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How to promote a circular economy

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

How to turn buildings into material banks?

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

Sweco acquires AB Soil Remediation Experts

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

Sweco concludes an agreement with Vitech

Sweco engineering firm has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with Vitech. The core activity of this engineering firm from Mechelen is the design and dimensioning of electrical installations for all sectors. Read more

Circular economy trends

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

First green Belgian hydrogen plant expects permit by mid-2022

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

First licence approved in Benelux for green hydrogen plant

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

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