Category Archives: Construction

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The strategic alliance between Siemens and Bentley Systems further expanded; Siemens stake in Bentley Systems now exceeds 9%

Joint Press Release by Siemens and Bentley Systems Successful strategic alliance with Bentley Systems, which started in 2016, to be further expanded Joint investment initiative extended by an additional €50 million, totaling €100 million Ambition to further accelerate joint business … Read the full press release

Sika opens new factory in Dubai for the production of high-performance concrete admixtures

BAAR, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika is developing its operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the opening of a new factory in Dubai. An existing production facility for concrete admixtures has been relocated to the new site and expanded. … Read the full press release

Specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I appointed a member of Mayor of London’s new London Development Panel (LDP)

U+I ONE OF 29 PANEL MEMBERS SELECTED AS PART OF LONDON MAYOR’S PLAN TO SPEED UP HOUSING DELIVERY. LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today named specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I as a … Read the full press release

BASF’s Chemetall brand strengthens its position in China by investing in state-of-the-art surface treatment site in Pinghu

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang … Read the full press release

Cargotec’s Hiab to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from CTE Group for EUR 50 million

Malmö, Sweden, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hiab, part of Cargotec, and a global leader in on-road load handling, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Effer loader cranes business from the CTE Group for an enterprise value of EUR 50 … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain sold its façade installing and glass replacing activities in the United Kingdom to an affiliate of CoBe Capital

Courbevoie, France, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a strategic review of its British glass business, Saint-Gobain has sold, effective August 1st 2018, its façade installing and glass replacing activities in the United Kingdom (UK), to an affiliate of CoBe Capital. Trading … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to acquire producer of very high temperature thermal insulation with two plants in Germany

Courbevoie, France, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain has acquired the German company HKO, that designs, produces and distributes a complete range of very high temperature thermal insulation and fire protection solutions made from various types of glass fibers to cover temperature … Read the full press release

GRAHAM supports new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives employees the opportunity to gain higher education

Hillsborough, UK, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education through the workplace has been supported by GRAHAM. Delivered as part of the GRAHAM Academy Scotland, nine current and new … Read the full press release

ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the the world’s longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A two-kilometre suspension bridge, the world’s longest, is being built over the Dardanelles Strait in north-western Turkey linking Europe and Asia. ING helped secure €2.27 billion of financing for the project that involves an international consortium … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam Development and AM will be 50/50 partners in OMC for the Urban Interactive District (UID) project in Arenapoort Amsterdam Zuidoost

Nieuwegein, Netherlands, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the interest of ING, Ballast Nedam Development and AM have taken over the stocks of the development cooperation OMC – the partnership between Ballast Nedam Development, AM and ING. With this transaction, Ballast … Read the full press release

Amey recognised for its approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

OXFORD, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the last six months Amey has won a series of industry awards with the most recent win at the Construction News Awards 2018 for Amey’s approach to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I). The latest … Read the full press release

Amey and Glasgow City Council install new all-weather sports pitches at five secondary schools across Glasgow

OXFORD, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey’s Schools Facilities Management Team in Glasgow has completed work to install five new all-weather sports pitches at five secondary schools across Glasgow. The £2.8 million project will see schools in Glasgow and the local … Read the full press release

Henkel enters the Chilean building materials market with the acquisition of Aislantes Nacionales S.A.

DÜSSELDORF, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Aislantes Nacionales S.A., a major player in the Chilean tile adhesive and building materials market. Aislantes Nacionales S.A. is a privately-owned company specialized in manufacturing and marketing a wide … Read the full press release

YIT selected for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki

HELSINKI, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed an alliance contract for the renovation of the Main Building of the University of Helsinki. The current phase of the project consists of making a project plan. The project customer is the University … Read the full press release

Wienerberger acquires frost-resistant and pre-insulated plastic pipes producer in Norway, Isoterm AS

Specialized high-margin product of excellent quality – a perfect fit for the portfolio Acquisition is part of Wienerberger’s growth strategy with € 200 million earmarked for 2018 Ideal move to strengthen plastic pipe business in the Nordic core markets VIENNA, … Read the full press release

Erste Group Immorent and STRABAG Real Estate start construction work on the business park silo plus in Liesing, Austria

Cornerstone laid and opening ceremony for construction of silo plus in Liesing Erste Group Immorent and STRABAG Real Estate are constructing around 20,000 m² of office space with perfect access to public transport VIENNA, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 27th of June … Read the full press release

