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Stantec Selected to be Lead Electricity Transmission Project Consultant for $630M Compact in Nepal

August 13, 2018 - in Corporate, News

Office of Millennium Challenge Nepal (OMCN), soon to be known as Millennium Challenge Account Nepal (MCA-Nepal), has selected Stantec to provide project preparation and technical supervision services for the high-voltage transmission and substation activities…

U.S. Embassy to Restore Iconic Nepal UNESCO-Site Structure

October 5, 2016 - in Buildings

KATHMANDU – A 100-year-old palace and one of the most Nepal’s iconic heritage buildings, which was heavily damaged by a M-7.8 earthquake that destroyed…

Landslide Risk Remains High a Year After Magnitude-7.8 Nepal Earthquake

ANN ARBOR—With the monsoon fast approaching, the landslide risk in Nepal remains high a year after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that killed more than…

Nonprofit Engineers Save Students in Nepal

February 5, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Dust falls from the cracks in the walls and ceiling as the floor shudders, sending gasps and small screams echoing off the temporary tin roofs. The teacher tries to calm the class memories of destruction in the not-so-distant past haunt the children. It takes…

Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal Quake

December 23, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Fewer landslides resulted from the devastating April earthquake in Nepal than expected, reports a University of Arizona-led international team of scientists in the journal Science. The researchers hope insights from the study may improve understanding about…

The Himalayan Times Reveals Miyamoto’s Purpose in Nepal

December 9, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

Eight months after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, Dr. Kit Miyamoto sits down with the Himalayan Times to discuss what the future holds for reconstruction in Nepal – what works and what doesn’t. "I think engineers here have a really fantastic foundation,…

Miyamoto International Opens Permanent Office in Nepal

October 6, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Six months after arriving in Nepal, Miyamoto International has established a permanent operation here with a local engineering partner, Tech Design, announced Miyamoto CEO Dr. Kit Miyamoto. The earthquake structural engineering firm landed…

Seismic Lessons Learned from Nepal m7.8 Gorkha Earthquake

August 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

As scientific studies and results flow in from the April 25 Nepal 7.8-magnitude Gorkha Earthquake, Caltech seismologists—using an arsenal of the most advanced seismological technology—are compiling a complete account of the quake and discovering many surprising…

Next Steps For Nepal’s Recovery As Experts Greenlight Key Tourist Treks

NEPAL – One of the most popular trekking areas of Nepal has been given the green light by experts three months after powerful earthquakes rocked the country.  The first official report on earthquake-related damage in the Annapurna region has been welcomed…

International Center for Integrated Mountain Development Receives Humanitarian Award for Nepal Earthquake Response

July 20, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Emergency

Redlands, Calif., July 20, 2015—The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), an intergovernmental agency in South and Central Asia, was honored with the Esri Humanitarian GIS Award for their assistance to the government of Nepal…