aerial view of the exposed Hundborg rock
16. Aug 2019

A rock solid discovery in Hundborg, Denmark

Something big is hidden close to the small village of Hundborg, located in the Northern part of Denmark. In a field a little outside the village, which counts approximately 600 inhabitants, lies what might very well be Denmark’s sixth biggest rock weighing a whopping 170 tons.

Ph.d. student standing in front of whiteboard with technology cards
09. Jul 2019

Playing cards inspire to digital development in the construction

The classic playing cards with car-cards got its counterpart in 22 Technology Cards. The new set of cards is developed by PhD student Katrine Ernstsen, and indicates how new technologies can affect and develop the construction area.

Woman in work wear standing in front of geoprobe
08. Jul 2019

Optical light discovers contaminated soil

NIRAS just completed a successful inspection of contamination in Kungsbacka in Sweden with a completely new technology that both exposes the contamination in the soil and saves the client for countless expensive soil sample analyses.

Man standing on at dock holding a 'clam sock' with fishing boat in the background
24. Jun 2019

Danes can now grow sustainable kitchen gardens at sea

Sea-kitchen gardens seem to be catching on everywhere along the Danish coasts. The project Havhøst propagates the idea of sea-based kitchen gardens, where private citizens or communities can grow mussels, oysters and seaweed, using sustainable methods.

Men in work wear at a construction site
20. Jun 2019

Reducing water losses in Malaysia

Danish water specialists will help Malaysia increase its security of water supply and reduce high water losses.

outside company building and parking lot
30. Apr 2019

Largest single food industry investment in Canada

Maple Leaf Foods has involved NIRAS in the overall planning of its new poultry processing plant in Ontario. The 660 mill CAD$ plant is the largest single food industry investment in Canada.

CEO Carsten Toft Boesen in front of Niras logo
23. Apr 2019

Top-level executive through 19 years turns 60

In his 19 years as CEO of NIRAS, Carsten Toft Boesen has seen the business grow from 509 to 2,355 employees. On Saturday 27 April 2019, he turns 60.

man in work wear in front of supply plant
26. Mar 2019

Major commercial partnership gives boost to Danish district heating

Backed by a grant of DKK 25 million from Innovation Fund Denmark, 16 players aim to revolutionise the district heating sector. NIRAS is heading up the project, which aims to extract valuable knowledge from the sector’s data.

man in work wear looking at wires in a tunnel with annual result 2018
21. Mar 2019

Growth and investments in internationalisation, sustainability and integration characterize NIRAS' accounts for 2018

In 2018, NIRAS achieved a 20 percent increase in profits and solid international growth. Continued significant focus on sustainable solutions is to contribute to future growth.

Two people standing in front of waterworks
24. Jan 2019

Business and academia team up to host water management summer school

In a joint effort with Aarhus University and other stakeholders, NIRAS will share knowledge about sustainable water management, waste water, and water distribution with international students and professionals.

Process plant
16. Jan 2019

NIRAS acquires SE Rådgivning

As of 1 February 2019, NIRAS bolsters its consultancy services within energy optimisation and reduction in the process industry by acquiring the activities and staff of SE Rådgivning.

Two men in NIRAS gear looking at a bridge built over water
19. Dec 2018

Competence and experience result in a major framework agreement on bridges in Norway

A newly signed framework agreement for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Region South, has strengthened NIRAS’ role as a significant player in the infrastructure market in Norway. The goal of becoming a recognized Scandinavian consultant for infrastructure has therefore moved closer.

Male workers at Copenhagen Airport
14. Dec 2018

Digital innovative thinking finds faults and saves time in the development of Copenhagen Airport

During the extensive expansion of Copenhagen Airport, a combination of 3D models and digital rules ensures compliance in relation to fire protection, electrical installations, drainage, heat and ventilation regulations. This reduced time spent fault finding, thereby freeing up resources to optimize the project.

SLUSH stage
13. Dec 2018

NIRAS programmes produce two winners at Slush

The Safe Motherhood Alliance and AgriPredict, both from Zambia, have been chosen as winners of the Slush Global Impact Accelerator.

