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Energy News
EnergyLab Nordhavn presents recommendations for smart energy systems in future cities

Since 2015, Denmark's biggest and most ambitious smart energy project EnergyLab Nordhavn has been working on finding new solutions for sustainable and flexible energy systems in cities. And now, the 12 partners behind the project have presented recommendations for how to accelerate the development. A part of the answer is intelligent and energy-efficient buildings on which COWI engineers have been leading the work at EnergyLab Nordhavn.

Digitalisation and technology News
World champions explore how BIM models can save lives at hospitals

Can BIM models help to save lives at the new Stavanger University Hospital in Norway?

Metros News
Copenhagen’s largest construction project in 400 years, Metro Circle Line, opens

Moving around Copenhagen’s inner city just got easier. The new City Circle Line will play an important part in relieving traffic congestion and transporting residents and visitors much faster and easier. The driverless and fully automatic metro is expected to carry more than 100 million passengers a year.

Water News
New digital tool supports planning on water infrastructure investments

To address the world's freshwater scarcity, COWI’s industrial PhD Raphaël Payet-Burin has developed an open-source model in partnership with the Technical University of Denmark and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The framework is a step forward in solving complex water and agricultural challenges and well in line with COWI's digital and societal ambitions.

Wind energy News
Baltic Sea winds to power up more households in Germany

Arcadis Ost 1 is one of the latest offshore wind farm developments born from the German renewable energy support system. The wind farm will produce enough energy to power 290,000 households and plays an important role in producing wind energy originating from the sea regions. COWI has staffed up its Hamburg office to meet the growing demand for wind expertise.

Water News
Strategic plan for vital watercourse in Africa has been approved

A new strategic plan seeks to enhance socio-economic development and sustainable management of the Zambezi Watercourse shared by eight African States. COWI has led the development of the plan – a crucial element to balance the need for economic growth and the increasing risk of droughts and floods.

Buildings News
Man-made peninsula being built at Masthuggskajen in Gothenburg

Masthuggskajen in Gothenburg is now under construction, a development which will accommodate 1,300 homes and 5,000–6,000 jobs, with restaurants, pre-schools and hotels – and a man-made peninsula. COWI has won the contract to produce a tender specification setting out how the peninsula is to be built.

About News
Strategic acquisition demonstrates its value to COWI

The acquisition of Arkitema Architects on 4 January 2019 resulted in new projects and an increase in turnover in the first half of 2019. The order book is generally solid, and the continuing urbanisation as well as energy and climate measures are a strong driver for the demand for COWI's services. That explains the company’s relatively positive outlook on its own future, despite of a challenging level of earnings in the first half year and the ominous clouds on the horizon of the world economy.

Waste and resources News
200,000 tonnes of waste per year are to be turned into energy in Malta

As the Maltese become wealthier and welcome more tourists, the island’s waste volumes increase. Therefore, the Maltese government has decided to construct a modern, energy-efficient waste incineration plant with an expected annual capacity of some 200,000 tonnes of waste. COWI acts as client consultant on the project.

Climate change News
Students present innovative solutions for nine artificial islands

Multiple ideas for how to realise a vision of make nine artificial islands into one of the most sustainable industrial areas of tomorrow have been presented by 34 engineering students at this year's summer job programme ‘COWI Try’.

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Waste and resources News
Environmental requirements have entered the digital design model

Integrating environmental requirements into digital project design work increases the likelihood of delivering climate-friendly solutions.

Structural Awards 2019
Bridges News
Four projects shortlisted in the structural awards

The EJ Whitten Bridge Widening Scheme, Taplow Footbridge and Mersey Gateway Bridge, as well as Tottenham Hotspur Football Stadium have been shortlisted in this year's prestigious global Structural Awards.

Waste and resources News
Exotic islands are drowning in waste

Waste is an ever-increasing problem in popular destinations like the Seychelles, Mauritius and the Marshall Islands following economic growth and increased tourism. COWI is advising the development of solutions that could point the way to sustainable management of waste in these exotic but vulnerable island communities, which are struggling with a lack of basic infrastructure, resources and space.

