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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.

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Gas, coal, oil - fossil energy has long been out of date.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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Building construction
BMW Group Campus
Building construction
BMW Group Campus BMW Group Campus

PORR has built the BMW Group Campus, spanning over 12,000 m², in Salzburg. With BIM, LEAN Construction it was possible to deliver the project on time.

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Sustainability
Urban development: the harmony of contrasts
Sustainability
Urban development: the harmony of contrasts Urban development: the harmony of contrasts

City or country – that’s a choice you don’t need to make. More and more space is being made for nature in urban settings. And that has a lot of advantages. For people. And for the environment.

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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
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