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AkzoNobel explores opportunities in building a world-class facility for the buildings and construction industries

AMSTERDAM, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business is studying plans to build a world-class plant for its Bermocoll® business, which supplies essential ingredients for the paint and buildings and construction industries. The study – expected to be completed by … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in 12,000 square meters office building in Prague, Czech Republic

STOCKHOLM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 27M, about SEK 260M in the office project Praga Studios in Prague, Czech Republic. The seven-floor building will offer a total leasable area of about 12,000 square meters. Praga Studios is located in … Read the full press release

Philippe Dewost to lead Leonard, VINCI’s new Group-wide innovation and foresight platform

Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Philippe Dewost has been appointed director of Leonard, VINCI’s new Group-wide innovation and foresight platform. He took up his duties on 1 September and reports to Pierre Coppey, Executive Vice-President of VINCI. Philippe Dewost, a … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank, International Investment Bank and Petrovietnam to finance the Long Phu 1 power plant construction in Vietnam

MOSCOW, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vnesheconombank, International Investment Bank (IIB) and Vietnamese company Petrovietnam have entered into a tripartite memorandum determining the cooperation framework in financing the Long Phu 1 power plant construction in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The signing … Read the full press release

Sika enhances its presence in the Czech market with acquisition of leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems KVK Holding

ZUG, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has agreed to acquire KVK Holding a.s, headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, a leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems as well as a wide range of mortar products. KVK generated sales of CHF 42 … Read the full press release

GRAHAM completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool FC’s new retail store at Anfield Stadium

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool Football Club’s new flagship retail store. GRAHAM Construction built the turnkey development at Anfield Stadium. The building division constructed the shell, while GRAHAM Interior Fit-Out completed … Read the full press release

GRAHAM to work on four major roads in the East of England

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Highways England has awarded GRAHAM four major road improvements. Improvements to four major roads in the East of England are underway after Highways England awarded GRAHAM two major packages covering the A47, A11, A1 and A12. … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction recognised for their commitment to high performance through good people management

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — National contractor GRAHAM Construction has been awarded Platinum accreditation against the Investors in People standard. They join the top seven per cent of accredited organisations across the UK, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good … Read the full press release

UK’s largest supplier of building materials Travis Perkins recognised with Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver award

Northampton, UK, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Travis Perkins Plc, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials to the construction, DIY and home improvement markets, has been recognised for their work supporting the Armed Forces with a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 48M in mixed-use project in Poznan, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 48M, about SEK 460M in phase I of Nowy Rynek, a mixed-use project located in Poznan, Poland. The six-story office building will have a total leasable area of around 25,000 square meters, with … Read the full press release

ABLV Bank: Pillar actively working on the development of the business and leisure area New Hanza

RIGA, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first six months of 2017, Pillar was actively working on the development of the business and leisure area New Hanza, as well as continued selling out its real estate portfolio. With the intensive non-stop … Read the full press release

Robert Ward appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robert Ward has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA. He will take on his new position effective July 13, 2017. Robert has worked for Skanska since 2002. He has been an … Read the full press release

Construction of the international accelerator facility FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) begins in Darmstadt

DARMSTADT, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction of the international accelerator facility FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) has begun. The start of building construction and civil engineering work is a crucial moment for one of the largest construction projects … Read the full press release

NIB signs loan to finance new, four-lane section of the E18 motorway in Telemark County, Norway

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and the Norwegian toll-road operator Vegfinans E18 Telemark AS have signed a 20-year maturity loan totalling NOK 1 billion (EUR 105 million) for the construction of a new section of the E18 motorway in Telemark County. The loan will … Read the full press release

Study to explore the effects of “institutional homophobia” within the £100 billion British industry

LEICESTERSHIRE, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A study involving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees working in construction aims to explore the effects of “institutional homophobia” within the £100 billion British industry. The two-year project will involve interviews with LGBT workers, as … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction finalist at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in two categories