Climate change News
Students to develop innovative climate solutions for the ‘Holmene’ land reclamation project

34 students from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK will be working to develop innovative climate solutions for 'Holmene’, one of the largest urban development projects in northern Europe; COWI Try is a summer job programme aiming to find young talents, giving them the opportunity toexplore the potential for new and creative solutions together with the municipality of Hvidovre.

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Buildings News
Ten international tech-startups are ready to accelerate the development of sustainable cities

Ten startups have now been selected, by some of the leading Danish companies within sustainable urban development, to join the Urbantech innovation- and accelerator program.

Industry News
Preem takes next step towards supplying green fuel

Preem, the largest fuel company in Sweden has made big investments in recent years to convert its refinery in Gothenburg to process renewable raw materials. It is now taking the next step, and further modifications and adaptations are being made to the refinery to enable it to produce more fuel from renewables. The company has enlisted COWI to take overall responsibility for the project.

Wind energy News
Design completed for Formosa 1 Phase 2, Taiwan’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Another important milestone in Taiwan’s green transition has taken place: the detailed design for Formosa 1 Phase 2 has been successfully delivered by COWI, following that of Phase 1 which became operational in April 2017. Construction of the 20 monopile foundations supporting Siemens Gamesa 6.0-154 turbines has commenced this month.

Bridges News
Mersey Gateway Bridge wins Outstanding Structure Award 2019

The Mersey Gateway Bridge has been awarded the IABSE Outstanding Structure Award for 2019, the highest distinction awarded by the association.

Coastal protection News
New coastal protection defends Anholt’s precious coastline

The islanders and the many tourists visiting the picturesque Danish island Anholt can look forward to a summer with improved beach conditions and a safer coastal road. The new coastal protection is in place and will together with proper beach nourishment reduce erosion and protect the coast for many years to come.

Railways News
Biggest railway project in 60 years ready for inauguration

Today, 31 May 2019, Rail Net Denmark inaugurates the first high-speed railway in Denmark: The new railway from Copenhagen to Ringsted. It is the largest railway project in more than 60 years and COWI has been involved as consultant since the early beginnings in 2010 – above and underground.

Railways News
Greater Copenhagen’s new landmark for green mobility opens

The inauguration of a new transportation hotspot Køge North Station is taking place today, introducing a spectacular pedestrian bridge, a station and parking facilities to the public. Køge North Station is not only a significant crossing for sustainable mobility but also a unique example of Danish architecture and engineering.

Metros News
Doha residents welcome new metro connections

A remarkable addition to the city’s public transport infrastructure, the first part of Doha Metro’s Red Line, started its service for the public on May 8th running from Al Qassar in the North to Al Wakra in the South. Doha Metro consists of four lines serving the Greater Doha area and includes underground and on elevated rail sections, bridges and passes. The metro network connects town centres, commercial hubs and residential areas throughout the city and is considered one of the world’s most modern metro and railway systems.

Area and property development News
New island will take part in the climate protection of Copenhagen

CPH City & Port Development has chosen its technical and EIA consultants for the establishment of the new island of Lynetteholmen: COWI will be responsible for the technical consultancy work, while Rambøll will produce the EIA report.

Bridges News
COWI wins the NCE100 Innovative Operator Award

Last night, COWI's non-disruptive bridge repairs on the Gade Valley Viaduct was recognised with the Innovative Operator award at the NCE100 event in the UK. The event celebrates civil engineering companies that are making an impact in 2019

Industry News
New liquefied gas filling stations for heavy-duty vehicles in the Nordic region

Demand for cleaner fuel alternatives is increasing sharply. Over the next few years, Gasum will open liquefied gas filling stations for heavy-duty vehicles in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Gasum has engaged COWI to help out with the endeavour.

Digitalisation and technology News
New report: How self-driving transport will affect the Oslo region

What impact will the latest technological trends have on future mobility in Oslo and Akershus? In the latest Oslo study launched today COWI and PTV set out some of the answers.

