Skanska has signed a contract as general contractor for Facebook’s data centre project in Luleå, Sweden.
Skanska is responsible for all infrastructure on the project, such as utilities and roads. Skanska also constructs all sub-structure, concrete works and builds office and facilities buildings. Skanska UK and Skanska USA Mission Critical group are also supporting the project.
Construction started in March 2014 and will be completed in the first half of 2015. The project is estimated to be worth about SEK 530 M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter 2014.
Skanska Sweden is one of Sweden’s largest construction companies, with operations in building and civil-engineering construction. The business unit has approximately 11,000 employees and revenue in 2013 amounted to approximately SEK 30 billion. In Sweden, Skanska is also active in the development of residential construction and commercial premises.