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Investing in walking and cycling improves retail profitability

15 May 2018
Cities with a high proportion of cyclists and pedestrians have better air quality – this may come as no surprise. Less well-known is that this produces wider economic benefits and improved safety in city centres.

Correction of misprint in the note Acquisitions of subsidiaries and operations of Interim Report January-March 2018 Sweco AB (PUBL)

09 May 2018
In Sweco’s Interim Report January-March 2018 figures in the note Acquisitions of subsidiaries and operations on page 13 are misprinted. This misprint occurs in the text above the table. The error is insignificant and does not influence any other published financial tables or statements of the report.

Interim Report January-March 2018 Sweco AB (PUBL)

09 May 2018
A positive start of the year
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Flamingo hotel expansion to be constructed with an accurate information model

04 May 2018
Flamingo is the largest indoor water park in Finland and a massive entertainment centre with lots of visitors even from afar. The Break Sokos Hotel Flamingo will embrace the increasing demand with a new steel-frame building with 232 rooms. Sweco will be in charge of the expansion’s structural engineering and information model coordination.
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EU project developed new tools towards low carbon cities and assessed the impacts of energy projects – Aalto University professor sees opportunities

20 April 2018
Towards Low Carbon Cities seminar, held in Finlandia Hall, Helsinki in May, showcases the results of the 3-year EU MODER project. The most experienced actors of the field, from several European countries, developed new operational models to reduce the carbon emissions of cities and assess the cities' energy efficiency projects in a project coordinated by Sweco. The experts focused on city planning, land use and energy production, among others things.

Resolutions at Sweco AB’s annual general meeting and resolution on repurchase and transfer of treasury shares

19 April 2018

Are electric vehicles ready to overtake fossil fuel cars?

17 April 2018
Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular with more people looking for alternatives to gas and diesel cars. A concern to many people is however whether it is possible to travel longer distances. We set out on a journey across Europe in an electric vehicle – and found a lot of challenges along the way.
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Are electric vehicles ready to overtake fossil fuel cars?

17 April 2018
Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular with more people looking for alternatives to gas and diesel cars. A concern to many people is however whether it is possible to travel longer distances. We set out on a journey across Europe in an electric vehicle – and found a lot of challenges along the way.

Sweco helps improve safety in Poland’s rail network

16 April 2018
Sweco has been commissioned by PKP Polish Railway Lines to supervise safety improvements at railway level crossings throughout Poland. The order value is EUR 3.2 million.
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The Young Consultant of the Year is a responsible person moving the borders of a nation

16 April 2018
The Finnish Association Of Consulting Firms, SKOL, has chosen the Young Consultant of the Year. The winner is Verneri Lehtovirta, who works at Sweco as a consultant for project management and construction contracting and knows how to utilise the latest technology and virtual models.

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