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Sweco to plan a new sustainable district for Rwanda’s capital Kigali

18 February 2019
Rwanda’s government plans to develop a new district for low and middle-income residents in Kigali. The project is part of the state strategy for the development of sustainable and energy-efficient living spaces.

Sweco AB (publ) Year-end report 2018

13 February 2019
Ending the best year so far

The winning entry in the Plumbing Renovation 2018 competition used a model developed by Sweco

03 February 2019
The Plumbing Renovation 2018 competition was won by housing co-operative Untuvaisentie 2. The renovation project comprised traditional plumbing renovation carried out with modern methods. The winner was announced 29 January 2019 at the Korjausrakentaminen trade fair for repair construction professionals.

Change in number of shares and votes in Sweco AB (publ)

31 January 2019

Greater reliance on electricity combined with more frequent extreme weather poses risk to society

30 January 2019
Society is becoming increasingly technologically advanced and reliant on electricity. The trend is making us more vulnerable in extreme weather conditions, which the UN climate panel, IPCC, says may be more common in future as a consequence of climate change.
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Sweco’s team celebrates their win in the design competition for the Korsholmanpuistikko bridge in Vaasa

29 January 2019
The City of Vaasa had organised a design competition for the Korsholmanpuistikko bridge. Three teams were invited to the actual competition from among everyone who had signed up. The competition was won by Sweco’s team. The winning team co-operated successfully with Cederqvist & Jäntti Arkkitehdit on the architecture, with Lighting Design Collective on the lighting art, and with Sipti Oy on the geotechnical engineering.
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VR model of the SnowCastle of Kemi was created on the Sweco VirtualSite service – the virtual snow fort amazes trade fair visitors, both inside and outside Finland

29 January 2019
Building information modelling has been used throughout the structural engineering of the new, year-round SnowCastle of Kemi. The project’s supplier, Peikko, also uses the illustrative virtual model on the Sweco VirtualSite service.

Sweco to design new activated carbon plant in Finland

28 January 2019
Sweco has been commissioned by Vapo Oy to provide engineering services, procurement and construction management for the new activated carbon plant in Ilomantsi, Finland.
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Can the ideology of outdoor activity centres be applied in Finland? Sweco is a step ahead in the development of sustainable tourism.

18 January 2019
Sweco is a pioneering expert in sustainable tourism, land use and new kinds of travel services. The significance of our environment and culture, our responsibility for the dynamic future of our surroundings and respect for nature are close to our designers’ hearts. But what does “sustainable tourism” mean, and how can you see it at our sites around Finland?

Sweco adjusts business area structure to increase focus on core markets

17 January 2019
To fully align with the Sweco strategy and to simplify the organisation, Sweco announces an adjustment to its business area structure. In conjunction, Bo Carlsson is retiring from Sweco’s Executive Team.

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