Nordec signed an implementation phase agreement with SRV for the Laakso Joint Hospital project

Nordec Group Oyj press release 18.12.2023 at 09.00 EET UTC+3

Nordec signed an implementation phase agreement with SRV on the delivery of the steel frame and frame installation of the northern part of the main building, including casting works for the Laakso Joint Hospital project

The Laakso hospital area will be renewed in the 2020s. Two new hospital buildings will be built in the valley and two protected hospital buildings will be renovated. Laakso Hospital will provide psychiatric medical care, operations at Helsinki Hospital and, among other things, demanding neurological rehabilitation. The valley will become a major teaching and research hospital.

More information about the project: https://laaksonyhteissairaala.fi/

Client: Kiinteistöosakeyhtiö Laakson yhteissairaala (City of Helsinki and HUS)

Main contractor: SRV

Principal and architectural design: Laakson LATU (Tähti-Set Architects, AW2-Architects, Lukkaroinen Architects and UKI Architects)

Structural, geo- and rock engineering: Unitas (AFRY, AINS Group)

HVAC design, energy and life cycle design: Granlund

 

Nordec is actively involved in the Laakso Joint Hospital project; implements the frame of the northern part of the main building of a giant project.

After competitive tendering, Nordec was selected to participate in the development phase of the project in 2022. In the weekly workshops, the frame solutions of the project’s main building have been actively developed, and the feasibility and scheduling of the project have been considered and optimised together with the other parties in the alliance.

The main building has mainly 8 floors and a gross area of 95,000 m2. The implementation phase agreement now signed concerns the northern part of the main building, approximately 58,000 m2. Nordec’s steel frame factory production is already underway and installation work on site will begin in January 2024.

Nordec participates in the design control and design of the steel frame of the main building together with the main contractor SRV and Unitas (AFRY, AINS Group).

The scope of Nordec’s delivery includes the manufacture, delivery and installation of the steel frame in the northern part of the main building at the site, as well as the installation of concrete elements supplied by Lujabetoni Oy, including seam and casting in site and the delivery and installation of the steel frame of the  HVAC room.

Ilkka Hätönen, Project Manager of the alliance subproject of Laakso Joint Hospital, on the cooperation: “Nordec has been a flexible partner for the alliance. With Nordec’s expertise, we have together achieved financial, qualitative and scheduling targets. This provides an excellent basis for starting implementation.”

For further information, please contact:

Heikki Alakarhu, Business Area Manager, +358–50–380 1715, heikki.alakarhu@nordec.com

Jaakko Köninki, Commercial Development Manager, +358–50–559 7129, jaakko.koninki@nordec.com

About Nordec

Nordec Group Oyj is one of the leading suppliers of steel frame structures and façade solutions for construction projects in the Nordic countries with a strong position in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries of Poland, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The company has long experience in the design, manufacture and installation of frame structures, facades and bridges. Nordec’s main raw material is steel. The service offering includes single-storey buildings, multi-storey buildings, heavy industry buildings, bridges and façade structures.

Nordec’s revenue in 2022 was EUR 310 million and adjusted EBITDA EUR 17.4 million.

Further information about Nordec is available on the Company’s website at www.nordec.com.

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