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Welcome to the World of PORR.

Discover exciting blog articles on trend topics in the construction industry. Along with technical background information on our diverse projects in the fields of structural and civil engineering, infrastructure, environmental technology as well as design and engineering.

Join us on our journey. And let us inspire you.

Welcome to the World of PORR. Discover exciting blog articles on trend topics in the construction industry. Along with technical background information on our diverse projects.

Sustainability
Wind power: sustainable, efficient, cheap
Sustainability
Wind power: sustainable, efficient, cheap Wind power: sustainable, efficient, cheap

Electricity from renewable energy sources has long been seen as an immature alternative with potential for improvement. But investing in wind power now makes a lot of sense. At all levels.

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Sustainability
Under water: concepts for living with floods
Sustainability
Under water: concepts for living with floods Under water: concepts for living with floods

Sea levels are rising. And sooner rather than later, coastal cities will have to respond. Some have already done so. And there are multiple exciting concepts for the worst-case scenario as well.

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Best Place to Work
Called to climb
Best Place to Work
Called to climb Called to climb

Jvan Tresch is a Swiss Master in lead climbing, he’s defeated many new big wall routes all over the world and he uses his talent for his work in the Rock Team at PORR SUISSE AG.

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Sustainability
Wood – the construction material of the future
Sustainability
Wood – the construction material of the future Wood – the construction material of the future

Sustainable buildings as a chip off the old block? Wood is gaining popularity as a construction material. With a lot of benefits. Primarily for the environment.

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Digitalisation
Digital perspectives
Digitalisation
Digital perspectives Digital perspectives

It has been around for a while, the construction site of the future. New technologies are bringing together everyone involved in a project. And letting them see what cannot be viewed by the naked eye.

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Sustainability
How to protect the environment with construction waste
Sustainability
How to protect the environment with construction waste How to protect the environment with construction waste

Concrete is the world’s most popular construction material. Popular but not sustainable. Unless it happens to be recycled. And unless construction waste is used to make something new.

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Sustainability
bee@PORR: of the birds and the bees
Sustainability
bee@PORR: of the birds and the bees bee@PORR: of the birds and the bees

They have been to outer space and can detect explosives. But the most impressive thing about bees is what they mean for the environment. That's why PORR is helping these critically endangered insects.

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Civil engineering/infrastructure
Sylvenstein Reservoir headrace tunnel
Civil engineering/infrastructure
Sylvenstein Reservoir headrace tunnel Sylvenstein Reservoir headrace tunnel

In Bavaria’s Isar Valley, PORR carried out badly needed renovations on the Sylvenstein Reservoir headrace tunnel.

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Digitalisation
Smart Construction
Digitalisation
Smart Construction Smart Construction

The Internet of Things and the use of artificial intelligence are making the construction sector smarter. And the data generated from this is in turn making all construction processes more efficient.

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Civil engineering/infrastructure
Infrastructure measures at Zugersee Ost
Civil engineering/infrastructure
Infrastructure measures at Zugersee Ost Infrastructure measures at Zugersee Ost

PORR participated in a consortium comprehensively renovating and extending a 15km stretch of railway line along the Gotthard axis – in just eighteen months.

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Sustainability
Full steam ahead with hydropower
Sustainability
Full steam ahead with hydropower Full steam ahead with hydropower

Almost 18%, that’s how much of the world’s electrical energy comes from

hydropower. And it’s climbing. After all, in times of climate change,

renewable energy holds the key to a liveable future.

 

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Civil engineering/infrastructure
08L-26R Runway Henri Coanda Airport Bucharest
Civil engineering/infrastructure
08L-26R Runway Henri Coanda Airport Bucharest 08L-26R Runway Henri Coanda Airport Bucharest

Within just five months, PORR Construct has modernised one of the country’s most important runways at Henri Coanda International Airport in Romania, Bucharest.

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Best Place to Work
proud@PORR: Always be passionate about the job you do
Best Place to Work
proud@PORR: Always be passionate about the job you do proud@PORR: Always be passionate about the job you do

Hendrike Gramatke is a site manager at Stump-Franki. The PORRian tells us how she ended up in specialist civil engineering, what her goals are and why everyything is good in the end.

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Digitalisation
A trailblazer in road construction
Digitalisation
A trailblazer in road construction A trailblazer in road construction

In asphalt road construction digitalisation is completely revolutionising the meticulously planned construction logistics and completed coordination. Which brings a lot of benefits. For everyone.

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Building construction
Europaallee at Zurich central railway station
Building construction
Europaallee urban quarter Zurich central railway station Europaallee at Zurich central railway station

The Europaallee quarter in Zurich is one of the most significant areas of urban development in the Swiss capital. PORR completed work on three of the eight cons

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