Skanska has signed a design build contract regarding the new Tier III
Super Internet Data Center (SIDC) in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. The
contract value amounts to USD 55 M, about SEK 350 M, which will be
included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building in the third
quarter. The customer is TELUS.
The Rimouski SIDC facilities will be designed and constructed to achieve
LEED® Gold certification by the Canadian Green Building Council (CGBC).
The first phase of the multi-phase build-out is scheduled to be
completed in 2012. This is Skanska's third data center in Canada, with
two projects already under way for a confidential client in Southern
Skanska USA is one of the leading development and construction companies
in the country, consisting of four business units: Skanska USA Building,
which specializes in building construction; Skanska USA Civil,
specialized in civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development,
which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska Commercial
Development, which develops commercial development projects in select
U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has approximately
7,400 employees and its 2010 revenues were SEK 34.3 billion.
For further information, please contact:
Jay Weisberger, Communications Manager, Skanska USA, tel +1 206 494 5469
Edvard Lind, Group Press Officer, Skanska AB, Tel: +46 (0)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 totalled SEK 122 billion.