Cast Your Vote HILLSBOROUGH, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has been selected as a finalist at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in two categories: ‘Best Contractor to Work With (Over £250m Turnover)’ and ‘Best Contractor to Work For (Over £250m … Read the full press release

Bouygues: financing of the fixed investment programme finalised for the concession company Ravinala Airports

28-year concession for the two airports at Antananarivo and Nosy Be Design and construction of a new international terminal at Ivato airport in Antananarivo, the country’s capital Refurbishment of one runway and one terminal at each airport Technical and environmental … Read the full press release

Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings in Luxembourg

BRUSSELS, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate have signed a partnership in the form of a 30-year Design, Build, Finance and Maintain agreement (DBFM) to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings located at the new Luxembourg … Read the full press release

St.Gallen government to advance the structural development of the University of St.Gallen with three projects

St. Gallen, Switzerland, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The government of the Canton of St.Gallen intends to advance the structural development of the University of St.Gallen with three projects. Firstly, it wants to establish a new campus in the Platztor area and … Read the full press release

Melker Jernberg succeeds Martin Weissburg as President of Volvo Construction Equipment

Melker Jernberg has been appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment and member of the Volvo Group Executive Board. GOTHENBURG, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company … Read the full press release

Rabobank and online platform Bleeve to help customers implement energy-saving measures

UTRECHT, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lower energy bills, greater comfort and a home that appreciates in value. A sustainable home gives homeowners a host of benefits, but they often also see the path to solar panels and extra insulation as a … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with New York City Transit to renovate four subway stations

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with New York City Transit for the improvements at four subway stations along the Astoria Line in the Borough of Queens in New York City, USA. The contract is worth USD … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic to a real estate fund

STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold the office building Five in Prague, Czech Republic, to a real estate fund managed by TRIUVA Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft for EUR 50M, about SEK 480M. The transaction will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Europe … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam: Sportcampus Zuiderpark opens in Den Haag after two years of construction

BH Nieuwegein,The Netherlands​, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 14 June 2017 mayor Pauline Krikke has officially opened Sportcampus Zuiderpark. After two years of construction, , Sportcampus Zuiderpark has arisen at the former home ground of ADO Den Haag. A unique … Read the full press release

SGS-thinkstep consortium to provide certification services for IFC’s EDGE green building program in Ghana

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of SGS-thinkstep will serve as the sole provider of certification services for the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) green building program in Ghana. The agreement was signed on … Read the full press release

New multi-million pound National Centre in Combustion and Aerothermal Technology to be built at Loughborough University

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Work officially began yesterday (12th June) on the new multi-million pound National Centre in Combustion and Aerothermal Technology at Loughborough University. Representatives from the University, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), Rolls-Royce, Charnwood Borough Council … Read the full press release

World Health & Safety Day: Bouygues Construction to introduce 12 basic rules to achieve zero accidents

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bouygues Construction’s top priority is the health and safety of the teams who work on its construction sites. Aware of its responsibility, Bouygues Construction has decided to go one step further, introducing a standard based on … Read the full press release

ECE honored with three Silver Awards at the Solal Marketing Awards of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Vienna

HAMBURG, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE was honored with three Silver Awards at the Solal Marketing Awards of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) in Vienna. The marketing concept of new “Foodtopia” at MyZeil Frankfurt was awarded in the “Business … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo Partners with Politecnico di Milano for the Second Edition of the Master’s in International Construction Management

The specialist Master’s represents an accelerated training professional programme for 15 young talents who will start their career paths within the Group, especially in construction sites around the world Training the younger generation is essential in the construction sector, which … Read the full press release

Skanska invests EUR 46M in the first phase of the Brama Miasta office complex in Lodz, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska invests EUR 46M, about SEK 440M, in the first phase of the Brama Miasta office complex located in Lodz, Poland. The office building will be 15 stories high with a total leasable area of around … Read the full press release