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Atkins' End of Year Highlights 2017

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Showcase of our highlights from 2017.

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Atkins' End of Year Highlights 2017

  1. 1. 1 Atkins’ End of Year Highlights 2017
  2. 2. 2 SNC-Lavalin completes acquisition of Atkins The acquisition of Atkins by SNC-Lavalin Group in July 2017 marked an historic landmark in the 79-year history of the company, as it became part of a truly global company with an ambitious vision. Find out more...
  3. 3. 3 Custom House United Kingdom We’ve collaborated to develop this award-winning beacon for both Crossrail and the community. Alternative construction methods, including pre- fabricated and standardised components, minimised work on site which resulted in reduced programme time, lowering preliminary costs and the impact on the local community. Find out more...
  4. 4. 4 Marine Stations Dubai, UAE Inspired by Dubai’s heritage, our sustainable marine transport station design will soon be seen along the recently created Dubai Canal. It will provide transport links for up to 13 million passengers a year. Find out more...
  5. 5. 5 Drone Flights Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport North America The successful drone flights over Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest airport in the world were an aviation first. Seven drone flights were conducted, capturing over 700 images to help us plan demolition and construction whilst minimising effects on the airport’s daily activities. Find out more...
  6. 6. 6 We’ve been appointed to our first offshore wind design project in China and our designs for foundations at the UK’s Dudgeon and Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farms have been realised this year. Our drive to help reduce the cost of offshore wind took another step forward as we began development of a new approach to optimising offshore wind farms design with Aditazz. Find out more... Continued innovation and growth in offshore wind
  7. 7. 7 South Island Line Hong Kong Award-winning world-class railway network of five stations along 7 km that places Hong Kong’s people and supporting economic development at its heart. Our role was detailed designer for a key section. Find out more...
  8. 8. 8 Integrating digital Three senior executive hires across the Group are helping us to become the undisputed leader of digital innovation in the industry, integrating digital into the way we think, the way we work, and the services and value we deliver to clients. Find out more...
  9. 9. 9 Energy review Kenya Through an extensive door-to-door survey of over 10,000 homes across 44 counties of Kenya, we determined the practices, behaviours, and attitudes towards renewable energy and energy efficiency at a domestic level. Find out more...
  10. 10. 10 Restoring Marshland San Jacinto, North America Identifying a beneficial use for dredge material unearthed from expansions to docks, ports or other waterway projects is a mission encouraged by the world’s leading dredging associations. Using dredge material from a nearby dock expansion, we helped restore a crucial intertidal habitat at a historic Texas marsh. Find out more...
  11. 11. 11 50 years in the region Middle East Helping realise our clients’ vision through the design and delivery of the region’s most important projects such as the Dubai Opera, Riyadh Metro, Burj Al Arab. Looking forward, our culture of innovation and the use of disruptive digital technologies helps us meet the technical challenges of our most complex infrastructure projects. Find out more...
  12. 12. 12 Our report uses our experiences, and insights and opinions of industry leaders to explore the opportunities and challenges faced by infrastructure organisations as a result of the digital revolution. Our research says that the appetite to embrace opportunities is strong, but we need to overcome aversion to risk. Find out more...
  13. 13. 13 Cocobay Towers Vietnam We’ve designed a new architectural icon in Da Nang, the third largest city in Vietnam. With a target of attracting 6.1 million visitors, Cocobay Towers is a 200 metre twin tower development that aspires to be the entertainment destination of Vietnam. Find out more...
  14. 14. 14 North Avenue Smart Corridor North America Among the most congested cities in the U.S., Atlanta is going high-tech to help solve its transportation challenges. The North Avenue Smart Corridor is an innovative test of smart city technologies, not in a lab or simulated environment, but out on the streets. We are working in partnership to assist both short- and long-term transportation planning to create a safer and more efficient place to live, work, and play. Find out more...
  15. 15. 15 Using technology to drive innovation We’ve partnered with several technology companies this year. Together, we will achieve substantial cost savings, improvements in asset reliability and increased value from investment in infrastructure assets. Find out more...
  16. 16. 16 Reaching major milestones across our nuclear business During 2017, we’ve achieved significant steps forward on several of our nuclear projects. Our worldwide nuclear business deals with the most technically complex challenges across the full nuclear lifecycle. Find out more...
  17. 17. 17 ERTMS Denmark We’re helping deliver the most important combined upgrade in passenger and freight train services in Europe. Spanning 3200km of the Danish rail network, it promises a radical improvement in safety, performance and capacity, opening the possibility of running non-stop trains across all borders. Find out more...
  18. 18. 18 Improving accessibility United Kingdom We’re part of a new consortium to develop a digital platform to improve the rail travel experience for disabled passengers in the UK. By sharing relevant information in real-time between staff and passengers, it promises to make journeys more seamless and reliable, reducing passenger anxiety and stress and enhancing comfort. Find out more...
  19. 19. 19 Bayshore Precinct Singapore With people at the heart of our design, our approach creates diverse micro-communities tied together by pedestrian- friendly connections. Bayshore Precinct in Singapore is a standard-setter in healthy, liveable place-making. Find out more...
  20. 20. 20 Two Rivers Mall Kenya Set to be the largest mall in sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa, our design enables people to gather and connect by creating spaces within the complex for both intimate outings and multicultural events. A Kenya Vision 2030 flagship project, it has economic benefits by providing employment opportunities for 10,000 Kenyans. Find out more...
  21. 21. 21 Uniting for Dementia UK & Europe In its 70th year, Faithful+Gould launched 704SE7ENTY, its first national charity initiative, seeing colleagues across the UK and European offices cycling 7,000 miles in 70 days raising £70,000 for The Alzheimer’s Society. Find out more...
  22. 22. 22 Tomorrow’s leaders United Kingdom More than 350 graduates and apprentices have kick-started their design, engineering and project management careers by joining Atkins in the UK, with the company’s highest ever proportion of female graduates and apprentices. Find out more...

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