Male NIRAS employee standing in front of the DOKK1 building in Aarhus, Denmark
11. Dec 2018

NIRAS nominates Ronni Lundoff Stenløkke as the young FRI consultant 2019

Each year the Danish Association of Consulting Engineers, FRI, grants the award to a young engineer who has leadership potential and has contributed with something extraordinary. This year NIRAS nominates Ronni Lundoff Stenløkke for his efforts in projecting the complex steel structures at DOKK1 in Aarhus, Denmark, and for his efforts in Conceptual Engineering.

Group of people standing near offshore windfarm
09. Nov 2018

NIRAS offers its services to make South Korea’s offshore wind goals come true

South Korea’s ambitious plan of being powered 20% by renewable energy sources by 2030 includes 13 GW of offshore wind. NIRAS’ expertise can benefit South Korea in its transition.

The Lake Maridalsvannet in Oslo seen from above
01. Nov 2018

Oslo water supply goes online to reduce high water loss

A new and state-of-the-art online model of Oslo’s water supply will help reduce a high level of leakage and resolve a serious water challenge, which is threatening the Norwegian capital’s future supply of drinking water.

CEO Carsten Toft Boesen sitting by a desk with another man
31. Oct 2018

DTU and NIRAS enter into strategic cooperation agreement

DTU enters into a strategic partnership with consulting engineering company NIRAS which focuses on food and manufacturing engineering, infrastructure, and transport.

Person standing on balcony inside a brewery
29. Oct 2018

Improve your business while contributing to the sustainable development of the industry

Join NIRAS' Brewing Benchmark Club that was founded on our more than 35 years of experience as engineering consultants for the brewing industry. The free-of-charge benchmark initiative intends to provide you with a performance evaluation of the global beer and beverage industry every second year.

Children smiling at camera
25. Oct 2018

Report highlights NIRAS’s work contributing to the realisation of the SDGs

Together with five other consultancies, NIRAS is showcased in the Danish Association of Consulting Engineers’ recent communication, "Engineering a Better and Sustainable World".

Senior Vice President Carsten Heine Lund speaking for employees in NIRAS office in Taiwan
24. Oct 2018

Increased demands see NIRAS Taiwan move into a new office to accommodate an expanding team

As one of the first engineering and environmental consultancies applying itself to offshore wind development in Taiwan, NIRAS reiterates its commitment to help unleash the island’s wind potential with a stronger local presence.

Two men standing next to a man and woman who are shaking hands
10. Oct 2018

Building on core combined strengths – NIRAS Development Consulting and LTS merge

On the basis of mutual success, shared values, and a common vision of building a better, more equal and stable world, LTS International Ltd and NIRAS Development Consulting have merged.

Child eating
04. Oct 2018

Project kicks off to increase access to and awareness of nutritious food in Lao PDR

In the fight against stunting and wasting and their root cause – malnutrition – the newly launched four-year Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Programme will play a key role.

People visiting NIRAS' stand at BrauBeviale, Nuremberg.
02. Oct 2018

Be inspired by NIRAS’ highly experienced Beer and Beverage specialists at BrauBeviale 2018, Nuremberg

Come and visit NIRAS’ stand (Hall 7 7-650) at BrauBeviale between the November 13th and 15th 2018 and Let’s talk future brewery design, engineering and consultancy.

Tree in rain forest
17. Sep 2018

NIRAS-led consortium wins NRM technical assistance contract in Zimbabwe

Promoting sustainable and climate resilient management of natural resources, the NIRAS–HessenForst Consortium launches work in Zimbabwe.

Josina Machel receiving the World Prize
14. Sep 2018

Renowned humanitarian Mrs Graça Machel receives global accolade for humanitarian work

Encouraging everyone to dig deep and unleash the potential of the changemaker within, Josina Machel, daughter of celebrated Mozambican Graça Machel, accepted the NIRAS-sponsored World Prize for outstanding contributions in the field of integrated development.

Children sitting in class
11. Sep 2018

NIRAS advises how Finland can help address the global learning crisis

NIRAS Finland issues its MFA-commissioned report - Stepping up Finland's Global Role in Education - on possible ways in which Finnish resources and knowledge can be used to address challenges to education.

