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From brick...
to building the future
Global trends, global challenges
Global population projected to reach 8.9 billion in 2050
Virtually all population growth in urban areas
The world’s largest cities and urban areas built on deltas
Climate change set to raise sea levels
So, how do we protect our urban areas?
A life filled with water
• One quarter of surface below sea level, generates 70% of GDP
• Shaped our environment through large-scale land reclamation
• World’s most extensive system of flood protection measures
• Time-tested and battle-hardened infrastructure expertise
Hydraulic engineering
• Flood barriers
• Levees
• Coastal and harbour engineering
• Land reclamation and dredging
– Second Maas Area
– Van Oord, Boskalis Westminster, IHC Holland
Flood management and control
• Coastal design
• Urban water management
• Room for Rivers
• Integrated river basin management
• River Engineering and maintenance
Foundation technology
• Expertise in piles, pile driving, piled walls and sheet piling
• Driving man-sized piles at -25 C in Tallinn
• Supporting the new high-speed train in the Netherlands
Civilian infrastructure
• Confederation Bridge
12.9 kilometres of beauty
• North-south line
Amsterdam’s new artery
• Botlek tunnel
Into the heart of Port of Rotterdam
• Ghana road
From Zongo to Yeji
Main contractors
• Ballast Nedam
4,000 employees, €1.2 billion turnover
• Dura Vermeer
road, rail, hydraulic engineering
• Interbeton
worldwide marine and infrastructure
• Heijmans
Netherlands, Belgium and the UK
• Strukton
civil, rail, real estate
Consulting engineers
• Arcadis
• Royal Haskoning
• Witteveen+Bos
• Fugro
• Infram
• Grontmij
• Alkyon
• Oranjewoud
water/river management, flood protection
coast, river, water management and treatment
sustainable solutions in water
water tech, infrastructure and environment
geo data and surveys
civil infra, environmental/water management
water management and treatment
harbours, coasts, offshore infrastructure
infra, urban dev, construction, environment
Pioneers in international business