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Keller JV buys Finnish piling specialist

14 Jun 17 Finnish drilled piling specialist Sotkamon Porapaalu has been bought by KFS, a joint venture between Keller and Kreate.

“Integrating Sotkamon in our business will enable us to offer a broader range of solutions to our customers,” said KFS managing director Teuvo Kulmala.  “With our design input and the financial strength of our shareholders, it means we can, more than ever, meet the demands of the largest and most technically-complex projects.”

For the last twenty years’ Sotkamon has specialised in piling, and in large diameter ‘down-the-hole hammer’ (DTHH) drilling in particular.  The company has been active in developing new drilling methods and has several associated patents.

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