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NGI News

Big stories, small stories, great adventures and minor break-throughs. Here you will find news and stories from NGI around the Globe. Want to know more? Do not hesitate to contact us!

 

 

NGI operational in the corona situation

The authorities have taken steps to limit the spread of the corona virus in society. At NGI we take heed of this and follow their advice and measures. We also maintain operational status of our laboratories in Oslo and Houston. Our goal is to carry through tasks for our clients as far as possible.


 

Catalina Cardona President of NGI Houston

Catalina Cardona is President of NGI Houston. She started in her new position from 1st January 2020.


 

PFAS-workshop 11 February

On 11 February, NGI held a workshop for the reference group that is part of the research project PFOSlo. The aim of the project is to look at the effects the poly- and perfluorinated substances (PFAS) have on the environment and human health.


 

Ground model for wind farm

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has awarded the team of NGI and SAND Geophysics a project to develop a ground model for the 120 km2 Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden Wind Farm Zone (TNWWFZ).


 

Strengthening our team in US offshore wind

NGI is very pleased to announce that Zack Westgate has joined the team to lead our activities within the rapidly-growing USA offshore wind market. 


 

At the UN Climate Summit in New York

NGI's Amy Oen was invited to attend "NBS Momentum" day ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York on September 23. She was there as a representative of one of the European Research and Innovation Framework Programme projects on nature-based solutions. 


 

New President for NGI Houston

Audun Hauge is appointed as acting President for NGI Houston from 1st September 2019 after Victor Taboada informed the The Board of Directors for NGI Houston that he will resign his position as President. 


 

Active at the 17th ECSMGE in Reykjavik

17th ECSMGE - European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering – is held in Reykjavik 2-6 September. NGI will have more than 30 representatives presenting papers and representing NGI at their exhibition stand.


 

Hazardous Substances for breakfast?

Careful, maybe there's not just coffee in your cup as you read this. Coffee might be brewed in water containing undesirable substances.


 

Climate adaptation in an uncertain future

Climate change becomes ever more evident. With it comes increased risk of injury and damages in extreme weather situations. Research provides better forecasts on the effects of climate change. It makes us more adaptable, but for what future?

 
 
 
 

Contacts

Kjell Hauge
Kjell Hauge
Press contact
Senior Communication Advisor
kjell.hauge@ngi.no
+47 934 49 533
 
 

NGI - On safe ground

The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) is a leading international centre for research and consulting within the geosciences. NGI develops optimum solutions for society, and offers expertise on the behaviour of soil, rock and snow and their interaction with the natural and built environment. NGI works within the markets Offshore energy; Building, construction and transportation; Natural hazards, and Environmental Engineering. NGI is a private foundation with office and laboratory in Oslo, branch office in Trondheim, and daughter companies in Houston, Texas, USA, and Perth, Western Australia. NGI was established in 1953.


 

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