PRESS RELEASE, MARCH 6, 1998 14/98
SKANSKA LANDS NEW CONTRACT IN ESTONIA
Finnish Skanska Oy's subsidiary, Skanska Ehituse AS, has received an order to build
Biocentrum, a new research and development center with laboratories in Tartu, Estonia. The
contract amounts to about EEK200M, corresponding to SEK 114M. The customer is the Social
Ministry of Estonia and the project is being financed by the World Bank and The Estonian
All departments for medical research and training in Tartu will be housed in
Biomedicum, with capacity for 1,000 students. The work will also involve installation of
permanent equipment, covering about 13,500 sq. m. Work will begin immediately and is
scheduled to be completed by the end of the summer in 1999.
Skanska Ehituse AS will carry out the project as a join-venture with the Estonian
construction company AS Kroger & Sumberg Ehituse.
March 5, 1998
Group Corporate Communications
For further information kindly contact:
Skanska Ehituse A/S, Margus Pôim tel. + 372 6 541 180.