Aarsleff to construct the shell structure for the Niels Bohr Building at the North Campus in Copenhagen

| Source: Per Aarsleff Holding A/S

Copenhagen, 2014-07-23 16:31 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract for the construction of the shell structure for the Niels Bohr Building at the North Campus in Copenhagen.

Aarsleff is to establish and operate the construction site, carry out the construction pit and construct the shell structure with a total gross area of nearly 52,000 square metres.

The building will be constructed as two buildings - one on each side of the road of Jagtvej - and will be constructed with a partial basement and up to approx. 24 metres in height above ground level. The two buildings will be connected across Jagtvej with a Skywalk at third floor level and a closed tunnel beneath Jagtvej. The buildings will house teaching and research facilities for physical, chemical, computer science, didactic science and mathematical departments at the University of Copenhagen.

The construction work starts in August and is scheduled for completion in January 2017. Most of Aarsleff's activities will be carried out in the period from August 2014 to November 2015.

The contract has a total value of DKK 375 million.

The contract does not affect Aarsleff's earnings expectations for the financial year 2013/2014.

Further information:

General Manager Ebbe Malte Iversen, Per Aarsleff A/S, tel. +45 8744 2222.