Category: Infrastructure

Ambassador Kahiluoto discussed Finnish technology with HCMC metro project leader

The Finnish ambassador to Vietnam met with the leader of Ho Chi Minh City(HCMC) Metro project to discuss Finnish technology on 26 June 2020, according to The Embassy of Finland update. The statement said: Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto in a meeting with the leader of the HCMC Metro Project Cuong Bui Xuan. Finland is interested in…

Danish crane company joins force with Vietnamese Dang Gia Corperation

Danish crane and access and heavy lift group BMS has formed a strategic alliance with Vietnam’s Dang Gia corporation. Based in Hanoi, northern Vietnam, Dang Gia provides crane services to the heavy marine construction, oil, gas, mining and wind farm industries. It currently runs a fleet of around 50 cranes topped by a 750 tonne…

Denmark participating in sustainable urban planning in Yangon

The Royal Danish Embassy in Yangon has announced a green initiative plan in Myanmar. The statement said: “Earlier in May, Denmark signed an agreement for support to @DohEainYGN, a social enterprise working to protect and develop Yangon’s architectural and cultural heritage. The new project will focus on developing the historic Bank Street in down town…

Nokia signed contract to provide network infrastructure for Central China Holdings

Nokia announced in an official statement, that it has signed a five-year network infrastructure and big data analytics agreement with leading real estate group Central China Holdings Co., Ltd. Under the contract, Nokia will provide a range of solutions enabling Central China Holdings to design and build state-of-the-art developments that leverage POL, home Wi-Fi and…

Ramboll acquires Singaporean consultant Web Structures

Danish consulting engineer Ramboll has announced the acquisition of Singaporean consultant Web Structures, which specialises in design and engineering services for high-rise buildings, on 7 January 2020. The deal will allow Ramboll to expand to its 4,500 payroll with 120 designers and engineers based in offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and London. Web Structures…

Norway cooperated with Chinese company on building arctic suspension bridge

Norway has express thanks to China and officially opened the longest suspension bridge above the Arctic Circle on 15th December 2019. The 1.5 kilometer span was built in cooperation with a Chinese company. Chinese workers, locals and officials took part in the opening ceremony of the new Norwegian super bridge, dubbed Hålogaland, near the northern…

Smart city Bangkok symposium successful in bringing experts to share ideas

The TSCC Smart Cities Symposium: Connectivity and Mobility organised by Thai- Swedish Chamber of Commerce took place at the Landmark hotel on 26th November. The event was focusing on possibilities and solutions of the global movements regarding climate change and growing number of populations and how to improve living quality.There were overall 120 participants from…

Indonesia’s transport minister met with Sweden’s infrastructure minister

On 26th November 2019, Indonesian transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi met with Sweden’s Infrastructure Minister, Thomas Eneroth, for a spot of lobbying following a bilateral talk. “Support from Sweden would also strengthen cooperation between the two countries,” Mr. Budi said in a statement on 27th November. Indonesia and Sweden signed a letter of intent for…

CEO unhappy Chinese company to expand Swedish metro

stockholm metro line

The Stockholm metro is due to expand with a new line, and the state-owned Chinese company China Railway Tunnel Group (CRTG) has won the bid to a procurement contract. CRTG has to fork out 28 USD for three tunnels for the preparatory work of the new metro line according to business newssite Dagens industri. While…

Wallenberg not sure which side Europe will be on in a Sino-US High-Tech Cold War

Marcus Wallenberg — a fifth-generation member of the Swedish Wallenberg dynasty — said the Sino-U.S. trade war was “extremely unfortunate.” Speaking at the Salzburg Summit in Austria, and in an interview with CNBC Friday, Marcus Wallenberg warned that the delay in finding a resolution to the trade conflict was extremely worrying. Marcus Wallenberg also pointed to…