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Wind energy News
COWI strengthens international presence to meet rising demand for renewable energy

To accommodate ongoing and recently won offshore wind projects, COWI has opened a branch office in Taipei, adding to its Asian presence with offices in Hong Kong, Seoul and Singapore.

Roads and Highways News
Important milestone reached for vital new road in Ugandan capital

With nearly 90 percent of the needed land acquisitions in place, the biggest obstacle for completion of a new bypass road in Kampala has finally been removed. The road is set to facilitate more regional trade and relieve congestion in the fast-growing Ugandan capital.

Energy News
New type of installation can produce three times as much energy as traditional solar cells

One of the biggest green ‘smart city’ projects in northern Europe is starting up right now in Aarhus, Denmark. It all revolves around a public housing complex which is to be fitted with new and intelligent energy systems designed to bring Aarhus closer to the target of a climate-neutral municipality in 2030.

Sustainability News
New tool to speed up sustainable development

The 17 UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015 and have truly become goals that countries, companies and institutions adopt and want to work with. But how are we to determine and measure the sustainability impact of different solutions? A new tool aims to help act out the many good intentions.

Airports News
‘Co-creation’ will shape CPH airport’s new terminal

Aarsleff, COWI, Vilhelm Lauritzen Arkitekter and Zeso Architects are to design and plan the 80,000 m2 enlargement of Copenhagen Airport (CPH). The project is part of the unprecedented expansion which is intended to cater for 40 million passengers a year.

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Sustainability News
Costs and inflexible waste regulations among key barriers for recycling in construction industry

The construction sector accounts for substantial emissions, and the level of reuse in the industry is low. But why is that so, and how can we turn this around? Round table on recycling in a circular perspective at COWI’s head office in Hasle, Norway.

Sustainability News
Blockchain technology to increase transparency in coffee industry

Can we use the technology driving Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to create a more sustainable and transparent coffee industry? This is the subject of Project Manager Asger Strange Olesen’s study, which is backed by COWIfonden and will be carried out in cooperation with the University of Copenhagen, among others. The perspective is nothing less than disruption of the raw material world trade.

Sustainability News
Industry professionals: Sustainability should be a tender award criterion

New tender models are needed to realise the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs). Models that intersect disciplines and include sustainability as a competitive parameter. This was one of the findings when the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and COWI held a workshop on how to integrate SDGs in tender procedures. Some municipalities are already well on their way.

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About News
Annual general meeting 2019

The annual general meeting for COWI Holding A/S will be held on Thursday 28 March 2019 at 15:30 in the canteen at COWI, Parallelvej 2, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

Traffic and transportation planning News
New master plan to shape a more sustainable transport sector in Uganda

COWI has won the contract to assist the Ugandan Ministry of Works and Transport in the development of a new national transport master plan. Purpose is to promote better strategic transportation planning and provide recommendations on investment priorities and measures needed to support economic growth and the living conditions of citizens.

About News
COWI grows in core markets and increases bottom line considerably

Thanks to a range of strategic initiatives COWI managed to increase its turnover for the 15th consecutive year while also achieving a considerable increase in earnings. A solid order book, strong customer relations and the acquisition of Arkitema Architects provide for expectations of further growth.

Bridges News
Signing Ceremony marks Financial Close for Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway

The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway project celebrated financial close with the signing ceremony of a $365 Million, 15-year term loan facility with six local banking institutions on 7 February 2019. The expressway will link Cebu, the second largest city in the Philippines, with Cordova Municipality on Mactan Island and is expected to cut travel time between Mactan and Cebu International Airport by 40 minutes.

Project management consultancy News
Julie knows how to safeguard classified projects

They manage and secure some of the country’s most critical functions and projects. With a new Security Act, ever-smarter buildings and a heightened threat level, the demand for their expertise has grown. Now they are looking for more people to join their team.

