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NCC’s survey: Five trends shaping the future of work

Hybrid work is the new normal, soulless offices are out and the time when you could pretend to work is over. According to a survey carried out by NCC in Finland, the working life of white-collar workers has changed forever and the most considerable changes are related to the growing power of employees.

Globally unique articulated hauler on site at NCC’s quarry in southern Sweden

The world’s first construction machine built using fossil-free steel arrived today at NCC’s quarry in Södra Sandby, near Lund, in southern Sweden. The construction machine, an A30G articulated hauler, was manufactured by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), using fossil-free steel from SSAB and will be used daily by NCC in its operations at the quarry.

Business Arena gathers real estate industry together in Helsinki

Business Arena is a leading Nordic real estate event held in Helsinki 24 May 2022. NCC had an exhibition stand at the event and participated in the seminar presentations.

NCC divest rebar factory in Norrköping

NCC is divesting the Swedish operation Hercules Armering to BE Group. The operation, which is a small manufacturing unit with a factory in Norrköping, Sweden, will now have the opportunity to develop and grow.

NCC takes step toward completely digitalized projects

NCC is taking a large step in its digitalization work and is now laying the foundation for the introduction of a standardized digital language for all of the Group’s projects. By using standardized data, NCC will further advance its position in making the construction industry digital.

Strategic Leadership Program - Reflections from an education

During an eventful year I have combined my role as a Project manager at Infrastructure in Jönköping with NCCs Strategic Leadership Program. Thanks to supportive and understanding coworkers I’ve had the privilege to be able to sneak away at seven times for one to three days at the time and fully concentrate on my learning and development as a part of NCCs leadership.

We Land Helsinki: One thing above all attracts property investors and tenants

”ESG is increasing in focus where property investments are concerned. Today, preference is given to property portfolios with a strong commitment to sustainability values. One could even say that a new building project without the environmental certificate hardly attracts investor interest which is why the investment is not realised,” Senior Property Developer Heikki Alén says.

New technological innovations piloted at OOPS’ construction

The first OOPS office property located in the heart of Espoo is constructed using the latest technology and data from the office construction as never before. NCC and the software company Trimble were able to showcase Trimble’s state-of-the-art technologies in close cooperation.

NCC’s Christmas gift will support children with homework help

NCC wants to contribute to promoting learning and education among children and young people. This year’s Christmas donation therefore supports a number of organizations in the Nordic region that provide children with homework help.

NCC on Allbright’s annual list of gender-equal management teams

The Allbright foundation recently published its annual list outlining gender equality among Sweden’s publicly traded companies. NCC has an even gender distribution in its Group management, thereby placing it on Allbright's green list for publicly traded companies.

Buildings A and B at NCC's project OOPS are ready for moving in

Buildings A and B of NCC's OOPS project have been completed in the Hatsinanpuisto area, Espoo, Finland. NCC's development project offers unique office space in a top location where accessibility shakes hands with nature.

Deloitte is proud to be headquartered in NCC’s We Land

The world-leading audit and financial advisory organisation Deloitte chose We Land, Ruoholahti, for their new Finnish headquarters. The new building project developed by NCC offers modern offices, restaurants and high end service.

Corona-adjusted Health & Safety week at NCC

For the sixth consecutive year, NCC conducts a Health & Safety week, where all employees can contribute to an improved work environment. This year’s Health & Safety week is adjusted to be do-able despite the current Corona pandemic.

Digitization and computerized work methods lead to better and safer work environment

Christian Køhler-Johansen, Health and Safety Manager at Building Denmark, is a well-known face among the employees of NCC’s projects in Denmark. Here, he describes his work and how NCC’s digital OHS reporting system and visits to projects go hand in hand in efforts to strengthen the work environment at all of NCC’s worksites.

Staffing company Safida Montage to be phased out

Demand for staffing services in the projects has fallen in recent years. More and more the projects are using subcontractors. On the back of this development, NCC’s staffing company Safida Montage will be phased out. It has approximately 30 employees.

Project manager thanks to internal training

My name is Joel Ahlqvist and I'm project manager for the Häggvik interchange. I previously attended one of the programs at the Project Management Academy, which was established a few years ago in order, as they describe it, to develop our ability to lead and run projects more successfully. And today I'm working as project manager for one of NCC's major civil engineering projects.

NCC starts construction of three Swan Ecolabel apartment buildings in Espoo, Finland

At the beginning of the year, NCC will start the construction of three apartment buildings for Espoon Asunnot and Asuntosäätiö in Karakallio, Espoo, which will apply for the Swan Ecolabel. The total value of the contracts is around 20 MEUR.

NCC to start construction of Papirøen

NCC has received planning permission and can now begin the complex large-scale construction of Papirøen together with the development company CØ P/S. The order was first communicated in 2019 and the project is expected to be completed in 2024.

NCC tests lignin for greener asphalt

NCC and RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) have commenced collaboration to test the renewable raw material lignin as a binding agent in asphalt. The project is part of NCC’s efforts to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and dependence on fossil products.

NCC launches updated sustainability targets

In connection with NCC’s Capital Markets meeting on November 18, NCC launched updated sustainability targets. The updated targets for 2021 and onwards are focused on Climate & Energy and Health & Safety.