ÅF acquires BBK
Thu, 06/05/2008 - 09:24
For further information, please contact: Åke Rosenius, President, Infrastructure Division +46 (0)70-636 94 71 Viktor Svensson, Director, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26 ÅF has, through its Infrastructure Division, acquired the technical consulting company BergByggKonsult (BBK) AB, which has 12 employees in Stockholm. BBK possesses specialist expertise in rock mechanics and rock engineering, geotechnical instrumentation and 3D laser scanning. BBK consultants are accustomed to working first and foremost with pilot and feasibility studies, project engineering, on-site inspections of construction work and site supervision. Projects are often related to underground facilities such as tunnels and rock chambers, and to surface facilities with foundations in rock. BBK clients include the Swedish nuclear fuel and waste management specialist SKB, Stockholm's regional transport authority (SL), Vattenfall and Sweden's national administrative bodies for rail (Banverket), road (Vägverket) and properties used by the Swedish armed forces (Fortifikationsverket). ÅF AB Corporate Information ÅF is a leader in technical consulting, with expertise founded on more than a century of experience. We offer highly qualified services and solutions for industrial processes, infrastructure projects and the development of products and IT systems. We are also a leading name in testing and inspection. Today ÅF has 4,000 employees. Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.