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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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. ...