Bridges News
Design of the longest suspension bridge in South America has been approved

The Ministry of Public Works in Chile has approved the Definitive Design of what will be South America's Longest Suspension Bridge.

About News
Annual general meeting of COWI Holding A/S - preliminary agenda

The annual general meeting will be held on Thursday 28 March 2019 at 15:30 in the canteen of COWI Holding A/S, Parallelvej 2, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

Area and property development News
COWI contributes to shaping vision for one of the largest industrial areas in Northern Europe

Today, the Danish Government and Hvidovre Municipality are launching one of the greenest and most innovative industrial areas in Northern Europe: Holmene. COWI contributes to shaping the vision for this large-scale urban de-velopment project.

About News
Engineers reflect on a once in a lifetime experience in Rwanda

Five COWI volunteers have just returned from Kazabe, Rwanda where they helped the local community construct a life-changing footbridge.

About News
COWI’s acquisition of Arkitema approved by the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority

The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved COWI's acquisition of Arkitema – just one month after submission of application.

Bridges News
New icon bridge opens in Norway

Opening this weekend, Norway’s stunning new Hålogaland Bridge is a living example of a principle most architects and engineers seem to agree on; while bridges need to be functional, safe and durable, they should also be elegant and beautiful. When done right, bridges become a symbol of their location. Done wrong, bridges are like graffiti on their cities.

About News
COWI has agreed to acquire Arkitema Architects and moves to the top of the Nordic premier league

COWI has entered into an agreement to acquire Denmark's biggest architectural practice for a three-digit million DKK amount. The aim is to develop even better, more aesthetic and integrated solutions within urban development, liveability, climate and sustainability.

Teamet bak SUS2023 har gjort noe ingen andre har gjort før dem – de knakk koden og løste byggebransjens industrialiseringsgåte. Her er en liten del av et stort team avbildet, f.v. Torgeir Midthun Fadnes (COWI), Johannes Eggen (Nordic), Bridget White (Nordic) og Kristoffer Tungland (COWI).
About News
Norwegian hospital is the world's best digital construction project

While planning the Stavanger University Hospital (SUS2023), COWI and Nordic's project group cracked the code that a whole building industry has been looking for. Tonight the project was named the world's best digital construction project

About News
COWI expands in the USA to meet market boom in offshore wind farms

COWI increases its presence in the USA significantly, e.g. for the consultancy contract with Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts – the first major US offshore wind energy project. The project is part of a masterplan to construct 10 GW offshore wind farms.

Bridges News
Exploring designs for the world’s longest floating bridge

Aas-Jakobsen, COWI and Multiconsult/Johs Holt are working with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration to find the most effective bridge solution to take the E39 over Bjørnafjorden in Norway. The planned 5-km floating bridge will be the longest in the world.

Risk Analysis News
Oil spills more catastrophic to Arctic ecosystems than expected, new study shows

A COWI industrial PhD project has revealed that the long-term exposure from oil spills in the Arctic could be much more damaging to pelagic ecosystems than previously thought.

Process industry News
New facilities will recover phosphorus on a large scale

Phosphorus mining causes major environmental problems. But there is now green technology available to recover phosphorus from the ash from incinerated sludge, and it is to be used in new facilities planned in Germany, Denmark and Sweden. COWI has been commissioned by EasyMining to design the plants.

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Infrastructure News
World's longest sea crossing opens to traffic

The new Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao link includes the world's longest immersed tunnel for road traffic, which for Chinese contractors was designed using an innovative watertight concrete structure developed by COWI's tunnel experts.

Tunnels News
An inside look at the world’s third largest bored tunnel

The Lower Thames Crossing is a major new road in the South East of England that will nearly double road capacity across the river Thames and almost halve northbound journey times at the congested Dartford Crossing. A newly released video shows what the tunnel could look like 15 years after opening.

'Little Sister' Bridge
Bridges News
Landmark 'Little Sister' Bridge Opens in Swiss Alps

A new bridge serving the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) in eastern Switzerland was officially opened on 18 October 2018.

