Completion of the new King Edward Point Research Station wharf marks the latest milestone for the £140m UK Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme. The new wharf and mooring dolphin provide the extra capability required to berth the new UK polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The MV Pharos SG, fishery patrol and logistics support vessel, will also use the new wharf.
In collaboration with Scott Brownriggs’ Design Research Unit and Hoare Lea, Ramboll has helped design ‘The Social Contact Pod’; a space for those who have the greatest need to be protected from the Covid-19 virus to spend valuable time with loved ones without the risk of contamination.
Alan Roper is currently Site Supervisor overseeing the construction of the new wharf at King Edward Point Research Station in South Georgia as part of the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Programme. Here he shares insights of the engineering challenges and what it is like to live and work in this remote location.
For the first time, polar ships have moored at a new £40 million wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station in Antarctica. The RRS James Clark Ross used it to re-supply the station and pick up staff for return to the UK.
Ramboll remains fully focused on supporting our clients and living up to our commitments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zooming down the road on an electric bike or scooter can be a fun and effective way to get you from A to B. But, is it safe, sustainable and does it contribute to a city’s wider mobility priorities? The report: Achieving Sustainable Micro-Mobility, identifies a framework to access micro-mobility schemes.
We’re very proud of our ten finalists who have been recognised by the European Women in Construction and Engineering (WICE) Awards for their contribution and expertise in the industry.
Network Rail has appointed the Atkins, PwC and Ramboll team as Rail Systems Integration Partner (RSIP) to bring about the transformation of the railway on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) through the deployment of modern and cost-effective digital signalling.
Michael Cheetham, Ramboll's UK MEP lead for aviation has been selected by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) to be part of the 2020 WELL Airport Advisory. He joins a select group of leading industry professionals who will guide the continuous evolution of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™) that focusses exclusively on the impacts of buildings on human health and wellness.
Waste heat from the London Underground network is now capable of providing heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres in Islington thanks to the pioneering Bunhill 2 Energy Centre that opened yesterday.
The Ramboll Group achieved strong growth and cash flow, and improved operating profit in 2019. Ramboll took a significant strategic step forward with the acquisition of the world-renowned architectural company Henning Larsen, creating the next platform for international growth.
Ramboll is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Birch as UK Head of Rail. He will lead Ramboll’s continued growth in the rail sector, building on successful appointment to the Network Rail Design Services Framework and our role on the Digital Rail programme on the East Coast Line, as well as a strong portfolio of work on High Speed 2.