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Covestro unveils new Solution Center as part of its digitalization strategy

Covestro unveils new Solution Center as part of its digitalization strategy

LEVERKUSEN, 28-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro has just launched its new Solution Center for intelligently presenting its products on the web. The new Covestro Solution Center is a key part of Covestro’s digitalization strategy. It will feature over 2,000 Covestro products … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to sell its Optimera construction materials distribution business in Denmark to Davidsens Tommerhandel

LA DEFENSE, 20-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain to sell its Optimera construction materials distribution business in Denmark to Davidsens Tommerhandel. The agreement is in line with Saint-Gobain’s portfolio optimization strategy aimed at divesting businesses representing sales of more than €3.0 … Read the full press release

Eurovia selected for €60 million railway line refurbishment in Prague, Czech Republic

RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 7-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurovia selected to refurbish the 6 km railway section between Lysá and Labem and Èelákovice northeast of Prague. The contract is part of a joint venture with Elektrizace železnic that was awarded by The … Read the full press release

Sika expands presence in Qatar with its own production facility

BAAR, 29-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika starts production of concrete admixtures at its plant in Doha, Qatar. Due to large-scale infrastructure investment and a number of mega projects, both ongoing and planned makes Qatar an attractive market. Sika expands its … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain sells Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD) to the Stark group

COURBEVOIE, France, 21-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain signs an agreement for the sale of its entire stake in Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD) following a competitive sale process. The buyer, the Stark group, is an important player in building materials … Read the full press release

Chinese concrete machinery manufacturer Zoomlion orders 170 vehicles for truck mounted pumps from Scania

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Chinese concrete machinery and sanitation equipment manufacturer, Zoomlion Concrete Machinery, has announced it ordered further 170 vehicles for truck mounted pumps from Scania. This order follows the 350 vehicles delivered earlier in 2019. … Read the full press release

NIB to finance the construction of new energy-efficient school and sports facility in Laholm, Sweden

HELSINKI, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB signs 25-year loan facility of SEK 140 million (EUR 13.2 million) to finance the construction of a new primary school building and a sports facility in Glänninge with property developer Kommunfastigheter i Laholm AB. … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction Grands Projets led consortium wins €200 million worth contract for a wastewater treatment plant in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City

PARIS, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Construction Grands Projets (50% share and lead contractor) and Acciona Agua S.A. (50%) consortium won contract for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of phase 1 for the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater treatment plant … Read the full press release

Abengoa advances on the new Lagoh shopping and family leisure center project in Andalusia

SEVILLE, 3-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Abengoa marks first year since the electromechanical installations awarding of the new Lagoh shopping and family leisure center in the area of Palmas Altas in Seville. Works in the shopping center are being carried out … Read the full press release

Skanska selected to build new headquarters of Jabil Inc. in St. Petersburg, Florida

STOCKHOLM, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska to rebuild Jabil Inc.’s headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Skanska signed contract with BA Leasing BSC, LLC worth USD 57 M, about SEK 520 M for the project. The contract will be included … Read the full press release

FINLAND: NIB to fund Keitele Timber’s investments in mechanical wood processing facilities

HELSINKI, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB to finance Keitele Timber’s investments in mechanical wood processing facilities. The agreement is EUR 15 million loan with maturity of ten years. Keitele Timber will use the loan from NIB to invest in tangible … Read the full press release

Sika to strengthen its Sealing & Bonding business in Eastern Europe with the buy of Belorussian polyurethane foams producer

BAAR, 13-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika is expanding its know-how in the production and development of polyurethane foams. The company has just acquired a manufacturer of polyurethane foam systems based in Belarus. The acquired company is called Belineco (ООО «БелИНЭКО») … Read the full press release

Skanska lands EUR 42 million incremental expansion construction contract for a manufacturing facility in western USA

STOCKHOLM, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract for the construction of a manufacturing facility in western USA. The contract is an incremental expansion, worth around EUR 42 million (~ USD 48 M / ~ SEK 440 M) … Read the full press release

City of Stockholm hires Skanska for the renovation of the Stockholm House of Culture & City Theatre

STOCKHOLM, 22-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The City of Stockholm has signed an agreement with the construction company Skanska to have the Stockholm House of Culture & City Theatre in central Stockholm, Sweden renovated. The renovation will cost the City of Stockholm around SEK 550 M (~EUR 51 million). … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo and its JV partner Doprastav of Slovakia to build Lot 2 of a section of the D3 highway in southern Czech Republic

MILAN, 6-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo and its JV (joint venture) partner Doprastav of Slovakia landed a contract for the building of Lot 2, which is a section (12.53 kilometres) of the D3 highway in the south of the Czech … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim accelerates growth in the Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments

ZUG, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim adds one (1) precast and eight (8) ready-mix concrete plants as well as a sand quarry to its growing Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments. The new additions … Read the full press release

SENER solidifies standing as a European leader in projects to regasify and store cryogenic products with a new ethylene terminal project in France

GETXO, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER leads the consortium of a turnkey contract to build an ethylene storage and regasification terminal in Fos-sur-Mer (region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France) after signing an agreement with the French chemical company Kem One, owner of the … Read the full press release

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