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On October 26, Nye Veier was able to open the last part of the new four-lane E6 motorway between Kolomoen and Moelv in Inland, Norway. Infrakit was used in the project. According to Byggeindustrien (27.10.2020), Nye Veier’s Development director Øyvind Moshagen believes that both Veidekke and Nye Veier have good reason to be satisfied with the implementation of the Arnkvern-Moelv […]

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Changes in the infrastructure industry – Expert interviews: Tim Barry

Tim Barry is an infrastructure specialist with over 20 years of international experience working and consulting in environmental infrastructure, in private and public utilities and for EPCM contractors. Currently, he works as an Interface Manager at Watercare, encouraging outcome focused engagement with other major projects in Auckland. In our conversation with him, we discussed how the industry has changed and developed in the last […]

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The first phase of Tampere Tram project is now 90 percent complete and the savings are estimated to be up to 26 million euros. Over three and a half years, the tramway tracks have been built faster than planned. Construction for the first phase started in spring 2017 and traffic is set to start in 2021.  […]

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Infrakit Group Oy selected for this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list

Infrakit Group Oy has been selected for this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list. The program lists the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Finland. The listing will be published on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Find out more about the 2020 program here.

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Compatibility and independence form the basis for success

For many parties in the GWW, Infrakit has become a very important tool. But what exactly gives Infrakit the ‘X-factor’? We talked to Tiny Nuiten, Managing Director at Infrakit, to try to find out what exactly this X-factor is.  When we look at Infrakit, the first thing that stands out is it independence from brands […]

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Infrakit: the data-sharing solution that revolutionizes infrastructure construction sites

Infrakit: a high-performance data-sharing solution at the Paris Line 11 site Regarding the extension project for metro line 11 in Paris, Anthony Balbeurre, foreman at Bouygues Construction, is able to rely on a new tool to collect and share data in real time: Infrakit. Developed in Finland (where it is used on most infrastructure construction […]

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Building information models improve quality of construction

In infrastructure construction, information is increasingly being presented in the form of building information models (BIMs) rather than paper drawings. NRC Group uses BIMs in a variety of construction projects, significantly improving quality and productivity. What is BIM? Building Information Modelling or Building Information Models are known as ‘BIMs’ for short. In the infrastructure sector […]

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The Hämeentie Street Renovation – Towards Model-Based Production in Cities

In spring 2019, the largest street renovation in Helsinki’s history began on Hämeentie. In addition to surface structures, the renovation project include water pipes, tram rails, cables and sewers. Protective structures beneath street level, in the roofing of the Sörnäinen metro station, have also been renovated. In the future, there will no longer be passenger […]

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Recruiting Talented Developers – Interview with our VP of Engineering Sakari Maaranen

It is quite often said that IT recruitment and attracting right talent can be a challenge, especially with more experienced developers. I interviewed our Vice President of Engineering, Sakari Maaranen, about IT recruitment. We also discussed some specific needs developers might have, and organisation culture in general. “Sakari, how long have you been in R&D?” […]

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Building Better Infra – Expert Interviews: Aki Kopra and Jero Juujärvi

The infrastructure sector and construction are in the midst of a transition with digital development. In our conversation with Kreate Oy’s Development Manager, Aki Kopra, and BIM Coordinator, Jero Juujärvi, we discussed the infrastructure industry, the changes it is undergoing and how, for example, new tools and themes of sustainability will also come up more […]

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