Alpine crossing of superlatives
The Brenner Base Tunnel is one of four major transalpine tunnels currently being built in Europe. Implenia is the only construction services provider involved in all of them and is building Lot H41 Sillschlucht-Pfons, one of the longest sections of the joint Austrian-Italian project, as part of a consortium.
“Not even the toilets are standard”
One thing is clear. If a Swiss research institution builds a new campus, no run-of-the-mill applications will be used. On the building site in Dübendorf, Implenia is teaming up with the client, the Eidgenössischen Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt (Empa, or Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology) to create innovative solutions. You can read here what this has to do with aspects such as the sanitary facilities, plant fertiliser and pizza as comfort food.