The main tunell.
Source: Norwegian National rail Administration
Major contract being awarded Adima Engineering AS for the hiring of senior operational personnel and technical operators to the ongoing Follo Line Project.
Adima Engineering AS is part of Adima AS; a Norwegian group of four staffing companies specialized in technical workforce, and has its headquarters in Brattvaag, close to Aalesund city.
Customer is the Spanish / Italian company Acciona Ghella Joint Venture (AGJV), as of the Norwegian National rail Administration been awarded the largest EPC contract in the project (NOK 8.7 billion). http://agjv.no/no/
The contract involves the drilling of 18.5 km of the total 20 km long twin tunnel from Oslo Central Station to Ski Station. Four tunnel-boring machines (TBM`s) is currently underway with drilling.
When tunnel completed in 2021, it will be the Nordic region to date longest railway tunnel.
Follo Line Project is the largest Norwegian transport project in modern times, and Adima is proud to be involved in this giant railway project.
Deliverables from Adima include supervisors, electricians, mechanics and logistics personnel, and includes both hourly hiring and recruitment for permanent positions.
Contract value for Adima currently estimated around NOK 22 million, and a lot of this volume already been delivered in the current year.
Cooperation with the customer going very well and it`s also seen that AGJV has high focus on safety.
Adima traditionally much related to the now severely weakened Norwegian maritime sector and the oil & gas sector have therefore had a need to find new markets for their services.
Focus in finding new markets has mainly been into the transport construction market in road and rail.
Much thanks to new foreign players’ entry into large Norwegian transport developments, Adima has succeeded in getting a foothold in this market.
“New foreign players also gives new Norwegian actors opportunities for access to the Adima have experienced being an otherwise fairly closed market.
Adima has thus proven able to deliver within a new delivery area, our history from maritime and oil & gas sector has shown that our personnel fits very well into such a project, “commented Haakon Hildre, CEO Adima companies.