Three men from NIRAS sampling soil in snowy weather.
29. Aug 2018

Danish experience with soil pollution makes a difference in a growing Swedish market

NIRAS has for many years been working with soil contamination in Denmark. Now, we turn to Sweden, where the market for investigations and cleanup of soil pollution is on the rise.

Geoprobe soil sample equipment
27. Aug 2018

New analysis methods reveal un-explored PFAS-chemicals in the soil

Two new analysis methods has been developed to reveal un-explored PFAS-chemicals in the soil in a unique co-operation between NIRAS, Örebro University and the laboratory Eurofins.

Bane NOR train running on tracks.
02. Jul 2018

Strategy pays off: New, Norwegian railway contracts signed

With freshly signed contracts on two framework agreements and a large railway project, all for Bane NOR in Norway, NIRAS has become a significant player in the Norwegian infrastructure market. The goal of becoming a recognized Scandinavian consultant within the field of railways is therefore well on its way to becoming a reality.

Two women working at Marine Harvest's salmon processing factory
22. Jun 2018

Comprehensive extension of salmon processing factory in Norway

On June 12, Marine Harvest’s expansion of its salmon processing factory, Ryfisk, in Norway, was officially opened. NIRAS has designed the factory extension that has significantly increased production capacity of the factory.

Building facade of the Långbrodals school, Sweden
12. Jun 2018

NIRAS Architects wins the Stockholm Building of the Year 2018 award

The winner of the architectural competition Stockholm Building of the Year 2018 is the school of Långbrodal, designed by NIRAS Architects.

NIRAS employee in tunnel
04. Jun 2018

HOFOR starts large-scale tunnel projects in Copenhagen with NIRAS as consultant

Two new 'highways for rainwater' will be drilled in the Copenhagen underground. Denmark's largest utility company, HOFOR, has hired an international team of consultants with NIRAS in the lead to solve the complicated cloudburst projects.

Two men shakes hands in the foreground while another man stands in the background.
24. May 2018

NIRAS continues growth strategy and expands with investment in Southeast Asia

Through investment in the Thai company SMC Consulting Engineers, NIRAS strengthens its presence within the Ports and Maritime sector in Southeast Asia. At the same time, the strategic partnership opens the door for other areas of expertise in NIRAS.

Building facade of the Långbrodal School
30. Apr 2018

The Långbrodal School nominated by the Stockholm Building of the Year award

The new school of Långbrodal has a modern design with sustainable materials chosen to withstand the test of time, while embracing the existing building’s style of national romanticism from 1915.

Portrait of Mrs Graca Machel
26. Apr 2018

Renowned Humanitarian Mrs Graça Machel Awarded World Prize for Integrated Development

Panel of respected international development experts select celebrated former First Lady to Mozambique and South Africa to receive NIRAS-sponsored accolade.

Group of people cheering
19. Apr 2018

Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme

In just ten months, the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme has piloted collaboration between innovation hubs in Namibia and Botswana and boosted five young enterprises all the way to the global start-up event Slush in Finland.

Exhibition at museum
18. Apr 2018

NIRAS increases academic dialogue between Denmark and MENA-countries

NIRAS has successfully finalised project supporting academic cooperation and dialogue between Denmark and the Middle East and North Africa region.

People on rigid-hulled inflatable boats on water
04. Apr 2018

NIRAS to continue management of the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Response

When Danish experts go abroad to observe elections and handle crisis situations, NIRAS will watch over them and manage their stay.

Carsten Toft Boesen
04. Apr 2018

NIRAS presents excellent results following successful merger

Following a successful merger and several strategic acquisitions, NIRAS’ revenue has increased by 44 percent. The company has laid the foundation for further growth and increased earnings through long-term investments in developing new knowledge as well as helping customers realize the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Group photo of people at a project closing event
20. Mar 2018

NIRAS completes project on protection of marine environment in Turkey

NIRAS Poland successfully completed 2-year project aimed at achieving Good Environmental Status in Turkey’s marine environment in alignment with the EU.