Buildings News
New Nationalmuseum nominated for building of the year 2019

For the first time in 148 years Nationalmuseum in Stockholm has been completely renovated. On 13 October the museum will be open to the general public again after being closed for five years. COWI Projektbyrån was commissioned by National Property Board Sweden for the construction project management of this complicated and extensive renovation project, which has been nominated for Årets Bygge 2019 (Building of the Year 2019).

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Ports and marine structures News
Artificial concrete armour at work to futureproof Denmark’s most exposed port

Designing a breakwater to protect a vulnerable coastal environment susceptible to destructive storms off the North Sea is not an easy task. A new artificial concrete armour technology has been selected as part of the solution.

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Hospitals News
COWI and Nordic in the frontline with innovative BIM

The BIM team at Stavanger University Hospital (SUS2023) is doing something no-one else in the world has done before. Autodesks AEC Excellence Awards has now named this Norwegian project as one of the best BIM projects in the world.

Project management consultancy News
Enhancing service life through digital monitoring

COWI has been awarded a contract for the Structural Health Monitoring System upgrade on the Pont de Normandie in northern France. A co-created digital monitoring system will empower CCI Seine Estuaire to make informed decisions for the iconic, world-renowned structure.

Split-pylon concept bridge to cross Strait of Gibraltar, with two 5 km main spans
Bridges News
Exploring the optimal form for very long-span bridges

Academics have developed a new mathematical modelling technique to identify theoretically optimal forms for very long-span bridges.

Traffic and transportation planning News
New bus rapid transit system to support urban development in growing city

A new BRT (bus rapid transit) system, Denmark’s first, will help boost the city of Aalborg and support future urban development. The system is expected to be ready in 2023. COWI will assist Aalborg Municipality in the design of the new system.

Bridges News
New signature structure connects thriving urban area to natural green spaces

The replacement Walterdale Bridge in Canada is a new iconic structure, connecting the vibrant downtown Edmonton area to the extensive river valley parks.

Energy News
Three Baltic Pipe contracts have been added to the order book

COWI just won three contracts on the proposed billion-euro Baltic Pipe project. The some 950-kilometre gas pipeline will transport gas from Norway to Denmark and Poland. The Baltic Pipe will boost competition on the European gas market and secure the gas supply in Poland and Eastern Europe.

Buildings News
New certification scheme for climate-neutral buildings is on its way

The global supermarket chain Lidl is taking yet another important step within sustainable buildings with a new store piloting the new NollCO2 certification. Lidl has engaged COWI to help it to meet the demanding requirements.

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Bridges News
Iconic New York bridge opens to traffic

A new landmark bridge, the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in New York, was officially inaugurated this past weekend, ready to serve an anticipated 140,000 motorists per day.

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Airports News
Nordic and COWI to develop Iceland's main airport

Nordic and COWI, together with local partners, have won the framework contract for Isavia’s development of Iceland’s main airport, Keflavik International Airport.

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About News
COWI profit increases significantly and the order book is booming

COWI delivers solid results for the first half of 2018: Operating profit is up by more than 60 per cent and the order book is fuller than ever before. Urbanisation remains the key driver, and the consulting company has landed several prestigious projects in Scandinavia and internationally. COWI expects to see continued growth despite global political unrest.

Bridges to Prosperity
Bridges News
Forging a connection to create economic opportunity and safe access in Rwanda

The 3,000+ person community of Kucyaruseke in Rwanda is celebrating improved access to healthcare, education and markets for years to come, thanks to a brand new footbridge built in collaboration with 10 volunteer employees from COWI and Freyssinet, a dedicated team of local labourers, and the non-profit organisation Bridges to Prosperity.

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About News
COWI Try students present visions for Europe's first plus city

Easymile cable cars, a bicycle superhighway and an amphitheatre that stores storm water. This year’s COWI Try students brought creative ideas to the table. More than half of the students have signed contracts for further studies or employment with COWI.

