Cementation has entered into an agreement with Skanska Gostine Strobach, a joint venture between Scanska for major bilingual work in the London Tunnels section of the UK’s HS2 High Speed Railway. The deal is worth a total of 93GB. The outer part of the deal, valued at 62GB, is approximately SEK 720 million, which will be included in the order intake for Europe in the second quarter of 2021.
Cementation Skanska will create one of the largest tongue pits in Europe – the equivalent of four football pitches. The approximately 1-kilometer-long construction site will have lines entering the new HS2 high-speed rail Euston station. In total, about 2,000 piles will be installed.
Skanska presents Costin Costine Strobach joint venture, design and construction in the Southern Hemisphere Two (HS2) project in the first phase of the new high-speed railway expansion in the UK. Agreement föThe HS2 Main Works package is availableäAcquired April 15, 2020 and includes stump constructionöRre mines at the entrance to the London terminal at Euston Station.
The HS2 will deliver approximately 555 kilometers of new expressway and is expected to carry more than 300,000 passengers a day in full operation. This will increase access across the country and help the UK achieve its net zero CO2 emissions target by 2050.
Scanska is one of Europe’s leading construction and project development companies. Outside the Nordic region, the company operates in house building and infrastructure construction in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and the United Kingdom. Skanska builds commercial properties in selected housing markets in Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, while housing development is active in Poland, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. Skanska had SEK sales of $ 26 billion by 2020 and had about 10,100 employees in its European operations outside the Nordic region.
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Skanska is a global leader in construction and project development in select markets in the Nordic region, Europe and the United States. Skanska contributes to a better society by providing innovative and sustainable solutions based on the company’s values. The group has about 32,500 employees and sales in 2020 were $ 159 billion.