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Interim report January – June 2020 Sweco AB (PUBL)

16 July 2020
Continued solid performance in uncertain times

Cities need to build resilience towards increasingly common heatwaves

01 July 2020
The coronavirus has exposed elderly citizens as a high-risk group, but an increasingly warmer Europe poses yet another serious threat. More Europeans are dying from heatwaves than from all other natural hazards combined.  We need to do more to prepare and adapt our cities for the future, concludes Sweco in the latest of its Urban Insight reports.

Sweco makes the largest market in the country green

23 June 2020
The Artgineering, LAMA, Sweco and Daniel Ost (ALS_O) design team won the study assignment for the redevelopment of the Grote Markt in Sint-Niklaas. We are very proud of this, because it gives us the opportunity to give the largest Belgian market square a green metamorphosis. Sweco takes care of the elaboration of the design, the preparation of the implementation file and the follow-up of the project. Sweco had already redeveloped the Stationsstraat, and renovated the green shopping precinct in Sint-Niklaas.

Sweco acquires SGI Ingénieurs, the Belgian subsidiary of SGI Group

15 June 2020
Sweco Belgium takes the next step in its strategic growth plan by acquiring the engineering firm SGI Ingénieurs in Belgium. The employees involved, specialised in building structures and techniques and civil infrastructure projects, strengthen the expertise on offer in Brussels and Wallonia.

Planning for increasing density and climate hazards - how do we create resilient societies?

10 June 2020
A new report from Sweco reveals how cities can increase the number of inhabitants by 100%, the number of workplaces by 100% and green space by 100% – all while improving liveability and climate resilience.

Scheldt Quays and Schaliken are the big winners of the Public Space Prize

09 June 2020
Scheldt Quays Sint-Andries en Zuid (Sweco in collaboration with PROAP and WIT Architects) has won the Public Space Prize and Schaliken Inner Area (Talboom in collaboration with BRUT and LAMA) has won the public prize.

Harelbeke weir-lock complex wins public award at Publica Awards

05 June 2020
EBP’s Publica Awards reward the best public projects. The recently opened weir-lock complex in Harelbeke has already won the public award in the category Urban Development, Infrastructure & Mobility via an online voting round. Sweco participated in the preliminary phase for this new lock. ‘De Vlaamse Waterweg nv’ was the client.

Interim report January – March 2020 Sweco AB (PUBL)

15 May 2020
Strong start of the year – but uncertain times ahead

Urban Insight | How do we limit the CO2 impact of transport?

14 May 2020
Following the latest Urban Insight report, we examined how we are dealing with the reduction of carbon emissions in infrastructure projects in Belgium. This time we explain the 'Roadmap for Goods Transport 2030'. With this route plan, Sweco, in collaboration with the government and scientific partners, is helping to shape the Flemish climate and mobility policy.

World first in the environmental field: purifying water using iron-sand

05 May 2020
In the heart of Grenspark Kalmthoutse Heide (the Netherlands) lies ‘De Groote Meer’ (The Large Mere’), one of our northern neighbours largest ponds. An iron-sand filter there will make water originating from agricultural plots, phosphate-free and purer, a unique process on such a large scale.