Tagged: construction

A device for precise drilling of holes

nLink’s prize-winning robot will revolutionize construction and make worksites safer  Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Last year at the RoboBusiness conference in Boston a Norwegian startup won both the best startup and beloved audience choice...

Construction costs up 1.8 percent

The construction costs of residential buildings increased by 1.8 percent from December 2008 to December 2009, while the material costs rose by 1.5 percent in the same period. From December 2008 to December 2009,...

Skanska wins Norwegian tunnelling contract

Skanska has won a contract worth SEK 905 million (€ 87 million) to construct the Strindheim road tunnel on the E6 motorway in Norway. The project, which will be included in fourth quarter order...

From manual power to high technology

Industrialisation in Norway first took off in the mid 1800s, particularly in the areas surrounding the Oslo fjord. During recent decades, the greatest industrial slump has been in these same areas. On the other...

Potain cranes tower over The Fjord City development in Oslo

Manitowoc’s Potain tower cranes are working on the construction of a new corporate and residential district in Oslo, Norway, part of a greater regeneration of the city’s historic waterfront area that will eventually cover...