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Amey Consulting lands multi-million pound contract to shape the future of roads across the North West

OXFORD, 13-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A multi-million pound contract to shape the future of roads across the North West has been awarded to Amey Consulting. The Design Services contract for motorways and major A-roads in Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and … Read the full press release

American Airlines Center partners with Hilti as its Official Tool Provider

PLANO, Texas, USA, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — American Airlines Center announced today a multi-year agreement with Hilti, Inc., designating the industry-leading company as the Official Tool Provider of the venue. As home to the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and live performances, … Read the full press release

China’s Dominance of Pneumatic Rollers Production and Demand Continues, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading market research firm that focuses on niche market intelligence across various domains, has announced the launch of a new research study which offers incisive insights on global trends influencing the pneumatic … Read the full press release

Ferrovial appoints Alejandro de la Joya and Ignacio Gastón as CEOs of Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman

MADRID, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Ferrovial today appointed Alejandro de la Joya and Ignacio Gastón as CEOs of Cintra and Ferrovial Agroman, respectively. The two appointments are the result of Enrique Díaz-Rato stepping down as CEO … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Finds Contractor Preference Shifting from Skid Steers to Compact Track Loaders in Lucrative Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets across 150 countries, has recently announced the launch of its study that provides a scrutinized analysis on compact track loader market. This study is an … Read the full press release

YIT begins construction of two 17- and 21-storey residential buildings in Tyumen, Russia

HELSINKI, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has started construction of a new residential project in the city of Tyumen in Russia. Located in the city centre the approximately one-hectare plot will see the construction of two 17- and 21-storey residential buildings … Read the full press release

YIT: The Helsinki Central Library Oodi will open to the public in December

The architects of the Helsinki Central Library, Oodi, have designed a stage for meetings that beckons and will stand the test of time. Almost all of the space at Oodi is public and significant. HELSINKI, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Helsinki … Read the full press release

Avior selects Ramboll for the Tromsø airport expansion

Continued traffic growth and a central location in Norway makes the planned expansion of Tromsø airport a high priority. COPENHAGEN, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Located in the largest city of northern Norway, Tromsø airport constitutes a central connection point between the … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Finds Global Demand for Crawler Cranes to Reach 3,648 Units in 2018, Greater China Leads with 30% Share

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR recently announced the launch of its report that provides detailed assessment on the crawler cranes market. A comprehensive analysis has been offered on the key factors that are likely to shape the crawler … Read the full press release

Travis Perkins showcased its award-winning apprenticeship scheme to senior delegation from the Chinese Government

Northampton, UK, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Travis Perkins plc, the UK’s largest provider of building materials, was able to showcase its award-winning apprenticeship scheme to a senior delegation from the Chinese Government during a visit to the Group’s Northampton Head Office … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems introduces new bathymetric LiDAR high resolution technology in its Leica Chiroptera 4X and Leica HawkEye 4X

New Leica Chiroptera 4X, Leica HawkEye 4X save more than 50 per cent in flight costs Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced today the availability of Leica Chiroptera 4X and Leica HawkEye 4X. The latest … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems launches the new manual total stations, the Leica FlexLine series

World’s first AutoHeight feature enables automatic instrument height setting Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced today the launch of the new manual total stations, the Leica FlexLine series. Building on the FlexLine series legacy of … Read the full press release

Terna completes the construction of the new high-voltage electricity line in Rio Grande do Sul in Southeastern Brazil

The construction of the “Santa Maria 3 – Santo Angelo 2” line, the 158-kilometre long infrastructure in Rio Grande do Sul, is completed two months early This project is strategic for integrating clean energy into the national electricity grid ROME, … Read the full press release

GRAHAM: Erskine House is an iconic Belfast project and we are thrilled to play an instrumental role in reinvigorating this city centre space

BELFAST, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM is celebrating the topping out of the Erskine House development in Belfast city centre. The final building structure is set to be completed in March 2019, when the interior fit-out will commence. GRAHAM has also … Read the full press release

