Published articles

Depth of knowledge

Innovative in situ testing has helped deliver detailed understanding of challenging ground conditions for a new ship lift in Germany.

Originally published in the October 2017 issue of Ground Engineering and is protected by copyright

New challenges for tunnel inspection

Today’s rail operators have inherited more than a thousand tunnels from Britain’s 19th century rail transport revolution.

Originally published in the October 2017 issue of Rail Professional and is protected by copyright

A hybrid approach

Using a system combining elements of heave-compensated drills and construction support vessels, Fugro is setting a new bar in vessel-based offshore drilling.
Originally published in the September 2017 issue of GeoDrilling International and is protected by copyright

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

As it marks 25 years, the AGS file format is currently supporting advances in quasi real-time sharing of geotechnical data. These are bringing benefits not only to 
clients and project management, but may even ease the drilling sector’s transition to Building Information Modelling (BIM), writes Fugro’s Romain Arnould.
Originally published in the July/August 2017 issue of GeoDrilling International and is protected by copyright

Going deep: working to improve the accuracy and availability of global baseline bathymetry

This is an exciting time to be involved in the ocean mapping and marine survey industry. Not only is there a growing movement to produce a comprehensive map of the world’s oceans, but there is also a push to dramatically increase the speed, resolution, and affordability of ‘deepwater’ bathymetric data collection and delivery.
Originally published in the May 2017 issue of Submarine Telecoms Forum and is protected by copyright

Record-breaker

Fugro has raised the bar in CFA (continuous flight auger) pile testing during groundworks for a high-rise development in London, UK, says Dr Melvin England of Fugro GeoServices.
Originally published in the June 2017 issue of GeoDrilling International and is protected by copyright

Interview - John Grainger and Nick van den Hurk

Rail Professional spoke to John Grainger and Nick van den Hurk, senior specialists respectively in geotechnics and asset data at geoscience giant Fugro about drilling in the UK being on the up, HS2, BIM and absolute data.
Originally published in the October 2016 issue of Rail Professional and is protected by copyright

Getting up to speed: rail asset information hits the fast track

Robust and timely rail asset data is essential for effective decision-making in the management of rail infrastructure - from trackbed evaluation, flood risk assessment and tunnel/bridge monitoring, to track renewal, electrification work and station modernisation.
Originally published in the September 2016 issue of Rail Engineer and is protected by copyright

Global Mining Intelligence

Fugro’s extensive engineering and consulting expertise provides mining companies with the critical insight and technical solutions to optimise operations throughout the life cycle of a mine.
Originally published in the 2016 Spring Vol 5 Number 10 of Mining Turkey and is protected by copyright

Radar ice mapping from the skies

Fugro’s airborne radar ice thickness capability is moving into commercial operations, a new tool that can help operators mitigate risk in challenging Arctic environments.
Originally published in the spring 2016 edition of the Frontier Energy magazine and is protected by copyright
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