IRD Engineering is a leading Italian engineering consultancy offering comprehensive solutions worldwide for roads, railways, bridges, airports, building facilities, water supply and sewage, wastewater, and waste, dams and energy infrastructures. IRD, 100% independent from any construction and industrial group, provides such services as design, supervision, technical assistance and procurement (design & build, BOT, PPP, concession, etc.), planning and technical feasibility, economic-financial studies, in all phases of project implementation, for both public and private sector clients.
IRD Engineering‘s staff includes civil infrastructure experts, project managers, electrical and mechanical engineers, architects, urban and transport planners, design-and-build experts, economists and marketing specialists, legal and procurement experts.
As a large part of the Company's activity takes place abroad, the team of experts (international and local) on the field receives full logistical, financial and managerial support from the Home Office. This requires the implementation of specific activities and above all the provision of the necessary backstopping and quality assurance tools to ensure the smooth and satisfactory progress of projects.
During his activity IRD Engineering has developed extensive experience and a deep background particularly with relation to the following points:
the deep experience in the civil infrastructure design and supervision;
the notable experience in preparation of tender documentation and in assistance for the technical evaluation and awarding of Works Contracts;
the specialization in management of transport infrastructures (road, railway, bridge, airport, border crossings)
the sound track of technical assistance projects in support of the planning and management of transport investment programmes, procurement and monitoring of large infrastructure contracts, accessing to IFI financing, studies for concessions and privatisation;
the experience in environmental studies and the management of environmental facilities (dam, water supply and sewage, wastewater treatment, waste);
the strong command of economic and financial analysis, of quality and cost control;
the significant background in project management of building facilities (public and private), ranging from due diligence to architectural design, structural engineering, HVAC, electrical, hydraulic, fire protection, force protection, procurement services, supervision and quality assurance, until hand-over and commissioning;
the constant pursuing of client satisfaction, guaranteed by the company’s quality assurance system and by its independence from any industrial group;
the thorough practise with the last method of Innovative and Functional Design;
the deep acquaintance with different IFI procedures (EC, WB, UN, EBRD, EIB, NATO, etc.);
the extensive experience with management of works contracts under FIDIC Conditions (Red Book, Yellow Book, Bank Harmonized Edition, etc.) and EU (PRAG);
the special attention to the sustainable development and the improvement of living conditions for men and women.
SECTORS OF ACTIVITY
CIVIL WORKS DESIGN AND SUPERVISION
Transport: Roads, Highways, Urban Infrastructures, Bridges, Airports, Railways, Tunnels, Border Crossing Points;
Environment: Dams, Water Supply and Sewage, Wastewater, Landfill and Waste management;
Quality Control of building materials and construction techniques;
Geotechnical and Hydro-geological analysis;
Land survey and quantity survey;
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND PROCUREMENT
Technical Assistance to Road Institutions;
Technical support for pre-qualification and tender procedures;
Selection of tender and contractual methods and procedures;
Claims management and financial advice;
Vocational training for governmental agencies and municipalities;
Technical support to build up capacity for legislation, standardisation, accreditation of local companies.
URBAN AND TRANSPORT PLANNING
Urban, Regional and National Transport Plans;
Transport Sector Studies (Environmental Impact Assessment, Feasibility Study);
Transport Regulation and Institution Studies;
Urban Traffic Management Plans and modelling;
Traffic Surveys and Viability Forecasting;
Public Transport Management and Organisation;
Intermodal Transport and Logistic Studies.
Economic Feasibility Studies of Territorial Investments and Transport Plans;
Financial Analysis and Business Plans;
Project Financing and Concession/BOT Studies;
Legal Advisory and Market ResearchSee more