Veidekke to build new government building in Oslo

www.veidekke.no

www.veidekke.no

Work comprises restoring the former headquarters of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund in Keysers gate 8, which is a protected building dating from 1899. Further, Keysers gate 6 is to be rebuilt and a new building is to be erected in Teatergata 9. The three properties will be joined to form a representative government building for the two ministries. The new building R6 will be attached to the existing goverment buildings.

Veidekke Entreprenør AS has entered into an agreement with Statsbygg to build the new government building number 6. The building will be used by the Ministry of Health and Care Services and Ministry of Agriculture and Food. The contract total is NOK 218 million excluding VAT.

Work comprises restoring the former headquarters of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund in Keysers gate 8, which is a protected building dating from 1899. Further, Keysers gate 6 is to be rebuilt and a new building is to be erected in Teatergata 9. The three properties will be joined to form a representative government building for the two ministries. The new building R6 will be attached to the existing goverment buildings.

The project will have a gross floorage of 21,500 square metres. Work starts during the summer 2009 and will be completed in November 2011. The contract is a principal contract and will be carried out as a cooperative model. The project has ambitious environmental targets with respect to energy, resource and material use as well as waste management.

More information is available at http://www.statsbygg.no/Byggeprosjekter/Regjeringsbygg-6-R6/

Veidekke ASA is a leading Scandinavian building contractor and property developer with 6,250 employees and a turnover of NOK 19.4 billion (2008). The group is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has a dispersed ownership structure where the employees own 18% of the shares. The business spans a wide spectrum of building and construction projects, developing housing and commercial buildings for private and public sector clients, asphalt plants and road maintenance as well as collecting and recycling waste.

To visit Veidekke’s homepage, go to http://www.veidekke.no/english/.

Source: ad-hocnews.de

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