Bridges News
London's newest moveable bridge installed

The deck of London's newest moveable bridge was installed yesterday following a 36-hour voyage across the North Sea from its fabrication site in Belgium to its new home in Canary Wharf, London.

About News
COWI expands activities in Southeast Asia

COWI has strengthened its position in Southeast Asia with the inauguration of COWI Singapore PTE LTD and the opening of a new office.

Bridges News
Ian Firth at TED: "Bridges must be beautiful"

In his TED Talk, published today, COWI Consultant Ian Firth discusses the evolution of bridges and the value they bring to the world.

Wind energy News
New research can pave the way to optimised concrete structures

Industrial PhD student Jens-Christian Kragh-Poulsen will spend much of the next three years in the company of 20 concrete beams in a test hall at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The purpose is to learn more about the strength of arch-shaped concrete structures, which are used in foundations for wind turbines.

Bridges News
Great Belt Link celebrates its 20th anniversary

Today, the Great Belt Link celebrates its 20th anniversary. Not only is the link is one of Denmark's most iconic landmarks, it also reduces travel time with 75 minutes for more than 27,000 vehicles every day.

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Metros News
1.4 kilometres of core samples are key to ensure durability of new major metro

1.4 kilometres of core samples. 10 different locations. Drill holes down to 140 metres. All to ensure that one of Norway's largest metro projects is built on safe ground.

Tunnels News
COWI wins Singapore super sewer design contract

In partnership with CPG Corporation, COWI has been awarded the design works for Contract T-09 of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2. The contract was awarded by Leighton Asia, who are contracted to Singapore’s National Water Agency, PUB (the client).

Urbanisation News
Visualisations help to adapt Malmö to climate change

In a unique partnership with Lund University, COWI is helping to adapt Malmö to climate change. The work is part of an EU project to identify solutions sought by local players to achieve different sorts of objectives, such as a reduced risk of flooding and greater well-being.

Tunnels News
COWI Purchases Select Tunnel Resources of ILF Consultants, Inc.

COWI in North America is pleased to welcome the addition of tunnel professionals from the US operating company of ILF Consultants, Inc.

Planning News
Innovation districts mark the 4th industrial revolution

Innovation districts are an emerging urban development trend. Characteristics include diversity of research institutions, companies and start-ups are collaborating in a walkable geographic area . American innovation district expert Julie Wagner recently visited COWI to discuss the phenomenon and its fundamentals.

Bridges News
Cowi project angus l. Macdonald bridge "the big lift," wins acec bc award of excellence

COWI North America is proud to be recognized by ACEC British Columbia (ACECBC) as a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Engineering Awards in the Transportation & Bridges category for the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge Suspended Spans Superstructure Replacement – "The Big Lift" project. COWI was presented with the award on April 7, 2018 during ACEC-BC annual Excellence in Engineering Gala.

Buildings News
COWI planning the installations in the tallest building in the Nordics

Bravida has chosen COWI to plan the installations in Karlatornet in Gothenburg. At 245 metres high, and with 73 floors, the tower will be the tallest building in the Nordic region.

Bridges News
Former CEO receives award for his lifework in civil engineering

From CERN in Switzerland to The Great Belt Bridge in Denmark – former CEO in COWI Klaus Ostenfeld has left his mark on many massive constructions throughout his more than 40 years in COWI. Last week, he was awarded the annual Prix Albert Caquot by the French Association of Civil Engineering.

Buildings News
COWI fortifies its position in Stockholm

COWI is taking yet another step to strengthen its position in Stockholm and within the installation and energy segment by acquiring PB Teknik AB — a heating, ventilation and sanitation consultancy firm. COWI has almost doubled its operations in Stockholm over the past few years.

Bridges News
The longest sea crossing bridge in India is under way in Mumbai

COWI has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link bridge in India.

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Sustainability News
New method for sustainable water purification is taking shape

A new sustainable method for treating contaminated groundwater is taking shape in a PhD study in COWIs department for waste and contaminated sites.

