Within a few years, we have been hit by the powerful impact of climate change, pandemics and wars. Meanwhile, a growing population means that fewer resources need to stretch further. Our lifestyle of consumption is a major cause of the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere – and we urgently need to move from wasteful to resourceful. Read more
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European construction is estimated to generate 400 million tonnes of waste annually. By linking digital models to a circular approach, we can save thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions and millions of euros. However, Belgium ranks only 8th on the list of the most circular economies in Europe. So there is still a lot of room for improvement. Read more
Engineering firm Sweco has strengthened its offering through a Share Purchase Agreement with AB Soil Remediation Experts. This environmental engineering company works on complex soil and groundwater projects and provides technical support to the chemical and petrochemical industry. Read more
Engineering firm Sweco was commissioned by De Werkvennootschap to study and design the tunnelling under Ghent Dampoort, including the redevelopment of the station area, the extension of tram line 4, the construction of the new tram line 7 and the complete reconstruction of six squares. Read more
Transformational design, planning and engineering solutions are therefore critical to changing the processes and materials used in the built environment – with a mindset shift from traditional linear methodologies to circularity innovations. Here, we look at three key circular economy trends that will shape the future of urbanisation, sustainability and digitalisation. Read more
Engineering firm Sweco is overseeing the permit process for the 25 megawatt green hydrogen production unit in Zeebrugge. This is a first for Belgium and further strengthens our hydrogen ambitions. The client is the Hyoffwind consortium (Virya Energy and Fluxys), which has chosen John Cockerill and BESIX as its technology partners and as its partners for the design and construction. Read more
As of 10 January 2022, Peter Vanhoegaerden, together with fellow director Dirk Boydens, is in charge of the daily operations of Sweco's Buildings division. Read more
Engineering consulting firm Sweco was responsible for the design and preparation of the environmental permit for the 25 megawatt green hydrogen production plant in Vlissingen. This was done on behalf of VoltH2. Upon completion, this site will produce 3.6 million kg of green hydrogen per year. Read more