A consortium formed by Lemminkäinen Group's Rakennus Oy Forsström and
Palmberg-Rakennus Oy signed a contract on 25 June 2007 with Talvivaara Projekti
Oy concerning concrete work of the Talvivaara nickel mine project.
The contract includes approx. 23,500 m³ of concrete, 3,200,000 kg of concrete
reinforcements and 43,000 m² of form work. The contract is worth about EUR 15
million. The contract commences immediately and the works included in it will be
completed in June 2008.
Lemminkäinen Group's Forssan Betoni Oy has earlier made a contract with
Talvivaara Projekti Oy concerning the delivery of 45,000 m³ of concrete for the
whole project. The value of the deliveries is about EUR 4 million.
The Talvivaara nickel deposits in Sotkamo are among the largest in Europe.
Construction work on the nickel mine will take place in 2007-2008. Actual mining
operations are due to start in 2009 and are expected to continue for some 25
Rakennus Oy Forsström
Deputy Managing Director Cay Kronqvist, tel. +358 2071 57770, +358 50 026 3028
Managing Director Raimo Hätälä, tel. +358 2071 58601, +358 40 501 5282
Forssan Betoni Oy
Managing Director Antti Hujanen, tel. +358 2071 55702, +358 40 524 3312
Byggnads Ab Forsström Rakennus Oy is a building contractor belonging to
Lemminkäinen's Palmberg Group. Operating in the Kokkola and Pietarsaari areas,
the company's new construction and refurbishment contracting encompasses
competitive tender contracting as well as housing, commercial and industrial
Palmberg-Rakennus Oy is a building contractor belonging to Lemminkäinen's
Palmberg Group. Operating in the provinces of Oulu and Lapland, the company's
new construction and refurbishment contracting encompasses competitive tender
contracting as well as housing, commercial and industrial developments.
Forssan Betoni Oy belongs to Lemminkäinen Group's Paving and Mineral Aggregates
Division. The company has a number of fixed ready-mix concrete plants all over
Finland and it is one the three biggest suppliers in its field.
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. Its main
business areas are building contracting, infrastructure construction, the
building materials industry, and technical building and facility services. Net
sales in 2006 were EUR 1,795.9 million, of which international operations
accounted for about a third. The Group employs some 8,500 people. Lemminkäinen's
share is listed on Helsinki Stock Exchange.