Wind energy News
New project seeks to optimise the designs of offshore wind turbine structures

To keep momentum and meet the EU targets for renewable energy, it is important to keep looking for ways to optimise the methods used to obtain wind energy. Engineer Joey Velarde is on the case.

About News
Notice of the annual general meeting 2018 of COWI Holding A/S

The annual general meeting for COWI Holding A/S will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 at 15:30 in the canteen at COWI, Parallelvej 2, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

About News
COWI generates best-ever operating profit and order book

COWI has had a successful 2017, with its best results and strongest order book ever. A favourable purchasing position and increased presence in Southeast Asia help support the expectations of continued growth towards 2020.

Mapping and geo services News
The largest European mapping project is about to take off

To optimise the management and development of the forests – an important contributor to the Swedish economy – Swedish authorities have asked COWI to provide up-to-date laser data of an area of 400.000 km². The mapping project will be the largest of its kind in Europe.

Tunnels News
London's new energy highway is open

London's new energy superhighway, the London Power Tunnels, has officially opened. The £1bn project to rewire the capital involved creating a new network of 32km of tunnels to carry over 200km of high voltage electricity cables across London.

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Digitalisation and technology News
‘Driverless’ transport model to be developed in Oslo

COWI has won a contract to look at ‘New technological trends and their impact on mobility’. The initial focus is on the possibilities for mobility in Oslo offered by the latest technological trends and the phasing-in of driverless vehicles.

Bridges News
COWI wins big at ACEC Washington's 2018 Excellence in Engineering Awards

COWI North America is proud to be recognized by ACEC Washington (ACEC-WA) as a recipient of two 2018 Excellence in Engineering Awards: Baring Bridge Emergency Repair won a Silver Award in the category of "Successful Fulfillment of Client/Owner Needs" and the Abraham Lincoln Bridge won a Gold Award in the Structural Systems category. COWI was presented with the awards on January 19, 2018 during ACEC-WA annual Excellence in Engineering Gala.

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Buildings News
Stockholm Central Station – a new high performer in sustainability

Over 200,000 visitors pass through the Central Station in Stockholm every day. The 150-year-old building is not only one of the most-frequented spaces in the Nordic region; now it has also been assessed and certified as a high performer in sustainability under the international ‘BREEAM In-Use’ system.

Annual general meeting of COWI Holding A/S - preliminary agenda

The annual general meeting for COWI Holding A/S will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 at 15:30 in the canteen at COWI Holding A/S, Parallelvej 2, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

Businesses set to be key players in the green transition
Industry News
Businesses set to be key players in the green transition

Last week, nearly 100 business people and the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate met at COWI in Lyngby, Denmark, to discuss how industries can make an active contribution to a cost-effective green transition, and what conditions need to be in place to remain a green frontrunner on the global stage.

Halogaland Bridge Norway
Bridges News
COWI moves up the ENR ladder with new record-breaking bridge

COWI has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of a record-breaking suspension bridge across the Dardenelles Strait near Canakkale in western Turkey.

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Digitalisation and technology News
Video feed makes parking easy

​​A new smart parking concept is offering an easier life for car park owners and urban drivers. Based on a video feed and a smart computer, the future of parking has arrived.

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Mapping and geo services News
New method to reduce risk of damage to buildings during tunnel constructions

Groundwater leakage into subsurface constructions, such as tunnels and shafts, can cause a drop of pore pressure in clay resulting in land subsidence with the potential of serious damage to buildings. New research gives better tools for mitigating the risks.

Destructor Bridge in Bath
Bridges News
Bridge expert: The smallest design parts are the most satisfying

Destructor Bridge in Bath was awarded ‘as a fine example of how to succeed in bridge design at the prestigious Structural Awards in the UK

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Energy News
Urban area will be heated with surplus heat from laboratories

New urban area will be heated with surplus heat from laboratories.

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Bridges News
190 tons bridge lift marks technical climax

A huge 190 tons and 40 meters long bridge segment forming Køge North Station was lifted in place.