LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 21 JANUARY 2013 AT 3:45 PM
LEMMINKÄINEN TO BUILD A TRAFFIC TUNNEL AND ACCOMPANYING INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CENTRE OF TURKU
Lemminkäinen and the Turku Municipal Property Corporation have agreed that Lemminkäinen will complete the currently halted Unioninkatu construction project in the centre of Turku. In addition to construction work on Unioninkatu in the Telakkaranta development area, the project comprises a new traffic tunnel and municipal engineering for the area. Work will commence immediately. The tunnel is to be completed on 15 July 2013 and the completion of the entire project is set for 15 October 2013. The parties have agreed not to disclose the contract price.
Located in a central part of Turku, the site is subject to strict noise control criteria, to which Lemminkäinen is committed to adhere.
"The project represents Lemminkäinen's core competence. We use our own equipment and we have skilled workers to carry out the quarrying and tunnel construction work. We strive to complete the task with minimum impact on the environment and nearby residents", comments Mikko Immonen, Regional Director at Lemminkäinen.
Regional Director Mikko Immonen
Infrastructure Construction business segment
Tel. +358 2071 54927
Varsinais-Suomi regional media
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The Group's operations are organised into four business segments: building construction, infrastructure construction, technical building services and international operations. Net sales in 2011 were about EUR 2.2 billion, of which international operations accounted for roughly a third. The Group employs 8,000 people on average. Lemminkäinen Corporation's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki. www.lemminkainen.com