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Re-use of energy – a key to reducing carbon emissions

24 April 2019
Energy production is a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions. We can reduce these emissions by using energy in smarter ways and reusing excess energy. In a new report, Sweco analyses various solutions for more efficient energy usage. The report concludes that substantial reductions in both costs and emissions can be achieved through smarter energy use.
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Sustainable tourism in Lapland requires a social licence to operate

21 April 2019
Tourism is growing rapidly in Finnish Lapland. Many see the tourism industry of the Lapland region as a gold mine, but Sweco’s area development experts Markku Nissi and Kimmo Vähäjylkkä are also familiar with the challenges associated with tourism development. We turned our sights north.
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Rare ground collapse threatening 20,000 homes in the Netherlands – Sweco’s seismic calculation experts helping to save residential area

16 April 2019
Earthquakes can sometimes occur due to surprising reasons. They do not always take place over tectonic faults – they can sometimes happen on solid European soil. Safety experts are required to possess not only mathematical engineering expertise, but also skills in dealing with human emotions. Special expertise in seismic calculation was found in Finland.

Adjusted Business Area structure and IFRS 16 – restated financials

12 April 2019
Sweco is today releasing historical restated financial information considering the adjusted Business Area structure. Moreover, the financial statements for all periods of 2018 are restated pursuant to IFRS 16, the new standard for accounting of leases. Both the adjusted Business Area structure and IFRS 16 are applicable as of January 1, 2019. The purpose of this release is to facilitate comparability with historical periods.
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The plumbing renovation barometer: planning in the long term is key to the operations of housing companies

12 April 2019
Sweco was involved in carrying out the Finnish Real Estate Management Federation’s annual plumbing renovation barometer (Putkiremonttibarometri) published on 12 April 2019. The most important reasons for starting plumbing renovations are leaks found in plumbing systems and observations made during conditions surveys. Anticipation and carefully implemented long term plans guide the maintenance of housing companies, but their importance is not yet evident in all decisions.

Resolutions at Sweco AB’s Annual General Meeting and resolution on repurchase and transfer of treasury shares

11 April 2019
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Sweco designed the world’s most popular city bike system for Helsinki – Tampere is next

04 April 2019
According to a study, the city bikes in Helsinki are the world’s most popular city bikes. Helsinki was compared to cities such as Paris, Barcelona and Copenhagen, which is particularly known for its cycling culture. Sweco will also be involved in the design of the city bike network in Tampere, Finland.

Sweco to rehabilitate large hydropower plant in Southern Africa

04 April 2019
One of Southern Africa’s largest hydropower plant in Mozambique is in need of rehabilitation and Sweco has been commissioned as advisor and to monitor the installation of new equipment. The customer is Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa, S.A. and the order value is approximately 5,2 MUSD.
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Finnish Energy experts say: "The energy transition is a necessary reaction to climate change"

01 April 2019
If we want to put a stop to global warming, we must increase the share of renewable energy sources in energy production. At the same time, our dependence on electricity is constantly increasing, which is both a challenge and an opportunity. The sustainable cities of the future must be designed with energy-efficiency first in everything from heating to transport solutions.

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

29 March 2019

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