Simulation of a chicken abattoir
14. Mar 2018

Condense decision making and build common understanding with NIRAS suite of simulation tools

At Speakers Corner at the upcoming Anuga FoodTec 2018, you can experience how NIRAS’ suite of simulation tools allows you to mirror your existing or future design virtually.

Group photo of participants from the NIRAS Young Professional Academy 2017-2019
08. Mar 2018

NIRAS international trainee program accepting new applications

NIRAS Young Professional Academy will be further expanded this June with new participants representing both development consulting profiles and profiles representing other sectors of NIRAS.

A smiling woman and man shaking hands
07. Mar 2018

NIRAS is supporting Gender Responsive Budgeting in Ukraine

Celebrating the International Women’s Day, we are introducing one of our projects building more gender equal world.

Man looking through Virtual Reality glasses
02. Mar 2018

Be inspired by NIRAS' Food & Beverage experts at Anuga FoodTec 2018

Come and visit NIRAS’ stand at the Anuga FoodTec on March 20-23 2018 and let’s talk about optimising your business and increasing your profits. Or experience first-hand the new realities of 3D Virtual Reality Design in the Food and Beverage Industry.

Old industrial buildings on the Paper Island, Copenhagen
21. Feb 2018

Safeguarding the future of Paper Island

NIRAS is involved in efforts to maintain and develop the popular yet down-at-heel island. Work is already under way for NIRAS' consultants, both on land and in the water.

Irrigated fields near Yamuna River in India
30. Jan 2018

TAIEF shares EU environmental policy experience with partner countries

For four years TAIEF has supported 82 events around the world, assisting the EU in promoting Europe’s global leadership in environmental policy.

Men driving a tractor on plantation
23. Jan 2018

Study to help transition sugar firm employees to independent farmers

EU in cooperation with NIRAS determines the best operational model for transitioning redundant GUYSUCO employees into independent, sustainable farmers.

Female NIRAS employee inspecting a check-dam in Ethiopia with local farmers
17. Jan 2018

Multiple benefits reported from Tana Beles watershed project in Ethiopia

The project site for the Tana Beles watershed project in Ethiopia has become a regional role model, as the project has brought along with it multiple benefits for all community members including poor and rich, young and old, workers and unemployed, as well as disabled people.

A bird's eye view of the inside Uppsala Universitetshus
15. Jan 2018

NIRAS acquires Hydracon Sweden AB

NIRAS strengthens its position within project management and grows within the Stockholm Mälar region.

Hospital employee working in the stockroom
12. Jan 2018

Consulting engineers help Norwegian hospitals keep track of thousands of product numbers

Danish key competencies in goods logistics and distribution at hospitals now benefit the Norwegians.

Offshore wind turbines
05. Jan 2018

Simulating typhoons can lead to a less conservative design of offshore foundations

When investing in or developing offshore wind, de-risking is one of the main areas to focus on in order to avoid future failure due to wave and wind forces, without being overly conservative.

Three women posing with a gift box
21. Dec 2017

Job creation in Mali in the political spotlight

The future of Africa depends on job creation for a historically high number of young people in order to prevent migration to Europe.

14. Dec 2017

NIRAS accelerates its growth ambitions with acquisition in the Netherlands

With the acquisition of the Dutch company VMEngineering, we have strengthened our process consultancy in Northern Europe considerably and consolidated our position as the leading advisor to the Food & Beverage industry.

The GRB conference panel sitting on stage
04. Dec 2017

NIRAS’ project on Gender Budgeting in Ukraine presented as best practice at the IMF Gender Equality conference

Since 2013, NIRAS has worked on a project to introduce gender budgeting with the aim to increase gender equality through policies and budgets in Ukraine. This project was presented by Country Director Catharina Schmitz at the Peer Learning Conference on Gender Equality in Kigali in order to share knowledge and inspire other African countries.

NIRAS car in basement parking
30. Nov 2017

Park your car in an underground bookshelf

In 2018 it will be possible to park your car in Denmark’s most innovative fully automatic underground car park within a stone’s throw from Copenhagen town hall square.

Camera man filming journalist and man talking
16. Nov 2017

New digital media house will strengthen independent journalism in Ukraine

The focus is on news broadcasting and independent journalism, when NIRAS, in cooperation with Deutsche Welle Academy and BBC Media Action, are preparing to establish a new, modern and digital media house for the Ukrainian public service television station UA:PBC.

