LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 14.9.2010, 13.00
LEMMINKÄINEN TO REINFORCE THE FOUNDATIONS OF STOCKHOLM'S CENTRAL RAILWAY
Lemminkäinen has been awarded the contract of underpinning Stockholm's Central
Railway Station. The client is Jernhusen AB and the contract is worth approx.
EUR 10 million. Lemminkäinen's work is part of a larger contract entity, and it
includes extensive steel piling as well as demolition, excavation, structural
steel and concrete works. Work on the contract site will commence in September
2010 and the reinforcement contract will be completed in summer 2012.
Lemminkäinen has been carrying out geotechnical engineering and underpinning
works in Sweden since 1999. Lemminkäinen Infra's earlier geotechnical
engineering contracts in the country included Stockholm's oldest stone bridge,
the Norrbro bridge, the foundations of which were underpinned in 2007-2008.
Another prestigious project was the Bankajen reinforcement contract, which was
carried out in the immediate vicinity of Stockholm's Parliament Building in
"This new order significantly strengthens Lemminkäinen's position in the
Swedish market for geotechnical engineering and foundation reinforcement
works," says Director Jouko Viitala of Lemminkäinen Infra Oy.
Jouko Viitala, Director
Lemminkäinen Infra Oy
Tel. +358 40 538 1768
Risto Takkinen, Project Manager
Lemminkäinen Sverige AB
Tel. +358 40 864 9681, +46 768 421 131
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The
Group's business sectors are Building Construction, Infrastructure
Construction, Technical Building Services, and Building Products. Net sales in
2009 were approx. EUR 2.0 billion, of which international operations accounted
for over a quarter. The Group employs about 8,600 people. Lemminkäinen
Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. www.lemminkainen.com