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CEE region Skanska partners with Holcim

Construction
Skanska has announced a strategic partnership with concrete supplier Holcim Romania to help it reach carbon neutrality by 2045.

According to the World Green Building Council, the construction sector is currently responsible for 39 pct of global CO2 emissions, with embedded carbon accounting for 11 pct of the global carbon footprint. Moreover, embedded carbon could account for as much as half of the entire CO2 footprint for new constructions by 2050. Skanska has already managed to reduce emissions by about 40 pct globally, which has only motivated the company to update the target for 2035 to 70 pct.

We are grateful for this partnership with Holcim, which is not only another step towards achieving our carbon footprint reduction goals, but also an opportunity to promote these practices and encourage other companies to implement innovative solutions in their projects. We firmly believe that relying on sustainable solutions will only bring greater benefits to society, the environment, and the world economy. That’s why, along with Holcim, we continue to strive to minimise the damage we do to the environment. We want to make sure that the materials used are sourced responsibly and used in the best sustainable, which is implicitly based on the principles of a circular economy.
Andrei Ivan, projects director Skanska CEE.

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schedule 24 May 2022
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schedule 24 May 2022
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schedule 24 May 2022
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schedule 24 May 2022
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schedule 24 May 2022
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schedule 23 May 2022
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schedule 23 May 2022
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schedule 23 May 2022
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schedule 20 May 2022
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schedule 20 May 2022
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schedule 20 May 2022
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schedule 19 May 2022

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schedule 19 May 2022

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Office & mixed-use development

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schedule 19 May 2022

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schedule 19 May 2022

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schedule 19 May 2022
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schedule 19 May 2022
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Green projects

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schedule 19 May 2022
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schedule 18 May 2022
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Warehouse & industrial

POLAND Maersk to move into 7R Łódź East I

schedule 18 May 2022
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Danish logistics giant Maersk has leased 18,500 sqm of warehousing with offices in 7R Park Łódź East I.

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schedule 20 May 2022

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schedule 11 May 2022

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schedule 28 April 2022

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schedule 21 March 2022

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schedule 25 February 2022

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schedule 28 January 2022

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schedule 26 January 2022

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schedule 31 December 2021

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schedule 02 December 2021

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schedule 10 November 2021

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schedule 09 November 2021

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schedule 30 June 2021

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schedule 23 June 2021

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schedule 19 May 2021

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schedule 15 April 2021

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schedule 29 March 2021

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schedule 11 February 2021

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schedule 29 December 2020

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schedule 23 December 2020

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By the end of 2022 Skanska is to have built a 143m flyover over six railway tracks in Skiernewice as well as renovated a total of around 1.2 km of road.

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