News and press

Press contact

Charlotte Holm
Charlotte Holm

Group Media Relations Manager 
Group Communication, Denmark

Tel: +45 56401989 
chhm@cowi.com

Find local press contacts here

COWI in brief

All the facts
Download pdf

Latest news

Bridges News articles
The longest sea crossing bridge in India is under way in Mumbai

COWI has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link bridge in India.

Kappala plant
Sustainability News articles
New method for sustainable water purification is taking shape

A new sustainable method for treating contaminated groundwater is taking shape in a PhD study in COWIs department for waste and contaminated sites.

Wind energy News articles
New project seeks to optimise the designs of offshore wind turbine structures

To keep momentum and meet the EU targets for renewable energy, it is important to keep looking for ways to optimise the methods used to obtain wind energy. Engineer Joey Velarde is on the case.

News articles
Notice of the annual general meeting 2018 of COWI Holding A/S

The annual general meeting for COWI Holding A/S will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 at 15:30 in the canteen at COWI, Parallelvej 2, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

Mapping
Mapping and geo services News articles
The largest European mapping project is about to take off

To optimise the management and development of the forests – an important contributor to the Swedish economy – Swedish authorities have asked COWI to provide up-to-date laser data of an area of 400.000 km². The mapping project will be the largest of its kind in Europe.

Tunnels News articles
London's new energy highway is open

London's new energy superhighway, the London Power Tunnels, has officially opened. The £1bn project to rewire the capital involved creating a new network of 32km of tunnels to carry over 200km of high voltage electricity cables across London.

Driverless transport
Digitalisation and technology News articles
‘Driverless’ transport model to be developed in Oslo

COWI has won a contract to look at ‘New technological trends and their impact on mobility’. The initial focus is on the possibilities for mobility in Oslo offered by the latest technological trends and the phasing-in of driverless vehicles.

Bridges News articles
COWI wins big at ACEC Washington's 2018 Excellence in Engineering Awards

COWI North America is proud to be recognized by ACEC Washington (ACEC-WA) as a recipient of two 2018 Excellence in Engineering Awards: Baring Bridge Emergency Repair won a Silver Award in the category of "Successful Fulfillment of Client/Owner Needs" and the Abraham Lincoln Bridge won a Gold Award in the Structural Systems category. COWI was presented with the awards on January 19, 2018 during ACEC-WA annual Excellence in Engineering Gala.

Stockholm Central Station
Buildings News articles
Stockholm Central Station – a new high performer in sustainability

Over 200,000 visitors pass through the Central Station in Stockholm every day. The 150-year-old building is not only one of the most-frequented spaces in the Nordic region; now it has also been assessed and certified as a high performer in sustainability under the international ‘BREEAM In-Use’ system.

News articles
Annual general meeting of COWI Holding A/S - preliminary agenda

The annual general meeting for COWI Holding A/S will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 at 15:30 in the canteen at COWI Holding A/S, Parallelvej 2, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

Businesses set to be key players in the green transition
Industry News articles
Businesses set to be key players in the green transition

Last week, nearly 100 business people and the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate met at COWI in Lyngby, Denmark, to discuss how industries can make an active contribution to a cost-effective green transition, and what conditions need to be in place to remain a green frontrunner on the global stage.

Halogaland Bridge Norway
Bridges News articles
COWI moves up the ENR ladder with new record-breaking bridge

COWI has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of a record-breaking suspension bridge across the Dardenelles Strait near Canakkale in western Turkey.

parking cowi
Digitalisation and technology News articles
Video feed makes parking easy

​​A new smart parking concept is offering an easier life for car park owners and urban drivers. Based on a video feed and a smart computer, the future of parking has arrived.

worker in tunnel cowi
Mapping and geo services News articles
New method to reduce risk of damage to buildings during tunnel constructions

Groundwater leakage into subsurface constructions, such as tunnels and shafts, can cause a drop of pore pressure in clay resulting in land subsidence with the potential of serious damage to buildings. New research gives better tools for mitigating the risks.

Destructor Bridge in Bath
Bridges News articles
Bridge expert: The smallest design parts are the most satisfying

Destructor Bridge in Bath was awarded ‘as a fine example of how to succeed in bridge design at the prestigious Structural Awards in the UK

Low-temperature district heating ESS
Energy News articles
Urban area will be heated with surplus heat from laboratories

New urban area will be heated with surplus heat from laboratories.

Køge North Station bridge Copenhagen
Infrastructure News articles
190 tons bridge lift marks technical climax

A huge 190 tons and 40 meters long bridge segment forming Køge North Station was lifted in place.

Urbanization
Urbanisation News articles
Urban development create jobs in agriculture and forestry

Urban development can create jobs in agriculture and forestry

The Mersey Gateway bridge
Bridges News articles
Mersey Gateway Bridge opens to traffic

​​The three-pylon cable-stayed bridge is a UK landmark structure recognisable throughout the North West and beyond, providing a much-needed new crossing of the river and acting as a catalyst for growth in the region.

