Ramboll is set to travel the distance of the South Pole to promote sustainability in action and encourage personal accountability when caring for our environment. Our 7th Continent Challenge team will collectively walk 600 miles, inspired by polar explorer Robert Swan who travelled the equivalent distance to the South Pole surviving solely using renewable energy. The challenge is raising money for Sport in Mind and UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Equinor together with the Norwegian technology company Moss Maritime will pilot test the world’s first floating solar power plant in rough offshore waters starting this autumn. Ramboll will contribute to the revolutionary pilot project with interdisciplinary engineering expertise.
Ramboll receives the Pioneer Award at the Structural Timber Awards for our contribution to pushing the boundaries of the material in its application to volumetric timber modules, our leading role in the work on the timber office concept, and inspiring social change with regards to mental health with the ‘Talk to Me’ sculpture.
The project design team who will draw up plans for Cambridge Children’s Hospital has been announced today. The team will be led by professional services company Turner & Townsend and will include Ramboll providing all engineering services and experienced architects in a unique partnership between Hawkins\Brown and White Arkitekter.
Ramboll, has today announced the appointment of former Brigadier Jim Crawford as Head of Defence and Public Sector Procurement. He will lead Ramboll’s growing portfolio and further ambitions in the defence and public sector.
During this year’s construction season at Rothera Research Station, Antarctica, Christopher Robert Lloyd, Ramboll Project Manager and Site Supervisor shares his first blog of this year’s programme.
The next stage of building a scientific support facility in Antarctica begins this week. To avoid the risk of introducing COVID-19 to British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station, the construction team spent two weeks in quarantine and had three Covid-19 tests prior to making the almost 11,000 kilometre voyage by ship.
Ramboll UK is proud to join the ‘Pledge to net zero’ as part of our overall commitment to climate action.
Edinburgh-headquartered independent energy company InterGen has been granted consent for the UK’s largest battery energy storage project. The project is more than ten times the size of the UK’s largest operational battery project and is set to be one of the world’s largest. It will provide fast-reacting power and system balancing to support the ongoing growth and integration of renewable energy sources and is a significant piece of system architecture critical to the UK’s transition to Net Zero.
Ramboll is delighted to be working with ClimateXChange, on behalf of the Scottish Government, to review the evidence of how to realise the concept of 20-minute neighbourhoods in Scotland.
Through interviews with New Civil Engineer and Building, Mathew Riley provides his unique perspective on the events of 2020 and where Ramboll and other organisations need to direct their focus now.