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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.

Structural earthquake engineering design

Structural earthquake engineering design

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 15:14 GMT

NORSAR, NGI (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute), RIF (Consulting Engineers’ Association) and Standards Norway offer a course in the use of Eurocode 8 - Design of earthquake resistant structures, 15-16 November 2018. Earthquakes will represent a more dominant factor in structural design than before.

Will reduce costly damage from ground construction work

Will reduce costly damage from ground construction work

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2018 10:51 GMT

Damage caused by the ground constructions such as excavations, can lead to delays and large extra costs for many projects. Often, neighbouring buildings at are risk. In the R&D-project REMEDY, 18 partners have joined forces on behalf of an entire industry to reduce the risk of material and economic damage as a result of the ground construction work.

Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg  meets NGI spin-off

Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg meets NGI spin-off

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2018 10:02 GMT

In partnership with Kjeller Innovation and supported by the Research Council Norway FORNY2020 program, NGI is currently establishing a technology spin off that aims to reduce cost and time for ground investigations in complicated, large-scale infrastructure developments in Norway.

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Satellite measurements provide safer E18-construction

Satellite measurements provide safer E18-construction

News   •   Dec 19, 2017 14:06 GMT

Data from InSAR satellite measurements will be used to monitor the construction of the E18 west of Oslo. Movements and ground displacements will be registered with millimetre precision before, during and after the construction work. This marks the first time that the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (SVV) is using InSAR measurements to monitor displacements on a major road project in Norway.

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.

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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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Example results from InSAR measurements with web-based presentation, from Oslo S area, on a Project for Bane Nor.

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TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites in formation flight over Europe

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Offshore wind - large dimensions

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The foundation of the large wind turbines are challenging, as strong forces such as wind, waves and strong currents are playing a vital r...

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