Category Archives: Construction

Construction Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

VINCI Construction finalises the acquisition of well-known Australian construction company Seymour Whyte

Acquisition of 100% of Seymour Whyte’s shares 2017 revenue of A$433 million VINCI Construction expansion in the Pacific area Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 23 October 2017, VINCI Construction finalised the acquisition of the Seymour Whyte company … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul NV employees in Aalst donated blood to the Red Cross

Aalst, Belgium, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — No less than 100 Jan De Nul NV employees in Aalst donated blood to the Red Cross. This is the third consecutive year Jan De Nul organises the blood donation drive and renews its … Read the full press release

LOC Group: Jerome Rutler to succeed Andrew Squire as Group CEO

ABERDEEN, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 1 January 2018, Jerome Rutler, current Group COO, will take over from Andrew Squire as Group CEO. Andrew will take on a new role as Group Deputy Chairman. Jerome Rutler joined LOC as Group COO in March 2016 … Read the full press release

OHL’s subsidiary Judlau won 33 million euros contract for projects in Chicago, Illinois

MADRID, 24-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — OHL has been awarded two new projects in Chicago, Illinois (USA), through its subsidiary Judlau, with a joint value of 33 million euros (US$ 36.7 million). The first contract is valued at 17.5 million euros (US$ … Read the full press release

EIB seeks execution design team and construction project manager for its new building in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EIB has launched calls for tenders to appoint an execution design team and a construction project manager for its new building project located on the Kirchberg campus next to the buildings it currently occupies. The … Read the full press release

Sika opens new factory for mortar products and concrete admixtures in Pakistan

BAAR, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the commissioning of a new factory for mortar products and concrete admixtures, Sika has expanded its manufacturing capacity in Pakistan and is responding to the country’s construction boom. Demand in the infrastructure and residential … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to build 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC)

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider. It … Read the full press release

Irish homebuilder Glenveagh Properties plc raises €500m for housing building through its IPO on Irish Stock Exchange (ISE)

Glenveagh Properties plc raises €500m in capital for housing building projects in Ireland Glenveagh’s primary listing on the Main Securities Market is second largest IPO on ISE this year Glenveagh has raised €500m in IPO DUBLIN, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Glenveagh … Read the full press release

University of Kent to develop new degree apprenticeships in construction

KENT, 10-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University will receive £200,000 to develop new degree apprenticeships in construction. The funding is part of a total of £4.8m being awarded by Higher Education Funding Council for England to universities and colleges across England this … Read the full press release

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority initiates further proceedings concerning the combination of Lemminkäinen and YIT Corporation

HELSINKI, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa, Japan or any other country where such publication or … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: New £35 million facility for Liverpool International College to open in September 2019

LIVERPOOL, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction has started on the new £35 million facility for Liverpool International College with a ground-breaking ceremony on site. The facility, due to open in September 2019, will be the first under construction in Knowledge Quarter … Read the full press release

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