Google is, once again, beefing up its presence in Hamina, Finland after garnering approval for its sixth data center at the complex. According to a story by YLE, Google expects the newest data center in Hamina will be up and running next year. The Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland recently signed off on the environmental permit and operating license for the latest data center.
Google plans on hiring between 40 and 50 new employees, bringing its total to around 400 in Hamina. Currently, there are about 1,200 people working on the construction site but that number is expected to swell to 1,300 to 1,400 by the end of the year, according to YLE.