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For seven years, the NCC Dome of Visions has been a meeting place for dialogue and debate on innovation and sustainable development at various locations in the Nordic countries, most recently in Gothenburg. The project has been a platform for hundreds of seminars, exhibitions, meetings and talks. NCC recently sold the Dome of Visions in Gothenburg and an interesting and inspiring project has come to an end. The new owners, Nilsson Energy Group, will take over the building, which will continue to be a meeting place for sustainable development, with a particular focus on green hydrogen solutions.
Buildings A and B at the OOPS office site are rising rapidly in the Leppävaara district of Espoo, greater Helsinki area. The OOPS Campus was designed from the early planning stages according to the sustainability requirements of the international environmental rating BREEAM Excellent.
2020 marks the fifth year that NCC conducts a Health and Safety week throughout the entire organization. The Corona pandemic has made certain adjustments to the program necessary – but has at the same time proven the importance of the topic.
One of the largest property development projects in the metropolitan area is underway in the Hatsinanpuisto area of Leppävaara. The first building to rise in this area developed by NCC is Trimble’s headquarters which means a joint expedition to testing and using new digital construction tools.
NCC is well on its way to achieving its climate target, to halve emissions from its own production by 2020. At mid-year, measurements showed a decrease in emissions of 42 percent since 2015. The outcome is followed up on a full-year and off-year basis, where the half-year result is usually somewhat higher as the asphalt operations are not run for full capacity during winter.
NCC and Volvo Trucks have jointly developed a digital service to increase the efficiency of loading and removal of excavation rubble. The service is now being tested at NCC’s worksite at the Centralen subproject of the West Link tunnel project and will eliminate the need for thousands of truck journeys and reduce CO2 emissions by a thousand tons.
What distinguishes a Mega project and what is required to successfully run and manage a Mega Project? The question is highly relevant for those who started NCC's training NCC Mega Project Management Program last week. The training is a part of a major investment NCC makes in project management.
Over just seven years, 25 of some 30 asphalt plants in Sweden have been converted to run on biofuel. There are strong hopes for similar progress in other Nordic countries.
Deloitte will bring its Finnish headquarters and over 700 employees to the We Land building to be completed in the K. A. Fagerholm Square in the Ruoholahti district of Helsinki in 2022. The target set for We Land, a concept developed by NCC, is to upgrade the Ruoholahti district into one of Helsinki’s most attractive areas. The building is designed to meet the exceptionally high BREEAM rating of Outstanding.
NCC has partnered up with CHAOS to be on pulse of the Ruoholahti residents, frequent area users, and workers to build the most sustainable and innovative business and co-creation hub in Helsinki – We Land. CHAOS supports project’s digitalisation by bringing forward demographics, and citizens’ sentiments.
The name NoDig doesn’t tell the whole truth. Of course we have to dig – but much less than with other methods. It is quick, efficient, cheap – and much better for the climate.
On Friday 7 June, NCC celebrated its breakthrough in the sub-sea Eysturoy Tunnel’s 11.2 km long main branch which, on completion, will cut journey times to the capital Tórshavn from many locations on the Faroe Islands.
In Helsingborg, work on building the city’s new landmark – a water tower – is in full swing. And we’re building it in concrete.
Starting today, NCC arranges Health and Safety Week for its fourth consecutive year. During the week, each of NCC’s more than 3,000 projects around the Nordics will dedicate time to help strengthen the health and safety culture at our worksites and workplaces.
Today is International Women’s Day, and the trend at NCC is toward a more equal company. If the shareholders vote “yes” at the Annual General Meeting, both the Executive Team and the Board of Directors will be completely equal. NCC’s management teams are 40 percent women and 60 percent men, but in total the company is 86 percent men.
NCC has been awarded first prize in the Finnish health and safety competition "Turvallisuus alkaa minusta” (Safety starts with me) where the winning worksite scored a historical maximum 100 in the TR-index, an index that is used to measure health and safety standard.
A swan label residential building which NCC built for VAV has been nominated for an innovation award by Asuntomarkkinat, an annual housing event. This year the competition focuses on solutions and services that help control and prevent climate change.
Ann-Marie Hedbeck has been appointed General Counsel of NCC. She has been Acting General Counsel on two occasions, once in the Executive Management Team and once in the expanded Executive Management Team, since the end of August.
Anders Torell has been named Nordic CIO of the Year by international networking company Management Events for his work as CIO at NCC Industry and in this current position as CEO of NCC’s Loop Industries. The prize was awarded at the Nordic Strategy Forum Executive IT conference, where Anders Torell was selected from among a group of nominees that included Tommi Tuovila, CIO of Neste, and Åshild Hanne Larsen, CIO of Equinor.
NCC is raising Operations Development to the Executive Management Group level with Ylva Lageson as Head of Operational Development and IT (ODIT). The new function in the Executive Management Group will develop NCC’s processes and work methods, develop NCC’s strategic work, IT and digitalization. Fredrik Vernersson has been appointed new Head of Strategy reporting to Ylva Lageson. He is currently working with transformation services at McKinsey & Company.