Five for Friday: Wooden construction and design
Given the fact that 75 per cent of Finland’s land area is covered by forest, it is no wonder that its green gold has been exported around the world in various shapes and sizes.
YIT fixes national highway in Russia
Finland’s largest construction company YIT will renovate parts of the major M1 highway leading from Moscow in Russia to Minsk in Belarus.
Outokumpu to supply steel for US bridge project
Finnish industrial giant Outokumpu has won a stainless steel rebar order for the Rodanthe bridge project in North Carolina, US.
Cramo moves up a gear in Germany
Rental service Cramo has signed an agreement to acquire the share capital of German construction site logistics company KBS Infra and its subsidiaries.
Lehto creates space for children in Sweden
Finnish construction company Lehto is set to start construction on three day care centres in Botkyrka, Sweden in the spring 2018.
Lappeenranta looks to revolutionise construction
The Finnish City of Lappeenranta has obtained 3.4 million euros in EU-funding to use for the development of a 3D-printable replacement material for concrete and a new kind of cityscape.
Peikko increases operations in Middle East
Finnish Peikko Group has signed a land leasing deal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an industrial plot to be turned into warehouse and factory premises.
Finnish Salcomp opens world’s largest charger plant in China
Finnish developer of chargers and adapters Salcomp has opened a new plant in Guigang, China, with a capacity of more than 350 million chargers a year.
Caverion agrees on EUR 31 million PPP project
Finnish Caverion has signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract with Danish construction company A. Enggaard for all the technical solutions and upkeep of a new office building in Denmark’s Aarhus.
Ramirent to deliver the goods in Sweden
Finnish rental equipment group Ramirent has agreed to deliver equipment and related services worth approximately 30 million euros during the transformation of the Sergelhuset building complex in Stockholm, Sweden.
Empower to build strategic power line in the Baltics
Finnish Empower has signed a contract with Estonian grid company Elering for the construction of a 330 kV high voltage power line that will run between the Estonian towns of Harku, Lihula and Sindi.