The Norwegian Research Council has granted 10 million Norwegian Kroner to fund the verification of fibre optic based tunnel monitoring technology being developed at CMR. CMR is carrying out the main research components of this project. The project is lead by Bergen Teknologioverføring (BTO), with Trafsys AS as industrial partner.

During the spring thaw period in Sweden, many small roads are closed to traffic despite the fact that they are fit for use. The BiFi research project has analysed the roads’ bearing capacity in real time using Internet-connected post office vehicles and presented their status online. The final report from the three-year project shows that these roads have been kept open for traffic 50% longer than before, benefitting haulage contractors, local residents and the Swedish Transport Administration.

Friday 25 September, the Sandsfjord Bridge was molded together. All concrete has been supplied by Ølen Betong. A special lightweight concrete had been made in order to complete the project. – Ølen Betong delivers world class concrete, says Tor Arne Thorsen in NPRA.

COWI AS, acquired 1st August 2013 shares in Aqua Team – Norwegian Water Tech Center. The company changed its name from that date to the Aqua Team COWI AS. It will continue as a wholly-owned subsidiary, led by one of the founders, Eilen A. Vik, she has been with the company since it was established […]

PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Johan Walter Berg AB, including its core brand of Berg Propulsion, a leading manufacturer of mechanically and electrically driven propulsion systems and marine controls for ships.