YIT to start new road and city maintenance projects in October

YIT Corporation Investor News September 5, 2018 at 8.00 a.m.

In 2018, YIT has won maintenance contracts for state roads in Kittilä, Suomussalmi and Kauhajoki, Finland. With these agreements, YIT’s market share will be on the same level as in 2017.

Additionally, YIT has won street maintenance contracts for the northern part of City of Espoo, as well as for the city of Joensuu and for Veikkola, part of Kirkkonummi, all in Finland.

All projects will start October 1, 2018 and their duration is 3 to 5 years. The total value of these contracts is approximately EUR 45 million. They will be booked in the order backlog of the third quarter.

For further information, please contact: 

Hanna Jaakkola, Vice President, Investor Relations, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 40 5666 070, hanna.jaakkola@yit.fi

Harri Orko, Head of Unit, YIT Construction Ltd, tel. +358 50 440 2322, harri.orko@yit.fi


Hanna Jaakkola

Vice President, Investor Relations

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

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