Master Builders Solutions® introduces an innovative admixture to extend service life of concrete

Extends the service life of concrete by reducing crack widths Reduces shrinkage by up to 60 percent Ensures high-quality concrete LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With MasterLife SRA 900, Master Builders Solutions® is introducing an innovative admixture to extend the service … Read the full press release

MOL Group starts construction of its new MOL Campus headquarters

Construction has started on the 28-story “MOL Campus”, designed by Foster + Partners MOL hires Berlin-based KINZO studio for the interior design The new building will serve as the headquarters of MOL Group from 2021 For photos and videos of … Read the full press release

The strategic alliance between Siemens and Bentley Systems further expanded; Siemens stake in Bentley Systems now exceeds 9%

Joint Press Release by Siemens and Bentley Systems Successful strategic alliance with Bentley Systems, which started in 2016, to be further expanded Joint investment initiative extended by an additional €50 million, totaling €100 million Ambition to further accelerate joint business … Read the full press release

Sika opens new factory in Dubai for the production of high-performance concrete admixtures

BAAR, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika is developing its operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the opening of a new factory in Dubai. An existing production facility for concrete admixtures has been relocated to the new site and expanded. … Read the full press release

Specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I appointed a member of Mayor of London’s new London Development Panel (LDP)

U+I ONE OF 29 PANEL MEMBERS SELECTED AS PART OF LONDON MAYOR’S PLAN TO SPEED UP HOUSING DELIVERY. LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today named specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I as a … Read the full press release

BASF’s Chemetall brand strengthens its position in China by investing in state-of-the-art surface treatment site in Pinghu

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from CTE Group for EUR 50 million

Malmö, Sweden, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain sold its façade installing and glass replacing activities in the United Kingdom to an affiliate of CoBe Capital

Courbevoie, France, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a strategic review of its British glass business, Saint-Gobain has sold, effective August 1st 2018, its façade installing and glass replacing activities in the United Kingdom (UK), to an affiliate of CoBe Capital. Trading … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to acquire producer of very high temperature thermal insulation with two plants in Germany

Courbevoie, France, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain has acquired the German company HKO, that designs, produces and distributes a complete range of very high temperature thermal insulation and fire protection solutions made from various types of glass fibers to cover temperature … Read the full press release

GRAHAM supports new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives employees the opportunity to gain higher education

Hillsborough, UK, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education through the workplace has been supported by GRAHAM. Delivered as part of the GRAHAM Academy Scotland, nine current and new … Read the full press release

ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the the world’s longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A two-kilometre suspension bridge, the world’s longest, is being built over the Dardanelles Strait in north-western Turkey linking Europe and Asia. ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the project that involves an international consortium … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam Development and AM will be 50/50 partners in OMC for the Urban Interactive District (UID) project in Arenapoort Amsterdam Zuidoost

Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the interest of ING, Ballast Nedam Development and AM have taken over the stocks of the development cooperation OMC – the partnership between Ballast Nedam Development, AM and ING. With this transaction, Ballast … Read the full press release

Amey recognised for its approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

OXFORD, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the last six months Amey has won a series of industry awards with the most recent win at the Construction News Awards 2018 for Amey’s approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I). The latest … Read the full press release

Amey and Glasgow City Council install new all-weather sports pitches at five secondary schools across Glasgow

OXFORD, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey’s Schools Facilities Management Team in Glasgow has completed work to install five new all-weather sports pitches at five secondary schools across Glasgow. The £2.8 million project will see schools in Glasgow and the local … Read the full press release

Henkel enters the Chilean building materials market with the acquisition of Aislantes Nacionales S.A.

DÜSSELDORF, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Aislantes Nacionales S.A., a major player in the Chilean tile adhesive and building materials market. Aislantes Nacionales S.A. is a privately-owned company specialized in manufacturing and marketing a wide … Read the full press release

YIT selected for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki

HELSINKI, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed an alliance contract for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki. The current phase of the project consists of making a project plan. The project customer is the University … Read the full press release