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Outokumpu Provides 500 tonnes of Stainless Steel to Chinese Petrochemical Project

ESPOO, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Outokumpu delivers some 500 tonnes of Forta DX 2205 duplex stainless steel for the second-phase development of Jiaxing Petrochemical Co Ltd’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production facility in Zhejiang province, China. This investment in a new … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo Signs $453M Contract For Dubai Urban Development Project

MILAN, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo has signed a $435-million contract with Meydan Group LLC to build the Meydan One Mall in Dubai, UAE. The unique project will be part of the UAE and Dubai’s showcase to visitors in preparation … Read the full press release

Poyry Shares Inspiring Insights at Berlin Tunnel Design & Construction Summit

HELSINKI, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marcel Winter, Managing Director, Pöyry Switzerland, delivered an inspiring keynote talk on the lessons learned from complex underground projects at this year’s Tunnel Design & Construction Summit on 2nd March in Berlin. In his keynote, ‘Critical … Read the full press release

El Sewedy Cement Awards Plant Order to FLSmidth

FLSmidth to deliver cement production line to El Sewedy Cement Company in Egypt COPENHAGEN, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth has been awarded an order from El Sewedy Cement Company for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for the expansion of a … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Acquires HTC To Achieve Growth in the Construction Division

Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has signed an agreement to acquire the Floor Grinding Solutions Division of HTC Group AB, the market leader in floor grinding solutions. STOCKHOLM, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “We have previously communicated the ambition to grow our Construction … Read the full press release

New milestone for VINCI Concessions with the inauguration of the new South Europe Atlantic high-speed line

RUEIL MALMAISON CEDEX, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new South Europe Atlantic high-speed line (SEA HSL), which will put Bordeaux within 2 hours of Paris starting this July, was inaugurated on February 28th, 2017 by French President François Hollande, in the … Read the full press release

Leica Ready machine control kits now be offered on G-series motor graders by John Deere

New collaboration brings increased efficiency to heavy construction industry HEERBRUGG, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its Leica Ready machine control kits will now be offered on G-series motor graders by John Deere, a … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Building Services Manager Andrea Heath shortlisted at the Women in Construction Awards 2017

Andrea Heath, GRAHAM Building Services Manager, makes shortlist. HILLSBOROUGH, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction Building Services Manager, Andrea Heath, has been shortlisted for ‘Engineer of the Year – Mechanical/ Electrical’ at the Women in Construction Awards 2017. Celebrating its 11th … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction honoured with Delivering Sustainable and Environmental Solutions award for its A138 Chelmer Viaduct project

GRAHAM Construction ‘Highly Commended’ by Highways England. HILLSBOROUGH, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has been Highly Commended at the Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme event, which took place recently in Birmingham. The A138 Chelmer Viaduct project team collected the award … Read the full press release

BASF’s Master Builders Solutions presents series of ads and a dedicated website on energy-efficient and sustainable construction

MANNHEIM, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Increasing economic benefits while at the same time reducing global warming potential: How products from the Master Builders Solutions® range contribute to this is the focus of the new Europe-wide campaign “Quantified Sustainable Benefits – Reduce … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo ranks as one of the most attractive company among the “Best Employer of Choice” for Science & Technology graduates

MILAN, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second year in a row, Salini Impregilo ranks as one of the most attractive company on the market among the “Best Employer of Choice”, reaching the 2nd position in the list of Italian preferred … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen to acquire 70 per cent of the shares in Kanonaden Entrepenad AB

OSLO, 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen (AFG) has today entered into a final agreement to acquire 70 per cent of the shares in Kanonaden Entrepenad AB, and has simultaneously implemented the acquisition of these shares. Key personell in Kanonaden Entrepenad … Read the full press release

Pöyry’s ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’

The stunning new ‘Allmendli’ indoor swimming pool, which is situated in Erlenbach on Lake Zurich’s gold coast, Switzerland, has been awarded ‘2016 Building of the Year’ by ‘Swiss Architects’ – one of the best-known internet platforms in the architectural sector. … Read the full press release

DEG to provide long-term loan to SREI Equipment Finance Ltd. to fund infrastructure and construction equipment requirement in India

USD 25 million for SREI Equipment Finance Limited Financing for infrastructure and construction equipment to small and medium-sized enterprises Long-standing partnership with SREI Group COLOGNE, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The infrastructure sector is a major driver of the Indian economy. … Read the full press release

KfW Award for Housing and Construction to recognise top sustainable living projects; now on its 15th year

The deadline is 1 March 2017 KfW Award for Housing and Construction celebrates 15th anniversary Winners receive a total of EUR 30,000 This year’s motto: “Enlarge, extend, convert – creating and modernising efficient living space” Frankfurt am Main, 07-Feb-2017 — … Read the full press release

