Category Archives: Infrastructure & Utilities

Infrastructure & Utilities Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Amey spent £930,000 with social enterprises in 2017

OXFORD, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A year on from joining the Buy Social Corporate Challenge, Amey is announcing that it has spent almost £1m with social enterprises in 2017, as new partnerships are formed with Belu, Wild Hearts and Recycling … Read the full press release

ALLPLAN unveils powerful solution for the parametric modeling of bridges

Intuitive and time-saving creation of parametric bridge models Total freedom of geometric design of the bridge Design modifications implemented in minutes instead of days MUNICH, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ALLPLAN, an international provider of open solutions for Building Information Modeling (BIM), … Read the full press release

VINCI subsidiary Eurovia to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil engineering contractor TNT group

C$170 million (€112 million) revenue Eurovia boosts its operations in Quebec Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurovia, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in transport infrastructure and urban development, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil … Read the full press release

Ferrovial lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin

DUBLIN, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Spain’s global services and infrastructure provider, Ferrovial, lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin with issuance of €100m notes from its €1bn Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) programme. A subsidiary of Ferrovial, Ferrovial Netherlands … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €5 million to microfinance provider MKF Partner in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Loan to microfinance provider MKF Partner will be invested in residential sector EBRD loan of up to €5 million to MKF Partner, a microfinance institution Energy efficiency loans to residents and vendors of green technology Increasing availability of finance to … Read the full press release

Europe’s largest electric bus fleet: 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport

Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, 28 March 2018, Connexxion, Transport Region Amsterdam and Schiphol presented Europe’s largest electric bus fleet. On 1 April, 100 electric articulated VDL Citeas will be put in service at and around Schiphol Airport … Read the full press release

STRABAG SE to build 13 km tunnel section for the underground transport system of the Woodsmith Mine near Whitby, England

Design-and-build contract for approx. 13 km tunnel section with portal and ramp Part of underground transport system for Woodsmith Mine in North Yorkshire, England World’s largest deposit of polyhalite one step closer to mining LONDON, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sirius Minerals … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Ambra Solutions to deliver Canada’s deepest underground LTE network

LTE Advanced network will be deployed three kilometers below ground – the deepest LTE network in Canada Data and voice access network will be built completely on Ericsson equipment New LTE network will increase mine safety, efficiency and pave the … Read the full press release

La segunda conferencia del proyecto CORE LNGas hive se ha celebrado en Silleda

La conferencia ha sido inaugurada por el presidente de Puertos del Estado, José Llorca; el director xeral de Enerxía e Minas de la Xunta, Ángel Bernardo Tahoces; el director general de Infraestructuras de Enagás, Claudio Rodríguez, y el director general … Read the full press release

schlaich bergermann partner awarded the German Bridge Design Prize Deutscher Brückenbaupreis 2018 in the category Street and Railway bridges

Schlaich bergermann partner are the winners in the “Street and Railway bridges” category Their winning project “Bleichinselbrücke” is designed using Allplan Engineering ALLPLAN sponsored the German Bridge Design Prize MUNICH, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March, 12th, the engineering office schlaich … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) to provide EUR 300 million to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. for infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency in Netherlands

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €300 million loan to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.(NWB Bank) in order to finance public infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency investments across the Netherlands.  NWB Bank provides loans to … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) loans EUR 75 million to Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) for MSMEs, infrastructure and education

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €75 million loan to the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) to provide a credit line to MSMEs and finance projects in municipal infrastructure development and the education sector. The … Read the full press release

SENER and MASDAR co-owned company Torresol Energy turns 10

MADRID, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Torresol Energy, a company created by the engineering and technology group SENERand the alternative energy company from Abu Dhabi MASDAR to promote the technological development, construction, operation and maintenance of large solar power plants, owner of the innovative plants Gemasolar–a … Read the full press release

EBRD to provide EUR 25.9 million to Ukraine’s leading engineering, procurement and construction firm KNESS Group for three solar plants in western Ukraine

