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HeidelbergCement Broadens Position in Northwestern USA With Acquisition of Concrete Operations

HEIDELBERG, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18 April 2017), HeidelbergCement announced that its U.S. subsidiary Cadman Materials, Inc. , a LehighHanson company, has entered into an agreement with a U.S. subsidiary of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (Cemex) to buy Cemex’s … Read the full press release

New and World’s First LNG-Fuelled Construction Vessel To Be Powered by Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being built at the Cosco shipyard in China. The ship owner is Belgian operator Dredging International (DEME). … Read the full press release

Topping-out Ceremony for “Intelligent Quarters” held by STRABAG Real Estate and ECE

WATERMARK, SHIPYARD and FREEPORT are developed on the designated sites of Überseeallee HAMBURG, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Real Estate GmbH (SRE) and ECE held the topping-out ceremony for the WATERMARK high-rise, the adjacent SHIPYARD office building, and the FREEPORT building … Read the full press release

Voith Hydro Canada’s Mechanical Installation at Riel Converter Station Ready to Begin

Voith is a partner with Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. to build four stations Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Hydro Canada and Stuart Olson Industrial Constructors Inc. are ready to begin the mechanical portion of the installation … Read the full press release

Al Khozama Management Company in Saudi Arabia Awards $300 Million Contract to Salini Impregilo

MILAN, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo has won a $300-million contract from Al Khozama Management Company, the leading developer and manager of luxury, hospitality, retail and commercial properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract – known as the … Read the full press release

Skanska Gets Additional Project in New York With Existing Client The Durst Organization

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has booked an additional order for its existing contract with The Durst Organization to renovate 1155 Avenue of the Americas, a high-rise building located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, USA. Skanska will … Read the full press release

Skanska Invests in New Office Project in Houston

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska is investing USD 360M, about SEK 3.2 billion, in an office project in Houston, USA. The construction contract is worth USD 151M, about SEK 1.3 billion, which will be included in the U.S. order … Read the full press release

Skanska Signs Contract with University of Virginia Health System To Renovate and Expand Hospital

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with existing client University of Virginia Health System to renovate and expand the current University Hospital in Virginia, USA. The contract is worth USD 45M, about SEK 400M, which will be … Read the full press release

STRABAG to build art storage facility as part of the Liget Budapest Project

Part of Liget Budapest Project Five buildings with total space of 37,000 m² Contract value: approx. € 39 million BUDAPEST, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been awarded the contract to build an art storage facility … Read the full press release

STRABAG selected to build 202 turnkey luxury residential units in Moscow

202 residential units in the centre of Moscow Scheduled completion in mid-2019 MOSCOW, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been hired by AO Don-Stroy Invest – one of Moscow’s leading real estate developers for luxury apartments – … Read the full press release

Forsvarsbygg selects contractor for security fence installation around Ørland Air Station in Norway

OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen (AFG) is nominated by Forsvarsbygg as contractor for installation of security fence around Ørland Air Station. The work will be performed at Ørland Air Station and encompasses ground and concrete works for installation of … Read the full press release

PEP shopping centre in Munich Neuperlach undergoes extensive refurbishment

Extensive renovation and redecoration of the existing and fully operational shopping centre complements the extension already commenced in 2016 HAMBURG, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TH Real Estate and ECE have started the extensive refurbishment of the PEP shopping centre in Munich … Read the full press release

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