Scandiaconsult manages construction of new opera house in Oslo

Scandiaconsult manages construction of new opera house in Oslo Scandiaconsult has been awarded yet another major contract by the Norwegian Directorate of Public Construction and Property for the planned opera house in central Oslo. The contract sum is about SEK 30 million and comprises construction management, co-ordination and operational planning. "This is a prestigious assignment for us," says Jan Ove Holmen, the managing director of Scandiaconsult in Norway. "We were awarded the highest total number of points in the tendering process, which took our understanding of the assignment, competence and references into account." The Norwegian Directorate is going to build a new modern opera house in Bjørvika in Oslo at an estimated cost of SEK 4 billion. The construction work will start in February 2003 and is estimated to take five years. Scandiaconsult has previously been awarded contracts for the construction of the opera house in Oslo together with NovoScen AB regarding technical solutions for changing scenery. This means that the Opera House in Oslo, due to open in 2008, will have the most modern stage machinery in the world. The assignments are managed by Scandiaconsult's offices in Oslo and Göteborg. For more information please contact Jan Ove Holmen, Scandiaconsult AS, tel +47- 22 51 80 00. Scandiaconsult, with 2100 employees in more than 50 locations in Sweden, Norway, and Finland, is a leading consulting engineering company in the Nordic market. The Group offers comprehensive solutions in all technical disciplines from concept and analysis, planning, design and project management to operation and maintenance. Scandiaconsult has annual sales of SEK 1.6 billion and is quoted on the A list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. For more information visit www.scc.se. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/02/04/20030204BIT00840/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/02/04/20030204BIT00840/wkr0002.pdf