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Risk management tool

Risk management tool

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 10:57 GMT

Damage to neighbouring buildings caused by ground work can lead to additional costs and disputes. A new tool is now being launched to provide better risk management in construction projects.

New tool comes up with landslide measures

New tool comes up with landslide measures

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 11:42 GMT

More rainfall and more extreme weather increase the risk of landslides. Public servants and planners in Norwegian municipalities are often well aware of the risk factors, but are unsure of what action to take.

20 Suction bucket jackets successfully installed at Borkum Riffgrund 2

20 Suction bucket jackets successfully installed at Borkum Riffgrund 2

Press releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 12:47 GMT

Suction Bucket Jackets are installed at Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 2 Offshore windfarm in Germany. NGI and FRAMO were engaged by Ørsted for the installation the installation. The engagement also included design and installation of comprehensive Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems on two of the jackets to monitor and verify behaviour of the structures during operation in the field.

Taking care of the oceans

Taking care of the oceans

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 13:06 GMT

The contamination of the sea is one of our greatest environmental challenges. NGI contributes to cleaner seas, and participates in research programmes and international initiatives that aim to prevent pollution and give cleaner seas. Online measurement and monitoring of hydrocarbons in water, and research on how microplastics are spreading and affecting the seas of the world, are two examples.

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Safeguarding future water supplies

Safeguarding future water supplies

News   •   Nov 14, 2017 09:43 GMT

How do you make sure that critical water supplies are not disrupted in the future? That was the overriding purpose when NGI was summoned to map rockfall inside the nearly 4 km long raw water tunnel of Nedre Romerike Vannverk IKS; the waterworks outside Lillestrøm, about 25 km north-east of Oslo. In addition NGI was asked to recommend measures to protect the water tunnel from future incidents.

Toxins in Tyrifjorden - where do they come from?

Toxins in Tyrifjorden - where do they come from?

News   •   May 04, 2017 11:25 GMT

In 2014 and 2015 the Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) found that PFOS levels in fish from lake Tyrifjorden were respectively 20 and 45 times higher on average than in fish from the lakes Mjøsa and Randsfjorden. The NEA has therefore initiated a project to detect the emission sources.

New opportunity in the US

New opportunity in the US

News   •   Sep 12, 2016 10:00 GMT

After 14 years of operation, NGI Houston is expanding into other market areas in the US by acquiring an advanced soils laboratory in Houston.

"Couldn't have managed without the avalanche warnings"

"Couldn't have managed without the avalanche warnings"

News   •   Dec 01, 2015 15:09 GMT

Today, NGI opens this winter’s season for daily avalanche warnings to the public and private sector in avalanche prone areas all over Norway. NGI, the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, covers local and regional snow and avalanche information and distributes daily status reports and warnings to local communities and enterprises in the transport, energy and construction sector.

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ISFOG 2015 Oslo

ISFOG 2015 Oslo

Events   •   Feb 17, 2015 10:12 GMT

NGI will host the 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG) 10-12 June 2015. ISFOG provides a specialist international forum to address geotechnical engineering challenges for those working in offshore construction, design and research. Delegates are welcome to the bright and light Nordic summer, as ISFOG will now for the first time be held outside Australia. ...

Jun 09 - Jun 12

Scandic Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo http://www.holmenkollenparkhotel.no/en

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  • Managing Director
  • layarsya.aqmndogreiksemxn@knngtii.qfnobl
  • +47 922 99 863

  • President
  • NGI Houston
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  • +1 832 316 0483

  • Managing Director & Principal Engineer, NGI Perth
  • NGI Australia
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  • +61 420575949

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  • Senior Communications Advisor
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