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UXO considerations for successful offshore projects

The global increase in green energy is leading to more and more offshore wind farms, all of which need pre-construction UXO surveys to avoid dangerous surprises and expensive delays. Our Commercial Manager, Martin Valk, talked to GeoDrilling International about the main considerations for marine developers when planning UXO risk mitigation.

Originally published in GeoDrilling International May 2021 issue and is protected by copyright

Risk managers on the ground

Reducing ground uncertainty early in large infrastructure projects can realise exponential cost savings later on. Fugro’s Rod Eddies and Ray Wood explained how our Ground Risk Management Framework (GRMF) works to Ground Engineering Magazine.

Originally published in Ground Engineering May 2021 issue and is protected by copyright

Power probe: Fugro has developed a ‘next generation’ ground technique

A consideration of typical onshore ground investigation techniques deployed in the London Basin reveals limitations which can compromise depth, quality and even safety. In NCE’s Innovation Series, we learn how Fugro’s Deep Line offers a new approach and delivers live digital data for superior ground risk management, all  while reducing manual handling and exposure to drilling.
Originally published in New Civil Engineer March 2021 issue and is protected by copyright

Fugro’s new framework approach to site characterisation

Land Site Characterisation Directors Ray Wood and Rod Eddies discuss the rationale behind Fugro’s Ground Risk Management Framework (GRMF) with New Civil Engineer’s editor Claire Smith, and explain how the GRMF can help clients better manage ground-related risks over an asset’s life cycle.

Originally published in New Civil Engineer March 2021 issue and is protected by copyright

Africa's new energy mix and digital future

“Automated technology and access to timely, robust, verifiable data will be game-changers” in accelerating Africa’s energy transition, according the Jaco Stemmet, Director Africa. In this article for Africa Oil Week’s Future Energy Series, Jaco shares his views on views on Africa’s new energy mix and digital future.

Originally published in African Oil Week Newsletter March 2021 and is protected by copyright

Ambitious Maldives connectivity project generates smart solutions

Fugro rapidly mobilised people and assets for a site investigation supporting the Maldives’ largest infrastructure project, enabling Geo-data acquisition to continue even when the Covid-19 pandemic led to a national lockdown. Chris Arnott, UAE Country Manager, chatted with the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) magazine.

Originally published in CICES March 2021 issue and is protected by copyright

Q&A with...Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Griffiths, Fugro’s Contracts and Legal Manager, did a Q and A with AGS Magazine, the official magazine of the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists. Download the PDF to read how she was inspired to join the geotechnical industry, what benefits being an AGS member brings and what changes she’d like to see.

Originally published in AGS Magazine (Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists) and is protected by copyright.

Geospatial base layer for future infrastructure

Our CEO, Mark Heine, was featured in Geospatial World’s Annual Leaders’ Outlook 2021. Read his predictions for the geospatial sector and how Geo-data and digitisation are essential for ensuring the safety of global infrastructure.
Originally published in Geospatial World January-February 2021 issue and is protected by copyright

"After the rights issue, we had online drinks, not an extravagant party."

First published in the Dutch equivalent of the Financial Times, Het Financieele Dagblad, this short article tells the story of how CEO Mark Heine’s vision led to Fugro’s successful refinancing in 2020.
Read the original article in Dutch or download the English translation. 

Originally published in the Dutch equivalent of the Financial Times, Het Financieele Dagblad, and is protected by copyright.

At the vanguard of the energy transition

From oil and gas origins to leading the way in renewables, Fugro is evolving in step with the energy industry’s changing demands and greener future. Fugro’s Peter Brooke talks to the Environmental Analyst about this successful strategy.

Originally published in Environmental Analyst January 2021 and is protected by copyright.

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