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Construction Season Starts at UK’s Largest Antarctic Research Hub

13 January 2021
The next stage of building a scientific support facility in Antarctica began this week. To avoid the risk of introducing COVID-19 to British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station, the construction team spent two weeks in quarantine and had three Covid-19 tests prior to making the almost 11,000 kilometre voyage by ship.

Sweco acquires the Finnish engineering and architecture consultancy Optiplan

12 January 2021
Sweco has signed an agreement with the construction company NCC Suomi Oy to acquire Optiplan Oy with approximately 150 employees. The acquisition strengthens Sweco’s expertise in the area of designing sustainable and energy efficient residential and non-residential buildings.  

Project portfolio review results in write-down in Sweco Germany

21 December 2020
Sweco announces a write-down of trade working capital of SEK 290 million after concluding the review of the German project portfolio.

Sweco UK drives MLM Group integration with new divisions and leadership team appointments

17 December 2020
Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has created two new divisions and made several key appointments to its leadership team as the business combines its capabilities with MLM Group.

Sweco donates £20,000 Christmas party budget to local charities

17 December 2020
With so many charities greatly impacted by COVID-19, Sweco has donated its £20,000 staff Christmas party budget to local charities and groups across the UK and Ireland in the hopes of helping families and individuals during this festive season.

Sharing Our VR Expertise

15 December 2020
We are thrilled to share some exciting news regarding the launch of the PrismArch project. An amazing collaboration project funded by the European Commission. The aim of the project is to investigate, analyse and develop a comprehensive project presentation in Virtual Reality (VR).

Going circular in urban areas to combat climate change

09 December 2020
The population in urban areas will grow by nearly 2.5 billion people over the next decade. To cope with this increase and still achieve the Paris Climate Agreement goals, the construction industry must move from a linear to a circular approach. 

Change in number of shares and votes in Sweco AB (publ)

30 November 2020

Virtual consultation for the N/M20 Cork to Limerick Improvement Scheme

19 November 2020
Very exciting day for the N/M20 Cork to Limerick Improvement Scheme with the launch of its virtual consultation, Sweco is proud to be part of this project team.

Sweco Shortlisted for Highways Awards 2020

13 November 2020
We are delighted to announce that our active travel team in Scotland has been nominated for the “Best Use of New Technology” at the Highways Awards 2020. This award is the result of creating a virtual reality engagement tool to communicate our design of a new gold standard active travel corridor in Troon with a variety of key stakeholders, community groups and local schools.