Tag Archives: Sweden

Vattenfall starts construction of its largest wind farm in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals starts construction of demonstration plant for ethylene amines technology in Sweden

AMSTERDAM, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground for a demonstration plant to showcase a revolutionary and more sustainable technology platform for producing ethylene amines and their derivatives from ethylene oxide. Located at its Stenungsund site in … Read the full press release

Skanska sold combined retirement home and rental apartments for senior citizens in Älvängen, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold a combined retirement home and rental apartments for senior citizens in Älvängen, Sweden, for an underlying property value of about SEK 310 M. The buyer is Rikshem. The project is developed by … Read the full press release

Sweden presents anniversary funds to celebrate the 100th anniversaries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to promote broad exchange between the countries

STOCKHOLM, 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström today presented Sweden’s gift in the form of three anniversary funds the Government intends to set up for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on the occasion of their 100th anniversaries … Read the full press release

Two African scientists named new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden

Umeå, Sweden, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two African scientists become new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden. They are Julia Goedecke at the University of Cape Town and the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Laboratoriet 5 in Solna, Sweden to Atlasmuren Fastigheter AB

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Laboratoriet 5 in Solna, Sweden to Atlasmuren Fastigheter AB for about SEK 200 M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the second quarter 2018. … Read the full press release

Sweden: Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia and Lithuania

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vocational education and training, ministerial meetings and panel discussions on women’s leadership – these are some of the programme points when Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström visits Latvia … Read the full press release

Sweden’s new Climate Act enters into force on 1st January 2018

STOCKHOLM, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sweden’s new Climate Act enters into force today. For the first time, Sweden will have an act stating that each government has an obligation to pursue a climate policy based on the climate goals adopted … Read the full press release

Scania to invest SEK 1.5 billion in a new foundry in Södertälje, Sweden in order to triple production capacity

Södertälje, Sweden, 18-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania plans to invest about SEK 1.5 billion in a new foundry in Södertälje, Sweden, in order to triple production capacity and achieve a 50 percent reduction in energy consumption compared to the technology and … Read the full press release

Sweden will invest an additional SEK 600 million in measures for clean seas

STOCKHOLM, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robust measures are needed to tackle eutrophication, environmental toxins, littering and other threats against Sweden’s lakes, seas and coastlines. As early as next year, the Government will invest an additional SEK 600 million in measures … Read the full press release

Sweden submitted its official offer to host the The European Medicines Agency (EMA)

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is currently looking for a new location in connection with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Sweden has now submitted its official offer to host the EMA. STOCKHOLM, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The offer guarantees … Read the full press release

Stora Enso shuts down its paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden

HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees … Read the full press release

Electric-hybrid bus with Bombardier’s PRIMOVE inductive charging system debuts in Scandinavia

Hybrid bus equipped with Bombardier’s innovative PRIMOVE inductive charging system reduces emissions in Södertälje, Sweden PRIMOVE charging system tops up batteries of eco-friendly bus in minutes MANNHEIM, 12-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Södertälje, Sweden will be the latest city to operate an … Read the full press release

Skanska to renovate six residential buildings at Valla Torg in Stockholm, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Stockholmshem to renovate six residential buildings at Valla Torg in Stockholm, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 430M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden … Read the full press release

Sweden opens Embassy in Tunisia

STOCKHOLM, 26-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström will visit Tunisia on 25–26 October for the official inauguration of Sweden’s Embassy in Tunisia. During her visit Ms Wallström will meet with President Beji Caid Essebsi, Minister of Foreign … Read the full press release

Skanska to build new hospital building at the Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge, Sweden

HUDDINGE, Sweden, 05-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Locum for a new hospital building at the Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge, Sweden. The contract is worth SEK 1.2 billion, which will be included in order bookings for … Read the full press release

EBRD to work with EU and Sweden to finance the renovation and development of wastewater systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  LONDON, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is working with the EU and Sweden to finance the renovation and development of a clean water and wastewater systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina benefitting more than 35,000 people. Addressing such regional challenges … Read the full press release

