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Sweco acquires Belgian consulting company BUUR

19 January 2021
Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire BUUR, specialised in climate adaptation, urban planning and landscape architecture.
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Power-to-X technology to play a key role in climate change control and energy transition

13 January 2021
We need to move away from fossil fuels. This energy transition is supported by power-to-X technology, which, if adopted on an industrial scale, would entail great export potential for Finland. Sweco is involved in several projects studying the possibilities of this technology.

Sweco acquires the Finnish engineering and architecture consultancy Optiplan

12 January 2021
Sweco has signed an agreement with the construction company NCC Suomi Oy to acquire Optiplan Oy with approximately 150 employees. The acquisition strengthens Sweco’s expertise in the area of designing sustainable and energy efficient residential and non-residential buildings.  
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Regional circular economy is being built around biogas in the Kemijärvi Eco-Industrial Park

07 January 2021
Biogas is one of the future possibilities for Lapland. Regional circular economy based on producing biogas from the residual resources of manufacturing is being developed in the Forestin Eco-Industrial Park in Kemijärvi. Sweco will carry out a survey in the area to study the potential for using biogas more extensively in the Kemijärvi area.

Project portfolio review results in write-down in Sweco Germany

21 December 2020
Sweco announces a write-down of trade working capital of SEK 290 million after concluding the review of the German project portfolio.
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Tramway to the airport in 2028 – Sweco involved in the planning of the western section from Tikkurila to Helsinki Airport

14 December 2020
The Vantaa tramway is a light rail line planned to connect the most eastern areas of the city to the rail transport network and allow for easy access to Tikkurila, Jumbo, Aviapolis and Helsinki Airport. Sweco and Ramboll are in charge of planning the demanding 9-kilometre section from Tikkurila to the airport.

Going circular in urban areas to combat climate change

09 December 2020
The population in urban areas will grow by nearly 2.5 billion people over the next decade. To cope with this increase and still achieve the Paris Climate Agreement goals, the construction industry must move from a linear to a circular approach. 

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

30 November 2020
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FOURTH AWARD FOR THE DEMANDING RENOVATION OF THE HELSINKI OLYMPIC STADIUM

26 November 2020
The extensive and innovative renovation and renewal project of the stadium with significant cultural and historical value has received several awards over the past year. The latest recognition is the RIL Prize 2020 awarded to the Olympic Stadium project by the Finnish Association of Civil Engineers (RIL) on 26 November 2020.
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Lumon’s balcony glazing concept promoted in North America with a virtual tour

24 November 2020
The first virtual model for the Lumon balcony glazing concept was created last year. The model intended for the Northern European markets allows you to truly experience the space and view the surrounding landscape. In the autumn, a dedicated VirtualSite™model and a virtual tour was tailored for the North American markets, allowing the new product to be presented in just 15 seconds.