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Holcim: With 3 billion people expected to lack access to adequate housing by 2030, we are committed to putting our business to work to uplift our communities

Focus on bridging the world’s gap in affordable housing and infrastructure Continued commitment to improve livelihoods and uphold highest standards of human rights Strategy to create CHF 500m in social value by 2030 (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Skanska to develop and build 13-story, 275-unit luxury apartment building in Northeast Washington, DC for USD 128 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it invest USD 128M (SEK 1.1 billion / EUR 110 million) in OZMA, a multi-family development project in Washington, DC, … Read the full press release

Skanska buys development property in Bærum, Norway for about EUR 20.6 million from Norwegian real estate developer Profier

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has acquired a development property for residential purpose in Bærum, Norway for some NOK 210M (SEK 210M / EUR … Read the full press release

Skanska to construct EUR 39 million school building in Malmö, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has been contracted by Stadsfastigheter for the construction of new upper secondary school in Malmö, Sweden in a deal … Read the full press release

Synova extension doubles TotalEnergies mechanical recycling production capacity in France

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of the extension of Synova in Normandy, the French leader in recycled polypropylene production. As a result TotalEnergies mechanical … Read the full press release

Luleälven Fastigheter AB buys an office building in Kiruna, Sweden from Skanska in a deal worth SEK 260M (EUR 25M)

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the divestment of an office building in Kiruna, Sweden for about SEK 260M (EUR 25M). The buyer is Luleälven Fastigheter … Read the full press release

Hexagon to acquire the Material Readiness® application of Atlas RFID Solutions

Hexagon enhances materials management capabilities with the acquisition of Jovix material tracking solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB (STO: HEXA-B), the global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced it further expands into the … Read the full press release

Tikehau Capital to acquire a 42% stake in Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary Egis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Caisse des Dépôts, a French public sector financial institution created in 1816, has announced that it has received a binding offer from Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management group with €30.9 billion AUM, … Read the full press release

Skanska contracted to design and build Big Bend Rd I-75 Interchange in Florida

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation for the design and building of a new interchange at … Read the full press release

Webuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) closes Seli Overseas acquisition

Progetto Italia confirmed as industrial lever for the relaunch of Italy and its construction sector (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 13-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced it … Read the full press release

UK Export Finance (UKEF) signs MoU with Central America’s leading development bank for joint financing of major clean energy, infrastructure and construction projects in the region

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will enable closer economic collaboration between the UK and Central America. Countries that can benefit from the joint financing agreement include the Dominican Republic, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The partnership will … Read the full press release

Lithuanian Public Investment Development Agency gets €67.5 million from EBRD for renovation of residential multi-apartment buildings

Loan of €67.5 million to  improve buildings’ energy performance by 40 per cent Second EBRD loan to VIPA scales up successful collaboration on greening buildings Lithuanian project aligns with broader EU climate ambition including Renovation Wave Strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, … Read the full press release

Webuild completes the three arch bridges construction operations of the Naples-Cancello section of the Naples-Bari high-speed railway line

(PRESS RELEASE) NAPLES, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced the completion of the construction operations of the three arch bridges on the Naples-Cancello section of … Read the full press release

Holcim in 1H2021: new records in Recurring EBIT, free cash flow and earnings per share

Growth momentum continues, net sales +16.6% LFL Significant margin increase in all regions, Recurring EBIT +72.2% LFL Record Free Cash Flow1 of CHF 814m, +9% 7 bolt-on acquisitions, successful start of Firestone Building Products Guidance for FY2021 Recurring EBIT growth … Read the full press release

Holcim milestone: the company’s green concrete ECOPact now available in 24 markets

ECOPact now available in 24 markets across all five regions just one year since global launch ECOPact reduces carbon footprint of concrete by at least 30%, contributing to Holcim’s net zero targets A milestone in Holcim’s transformation to become the … Read the full press release

Skanska to build highway section between Staré Město – Moravský Písek in Czech Republic for EUR 77M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a EUR 77M (SEK 780M) worth contract with National Highway Authority of the Czech Republic for the construction of a highway section … Read the full press release

Lindner Group’s Corporate Health Management earns Silver award from AOK Bayern

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNSTORF, 8-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading company for the building envelope, interior fit-out and insulation, Lindner Group announces that its Corporate Health Management (BGM) at its headquarters in Arnstorf, Germany has been evaluated by the health insurance AOK … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 100 percent of PCI Skanska Inc. to Salas O’Brien

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a binding Stock Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) for its 100 percent ownership of PCI Skanska Inc. (PCIS), a multi-discipline … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems to offer 3D machine control solution for compact excavators and backhoes with swing boom

The Leica iCON iXE3 3D excavator machine control solutions will be available for smaller excavators with swing boom, providing an easy-to-use solution on one unified software and hardware platform. (PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, a global … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Polish Green Building Council and EBRD publish new report on ambitious roadmap to decarbonise Poland’s construction sector by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New study published today by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) outlines how buildings play a crucial role in Poland’s effort to … Read the full press release

ABB Robotics introduces new robotic automation solutions to improve safety, affordability and sustainability in the construction industry

9 out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81 percent saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, while safety and the environment both catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics. (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, … Read the full press release

Siemens España and Telefónica Tech combine expertise to offer comprehensive solutions for smart buildings

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens España and Telefónica Tech to present a far-reaching value proposition to create major opportunities for improving buildings that includes everything from energy efficiency and user experience to connectivity, security and data analysis … Read the full press release

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

DigiSky SmartBay

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