5 novembre 2017 | The Weather Channel Raising Puerto Rico from Ruins: A status report six weeks after Hurricane Maria

In live broadcast interviews with Weekend Recharge and AMHQ at The Weather Channel, Louis Berger’s U.S. division president Tom Lewis discusses the progress of power restoration in Puerto Rico as well as the role renewables and private capital can play in the island’s recovery.

 
5 novembre 2017 | The Peninsula, Qatar's Daily Newspaper Al Rayyan Stadium passes five million man-hours safety mark

Construction at Al Rayyan Stadium near Doha, Qatar has reached a major milestone following completion of more than five million man-hours without a ‘Lost Time Accident’. Louis Berger provides construction supervision services for the project on behalf of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy. The stadium, scheduled to be completed in 2019, will have a seating capacity of 40,000 to meet quarter-final requirements during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. This will be reduced to approximately 21,000 seats following the tournament. Louis Berger was one of four companies honored at a ceremony celebrating the major construction safety landmark.

25 octobre 2017 | Bloomberg Forget the grid of the future, Puerto Ricans just want power back

With more than half of Puerto Rico still waiting for power, the residents are ready to accept oil power temporarily if it turns the lights back on in the island. Tom Lewis, Louis Berger’s U.S. division president, shares his views on the immediate power needs in Puerto Rico and alternative financing options to bridge to a long-term, more resilient power solution. 

23 octobre 2017 | USA Today Five weeks after Maria most of Puerto Rico remains an island in the dark

More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico's power grid, a majority of the island's residents are still without power. Louis Berger is helping FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to bring power back to the island. Tom Lewis, president of the U.S. division of Louis Berger, notes that new technology, such as solar and wind power generators and smart micro grids, can help Puerto Rico become more resilient for the next storm. 

20 octobre 2017 | Associated Press What Puerto Rico is doing to get power back after storm

As government agencies and contractors work feverishly to restore Puerto Rico's ravaged power grid, Louis Berger is supplying emergency generators and other relief to clients that include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA. Tom Lewis, U.S. division president at Louis Berger, shares his views with the Associated Press regarding the impact of deferred maintenance and the need for a more resilient power grid in Puerto Rico.

9 octobre 2017 | San Antonio Express-News Texas Power Broker highway exec Bailey taking road less traveled

Louis Berger operations and maintenance expert Andrew V. Bailey II is the new CEO of the SH 130 Concession Co., the private entity that operates and maintains the 41-mile tollway section of Texas State Highway 130 immediately south of Austin. Bailey, who became CEO after the company emerged from bankruptcy in June, discusses the challenges and opportunities involved in overseeing the lightly used toll road which, at 85 mph, has the highest posted speed limit in the nation. Bailey hopes to attract traffic and increase revenue by investing in improvements to the tollway, which now serves from 10,000 to 12,000 vehicles per day, and by improving the rider’s experience. The restructured concession company hired Louis Berger to tackle infrastructure and development challenges and operate and maintain the road.

21 septembre 2017 | The Hindu Louis Berger is consultant for Sabarimala airport

Louis Berger was recently appointed by the Kerala state cabinet as the consultant for a techno-financial feasibility and environment impact assessment (EIA) of the proposed Sabarimala airport. The company has been tasked to complete all the procedures required to obtain the requisite permission from the central government and other departments within nine months.

14 septembre 2017 | Energy Boardroom Manuel Perez, senior vice president and international managing director civil infrastructures, Louis Berger, Spain

Manuel Perez, Louis Berger senior vice president and managing director of civil infrastructure, describes the importance of flexibility and cross-cultural understanding in international engineering projects, the global importance of Louis Berger's international design center based in Spain, the ease of finding engineers in Cantabria and the opportunity to increase access to affordable energy.

1 septembre 2017 | Global Construction Review US firm Louis Berger to modernise Indian roads

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has awarded Louis Berger the contract to upgrade 820km (509 m) of road in India. It includes two major packages of work as part of the Bharatmala-Pariyojna scheme. “These projects will make the roads wider, safer and more efficient while protecting the environment and enabling local and regional economic development,” said Kshitish Nadgauda, Louis Berger senior vice president and managing director, Asia.

1 septembre 2017 | American Public Transportation Association Public transportation organizations recognized for sustainability accomplishments

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized Louis Berger for continued achievements in sustainability. APTA recognized such accomplishments as the Louis Berger Sustainability Vision and Policy, the certification of more than 130 Envision Sustainability Professionals (ENV SPs), and employee engagement.