Close-up of railroad
14. Nov 2017

Norwegian breakthrough: Start-up on technical master plan for stabling tracks in the Kongsvinger area

NIRAS won the first Norwegian assignment on the new framework agreement for railway consultancy, a master plan for stabling tracks in the Kongsvinger area for BaneNOR.

Wind turbine being restored
01. Nov 2017

French offshore wind turbine project: NIRAS adviser on future dismantling

Even before the first of 124 wind turbines off the west coast of France has been set up, a detailed plan has been set for how they will be taken down again at the end of the wind farm’s operation.

Group photo of some NIRAS employees with African stake-holders and government officials
12. Oct 2017

NIRAS moderates high-level side event at COP 23

Building MRV systems in Africa — how NIRAS is working with countries to develop technical capacity for implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Two male employees from Novafos and Leif Koch installing noise loggers
05. Sep 2017

They listen to the water pipes in Klampenborg

Two leaks were quickly found when a water distribution network north of Copenhagen had installed smart, new listening device. The utility company Novafos is part of the LEAKman partnership that combines knowledge and technology from nine market-leading players.

Parents and kids walking on a street near a school building
23. Aug 2017

NIRAS obtains architecture services from acquisition

The acquisition of Swedish Aperto Architects results in new services and strengthens NIRAS’ competences within contractor consulting services.

Two offshore production platforms for oil and gas development
17. Jul 2017

Sharing of good practices on marine planning and management is key to preserving our oceans

While overfishing and marine pollution are putting the world’s oceans at risk, new business opportunities are emerging in maritime industries. New report assists EU countries on sustainable use of our oceans by identifying good practices in the marine planning process.

Senior Vice President for NIRAS Norway, Janne Aas-Jakobsen, and Gorm Frimannslund from Bane NOR, signing framework agreement.
12. Jul 2017

NIRAS stays in the Norwegian passing lane with substantial framework agreement

With three large framework agreements for the Norwegian railroad infrastructure authority, Bane NOR, NIRAS continues the upwards trajectory in the Norwegian market.

Boat sailing on a big river
22. Jun 2017

Protecting millions of lives in Myanmar from climate disasters through weather systems integration

The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project, funded by the World Bank, seeks to improve the livelihoods of millions of poor people who are susceptible to water-related disasters in Myanmar. NIRAS is leading the way on integrating and modernizing the region’s complex meteorology and hydrology observation systems.

Industrial energy audit in Bolivia
31. May 2017

Affordable and sufficient energy to the people of Bolivia

Bolivia faces great challenges in providing sufficient energy at affordable prices to its population. IP Consult – Part of the NIRAS Group - will support the implementation of a new energy efficiency programme as well as foster training and education in the country.

Employees in an office in Taiwan
27. Apr 2017

NIRAS strengthens its presence in Taiwan

Taiwan is one of the world’s most promising countries in terms of offshore wind energy. NIRAS has opened a new office to facilitate access to a multi billion USD market undergoing rapid development.

Abandoned house in forest landscape
02. Mar 2017

Nepali government approves Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST)

Biomass energy is the most important source of energy in Nepal. While the country still possesses large biomass resources, the level of its use has been unsustainable.

Man and CEO Carsten Toft Boesen standing outside entrance
22. Dec 2016

ALECTIA and NIRAS are merging

The merger will create a new major player in the consulting engineering industry. With over 2,000 employees globally, the merged company is ready for continued growth – especially abroad.

Small canal with dirt on both sides
19. Jul 2016

NIRAS’ first climate change adaptation project in Vietnam

Vietnamese women will benefit from NIRAS capabilities in comprehensive water planning (HELVA) at a new, local pilot project.

Man smiling in white shirt
24. Feb 2016

Shortcut to international experience

International cooperation is important to NIRAS. In the Young SEEN-program aspiring leaders from corporations of four different countries meet to discuss subjects such as networking and 3D-development. The program will finish up in Paris this summer, with Steven Kaa Holdgaard as one of the participants.