Skanska awarded railway contract in Czech Republic worth CZK 942 M,
about SEK 350 M
Skanska has been awarded a contract to modernize the railway junction in
Plzen's 3rd transit corridor, in the Czech Republic. The contract
amounts to CZK 942 M, about SEK 350 M, which will be included in order
bookings for the fourth quarter. Customer is the Czech Railway
Infrastructure Administration (RIA).
Funds will be provided by the State Fund for Transportation
Infrastructure and will be co-financed by the EU Cohesion Fund. The
project will be completed by Skanska over the next two and a half years.
Skanska Czech Republic, which is the country's leading construction
company, had sales in 2010 of about SEK 10 billion. The company has
5,600 employees in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Skanska is also
active in the Czech Republic in the development of office buildings
through Skanska Commercial Development Europe.
For more information, please contact:
Lucie Nováková, Head of Communications, Skanska Czech Republic, tel +42
073 142 98 47
Edvard Lind, Group Press Officer, Skanska AB, tel +46 10 448 88 08
Direct line for media: +46 10 448 88 99
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Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and
construction groups with expertise in construction, development of
commercial and residential projects and public-private partnerships.
Based on its global green experience, Skanska aims to be the clients'
first choice for Green solutions. The Group currently has 52,000
employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and Latin
America. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm
Stock Exchange, Skanska's sales in 2010 totaled SEK 122 billion.