Finnish Project Manager Charlott Hurmerinta will follow the President and CEO of Sweco around the world for one year

12 December 2017
Every year since he started as the President and CEO of Sweco in 2012, Tomas Carlsson has chosen a CEO trainee for a year long training period. In June, Finnish Project Manager Charlott Hurmerinta started to work in this unique position.

Sweco expands in Belgium

11 December 2017
Sweco is acquiring the operations of HaskoningDHV Belgium after concluding an asset purchase agreement with Royal HaskoningDHV. HaskoningDHV Belgium is specialised in soil investigations and decontamination, environmental impact assessments and integrated area development. This acquisition will further strengthen Sweco’s position on the Belgian market.  

Metsä Group bioproduct mill shapes Finland's forest industry

01 December 2017
A next-generation bioproduct mill started operating in Äänekoski, Finland, on 15 August at 5:53 a.m. – seven minutes early. The bioproduct mill is the largest investment in the history of the Finnish forest industry, and it affects the whole of Finland. Project Director Timo Merikallio is very proud of the new mill. Sweco's specialists were responsible for the design of the record-breaking mill.

West Terminal 2 is the Steel Structure of the Year 2017

29 November 2017
The brand-new West Terminal 2, which started operating in spring 2017, has been selected Steel Structure of the Year 2017. The new terminal makes travel between Helsinki and Tallinn easier for millions of travellers. Sweco designed the structure of the project and was also responsible for the data model coordination.

Virtual models help export circular economy

16 November 2017
Honkajoki Oy has a unique circular economy concept ready for international export. Further processing of by-products of the food processing industry into energy, biodiesel, biogas and fertilisers has attracted attention from several continents. With Sweco's virtual model and immersion technology, the export objectives have got off to a flying start.

Muurame Church received the 2017 Finnish Lighting Award

09 November 2017
Completed in 1929, the Muurame Church by Alvar Aalto is an example of Nordic Classicism and an important cultural heritage site in the area. We can now admire the renovated church and its beautiful lighting that showcases the expertise of Sweco’s light and electricity specialists. The site recently received the 2017 Finnish Lighting Award.

The old University of Helsinki Administration Building revamped into an open-for-all meeting place

03 November 2017
Operating since the 1970s near the Senate Square, the old Administration Building of the University of Helsinki did not fit very well with the architecture of the surrounding Empire-style city centre, and the university administration had already moved to new premises. So it was decided to renovate the building based on an architecture competition, with Sweco assuming responsibility for structural design. Sweco’s experts were also involved in moisture measurements and indoor air surveys.

Sweco AB (publ) interim report January – September 2017

27 October 2017
Stable development and major infrastructure wins

Sweco expands in Norway

23 October 2017
Sweco is acquiring Dimensjon Rådgivning AS, a Norwegian engineering consultancy based in Stavanger. Dimensjon is specialised in urban planning, building engineering, municipal engineering, and infrastructure.

Raw material for mobile phone and electric car batteries soon to be refined in an energy-efficient manner in Kaustinen

23 October 2017
Keliber is planning to build a lithium carbonate production plant in Central Ostrobothnia. The company has been collaborating with Sweco for several years, and locality has been a cornerstone in the collaboration. Would the project be realised, Keliber will become the first company in Europe to produce lithium carbonate from its own ore reserves.