Follow NORWEGIAN GEOTECHNICAL INSTITUTE

Press releases View all 18 hits

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.

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.

News View all 8 hits

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.

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.

The Q-system tunneling app ready for download

The Q-system tunneling app ready for download

News   •   Jan 13, 2016 14:43 GMT

For the world's engineering geologists: The Q-system app from NGI is now available for free downloading. The purpose is to simplify rock mass classification for tunneling and underground excavations.

Images View all 10 hits

30 GRADER: ndersøk forholdene, skaff nødvendig informasjon og velg tur ut i fra forhold og ferdigheter.

30 GRADER: ndersøk forhol...

License Media Use
Download
Size

9.49 MB • 5760 x 3840 px

A new tool is now launched to better provide risk management in construction projects.

A new tool is now launche...

License Media Use
Photographer / Source NGI - Norwegian Geotechnical Institute
Download
Size

3.34 MB • 3024 x 4032 px

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

Example results from InSA...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source Bane Nor / NGI
Download
Size

503 KB • 590 x 577 px

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

TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X s...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source Airbus TerraSAR-X
Download
Size

498 KB • 1000 x 550 px

Contacts 4 hits

  • Managing Director
  • lapursel.aahndqdrexjsepzn@rxngufi.ztnovg
  • +47 922 99 863

  • President
  • NGI Houston
  • vidzcthrorgp.tpaabjwoavvdapg@nttgich.nwiocf
  • +1 832 316 0483

  • Managing Director & Principal Engineer, NGI Perth
  • NGI Australia
  • ansddrcxewss.dxxeevakssz@ngvgixn.nzgobf
  • +61 420575949

  • Press Contact
  • Senior Communications Advisor
  • kjzkelrql.ovhasdugqie@nqngayi.ognopo
  • +4793449553