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Self-driving car takes to Dutch roads for the first time

The era of self-driving cars has dawned in the Netherlands. With the first test drive of autonomous cars on a public road, ...

News item | 14-11-2013 | 10:47

Minister Schultz advocates UN water-issues programme

Today, at the opening of the International Water Week in Amsterdam, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure & the ...

News item | 05-11-2013 | 13:26

State Secretary Mansveld strengthens ties with California

Next week, State Secretary Wilma Mansveld (Infrastructure & the Environment) will make a working visit to California. The aim of ...

News item | 30-10-2013 | 16:57

Future challenges for sustainable water management in the Rhine catchment area

At the 15th Conference of Rhine Ministers on 28 October, the ministers set down a timetable for restoring the passages for ...

News item | 29-10-2013 | 12:10

Climate Agenda: mitigation, adaptation and business sense

Climate change is a given, but the government aims to minimise the impact of this change through an effective combination of ...

News item | 04-10-2013 | 17:14

Government approves alternative to Fyra

'An acceptable solution' – that is the government’s verdict on the new railway services intended to replace the Fyra V250 between ...

News item | 27-09-2013 | 16:52

In New York Minister Schultz advocates structural attention for global water problems

In New York today, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure & the Environment argued for a new international initiative for ...

News item | 11-09-2013 | 13:12

Maximum charge imposed for driving licence

From next year, municipalities may not charge more than €38.48 for a new driving licence. The cabinet approved the maximum fee in ...

News item | 06-09-2013 | 15:14

The Netherlands and Flanders: joining forces in high water protection

The large-scale works in the southern Meuse area in the Netherlands and Flanders have been completed. From now on, residents of ...

News item | 05-09-2013 | 11:35

Rijkswaterstaat to salvage the Baltic Ace

Rijkswaterstaat will shortly be inviting tenders for salvaging the wreck of the car carrier the Baltic Ace. Given that the sunken ...

News item | 18-07-2013 | 15:26