2013-10-02 16:09:04 -
Veidekke's subsidiary, Block Berge Bygg AS, has been awarded a contract to build
a new office building in Randaberg for Randaberg Group AS. This will be a
turnkey contract valued at NOK 110 million, excluding VAT.
The new office building will house employees of the Randaberg Group and will be
located at Harestad in Randaberg municipality in Jæren. The building will have a
total area of around 9,300 m² over four storeys of offices and a three-level
underground parking facility. The architect is Plank Arkitekter AS in Sandnes.
The project has been developed in cooperation between the client, architect and
contractor and will be built with load-bearing concrete element façades in mini
coated grey concrete. The solution is a good basis for constructing an energy-
efficient building with energy class
B with the option of going to energy class
"We are continuously striving to develop our expertise in building energy and
environmentally sound buildings based on our industrial premise. Success in
winning this contract is very pleasing, and the project will make a positive
contribution toward our continued development," says managing director Yngvar
Karlsen of Veidekke's wholly-owned subsidiary Block Berge Bygg AS.
Construction started a short time ago, and the building will be ready for
takeover in December 2014.
For more information please contact:
Managing Director Yngvar Karlsen, Block Berge Bygg AS, tel. +47 51 78 99 00,
Communications Manager Helge Dieset, tel. +47 21 05 77 91 / +47 90 55 33 22,
Veidekke is one of Scandinavia's leading contractors and property developers
with a turnover of NOK 20 billion (2012) and 6,300 employees. Activities include
building and construction projects, residential developments, asphalt plants,
gravel and aggregates, and road services. Our values are professional, honest,
enthusiastic and ground-breaking. Our goals for health, safety and the
environment, HSE, have equal status with our financial goals. Veidekke is
characterised by a strong corporate culture with employee involvement and co-
ownership as important cornerstones. More than half of the employees are co-
owners, holding around 20 per cent of the Group's shares between them. The
company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and has always posted a profit
since it was founded in 1936.
Block Berge Bygg AS is one of Rogaland county's leading EPC contractors and a
major supplier of precast concrete building elements. The company is wholly
owned by Veidekke ASA and has 325 employees. It has its own concrete element
factory in Klepp, outside Stavanger, and had a turnover of NOK 1050 million in
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
Randaberg Group illustration from Plank Arkitekter:
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