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First Talking Traffic services live for traffic users

More than 1.2 million road users are now able to receive personal warnings of traffic jams ahead, stationary traffic and suddenly ...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 11:45

Breakthrough in combating plastic soup

In order to force a breakthrough, after many years, in the struggle against plastic soup, State Secretary for Infrastructure and ...

News item | 12-03-2018 | 10:20

Investments in purification of medicine residues from waste water

In the years ahead, the Netherlands will be facing the need for substantial investments in clean water and safe drinking water. ...

News item | 13-02-2018 | 11:22

Breakthrough in sharing electric cars in housing projects

Within the next three years, seven cities will see the completion of innovative housing projects in which electric shared-use ...

News item | 07-02-2018 | 15:00

`Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen commits to major overhaul of old bridges and tunnels

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) will be revamping and renovating old bridges and tunnels. In ...

News item | 18-01-2018 | 12:22

The Netherlands to receive European grant for infrastructure

The Netherlands will receive an 82.8 million euro grant from Brussels to support infrastructure projects. A sum of 32 million ...

News item | 13-12-2017 | 14:49

Problem-free electric driving in the Benelux

Dutch drivers of electric vehicles will soon have fewer problems when driving in Belgium and Luxembourg. State Secretary Van ...

News item | 07-12-2017 | 13:15

The Netherlands re-elected to Council of IMO International Maritime Organisation

In London on Friday, 1 December 2017 the Netherlands was re-elected as a council member of the International Maritime ...

News item | 05-12-2017 | 15:10

Smart Shipping Challenge: step towards smart and safe inland shipping

Inland shipping is an indispensable link in the logistics chain. Some 40 per cent of all freight is already being transported by ...

News item | 05-12-2017 | 09:24

New legislation allows for the testing of cars with remote drivers

The Netherlands has moved a step closer to the introduction of self-driving vehicles on public roads. The House of ...

News item | 24-11-2017 | 16:30