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Elekta reaches agreement in dispute with Stockholm County Council


Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Elekta AB ::ELEKTA AND STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL AGREE ON CONSTRUCTIVE WAY FORWARD.SAYS ELEKTA AND STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL SIGNED A LETTER OF INTENT TODAY REGARDING THE AGREEMENT FROM DECEMBER 29, 2016.SAYS ‍ELEKTA WILL CONTINUE TO FULLY EQUIP NEW RADIATION THERAPY DEPARTMENT OF STOCKHOLM SOUTH GENERAL HOSPITAL (SÖS) AND TO PROVIDE BRACHYTHERAPY SOLUTIONS TO NEW KAROLINSKA SOLNA (NKS).SAYS STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL WILL HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO SEEK A SEPARATE SOLUTION FOR THE REMAINING EXTERNAL BEAM EQUIPMENT AT NKS​.SAYS VALUE OF REMAINING PART OF CONTRACT IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY SEK 160 MILLION; INITIAL ORDER VALUE WAS APPROXIMATELY SEK 350 MILLION.SAYS ‍LETTER OF INTENT IS EXPECTED TO BE TURNED INTO A BINDING CONTRACT LATEST JANUARY 31, 2018​.