Swedish construction firm Skanska has bagged a NOK516M ($60.4M) contract to renovate two road tunnels in Oslo, Norway.
The Norwegian government has unveiled plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships.
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Skanska has won a SEK1.5bn ($168.3M) order from the City of Helsinki to revamp the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has secured a contract from Entra to construct an energy-positive office building in Trondheim, Norway.
Veidekke Entreprenør has won a contract from Entra ASA for the construction of a new building for the University of Oslo’s Faculty of Law, located in the centre of the Norwegian capital.
Technip Norge has signed an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from DEA for work on the Dvalin gas field development in the Norwegian Sea.
Swedish construction firm Skanska has won a NOK657M ($80.8M) contract from Eidsiva Vannkraft to construct Nedre Otta power plant in Norway.
TenneT, Statnett and KfW have begun work on the German converter station for the NordLink subsea cable project.
If you believe the old song, the M25 motorway that circles London is ‘The Road to Hell’. But while many motorists may be inclined to agree with that sentiment — particularly during the coming bank holiday weekend — there are plenty of roads around the globe that offer much more than traffic jams and suspect hotdogs from service stations. From those that take in remarkable natural scenery, through to those constructed using innovative technologies — we look at some of the world’s most interesting roads.1) The Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway
Skanska has won a NOK735M ($88.3M) contract from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration for the construction of a phase of E16 in Norway.The scope of the project will include the construction of new road and widening of existing road to two fields, 8.5m-wide, on an approximately 11km stretch between Bagn and Bjørgo. It will also include a 4.3km tunnel, a 150m-long bridge, several smaller bridges, underpasses and a junction.Work on the project will commence in August 2016 and will be completed by December 2019.
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has awarded contracts worth NOK 1.6bn ($188.6m) for Oseberg Vestflanken 2, Johan Sverdrup and Gina Krog fields in the North Sea.