Euro Staff Solution: First 2 Employees are on Us

LONDON, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Are you not tired of receiving promotions only for usual, not-so-important things? How many tooth pastes or photo shoots does one need? Ever wonder why the important things in your professional life are not on offer? … Read the full press release

The Royal Government of Cambodia and VINCI Airports mark the soft-opening of the full refurbished passenger terminal at Sihanoukville airport

Rueil-Malmaison, France, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To mark the soft-opening of the full refurbished passenger terminal, a ceremony was held today at Sihanoukville airport. Attending the event were the Secretary of State in charge of Civil Aviation, the Under Secretary of … Read the full press release

YIT and Are team up to construct the Soukka station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland

HELSINKI, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A consortium formed by YIT and Are and Länsimetro Oy have signed an agreement on the construction of the Soukka station on the West Metro line in Espoo, Finland. The value of the contract is … Read the full press release

Skanska sold combined retirement home and rental apartments for senior citizens in Älvängen, Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold a combined retirement home and rental apartments for senior citizens in Älvängen, Sweden, for an underlying property value of about SEK 310 M. The buyer is Rikshem. The project is developed by … Read the full press release

Skanska to build a new education facilities for the University of Bergen in Norway

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with the University of Bergen to build a new education facilities at the campus area in Bergen, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 295 M, about SEK 310 million, which will … Read the full press release

Skanska sold a logistics facility to be built in Arlandastad, Sigtuna to Logicenters for SEK 230 M

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold a logistics facility to be built in Arlandastad, Sigtuna, for about SEK 230 M. The buyer is Logicenters. The divestment will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the second quarter … Read the full press release

INTER RAO Export LLC awards Pöyry with the assignment for technical audit services provision for the project of the construction of four power units in Cuba

Vantaa, Finland, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INTER RAO Export LLC, a leading Russian energy company acting as an EPCM Contractor in a number of large international projects, has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for technical audit services provision for the project of … Read the full press release

GRAHAM appointed to construct a new commercial hub at U+I’s Preston Barracks project in Brighton

Hillsborough, UK,, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Specialist regeneration and property developer, U+I has appointed GRAHAM to deliver a new commercial hub for start-up and SME businesses as part of its Preston Barracks redevelopment in Brighton. Construction of the 50,000 sq ft … Read the full press release

The Chair in Construction 4.0: Bouygues Construction and the Centrale Lille engineering school create a research chair to increase productivity of the construction sector

PARIS, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With support from the Hauts-de-France Region and the European Metropolis of Lille, Bouygues Construction and the Centrale Lille engineering school are announcing the creation of a research chair intended to increase the productivity of the … Read the full press release

SENER again recognised by Fundación MásFamilia as a Family Responsible Company

MADRID, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SENER has once again been recognised by Fundación MásFamilia as a Family Responsible Company (EFR, in its Spanish acronym), thanks to its commitment to the EFR model that involves improving the work and family relationships of its people. The award-giving ceremony … Read the full press release

BASF to present at UTECH Europe 2018 international polyurethane trade show in Maastricht, NL, from May 29 to 31

With SLENTITE® into the future: first pilot applications implemented Added value for the automobile: Engine covers made of PU systems for the highest demands Increased sleeping comfort: PU spray gel for mattresses Ludwigshafen, Germany, 28-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With numerous innovations … Read the full press release

YIT to start construction on the second stage of Hollister Incorporated’s medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania

HELSINKI, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has signed a contract with Hollister Incorporated, a US-based medical products manufacturing company, to construct the second stage of a medical device factory in Kaunas, Lithuania. The value of the deal for YIT is approximately EUR 25 million … Read the full press release

Skanska begins GBP 141 M worth construction of mixed-use scheme in London

Skanska has signed a contract with The Olayan Group to build K1 Knightsbridge, a mixed-use scheme in London, UK, that combines commercial, residential and retail development. The contract is worth GBP 141 M, about SEK 1.6 billion, which will be … Read the full press release

CEB and CDC to provide funds for the renovation of the social housing facilities “Young Workers’ Hostels”

PARIS, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolf Wenzel, Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), and Eric Lombard, Director General of Caisse des dépôts et consignations (CDC), today signed a €150 million framework loan agreement to finance the renovation of the “Young Workers’ … Read the full press release