KNESS Group to open three solar plants with total capacity of 33.9 MW LONDON, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is contributing to Ukraine’s energy security by pledging new funds for the development of alternative power generation. The latest project under the … Read the full press release

Vattenfall plans to invest EUR 100 million in developing new solar power plants during 2018-2019

Vattenfall plans to invest SEK 1 billion (EUR 100 million) in large-scale solar energy generation over the next two years. In addition, Vattenfall also provides small-scale solar solutions for customers. The investments support Vattenfall’s objective to become fossil-free within a … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS with several awards at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Initiatives ATHENS, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development initiatives of MYTILINEOS won top distinctions for yet another year, in recognition of their very high level and direct impact on society. … Read the full press release

Iberdrola agreed to convene the company’s 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 13th of April

Shareholders will vote on the execution of two new capital increases. This means they may choose between receiving their dividend in cash or as fully paid-up shares through the new ‘Iberdrola Flexible Remuneration’ Programme Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — During today’s … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s plans for 2018-2022: Ebitda will be between €11.5 billion and €12 billion at the end of the period

Bilbao, Spain, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, the group’s Chairman, said: “Overall, the plan we are presenting today is fully consistent with our strategy over recent years, while seizing the opportunities provided by the new digital environment. In essence, it is … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction led consortium, Spie batignolles awarded a major contract as part of the Grand Paris Express programme

4.6 km of tunnel to be excavated using a tunnel boring machine Construction of the new Kremlin Bicêtre Hôpital station Contract value: almost €400 million (excluding tax) Rueil-Malmaison, France, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium led by VINCI Construction (Dodin Campenon … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group: The first Gravity Based Foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm installed in Denmark

Aalst, Belgium, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend, the first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL): the brand-new signalling system completes its biggest test so far

Biggest test of new signalling system so far completed this weekend Customers will begin to see reliability benefits from the summer World’s oldest metro being transformed into one of the most modern LONDON, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Another weekend of testing … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The project will … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Ghana with the opening of its own new office in Tema

Presence in West Africa expanded / Investments in growing markets HAMBURG, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd moved into its own new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Effective immediately, the company will be … Read the full press release

Ferrovial subsidiary in Australia Broadspectrum appoints Nick Miller as CEO

MADRID, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Broadspectrum, the Australian subsidiary of Ferrovial Services, has appointed Nick Miller to the position of Chief Executive Officer; he will fully assume these functions in May. Since 2010, Miller has been Managing Director of Fulton Hogan, a construction and services … Read the full press release

EDF subsidiary Agregio announces exclusive framework aggregation contract with JP Energie Environnement

PARIS, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Agregio is signing an exclusive framework aggregation contract for the projects being developed by JP Energie Environnement, a subsidiary of the Nass Group, which develops and runs wind farms and solar parks in France. JP … Read the full press release

Jordan to host EBRD’s 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum

LONDON, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jordan’s Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, and EBRD Secretary General, Enzo Quattrociocche, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the organisation of the Bank’s 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum, which will be held … Read the full press release

Waste to energy: Fortum to deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen as part of 8 year service agreement

ESPOO, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum will deliver turbine and generator services for BIR Avfallsenergi AS and BKK Varme AS in Bergen. The contract was signed on 19 December 2017. It is a 8 year service agreement and started from 1 … Read the full press release

Ian Tyler appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board

OXFORD, 05-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey is announcing today (January 2,2018) the appointment of Ian Tyler from January 2018 as Non-Executive Chairman of the Amey Board. Ian currently sits on the board of four organisations including Bovis Homes and BAE systems … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Egypt’s gas infrastructure modernisation

LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a US$200 million loan to the Arab Republic of Egypt to finance the modernisation of selected gas infrastructure facilities, which shall improve energy efficiency and reduce impacts on the environment. Egypt has an energy … Read the full press release

CAF to supply 18 Urbos Trams for a turnkey project in the Republic of Mauritius

Beasain, Spain, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF has signed a contract exceeding € 100 million for the supply of 18 Urbos Trams with Larsen & Toubro Limited, India  which is executing a 26 km Integrated Light Rail Transit System (circa … Read the full press release