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  • 100-year-old hydropower

    The arched wall of the Mooserboden dam rises 107 metres almost vertically towards the sky - and it is 500 metres wide. Two water reservoirs lays inside the huge building and below the snow-covered mountaintops above Kaprun in Austria. The water gushing into the power plant makes the water turbines ...
  • 170 degrees on the road

    It goes fast. The truck is fully loaded and weighs 56 tons. Viola Andersson, 23, sits behind the steering wheel and operates the vehicle.    - When the truck is loaded it is really heavy and goes slowly uphill. It is important to drive cleverly and at the right speed - especially downhill. ...
  • Painting meets the power of nature

    Thomas Stokkedal, 35, is a flexible entrepreneur in an industry characterized by fierce competition. After many years as a painter and versatile craftsman, he chose to start his own company just over a year ago. Today he has two employees and several major customers in Narvik, where the company is located. We ...
  • Flying helicopters to work

    A boyhood dream. That is how Terje Sjursen, 35, describes his job. He lives in Narvik in northern Norway and work as a facility manager, often in extreme environments where few others manage to go, unless you do not have an important job to do.    - We handle four wheel drives, boats, snow ...
  • Heavy metal, for real

    Hot, sweaty and noisy - the smithy in the Stubai factory is illuminated red when Herbert Gleirscher handles glowing iron pieces with the long pliers. In the background, heavy impacts from a beating hammer can be heard. With the ear muffs on tightly, and the Blåkläder jacket buttoned to ...
  • Making history with every dig of the shovel

    The shovel is pressed down with full force and precision. The well-worn shoes of winegrower Erich Berger are covered with dirt that shatters from the ground after each shovelful. It is hard work that he has done many times before, but it is worth it.    - The work that makes me sweat most ...
  • Passing on the shipbuilding tradition

    It is cold and windy on Öckerö outside Gothenburg. Several ships rest inside the shipyard to be repaired. Eric Karlsson, 24, grew up on the island and has been working in the harbour for about five years. When he was a young he liked to repair and fix - back then he transformed things from ...
  • 145 metres above the Rombaks fjord

    Scaffolding surrounds almost the entire Hålogalands Bridge outside Narvik. Construction workers are moving seamlessly between the scaffolding, different levels of floors next to the hanging bridge 40 metres above the Rombaks fjord. The highest point is a platform 145 metres above the fjord.    ...
  • With a glacier as your workplace

    Christian Reimair, 55, is a technician and works with the cable cars at the Stubai glacier. It is busy all year around, summer and winter. The most important aspect of his job is to make sure all tourists can move around the glacier area quickly, easily and safely. It is the higher level of accuracy, ...