Skanska renovates Road Tunnels in Norway

Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration for the renovation of two tunnels on the E6 in Akershus, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 385M, about SEK 400M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the third quarter 2017.


Umbau Battersea Power Station: Bauer führt Spezialtiefbauarbeiten in ehemaligem Londoner Kraftwerk aus


Die Battersea Power Station am südlichen Ufer der Themse im Londoner Stadtviertel Nine Elms wurde in den 1930er-Jahren gebaut. Mit seinen vier Schornsteinen ist das ehemalige Kraftwerk eines der bekanntesten Wahrzeichen der britischen Hauptstadt, das auch in der Kultur seine Spuren hinterlassen hat: Auf dem Cover des Albums „Animals“ von Pink Floyd ist es ebenso zu sehen wie als Kulisse im Beatles-Film „Help!“ aus dem Jahr 1965.


Renovation of the Battersea Power Station: Bauer executes specialist Foundation Engineering Works


The Battersea Power Station, located on the south bank of the River Thames in Nine Elms, London, was constructed in the 1930s. With its four-chimney layout, the former power station is one of the most recognizable landmarks of the British capital, which has also attracted more than a few popular cultural references: It is featured on the cover of the Pink Floyd album “Animals” and it is a significant backdrop in the 1965 Beatles film “Help!”


Changes in Skanska Senior Executive Team and new Business Unit President Skanska Sweden

The Skanska Senior Executive Team will make several changes to, among other things, further take advantage of the international experience and competence within Skanska.

Roman Wieczorek, today responsible for our construction units in Central Europe, will leave Skanska as he has decided to end his professional career. Roman has worked for Skanska for 18 years, the last seven years as a member of the Senior Executive Team.


Update on Skanska Brasil

As previously announced authorities in Brazil have involved Skanska Brasil in the investigations related to Petrobras in Brazil. In relation to these ongoing matters, Skanska has been notified that the Federal Government in Brazil has brought a civil lawsuit against seven companies, including Skanska Brasil, and seven individuals unrelated to Skanska.


Vinci officially inaugurates the Hallandsås Tunnels in Sweden

Vinci officially inaugurates the Hallandsås tunnels, Sweden’s most challenging railway project:

  • Vinci Construction Grands Projets and its Swedish partner Skanska succeeded in building the tunnels through the “impenetrable mountain”
  • Sweden’s longest railway tunnels were built using Vinci Construction Grands Projets’ transport infrastructure expertise
  • A major goal of the project is to open up the economy of the western part of Sweden
  • 10 years of works, for a €850 million investment

Nomination Committee of Skanska AB proposes new Chairman

The Nomination Committee of Skanska AB has proposed that Hans Biörck be elected new Chairman at the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 6, 2016. Skanska’s current Chairman, Stuart Graham, has already notified the Nomination Committee that he will not stand for re-election at the 2016 AGM.


Skanska to build Sørkjosfjelltunnelen in Norway

Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Road Administration (Statens vegvesen) to build Sørkjosfjelltunnelen on the E6 in Troms. The contract is worth NOK 435 M, about SEK 460 M, which is included in order bookings for Skanska Norway for the third quarter of 2015.

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