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03.10.2019 09:30 CET
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YIT has agreed to carry out the construction works for the wind farm in Sweden

YIT Corporation Investor News October 3, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. 

YIT and Stavro Vind AB have signed an agreement for the construction of a new wind farm in Örnsköldsvik, Northern Sweden. The work began in July 2019 and the project is expected to be completed in summer 2021. The contract value is approximately EUR 35 million and it will be booked in the order backlog of the third quarter of the year.

The contract covers the Balance of Plant work of the new wind farm, namely the turbine foundations and lifting areas, as well as wind park’s internal roads and cabling.

This is YIT's first wind park contract in Sweden. In Finland, YIT has contracted about one hundred wind power foundations in, for example, Raahe, Kalajoki, Siikainen and Simo.

“In line with our strategy, this agreement will strengthen our position in Sweden and support sustainable development”, says Harri Kailasalo, EVP, Infrastructure projects at YIT.

For further information, please contact:
Tiina Kuusisaari, Manager, Investor Relations, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 (0)40 52 88 154,
tiina.kuusisaari@yit.fi
Harri Kailasalo, EVP, Infrastructure projects segment, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 (0)400 401 538, harri.kailasalo@yit.fi  

YIT CORPORATION 

Tiina Kuusisaari 

Manager, Investor Relations 

Distribution: NASDAQ Helsinki, major media, www.yitgroup.com 

YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments and living services, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving. Together with our customers, our nearly 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, attractive and sustainable cities and environments. We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic Countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The new YIT was born when over 100-year-old YIT Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation merged on February 1, 2018. Our restated pro forma revenue for 2018 was approximately EUR 3.2 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy. www.yitgroup.com

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