PRESS RELEASE 2 Mar 2011
Pöyry awarded EUR 1.7 million contract for the design of sanitary installations in Switzerland
PÖYRY PLC Press release 2 March 2011 at 9.30 a.m.
Pöyry's Urban and Mobility business group has been awarded the contract for the design of sanitary installations for the new building of the Biozentrum of the University of Basel by the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Land. The scope of work comprises the design of all sanitary facilities and equipment as well as assistance in implementing the project. The building will be constructed in accordance with the primary requirements of the Swiss sustainability brand certificate "Minergie P". The contract is worth EUR 1.7 million.
The new building shall provide the 45-year-old Biozentrum of the University of Basel with new rooms. It will house 550 researchers and 800 students and comprise various lecture halls and a computer centre.
Pöyry's tasks include the design of sanitary facilities, waste water installations, generation and distribution of the technical compressed air, warm water generation and compact sanitary installations in the laboratory sector. Furthermore, Pöyry's experts will design water treatment facilities, fire protection installations and water systems for fire extinguishing and install rainwater utilisation facilities and solar collectors.
The new building of the Biozentrum is scheduled for completion in 2016.
Additional information by:
David Hossli, President, Business Area Switzerland and Asia, Urban & Mobility Business Group,
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 and responsible business. With quality and integrity at our core, we deliver best-in-class management consulting, total solutions, and design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7,000 experts and a local office network in about 50 countries.
Pöyry's net sales in 2010 were EUR 682 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).