PRESS RELEASE 13 Jun 2006
PÖYRY AWARDED EUR 1.0 MILLION TUNNEL SURVEY CONTRACT IN AUSTRIA
Pöyry's Infrastructure & Environment business group, in association with its local partners, has been awarded a service contract by ASFINAG (Autobahnen- und Schnellstrassen- Finanzierungs- Aktiengesellschaft), Austria, for the second tube of the Tauern tunnel. Pöyry's share of the contract is EUR 1.0 million. The services will be completed by April 2009.
Pöyry's services include tunnel deformation measurements, drift control and tunnel scanning. A corresponding survey was conducted in 2005 and 2006 for the second tube of the Katschberg tunnel on the Tauernautobahn (A10) motorway.
The construction of a second tube in the Tauern and Katschberg tunnels is part of a complete upgrade of the A10 motorway. The Tauern tunnel, with a total length of about 6.5 km, links up the Pongau and Lungau districts of Salzburg in Austria. The net total costs, including engineering, building and project management, amount to about EUR 214 million.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 530 million and it employs 5700 experts.
Investor Relations Manager
Additional information by:
Johannes Dölzlmüller, Managing Director, Pöyry Infra GmbH, Austria
Tel. +43 50313 22320