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PRESS RELEASE 10 Jun 2010

Pöyry awarded EUR 2.1 million surveying project for pumped storage hydropower plant in Switzerland

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 10 June 2010 at 10.30 a.m.

 

Pöyry has been awarded the owner's surveying contract for the new Linth-Limmern pumped storage hydropower plant by Axpo, Switzerland. The services comprise all geodetic surveying tasks during the construction period lasting until 2015. The value of Pöyry's assignment is about EUR 2.1 million.

 

The new Linth-Limmern power station will be installed underground. The project will include building of a new gravity dam, extension of the Tierfehd compensation basin, two new caverns for the turbines and the transformers and two pressure shafts and two underwater tunnels.

 

Pöyry's tasks comprise the independent checking of all major geodetic surveying works as well as geodetic deformation measurements and the monitoring of caverns, dam and tunnel sections. Furthermore, Pöyry's contract includes the geodetic basic point network and the major setting-out of access tunnels, galleries, caves, gravity dam, surge chamber, pressure shafts and associated structures. Pöyry's task ends with the industrial surveying for the installation of components such as turbines and steel structures. Pöyry will ensure that all systems can be built, erected, installed and put into operation by December 2015.

 

PÖYRY PLC

 

Additional information by:

David Hossli, President, Business Area Switzerland and Asia, Urban & Mobility business group, Switzerland

Tel. +41 76 356 2077

Andy Goodwin, President, Urban & Mobility business group, Switzerland

Tel. +41 44 355 5555

 

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

 

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