Lemminkäinen wins large airport renovation project in Norway
LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION INVESTOR NEWS 1 JULY 2013 AT 9.30 A.M.
LEMMINKÄINEN WINS LARGE AIRPORT RENOVATION PROJECT IN NORWAY
Lemminkäinen and Forsvarsbygg, The Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA), have signed an agreement on the renovation of Andøya airport located in north-west of the city of Harstad in Northern Norway. Construction work begins in August and is scheduled for completion in October 2014. The contract value is approximately EUR 21 million.
The renovation of the airport, which was inaugurated in 1955, includes the milling and repaving of the 3,000-metre-long and 45-metre-wide runway. In addition, the runway will be widened, and its technical facilities, lighting and rainwater gullies moved. The contract also includes the repair of the airport's concrete deck and the partial repavement of the parking area.
Henrik Eklund, Executive Vice President, International Operations
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