Over 17,000 projects in 35 years
What are Sito's best projects made of? Why did the client choose Sito for its project?
In the EIA, the impacts of the project and the effectiveness of the project in terms of the master plan were assessed comprehensively and transparently. Nevertheless, the plans and assessments received a lot of criticism, and even the authorities were requesting clarifications until the very end. The planning work called for dedication and a systematic approach on the part of the consultation team and the project team overseeing the work. Read more »
The city of Joensuu purchased the 40 hectare site in January 2008. The old sawmill site is located on the banks of River Pielinen, close to the city centre. Penttilä sawmill operated industrially for over one hundred years. As a result, the soil contains various harmful substances, such as heavy metals, dioxins and furans. Before the construction of the new housing and employment development can begin, the site must be rehabilitated for its new purpose, and the soil must be remediated. Read more »
The second round of studies for the European Environmental Noise Directive were launched in late 2010 and in early 2011. Two reports are being conducted by Sito: the noise study for the municipalities of Metropolitan Helsinki and the road study for the Finnish Transport Agency. The reports will be completed in 2012. Read more »
The new Vuosaari Harbour was inaugurated on 28 November 2009. The harbour is the most modern of its kind in the world. Sito was involved in both designing the harbour (Vuosa Project) and in the road and traffic planning (Vuoli Project) from the early planning stage. Both projects together received the RIL 2008 award. Read more »
Highway 5 is a part of Finland's main road network and it is subject to strict quality and safety objectives. The preliminary design to upgrade the section between Tuppurala and Nuutilanmäki to a four-lane highway with multi-level junctions was drafted in December 2008. Virtual models were utilised to present and demonstrate the solutions. Read more »