Second steel construction award for Ruukki within short time -
Ypsilon bridge won Norwegian Steel Design Award
Press release 13 May 2009

Delivered by Ruukki, the Ypsilon pedestrian bridge in Drammen has
been chosen as the 2009 steel construction of the year in Norway. The
award is the second Nordic accolade Ruukki has received within a
short time.

The Norwegian Steel Association and Norwegian Structural Steel
Association voted the Y-shaped Ypsilon bridge winner of the award.
The award is made every other year for an innovatively constructed,
architecturally impressive steel construction or structure. The
bridge has previously received a Certificate of Nomination in the
ECCS Awards for Steel Bridges in summer 2008.

Ruukki delivered steel superstructures for the Ypsilon bridge and was
also responsible for prefabrication and installation of the bridge
tower and deck. The work was carried out by Ruukki's Sandnessj°en
unit in Norway. Construction was completed in November 2007 and the
bridge was opened in August 2008.

Ypsilon bridge has also been entered for the ECCS Biannual European
Steel Design Awards to be held in Barcelona in September.

Project photos: > Media > Logo and images > New for press

See also:
11 May 2009 Ruukki supplied steel structures for Swedbank Stadium,
Sweden's steel construction of the year
10 June 2008 Ypsilon bridge, delivered by Ruukki, received European
Steel Bridges Award

For further information, please contact; Heikki WilÚn, Business
Manager, Infrastructure Construction, Ruukki Construction, tel. +358
20 593 0126

Rautaruukki supplies metal-based components, systems and integrated
systems to the construction and engineering industries. The company
has a wide selection of metal products and services. Rautaruukki has
operations in 26 countries and employs 13,300 people. Net sales in
2008 totalled EUR 3.9 billion. The company's share is quoted on
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Rautaruukki Oyj: RTRKS). The Corporation uses
the marketing name Ruukki.

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