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Karin Sluis named as successor to Harry Webers (31-01-2013)

The board of Dutch engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos announced on 30 January 2013 that it had named Ms. C.M. (Karin) Sluis (1965) as the firm’s new managing director. On 10 April 2013 she will succeed Harry Webers, who has been managing director since 9 April

Tackling contaminated transformer oil in Vietnam (21-01-2013)

Witteveen+Bos has been commissioned to identify all contaminated transformers and capacitors at Vietnam’s electricity stations as part of the Vietnamese government’s PCB Management Project. Management plans will subsequently be drawn up for locations where the oil-containing

Protecting subsiding Jakarta against floods (17-01-2013)

A consortium headed by Witteveen+Bos (main contractor) and Grontmij is developing a master plan to protect the Indonesian capital of Jakarta against major floods from the sea. The master plan is due to be ready two years from now and will put forward solutions for the short,

Master plan for port town Beira, Mozambique (21-12-2012)

The Dutch research institute Deltares and engineering firm Witteveen+Bos join forces in developing the ‘2035 Master Plan’ for the city of Beira, a large Mozambican port town. Beira has a population of 400,000 and faces numerous challenges in the years to come, such as

Jaap van der Graaf Award 2012 (22-10-2012)

On 11 January 2013 the Jaap van der Graaf Award will be awarded for the fourth time. This prize will be awarded to the student or researcher who wrote the best article in English in 2012 about waste water treatment and performed his/her research at one of the Dutch universities,

Spaceship serves as backdrop to presentation of Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award (09-10-2012)

On Thursday 8 November, the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2012 will be presented to Belgian artist and researcher Angelo Vermeulen at the Bergkerk Church in Deventer, the Netherlands. The occasion will be marked by the presentation of Seeker [DV1], a sculpture of a

European Commission publishes shale gas study (18-09-2012)

The European Commission has recently released a shale gas study carried out by a consortium of Witteveen+Bos, CE Delft, ERG, ESI and AEA. The consortium was led by the UK-based environmental consultant AEA. The report studies the potential risks for the environment and human

Early warning system for flood plains Beni, Bolivia (10-09-2012)

A consortium of Witteveen+Bos (lead), Deltares and RoyalHaskoningDHV and local partners will develop and implement a hydrological early warning system for the flood plains of the Mamore River in Beni, Bolivia. The contract between the client, The Royal Dutch Embassy in La Paz,

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