Halogaland Bridge Norway
Bridges News articles
Hålogaland Bridge is Norway's second largest suspension bridge

Major milestone reached for Norway's second largest suspension bridge

Abu Hamour tunnel
Tunnels News articles
Abu Hamour tunnel named Global Best Project

Engineering News Record has named the tunnel Best Water/Wastewater Project of 2017.

Copenhagen Metro Flintholm
Metros News articles
COWI to design one of Scandinavia's largest metro projects

​A joint venture between COWI A/S and Multiconsult ASA has won the contract to design the Fornebu Line (Fornebubanen), that will link the Fornebu peninsula to the Norwegian capital.

COWIs growth continues to climb
News articles
COWI's growth curve continues to climb

​​COWI continues its positive course in 2017, showing increasing turnover and a number of new prestigious projects in its order book.

Hospital Interior entrance
Hospitals News articles
Two hands will gather children and adolescents and women in labour

To establish the world’s best hospital for children, adolescents and their families.

Sustainability News articles
Phosphorus recovery plants can reduce pressure on scarce resources

Phosphorus recovery plants can reduce pressure on scarce resources

Airports News articles
Blasted mountains will deliver stones for new runways in Greenland

Blasted mountains will deliver stones for new runways in Greenland

News articles
Students go straight from summer jobs to permanent employment

Students go straight from summer jobs to permanent employment

District heating and cooling News articles
COWI wins large order for Chinese energy giant

COWI wins large order for Chinese energy giant

Water supply News articles
New Water Main is a Long-Distance Runner

New Water Main is a Long-Distance Runner

Bridges News articles
Two COWI bridges shortlisted at The Structural Awards

Two COWI bridges shortlisted at The Structural Awards

News articles
COWI makes Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For

COWI makes Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For

Biomass and waste to energy News articles
IFC and COWI launch 'Biomass to Energy' guide

IFC and COWI launch 'Biomass to Energy' guide

District heating and cooling News articles
Brine cells offer new method for energy storage

Brine cells offer new method for energy storage

Traffic and transportation planning News articles
Traffic safety

Analysis of aerial video data can improve traffic safety

News articles
Elliott Bay Seawall wins two Excellence in Concrete Awards

Elliott Bay Seawall wins two Excellence in Concrete Awards

News articles
Danish Swedish collaboration

Royal seal of approval for Danish-Swedish collaboration

News articles
COWI North America ranks high on ENR's Top 500

COWI North America ranks high on ENR's Top 500

Tunnels News articles
COWI wins project in One Belt One Road

COWI wins project in One Belt One Road

Digitalisation and technology News articles
3D design revolutionises urban water drainage

3D design revolutionises urban water drainage

Digitalisation and technology News articles
New BIM model gathers all disciplines on railway projects

New BIM model gathers all disciplines on railway projects

Climate change News articles
New solution for cloudburst protection of large buildings

New solution for cloudburst protection of large buildings

Sydhavn recycling centre
Waste and resources News articles
State-of-the-art recycling centre will transform waste into resources

State-of-the-art recycling centre will transform waste into resources

Urbanisation News articles
COWI entrusted to help develop knowledge hub in Stockholm

COWI entrusted to help develop knowledge hub in Stockholm

Sustainability News articles
Self-driving bus is first stop to a smarter and more sustainable city

Self-driving bus is first stop to a smarter and more sustainable city

News articles
Henriette Hallberg Thygesen elected to the Board of COWI

Henriette Hallberg Thygesen elected to the Board of COWI

Tunnels News articles
New transport corridor to boost the economy in Stockholm

New transport corridor to boost the economy in Stockholm

News articles
COWI acquires Stockholm-based company

COWI acquires Stockholm-based company

Biomass and waste to energy News articles
Encroacher bushes to be transformed into energy in Namibia

Encroacher bushes to be transformed into energy in Namibia

Climate change News articles
New tools to put a price on companies’ climate footprint

New tools to put a price on companies’ climate footprint

News articles
Notice of the annual general meeting 2017 of COWI Holding A/S

Notice of the annual general meeting 2017 of COWI Holding A/S

Commercial buildings News articles
Lidl wins award for the world’s greenest new retail building

Lidl wins award for the world’s greenest new retail building

Transport hubs News articles
COWI wins large railway station project in Riga

COWI wins large railway station project in Riga

Urbanisation News articles
Massive investments to improve sanitation in major African cities

Massive investments to improve sanitation in major African cities

News articles
COWI delivers considerable top-line and bottom-line growth

COWI delivers considerable top-line and bottom-line growth

Digitalisation and technology News articles
Drones do the legwork for construction of dams in Zambia

Drones do the legwork for construction of dams in Zambia

Bridges News articles
60-metre footbridge brings community out of rural isolation

60-metre footbridge brings community out of rural isolation

Mapping and geo services News articles
New study will develop method for digital mapping of railway equipment

New study will develop method for digital mapping of railway equipment

Buildings News articles
Investment experts: Green buildings give investors the highest return

Investment experts: Green buildings give investors the highest return

Airports News articles
COWI to design another 23,300 sqm at Oslo Airport

COWI to design another 23,300 sqm at Oslo Airport