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New projections of water availability inform the 'UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report'

Posted: 13-Jul-2016


The ‘UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report’ released on 12 July 2016 provides authoritative scientific assessment of climate change risks to the UK. This new independent report to Government sets out the most urgent risks and opportunities arising for the UK from climate change. HR Wallingford led the development of new projections of water availability for the UK which fed into the Evidence Report to enable the UK Government to assess the relative severity of impacts under a range of future scenarios.  Continue reading ›

Reducing the cost of port and terminal operations

Posted: 04-Jul-2016
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The global economic outlook is uncertain; this uncertainty is leading to depressed investment worldwide, particularly in energy and mining activity. The international ports and terminals sector forms an important part of the infrastructure supporting these activities. As the sector is exposed to restraints on investment, the emphasis is on reducing in operating cost.

HR Wallingford advises clients on how their activities interface with the water environment. So how are we playing our part in helping clients reduce the costs of their port and terminal operations? Tom Matthewson and Iain Gunn explain how we help our clients to reduce costs by optimising the port operations cycle and their dredging activity.


 



HR Wallingford expands its dredging environmental team

Posted: 28-Jun-2016

HR Wallingford is delighted to welcome David Sutherland to our dredging and environment team. David joins us in the role of Principal Scientist to work across a portfolio of projects requiring marine environmental assessment and survey expertise. Continue reading ›

Dr Stephen Huntington receives OBE

Posted: 28-Jun-2016

Dr Stephen Huntington has been named in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list. Stephen has been awarded an OBE for services to engineering and environmental hydraulics during a career at HR Wallingford that spans more than 40 years. Continue reading ›

National Women in Engineering Day: We are WISE-ing up

Posted: 23-Jun-2016

On National Women in Engineering Day we are delighted to announce that HR Wallingford has joined WISE, a campaign to promote women in science, technology and engineering.  Continue reading ›

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