SALZBURG / OSLO The Salzburg-based ALPINE Construction Company landed a major project in Norway. The contract for the 170-million-euro infrastructure project (1,318 million Norwegian krones) was signed yesterday, May 30, 2012, in Oslo, the Norwegian capital. The National Rail Administration “Jernbaneverket” and Norway’s Public Highway Administration “Statens vegvesen” are jointly building a new railway and motorway north of Oslo running parallel to Lake Mjøsa. The main railway line from Oslo to Trondheim will run along the eastern bank of Lake Mjøsa, as will the E6 European road, one of Scandinavia’s main north-south connections.
ALPINE will build a 6.4-kilometer, four-lane motorway section and a 5.2-kilometer double-track railway section between Langset and Brøhaug by the end of 2016. The motorway will lead through two 630-meter tunnels (Korslund Tunnel). The railway will run through the 580-meter Molykkja Tunnel to be built by ALPINE. The contract also includes the construction of an 8-kilometer footpath and bicycle path as well as local roads having a total length of eight kilometers.
ALPINE a construction company on the road to success
The Austrian ALPINE Construction Company is a member of the FCC Group and has built roads, motorways, power plants, stadiums, railways and subways, bridges, residential, commercial and industrial buildings around the world. Together with its subsidiary, ALPINE-ENERGIE, it promotes the construction and development of sustainable, alternative energies and energy networks. ALPINE has over 15,000 employees. The revenue from construction services increased to over 3.6 billion euros in 2011, of which approximately half is generated in Austria’s domestic market.
The FCC Group with its head office in Madrid operates in the public services, environmental services, infrastructure and renewable energies sector on an international scale. FCC has over 90,000 employees in more than 50 countries, generating sales of approx. 12 billion euros last year.