/high-capacity railway being developed between Verona and Padua and commissioned by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) (Gruppo FS Italiane). The signing comes as the Group forges ahead with Progetto Italia, a strategy to consolidate and strengthen Italy’s infrastructure sector. The Group owns 83% of the consortium (Webuild 45.44%, Astaldi 37.49%) and Hitachi Rail STS.
Cimic Group’s CPB Contractors has been awarded two contracts for resources and water projects located in Western Australia and Queensland.
Fugro has completed a contract for Nexans to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) survey and monitoring support services to lay the North Sea Link cable through a mountain and along a lakebed in Norway. National Grid NSN Link Ltd and Statnett SF are building an electricity interconnector between Kvilldal in Norway and Blyth in the UK which, on completion, will be the longest subsea interconnector in the world. Fugro’s innovative survey and monitoring solutions supported the installation of two cables through the mountain between Hylsfjorden and Lake Suldalsvatnet, and along the lakebed at a depth of 210 m.
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Geosynthetics manufacturer Naue offers an update of its free software SecuCalc. The programme provides a simple online calculation of base course thicknesses on a PC or mobile devices after one-time registration without additional software installation.
Fugro has begun their shallow water campaign for the “2Africa” subsea fibre-optic cable project which, once installed, will connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe and deliver more than the total combined capacity of all subsea data cables serving Africa.
Geosynthetics manufacturer Solmax is sponsoring a series of technical webinars for industry professionals in collaboration with the University of Virginia’s (UVA) School of Engineering. The first webinar, focusing on the evaluation and specifica-tion of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), launches on 12 August 2020.
Fugro has completed the first phase of their multidisciplinary offshore site investigation for Qatargas’ North Field Production Sustainability’s Compression Phase.
China’s economy is recovering apparently from the coronavirus shutdowns, and trade fairs are key to rebuilding economies.
China unveiled a series of economic stimulus policies and the investment in infrastructure is expected to increase by 10%. Thanks to this, it is estimated that the growth rate of China's construction machinery industry will reach 10% this year. These figures were published by the Shanghai Securities Co., Ltd.
Flatiron has reached an agreement with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to widen and rehabilitate 53.6 lane miles of U.S. Highway 50 between Watt Avenue and Interstate 5 in Sacramento, California.
Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration on the construction of a new bridge in Trondheim, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 805 M, about SEK 800 M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the third quarter 2020.
Fugro has used the survey vessel Edda Sun to deliver an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) project for Corrib, Ireland’s biggest natural gas field, on behalf of Vermilion Exploration and Production Ireland Limited (Vermilion).
Fugro has completed an 11-month land site characterisation project for the Sogefon/Fondamenta joint venture as part of Monaco’s prestigious L’Anse du Portier (Portier Cove) land extension project.