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Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release

Sustainable Mobility for Italy: Webuild highlights role that infrastructure play in reviving economy and creating employment

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an industrial Group specialized in the construction of large works and large complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, clean hydro energy, clean water and green buildings sectors, announces the launch of a … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim aligns Sustainability and Innovation under Magali Anderson’s leadership

LafargeHolcim combines sustainability and innovation leadership for more impact Commitment to publish first Climate Transition report in 2022 Recent Innovation partnerships for sustainable building include XTreeE and CPC (PRESS RELEASE) ST. GALLEN, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim announces that it … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to build new plasterboard manufacturing line in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain announces that it is investing €40 million to construct a new plasterboard manufacturing line in its Quinto plant near Zaragoza, Spain. This €40 million investment will enable the company to expand its … Read the full press release

DigiSky and Asman Technology Announce Global Reseller Agreement

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Partnership broadens Asman Technology’s traditional capability to serve the aerial surveying market (PRESS RELEASE) TORINO, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Asman Technology, a leading provider of avionic and communication technologies and services, and DigiSky Srl, a leader in aerial ground monitoring … Read the full press release

LOC successfully completes Marine Warranty Survey (“MWS”) services on the Tengizchevroil Project

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LOC, part of the AqualisBraemar LOC Group, strengthens its position as the go to specialist for global energy construction projects with the successful completion of its Marine Warranty Survey (“MWS”) services on the … Read the full press release

Skanska to start construction of the second building of the Equilibrium complex in Bucharest, Romania

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces the investment of EUR 45M, about SEK 450 M, in the second phase of its office project Equilibrium in Bucharest, Romania. The second building will have … Read the full press release

Mining industry: Sika upscales its additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational specialty chemical company, has announced it has further expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology. The new … Read the full press release

VINCI Immobilier now owns 100% of Urbat Promotion

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Immobilier announces that it has finalised the acquisition of 50.1% stake in Urbat Promotion, bringing its shares of the company to 100%. VINCI Immobilier acquired a 49.9% stake in Urbat Promotion in … Read the full press release

Savills appoints James Wilkins as director in the building & project consultancy team

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global real estate services provider Savills announces the expansion of its building & project consultancy team with the hiring of James Wilkins as a director at Savills’ Margaret Street head office in London. … Read the full press release

Deka Immobilien acquires Parkview office building in Prague, Czech Republic from Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska announces that its Parkview office building located in Prague, Czech Republic has been sold to Deka Immobilien, one of Europe’s leading real estate investors and asset managers, for EUR 77M, about SEK … Read the full press release

EIB signs €125 million loan with Livie to accelerate construction of affordable housing in France

€125 million loan granted to BATIGERE Network subsidiary dedicated to building affordable housing in France 1 500 home builds planned over five years for 3 500 residents Operation guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) (PRESS RELEASE) KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 11-Jan-2021 — … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Albania’s plans to launch its first wind power plants tender

First wind power plants tender in Albania to be launched EBRD and Swiss SECO support preparation of groundbreaking move Albania to diversify energy supply, attract investment and increase resilience to climate change (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European … Read the full press release

Construction to start on world’s largest solar plant located in ABU Dhabi

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EDF Renewables – Jinko Power consortium formed by global leaders in renewable energy, EDF Renewables and Jinko Power HK, has successfully reached the financial closing for the 2 GW Al … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems expands in-field data acquisition and visualisation for all Leica Geosystems 3D terrestrial laser with new enhancment to Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 mobile-device app

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, extends its award-winning mobile-device app, Leica Cyclone FIELD 360 to all Leica Geosystems 3D terrestrial laser scanners for in-field data acquisition and visualisation, enhancing the existing and … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems launches new reality capture collaboration and project management platform

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announces Leica Cyclone ENTERPRISE. The new, user-managed, enterprise-level platform provides a central tool for managing, collaborating and accessing reality capture projects to view, share and analyse rich … Read the full press release

Stora Enso to build a granulation and packing plant for lignin

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper, Stora Enso announces its investment of EUR 14 million for the construction of a granulation and packing plant for lignin at … Read the full press release

Skanska further invests in Greater Boston with the acquisition of a land for 145M EUR

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska announces that it has acquired a 2,787 square meters of land in Boston, Massachusetts from John Hancock Life Insurance Company. The land acquisition amounts to more than 145m EUR, about SEK 1.5 … Read the full press release

Skanska assigned for the expansion and renovation of Gylle school in Borlänge, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Skanska announces that its has signed an agreement with Borlänge Municipality for the construction of 19,000 square meters of new buildings along with renovation of the existing building in Gylle primary school. The … Read the full press release

Skanska sells its infrastructure services business in the UK to M Group Services for more than 55M EUR

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a binding Business Purchase Agreement (“BPA”) with M Group Services for the sale of its infrastructure services business in the UK for … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim invests more than 90M EUR in waste heat recovery systems in India

Thermal heat electricity part of reducing energy-related emissions by 65% by 2030 Builds on company’s partnerships with power producers worldwide to accelerate use of renewable energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 3-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in building materials and solutions … Read the full press release

Lindner floor panels now FSC certified

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNSTORF, Germany, 25-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading manufacturer and contractor for the building envelope, interior fit-out and insulation Lindner announces that almost all of its raised and hollow floor panels have FSC certification now (License number FSC® … Read the full press release

Carsten Riisberg Lund to succeed Jan Kjaersgaard as President of FLSmidth Cement Industry

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company serving the global mining and cement industries, has announced the appointment of Carsten Riisberg Lund as new Cement Industry President and member of Group Executive … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö unveils new product platform to bring together its extensive range of high performance solutions specifically designed for durable applications

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced the launch of Ahlstrom-Munksjö FibRoc® platform, which will bring together a wide range of high performance products under the same brand, making … Read the full press release

Webuild announces the acquisition of 65% of Astaldi

Progetto Italia: New group to have more than 70,000 direct, indirect employees in 50 countries, order backlog of more than €40 billion The Group to continue to support relaunch of infrastructure sector in Italy along with supply chain of small- … Read the full press release

Reinventing the building industry: LafargeHolcim and Witteveen+Bos call on the world’s brightest students for the first 3D printing hackathon

The challenge: reinventing building design and methods of a 2-story residential building An online ideathon with the participation of world-class experts A final hackathon with live demonstrations in France in March 2021 Mentorship from leading experts, further collaboration and cash … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in Beverly Hills office development project

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska (STO: SKA-B) announces it will invest USD 65 million (~ SEK 570 million / EUR 56 million), in its first Los Angeles office development project, which will … Read the full press release

Gråsjø and Trollheim hydro electric power plant dams and flood gate in Norway to be modernized by Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the refurbishment and upgrade of four dams and one flood gate. The dams serve as reservoirs for Gråsjø and Trollheim … Read the full press release

China mortar market: Sika opens new production facility in Chengdu

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational leading specialty chemicals company, has announced it is opening a new production facility in Chengdu, China. With the new production facility, Sika has further expanded its capacity … Read the full press release