Category Archives: Construction

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CASE Construction Equipment and disaster relief organization Team Rubicon deployed to numerous disaster response and community service projects across North America

Follow the real life heroes from veteran-led disaster relief organization Team Rubicon as they work to assist those stricken by the effects of Hurricane Harvey in the U.S. state of Texas. Supporting their efforts, not just in this instance, but … Read the full press release

Sika strengthens its position in the Italian roofing market with the acquisition of majority stake in Index Construction Systems and Products

BAAR, Switzerland, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired a majority stake in Index Construction Systems and Products, a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems headquartered close to Verona, Italy. The company generates annual sales of CHF 115 million. … Read the full press release

New guidance on handling nanomaterials for manufacturers and workers in construction or demolition

Leicestershire, UK, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Self-cleaning windows, very high strength concrete and thin, lightweight, super-efficient insulation – just three examples of new building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies that manipulate materials atom by atom. These unlock new … Read the full press release

New type of brick filled with aerogel could make thin and highly insulating walls possible in the future

Aerobrick: A brick with a world record ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Better thermal insulation means lower heating costs – but this should not be at the expense of exciting architecture. A new type of brick filled with aerogel could make … Read the full press release

VINCI signs share purchase agreement with investment services provider as part of its share buyback programme

Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the implementation of its share buyback programme, VINCI signed a share purchase agreement with an investment services provider on 2 January 2018. According to the agreement, the investment services provider … Read the full press release

Bouygues announces €150 million capital increase as part of its employee share ownership plan

PARIS, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As announced in its press release of 24 October 2017, Bouygues today carried out a capital increase of €150 million, inclusive of share premium, as part of the Bouygues Confiance n°9 employee share ownership plan. The … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to acquire the Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business from Atlas Copco

Huskvarna, Sweden, 28-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Atlas Copco’s Light Compaction & Concrete Equipment business fits well into Husqvarna Construction’s strategy for expanding deeper into the market segment of Concrete Surfaces and Floors” says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group. … Read the full press release

Geniaxes awarded first prize in the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France

Courbevoie, France, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain presented the awards for the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France following the final round, held in Paris (France), chaired by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain. This event also … Read the full press release

Sika now offers the most comprehensive range of sealing and bonding solutions in the North American construction market

Baar, Switzerland, 26-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired Emseal Joint Systems, Ltd., a US-based market leader in the development and manufacturing of structural expansion joint products for new construction and refurbishment. With the acquisition, Sika will be able to … Read the full press release

Barclays, HSBC and RBS loan €165 million for new Center Parcs constructed in County Longford, Ireland

LONDON, 18-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays Corporate Banking has arranged a €165 million bank financing facility for a new Center Parcs which is being constructed in County Longford in the Republic of Ireland. Barclays acted as Co-ordinator, Agent and Security … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo lands four contracts worth a combined $490 million in Oman, Abu Dhabi and the United States

MILAN, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo has won four contracts worth a combined $490 million in Oman, Abu Dhabi and the United States, highlighting the infrastructure group’s breadth and scale as well as its leadership in the water and transportation … Read the full press release

Lemminkäinen and YIT merger completion will be possible on 1 February 2018, at the earliest

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 distribution would violate applicable … Read the full press release

Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association change their holdings of Wienerberger stock

VIENNA, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), which is based in the USA, holds less than 4% of Wienerberger stock Wienerberger AG received a major holdings notification pursuant to Sec. 91 to 92 of the Austrian … Read the full press release

Bouygues Construction partners with Accenture and Dassault Systèmes to centrally manage construction projects from start to finish

Vélizy-Villacoublay, France, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bouygues Construction is accelerating the digital transformation of its project activities by collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) to enable it to centrally manage construction projects from start … Read the full press release

Skanska signs EUR 200M green multi-currency revolving credit facility to back up its Green Projects

STOCKHOLM, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a EUR 200M green multi-currency revolving credit facility. The facility carries a tenor of 2 years with an option for a 1-year extension. The facility is signed by Skanska Financial Services, with the … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with Duke University to build the Hollows West Campus Residence Hall in Durham, North Carolina

STOCKHOLM, 04-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Duke University to build the Hollows West Campus Residence Hall in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The final phase of the contract is worth USD 61M, about SEK 520M, which will … Read the full press release

Leoni unveils fire-retardant cables that significantly reduce flame propagation and heat generation in buildings

Cables with reduced flame propagation now also for industrial applications – certified to the new EN 50575 Construction Products Regulation NUREMBERG, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and … Read the full press release

VINCI Autoroutes subsidiary Arcour finalized refinancing of its credit facilities

Rueil-Malmaison Cedex – France, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arcour, a VINCI Autoroutes subsidiary, finalized yesterday the refinancing of its credit facilities granted in 2008 by a pool of commercial banks. Arcour signed a concession contract with the French state on March … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction Platinum sponsor of one of the largest international conferences on BIM and digital construction

Hillsborough, England, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Event focuses on the world of building information modelling (BIM) and new digital technologies in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). GRAHAM Construction was Platinum sponsor of one of the largest international conferences on the rapidly … Read the full press release

ECE’s “Digital Mall” wins “Best O2O Strategy” award and its Managing Director Klaus Striebich receives “Industry Achievement Award” at the MAPIC 2017

MAPIC 2017: “Digital Mall” wins “Best O2O Strategy” award / Klaus Striebich honored with “Industry Achievement Award” HAMBURG, 20-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday night, ECE received two MAPIC awards on Europe’s premier event for the international retail real estate market … Read the full press release

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