Tag Archives: Sweden

NIB to finance investments in water supply and wastewater treatment in Tanum, Sweden

NIB and the municipality of Tanum have signed a 25-year loan facility of SEK 150 million (EUR 14.65 million) to finance investments in water supply and wastewater treatment. HELSINKI, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The long-term loan from NIB will co-finance projects … Read the full press release

Christoffer Walljaeger appointed as Senior Asset Manager Logicor in Sweden

Logicor strengthens its position in the Swedish logistics property market through the appointment of Christoffer Walljaeger as Senior Asset Manager. LONDON, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining from JLL, Christoffer was an Associate Director at JLL Capital Markets where he led … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson’s saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden

GRAZ, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AB Hilmer Andersson to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to their saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden. The FRP shredder will process wood waste and offcuts from … Read the full press release

Volvo to provide Gothenburg with 30 all-electric buses

GOTHENBURG, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gothenburg in Sweden now takes the lead in the transition to electrically propelled urban bus traffic in Sweden. The order for 30 all-electric Volvo buses from GS Buss, subsidiary of Göteborgs Spårvägar, and Public Transport Authority … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes: Sweden’s exporting SMEs can now assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners in 24 European countries

Credable, a Swedish insurtech start-up which is part of Euler Hermes, offers an innovative new service: invoice insurance for SMEs, based on traditional trade credit insurance. Credable is now providing cover for Swedish SMEs in 24 European countries. In line … Read the full press release

Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train comes to Sweden and will run in the Mälardalen region from 2019

STOCKHOLM, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 27, the first Mälartåg (Mälar train) from Stadler is on show at Stockholm Central Station in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio. The train is a variant of Stadler’s DOSTO doubledeck train and is going … Read the full press release

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