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YIT started major apartment building projects in Finland with total value of nearly EUR 60 million

HELSINKI, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT started several apartment building projects in Finland in October–December 2018. The largest of these projects are Tampereen Kanavamestari, Helsingin Tanhua and Vantaan Hortensia. The total value of these projects is nearly EUR 60 million. The … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim awarded infrastructure contracts by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Jona, Switzerland, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has been awarded infrastructure contracts worth over CAD 100 million as part of a major highway improvement project in Vancouver, Canada. The Highway 1 area is a vital local, regional and provincial corridor for … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings the most comfortable, efficient, and secure in-house mobility to United Tower in Bahrain

Bahrain’s 200-meter United Tower with a twisted shape sets new standards in design thyssenkrupp Elevator delivers 16 elevators and two escalators for most comfortable, efficient, and secure in-house mobility The “twistscraper” is thyssenkrupp’s biggest ever order in Bahrain and the … Read the full press release

Dr. techn. Olav Olsen AS and NIRAS awarded major framework agreement on bridges in Norway by The Norwegian Road Administration, Region South

A newly signed framework agreement for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Region South, has strengthened NIRAS’ role as a significant player in the infrastructure market in Norway. The goal of becoming a recognized Scandinavian consultant for infrastructure has therefore moved … Read the full press release

Triton IV company Ramudden AB to acquire ViaSafe Sweden AB from NCC AB

STOCKHOLM, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramudden AB (Ramudden), a Triton IV company, has acquired ViaSafe Sweden AB (ViaSafe) from construction company NCC AB (NCC). ViaSafe manages road safety solutions in nine Swedish cities and has an annual turnover of approximately 100 … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri Infrastructure to rebuild the bridge across the Polcevera River in Genoa according to a design by architect Renzo Piano

GENOA, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri Infrastructure, subsidiary of Fincantieri, were awarded the contract to rebuild the bridge across the Polcevera River in Genoa according to a design by architect Renzo Piano. The two companies will work together … Read the full press release

Lane of Salini Impregilo Group won two highway contracts in North Carolina

MILAN, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lane of Salini Impregilo Group has won two highway contracts in North Carolina worth a combined $460 million as the Group continues to affirm its expertise and expand its presence in the United States, its single … Read the full press release

KfW Construction Award 2019 now open for applications

A total of up to EUR 35,000 in prize money “New construction” and “modernising existing buildings” categories Apply by 20 February 2019 FRANKFURT, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The application phase for the KfW Construction Award 2019 is starting now. Until … Read the full press release

Skanska sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice to ISOC Group

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold buildings C and D of the Silesia Business Park office complex in Katowice. The buyer is ISOC Group, a diversified real estate and infrastructure investment group, based in Manila, Philippines. The value of … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest EUR 24 million in the second phase of Brama Miasta, an office development in Łódź, Poland

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has invested EUR 24 M, about SEK 250 M, in the second phase of Brama Miasta, an office development in Łódź, Poland. The second phase with a total leasable area of around 13,600 square meters … Read the full press release

Skanska divests Bergskvadraten development project in Norrköping, Sweden to Rikshem

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska divests Bergskvadraten development project in Norrköping, Sweden, to Rikshem for about SEK 490 M. The block contains 101 apartments with garage and 72 nursing homes. The project is developed by Skanska Sweden. The divestment will … Read the full press release

Skanska UK to provide facilities management services to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska UK has been awarded a contract by Eastbury Park Limited to provide facilities management services to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire. The contract is worth GBP 196 M, about SEK 2.3 … Read the full press release

GAD World: VINCI Airports voted “Deal of Quarter Century” for its acquisition of 10 Portuguese airports (ANA) in 2013

VINCI Airports was voted the “Deal of Quarter Century” in recognition of its acquisition of 10 Portuguese airports (ANA) in 2013 at the 25th GAD World event held in Hamburg from 26 to 29 November 2018. Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-Nov-2018 — … Read the full press release

Volvo Construction Equipment and Skanska Electric Site research project: 98% reduction in carbon emissions, 70% reduction in energy cost and 0% reduction in operator cost

GOTHENBURG, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70% reduction in energy cost and a 40% reduction in … Read the full press release

BASF unveils new non-flammable mineral-based insulation material suitable for the energy renovation of buildings constructed from double-wall masonry

Non-flammable mineral-based insulation material Quick and simple processing No separation step in case of renovation or demolition Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cavipor® FTX 1 combines the advantages of a mineral-based insulation material with the simple, safe and clean … Read the full press release

SSAB completes divestment of Ruukki Construction’s business operations in Russia to the Russian company OAO Salavatneftemash

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As communicated in July, SSAB has agreed to divest Ruukki Construction’s business operations in Russia (OOO Ruukki Rus) to the Russian company OAO Salavatneftemash. The transaction has received the approval of the Russian competition authorities and … Read the full press release

Skanska commissioned by Skandrenting to build the ESS Campus in Lund, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has been commissioned by Skandrenting, through wholly owned subsidiary SKR Spallation AB, to build the ESS Campus, which consists of offices, laboratories and workshops in Lund, Sweden. The agreement is worth approximately SEK 475 M, … Read the full press release

Skanska’s Capitol Tower office development in Houston, Texas, USA now 72% leased following major contract with Waste Management Inc.

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a 15-year lease with Waste Management Inc. for 284,000 square feet (26,384 square meters) for its corporate headquarters, at the Capitol Tower office development in Houston, Texas, USA. Waste Management, Inc. will take … Read the full press release

Skanska to build four new school buildings in Harrison, OH, USA

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Southwest Local School District and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission to build four new school buildings in Harrison, OH, USA. Skanska, leading a joint venture with Megen Construction Company, Inc., … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen: LAB Entreprenør entered into an agreement with Skjoldnes Utvikling AS for the construction of 65 apartments in Bergen, Norway

OSLO, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LAB Entreprenør, a company in AF Gruppen (AFG), has entered into an agreement with Skjoldnes Utvikling AS regarding the construction of 65 apartments at Skjoldnes in Bergen municipality. The construction project is located at Lake … Read the full press release

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