Louis Berger is working on a $1.4 million project to rehabilitate 93 miles of roadwork in central Guinea. National Road 1, or RN1, is a major thoroughfare between Dabola and Kouroussa, and could one day extend to southeastern Mali.
Scientists, engineers and conservationists celebrated the successful return of migratory storks to their 550 pound nest, which had been moved in their absence to make room for a new stretch of a motorway between Vladicin Han and Donji Neradovac in South Serbia. Louis Berger was the supervising consulting firm on site.
Louis Berger won a $2.57 million contract for private sector development in West Africa. The contract will help to improve the private sector in Burkina Faso by strengthening the country’s institutional framework, simplifying access to credit and developing a national quality management system. Louis Berger will also provide training to more than 500 people in topics such as program management, human resources, IT and more.
Javier Gonzalez, Louis Berger’s global aviation practice lead, discusses the recent Airport Service Quality Awards to Queen Alia International Airport,where Louis Berger has provided independent engineering services since 2008.
Camilla Deiber, senior architectural historian at Louis Berger, was interviewed by KBIA, a local Missouri NPR affiliate, about Missouri State Penitentiary’s application to be included on the National Registry of Historic Places. Deiber crafted the proposal nominating Missouri State Penitentiary to be considered by the Missouri Advisory Council for the historic register.
Louis Berger’s Hawthorn Services division won a $21.6 million government contract to build, operate and maintain military fueling facilities at Fort Bliss in Texas. The news article covered the company’s history with the client, the federal Defense Logistics Agency Energy, as well as the work to be completed.
Bob Nardi, senior vice president at Louis Berger, spoke about the impact of New Jersey’s Science & Technology Enrichment Program (STEP) for high school students and Louis Berger’s role in supporting education. A grant from Louis Berger relaunched the program in spring 2013 after a multi-year hiatus. Hosted at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the program is a highly selective, 13-week Saturday morning program for top science, technology, engineering and math students from around the state.
The Sakchyam Access to Finance Program inaugurated its first satellite office in the Amargadhi of Dadeldhura district in Nepal. Funded by the UK Department of International Development and implemented by Louis Berger in collaboration with local and international institutions, the program introduces innovative products and services to improve access to finance in the region.
Louis Berger was selected to perform a pre-restoration study for a 3rd century B.C. Berber grave monument of Imedghacen and for bastions in the ancient town of Algiers. The sites include Bastions 8 and 11 of the city of Kasbah of Algiers, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1992.
Louis Berger's Elmsford office participated in a three-month volunteering initiative as part of the company's 60th anniversary. The volunteer activities included the collection of more than 350 pounds of food to a food bank and contributions to a Back-to-School program.
Louis Berger, acting as the procurement agent for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), recently marked the completion of the agency’s $480 million poverty reduction program in Burkina Faso. At the end of 2014, after the Compact’s closure period, Louis Berger reported a 99 percent Compact funds disbursement rate and had managed more than 500 procurement processes.
A story in New Jersey Business Magazine features Louis Berger employee involvement in charitable deeds, including clothing, food and toy drives, walks and runs for causes, and environmental cleanup activities. The initiative was a capstone to Louis Berger's 60th anniversary celebrations.
The Sakchyam Access to Finance Program is a new, three-year project that aims to expand rural farmers’ access to finance in Nepal. The program is funded by the UK government and implemented by Louis Berger in collaboration with local and international institutions.
Louis Berger is among the top American businesses that have formed a consortium to assist smart city projects in India. Also included in this consortium are Cisco, IBM, 3M, EMC, GE, Honeywell, KPMG, Otis and Timken. The consortium has been set up to collectively look at business opportunities in various sectors including smart cities, and aims at identifying and bidding for projects across the country.
India and the U.S. are expected to sign a landmark agreement to build three smart cities in Allahabad, Ajmer and Vishakhapatnam during President Barack Obama's visit to India as part of an initiative to boost bilateral cooperation and take concrete steps towards U.S. participation in India's infrastructure sector. As part of setting up smart cities, top American businesses including Louis Berger have formed a consortium to assist the smart city projects.
An interview with Tom Topolski, Louis Berger executive vice president and managing director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), highlights the company's commitment to a long haul in the Middle East by investing in offices and people to provide expertise in planning, economics, engineering, design, program and construction management,and operations and maintenance. Louis Berger recently opened offices in Doha and Dubai.