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[August 25, 2014]
Skanska named general contractor for data center in Luleå, Sweden
(Cision Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Skanska has signed a contract as general contractor for Facebook’s data center project in Luleå, Sweden. Skanska is responsible for all infrastructure on the project, such as utilities and roads. Skanska also constructs all sub-structure, concrete works and builds office and facilities buildings. Skanska UK and Skanska USA Mission Critical group are also supporting the project.
Construction started in March 2014 and will be completed in the first half of 2015. The project is estimated to be worth about SEK 530 M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter 2014.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has approximately 11,000 employees and revenue in 2013 amounted to approximately SEK 30 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential construction and commercial premises. For further information please contact: Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 08 Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10 448 88 99 This and previous releases can also be found at www.skanska.com Skanska AB may be required to disclose the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act.
Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential premises, and public-private partnership projects. Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the client’s first choice for green solutions. The group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the US and Latin America. Skanska's sales in 2013 totaled SEK 136 billion.
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