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AINS Civil Engineering joins the building of Helsinki-Tallinn tunnel

AINS Civil Engineering has joined a consortium that plans to build a fast underwater train connection between Helsinki and Tallinn. FinEst Bay Area Helsinki-Tallinn Tunnel would create a new metropolitan of two million people at the heart of the Baltic Sea area, connecting the leading technology and business hubs. The other members in the consortium are Pöyry, Fira and FinEst Bay Area Development. The members of the consortium have the latest know-how in underground structures, construction management and the use of digital tools and platforms in construction.

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Planning of Kuopio University Hospital’s New Heart project for the SYKE group

Kuopio University Hospital’s reform project New Heart is carried out as an alliance. In the SYKE group, A-Insinöörit Suunnittelu Oy is responsible for structural engineering, while A-Insinöörit Rakennuttaminen Oy heads the design team. Granlund Kuopio Oy is responsible for the building service engineering work. Architects Kontukoski Oy and Kujala & Kolehmainen Oy and construction design studio Turunen & Räisänen Ky are responsible for architectural design and the tasks of the principal designer.

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Finnish expertise the key to global solutions in the storage of spent nuclear fuel

Hundreds of thousands of tons of spent nuclear fuel from nuclear reactor sites all over the world are still without a safe long-term storage option. On 20 August 2017, Last Week Tonight stated that, in the US alone, the amount of spent nuclear fuel sitting in nuclear power plants is a whopping 71,000 tons. If all that waste was gathered in a single location, we would end up with a pile of spent uranium rods the size of an entire football field and over 20 feet tall. One out of three Americans lives within 50 miles of nuclear waste.

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