Construction of €492M Rijnland Route in Netherlands to stimulate economic growth

A JV with cutting edge expertise in tunneling, consisting of TBI companies Mobilis and Croonwolter&dros, DIMCO (DEME Infra Marine Contractors) and VINCI Construction Grands Projets A new road to connect Katwijk and Leiden in South Holland, Netherlands A €492 million … Read the full press release

Kährs Group to supply wood flooring to Sweden and Norway in the next four years

Malmö, Sweden, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kährs Group, a Triton Fund III company, has signed an agreement with JM AB to supply wood flooring in Sweden and Norway. The agreement involves the delivery of wood flooring to JM’s new construction of … Read the full press release

ECE to modernize Allianz Real Estate’s Europa-Passage Hamburg

Five restaurants and food court with nearly 400 seats / Opening scheduled for fall 2017 / Allianz to invest 14 million euros HAMBURG, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More stylish, more modern, more diverse: Ten years after its opening, Europa-Passage, located in … Read the full press release

Volvo Construction Equipment to move its headquarters from Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has today announced that the company’s global headquarters will move from its current location in Brussels, Belgium to Gothenburg, Sweden. The relocation will facilitate closer cooperation with the Group’s other business areas and allow for … Read the full press release

NIB provides EUR 24M to Estonia’s AS Tallinna Lennujaam for Tallinn Airport expansion

NIB and Estonia’s AS Tallinna Lennujaam have agreed on a loan of EUR 24 million for the expansion of the airside traffic area and the development of other investments at Tallinn Airport. HELSINKI, 19-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 13-year maturity loan will … Read the full press release

The GRAHAM-Bam Healthcare Partnership (GBHP) completes the new Inpatient Ward Block project

Healthcare Partnership hands over to South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust. HILLSBOROUGH, 19-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The GRAHAM-Bam Healthcare Partnership (GBHP) has successfully completed the new Inpatient Ward Block project, which is the initial phase of the extensive £261m Phase … Read the full press release

ECE announces third groundbreaking for Hermes Germany logistics center this year

Hamburg / Ketzin, 14-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE is developing a further state-of-the-art logistics center for the logistics service provider Hermes Germany in Ketzin/Havel in the Berlin metropolitan area. Today, Bernd Lück, Mayor of Ketzin, Thomas Horst, CEO Sales Hermes Germany, … Read the full press release

Adif: Reurbanización de la Plaza de Armas

• Mercadona obtuvo mediante subasta el arrendamiento del terreno, con un plazo de 40 años, el derecho a construir y explotar un edificio de uso terciario, así como la obligación de reurbanizar la plaza pública en la que se sitúa … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo to loan EUR750m for the construction of natural gas liquefaction plant in Siberia

• Two credit lines have been issued with a duration of approximately 15 years, respectively amounting to 400 and 350 million and guaranteed by the export credit agencies SACE and COFACE • The deal signed with SACE will support a pool of … Read the full press release

Former Kent School of Architecture student James Bussey won one of the profession’s most important prizes at RIBA’s annual President’s Medals Awards

Kent School of Architecture has congratulated former student James Bussey, who has won one of the profession’s most important prizes at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) annual President’s Medals Awards. KENT, 09-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners were announced … Read the full press release

Ulster Bank: New 80-bed healthcare centre under construction on the outskirts of Belfast

An £8.4million specialist healthcare facility currently under construction on the outskirts of Belfast is set to create at least 140 new jobs. BELFAST, 09-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Supported by Ulster Bank, a new 80-bed healthcare centre on a five-and-a-half-acre site … Read the full press release

Zurich gets approval for the renovation of its headquarters at Mythenquai 2 in Zurich

Zurich has received approval for the renovation of its group headquarters at Mythenquai 2 in Zurich. The dismantling of those buildings that are not on the registry of protected artistic and cultural sites has already begun. Construction will be completed … Read the full press release

BASF unveils new heavy-duty antistatic flooring system based on polyurethane cement technology

Antistatic flooring system New colors and improved aesthetics New video shows the toughness of Ucrete MANNHEIM, 08-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With Ucrete MF40AS BASF has launched a new heavy-duty antistatic flooring system that is based on a polyurethane cement technology. … Read the full press release

Dagong Europe Credit Rating confirms Salini Impregilo Long-Term Credit Rating at “BB+”

MILAN, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo (MTA: SAL), Italy’s largest infrastructure group, announces that Dagong Europe Credit Rating has confirmed its Long-Term Credit Rating at “BB+” and upgraded its outlook to positive from stable. Dagong stated: “The ‘Positive’ outlook reflects … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo website ranks sixth in the Webranking 2016 survey

MILAN, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo is one of the Italian companies with the best online communication as its website www.salini-impregilo.com ranks sixth in the Webranking 2016 survey, rising from 12th place the previous year to join the top 10. … Read the full press release