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Press release

Press release

ÅF wins contract with SKB relating to storage of spent nuclear fuel at Forsmark

For further information:
Mats Påhlsson, President, ÅF Infrastructure Division +46 (0)70-534 64 00
Per Magnusson, President, ÅF Industry Division +46 (0)70-676 64 26
Viktor Svensson, Executive Vice President, Corporate Information +46 (0)70-657 20 26

ÅF has, together with Tyréns AB, signed a contract with the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, SKB, relating to preliminary studies prior to systematic project management of the storage of spent nuclear fuel at the Forsmark nuclear power plant.

The initial order is worth approximately SEK 6 million. It is estimated that at least half of this sum will accrue to ÅF. In all likelihood, this will be followed by the signing of a more extensive contract for systematic project management of the storage of the nuclear fuel. This project, which will run during 2012 and 2013, is estimated to be worth approximately SEK 75 million.

Most of the work will be carried out from ÅF in Stockholm and will involve resources and expertise from a number of ÅF divisions. The preliminary investigations will be undertaken in close liaison with SKB on site at Forsmark.l

ÅF has won the order thanks both to a strong portfolio of references from major infrastructure and industrial projects and to the company's world-class expertise in the nuclear power industry.

Corporate Information

The ÅF Group 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. Today the ÅF Group has more than 4,500 employees.
Our base is in Europe, but our business and our clients are found all over the world.