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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.

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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.

Best Place to Work
Road construction: Building together, growing together
Best Place to Work
Road construction: Building together, growing together Road construction: Building together, growing together

The DN5 connects Bucharest with Bulgaria. PORR was contracted to construct a bypass and connecting road just before the border. A project manager reports.

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Behind the construction fences: Wien Museum
Best Place to Work
Behind the construction fences: Wien Museum Behind the construction fences: Wien Museum

The Wien Museum houses precious treasures from thousands of years of history. PORR is adapting it for the future. Overall project manager Stefan Posch about the ambitious building project.

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Sustainability
Top 7: Green facades
Sustainability
Top 7: Green facades Top 7: Green facades

Green facades improve the climate and air quality, they insulate temperatures as well as noise. And they enrich every cityscape and landscape.

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Sustainability
SKYSAWA: A skyscraper for a mermaid
Sustainability
SKYSAWA: A skyscraper for a mermaid SKYSAWA: A skyscraper for a mermaid

Built in record time and sustainably: PORR has realised the SKYSAWA office and commercial complex in Warsaw in just three years. Energy-efficient solutions included.

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Sustainability
“Everyone deserves quality”
Sustainability
“Everyone deserves quality” “Everyone deserves quality”

Sustainability is his trademark. He makes the world a better place. And he does it in areas where many might not even look. Architect and Berliner-at-heart Diébédo Francis Kéré takes centre stage.

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Building bridges in Norway
Best Place to Work
Building bridges in Norway Building bridges in Norway

An Australian lives his dream in Norway, building bridges. Not just any bridge, but the longest railway bridge in the country. And not just anyhow, but for the first time with LEAN.

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PORR apprenticeship: 3 questions and answers
Best Place to Work
PORR apprenticeship: 3 questions and answers PORR apprenticeship: 3 questions and answers

Cem Rendecioglu - PORRian, apprentice, influencer - on career opportunities and future prospects at PORR.

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Sustainability
Do not disturb: Species protection in bridge construction
Sustainability
Do not disturb: Species protection in bridge construction Do not disturb: Species protection in bridge construction

When the salmon are moving through the river, the work in the water at the new city bridge in Drammen, Norway, comes to a standstill. Because species protection has priority.

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“Women are a common sight on construction sites."
Best Place to Work
“Women are a common sight on construction sites." “Women are a common sight on construction sites."

Slawomira Bukowska’s job means sustainability, as she handles building certifications. She is living proof that mothers can also be successful career women.

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Sustainability
Sustainable solution: Roads made of plastic
Sustainability
Sustainable solution: Roads made of plastic Sustainable solution: Roads made of plastic

By 2040 there will be 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic in the environment. But some of them could be reused in road surfacing. Other concepts too are already making road construction more sustainable.

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Digitalisation
Urban planning: Digital Twins
Digitalisation
Urban planning: Digital Twins Urban planning: Digital Twins

The ideal city should be both sustainable and worth living in. But that is easier said than planned. Digital models can help make it possible.

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Sustainability
Sustainable energy from below the surface
Sustainability
Sustainable energy from below the surface Sustainable energy from below the surface

Gas, coal, oil - fossil energy has long been out of date. Geothermal energy is a sustainable alternative. And PORR is an expert in this field.

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Best Place to Work
“What we need on-site is more girl power”
Best Place to Work
“What we need on-site is more girl power” “What we need on-site is more girl power”

She turns old into new. Or at least as good as new. That’s because Patricia Mair is a young site manager in the field of revitalisation. What she likes about this job, she tells in this interview.

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Civil engineering/infrastructure
Albern Harbour Gate
Civil engineering/infrastructure
Albern Harbour Gate Albern Harbour Gate

PORR worked with Andritz Hydro GmbH to design and construct a gate at Albern Harbour in Vienna to protect against flooding, all during active port operation.

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Sustainability
U2 in Vienna: When two giants become one
Sustainability
U2 in Vienna: When two giants become one U2 in Vienna: When two giants become one

How PORR and STRABAG are building the U2 in Vienna together and with several departments. A report from the construction site at Matzleinsdorfer Platz.

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