Skanska divested Vallastadens school in Linköping, Sweden for SEK 200M

STOCKHOLM, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has divested Vallastadens school in Linköping, Sweden, for SEK 200M. The buyer is Vacse AB, pension funds formed by seven major Swedish companies; Atlas Copco, Pharmacy Company, Ericsson, Sandvik, Skanska, Stora Enso and Volvo. The … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with Västfastigheter for the 2nd phase of the construction of the new Regionens Hus in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg, Sweden, 08-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Västfastigheter for the second phase of the construction of the new Regionens Hus in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 580M, which will be included in … Read the full press release

Hiab completes its R&D investment in Hudiksvall, Sweden; increased abilities to test, validate and verify materials, components and products

Hudiksvall, Sweden, 01-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, has completed its R&D investment in Hudiksvall, Sweden. The new state of the art laboratory is part of an investment of EUR 2 million originating from 2014.  The investment was aimed … Read the full press release

Maintpartner Sweden to deliver floodgates for the hydropower plant in Hyltebruk, Sweden

Espoo, Finland, 14-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Maintpartner Sweden has signed a major agreement with Statkraft concerning delivery of floodgates. The floodgates will be installed in the hydropower plant in Hyltebruk, Sweden, during the years 2017 and 2018. – It is a … Read the full press release

Sweden’s Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér: I share the criticism of UN CEDAW on Sweden’s gender equality

STOCKHOLM, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 7 March, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) presented its overall observations on Sweden’s gender equality work. The Committee’s opinion was generally positive. However, it voiced criticism concerning the … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with SCA for comprehensive refurbishment and extension of the pulp mill Östrand in Timrå, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 28-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed an agreement with SCA to undertake a comprehensive refurbishment and extension of the pulp mill Östrand in Timrå, Sweden. The contract value is SEK 360 million, which will be included in the order … Read the full press release

Skanska to construct four buildings with a total of 327 rental apartments in Helsingborg, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 28-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Magnolia Bostad to construct four buildings with a total of 327 rental apartments in Helsingborg, Sweden. The contract is worth SEK 350 million, which will be included in the order bookings … Read the full press release

Sweden to support the areas in Iraq liberated from ISIL and areas in Syria controlled by the opposition

STOCKHOLM, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 November 2015), Sweden is taking a decision on support to the areas in Iraq that have been liberated from ISIL, as well as to areas in Syria controlled by the opposition and in … Read the full press release

Skanska partners with Lundbergs to build 392 rental apartments in Norrköping, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 28-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a partnering agreement with Lundbergs to build 392 rental apartments in Norrköping, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 560 million, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden … Read the full press release

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: six international research talents to receive The 2015 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards chosen

Six international research talents each receive up to €1.65 million in award money to establish their own research groups in Munich, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Bochum and Hannover. BONN, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has chosen six … Read the full press release

AAK AB to hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5 May 2015 in Malmö, Sweden

Malmö, 31-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The shareholders of AAK AB (publ.) are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 5 May 2015 at 2.00 p.m. at the premises of Europaporten Kongresscenter, Stadiongatan 25 in … Read the full press release

Scania opens new priming painting shop at its cab manufacturing facility in Oskarshamn, Sweden

A new priming painting shop is now being put into service at Scania’s cab manufacturing facility in Oskarshamn, Sweden. With the new paint shop, the technical capacity in Scania’s European production structure will increase from 60,000 to 80,000 truck cabs … Read the full press release

Skanska to sell part of the property Generatorn 2 in Stockholm, Sweden, to HEBA Fastighets AB for SEK 421M

STOCKHOLM, 18-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed an agreement to sell part of the property Generatorn 2 in Stockholm, Sweden, to HEBA Fastighets AB. The value of the transaction totals SEK 421 M. The sale will be recorded for … Read the full press release