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Study: hyperloop opens up opportunities for the Netherlands

Today, Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) presented a feasibility study into hyperloops to the...

News item | 09-10-2017 | 11:30

Groningen and Rotterdam will accommodate Global Climate Adaptation Centre

The international climate adaptation knowledge centre will be accommodated in Rotterdam and Groningen. These two cities have...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 08:00

Delta Programme 2018, Measures to reduce the impact of extreme weather

In order to minimise the impact of waterlogging, heat, drought, and urban flooding, this year’s Delta Programme is the first to...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:30

Increasing mobility in a more sustainable country

Next year, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment will be investing 6.2 billion euros in infrastructure, in order...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:15

More collaboration with China to sustainabilise the economy

The further sustainabilisation of the economy calls for knowledge sharing and close collaboration between the government...

News item | 15-09-2017 | 09:09

Results of Making Waves: two winners and concrete deals

In addition to two winners, Making Waves – the event focused on smart and feasible ideas related to water, the climate, and...

News item | 08-09-2017 | 09:25

Minister Blok to raise the sentence for serious traffic offences

Minister Blok of Security and Justice is preparing legislation that will raise the maximum sentence for a number of serious...

News item | 23-07-2017 | 18:00

The Netherlands to receive millions from Brussels for infrastructure

This year, the Netherlands will receive a grant of 97 million euros from Brussels for infrastructure projects. Rijkswaterstaat...

News item | 11-07-2017 | 13:08

Minister Schultz opens new testing ground for self-driving cars

The Netherlands is home to a new self-driving cars research and testing lab. Today, Minister Schultz van Haegen opened the new...

News item | 26-06-2017 | 14:00

Rail freight transport booming in Europe

Freight transport by rail on the Rotterdam-Genoa connection, one of the main European routes, grew by 1.8 per cent in 2016....

News item | 01-06-2017 | 14:32

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