Skanska named general contractor for data center in Luleå, Sweden
ET | Source:Skanska AB
Skanska has signed a contract as general contractor for Facebook’s data center
project in Luleå, Sweden.
Skanska is responsible for all infrastructure on the project, such as utilities
and roads. Skanska also constructs all sub-structure, concrete works and builds
office and facilities buildings. Skanska UK and Skanska USA Mission Critical
group are also supporting the project.
Construction started in March 2014 and will be completed in the first half of
2015. The project is estimated to be worth about SEK 530 M, which will be
included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter 2014.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with
operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has
approximately 11,000 employees and revenue in 2013 amounted to approximately SEK
30 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential
construction and commercial premises.
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Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction
groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential
premises, and public-private partnership projects. Based on its global green
experience, Skanska aims to be the client’s first choice for green solutions.
The group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the
US and Latin America. Skanska's sales in 2013 totaled SEK 136 billion.
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