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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

15. Jan 2018

NIRAS acquires Hydracon Sweden AB

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.