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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.

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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Best Place to Work
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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Best Place to Work
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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Best Place to Work
“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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Civil engineering/infrastructure
Helipad at Meidling Trauma Hospital
Civil engineering/infrastructure
Helipad at Meidling Trauma Hospital Helipad at Meidling Trauma Hospital

For the Meidling Trauma Hospital in Vienna, multiple PORR departments worked closely together to build a new helicopter landing pad.

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Digitalisation
Metaverse: An opportunity for the construction sector?
Digitalisation
Metaverse: An opportunity for the construction sector? Metaverse: An opportunity for the construction sector?

The Metaverse is the next chapter in the history of the internet. Like the smartphone or the internet itself, this virtual reality with endless possibilities will change everything.

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Best Place to Work
„Construction sector is no longer a purely male domain."
Best Place to Work
„Construction sector is no longer a purely male domain." „Construction sector is no longer a purely male domain."

Angelina Marko is responsible for ensuring safety on PORR construction sites. In the interview, she reveals why she enjoys her job so much and describes her experiences as a woman in this industry.

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Sustainability
Innovative materials for clean air
Sustainability
Innovative materials for clean air Innovative materials for clean air

There’s something in the air. Ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide for example. And yet, with the right construction materials you can significantly improve the air quality in cities.

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