Tag Archives: construction

Czech Republic: Skanska to upgrade the old D1 Motorway under CZK 1.4 billion agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction and development company, Skanska, is set to modernize the 14-kilometer D1 motorway in Czech Republic under the CZK 1.4 billion (SEK 580 million) contract with the Road and Motorway Directorate.  The oldest … Read the full press release

Launching the SEAM Program, a New Framework Dedicated to the Sustainability of the Abrasive Industry

After years of unwavering commitment to quality and safety in the use of abrasives and production processes, European abrasive companies are again joining forces to implement sustainability measures industry-wide, thanks to SEAM. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, … Read the full press release

Hydro: Contemporary, Greener building for Ticon

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — MODERN TICON BUILDING – The historic Ticon Building in Drammen, Norway has undergone modernization integrating Hydro’s low-carbon recycled CIRCAL aluminum but retaining its original architectural design. The Ticon Building, built in 1963, has … Read the full press release

Hirsch-BEWiSynbra consortium closes the acquisition of Saint-Gobain’s EPS business in France

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, France, 7-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain closes sale of its expanded polystyrene (EPS) business in France to the Austrian and Swedish consortium Hirsch-BEWiSynbra on December 31, 2019. In 2018, the EPS business in France generated sales of … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä inaugurates 58 MW gas power plant in Papua New Guinea

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 18-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology group Wärtsilä inaugurates the first ever utility-scale gas engine project in Papua New Guinea which was attended by the Hon. James Marape, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea on 6 December 2019. … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 90% interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA for USD 373 M, about SEK 3.5 billion

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska sells 90 percent interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA to an affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners. The transaction amounts to USD 373 M, about SEK … Read the full press release

Construction company Skanska bought 26,200 sq. m. of land in Bucharest, Romania for EUR 24 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction and project development company Skanska announced it has acquired some 26,200 square meters of land in Bucharest, Romania. The land was bought from Intero Property Development Estates SRL as the price agreed … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim adds new production facilities in Africa for its sustainable and affordable housing solution, Durabric

(PRESS RELEASE) JONA, Switzerland, 27-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim adds more production capacity for its Durabric soil-stabilized bricks with new a plant located in Malawi. As part of 14Trees, its joint venture with CDC Group, the new plant will industrialize … Read the full press release

GlobalConnect to lease 9,250 square meters at CPH Highline in Copenhagen from Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska signs 8-year lease on 9,250 square meters and 115 parking spaces at the office complex CPH Highline in Copenhagen, Denmark. The lease contract was signed with GlobalConnect A/S which will move into … Read the full press release

NIB and Westra Wermlands Sparbank to improve access to financing for SMEs in western Sweden with new loan programme

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Westra Wermlands Sparbank sign seven-year loan programme of SEK 300 million (EUR 27.8 million) to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and environmental projects in western Sweden. This will improve … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction participates in the expansion of the Annacis Island wastewater treatment facility in Greater Vancouver, Canada

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Construction to build new pipelines for the Annacis Island wastewater treatment plant near Vancouver. The contract is via its subsidiary Bessac and in a general partnership with the Canadian Pomerleau company. The … Read the full press release

Skanska takes part in major transformation of Ulven district in Oslo

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska signs contract with Obos to build 168 apartments in Oslo, Norway. The NOK 344 M (about SEK 370 M) worth project is part of a major transformation of the Ulven district in … Read the full press release

Sika expands its presence in China and the Asia Pacific with the acquisition of silicone sealants and adhesives manufacturer Crevo-Hengxin

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 9-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika expands its Target Markets Industry and Sealing & Bonding presence in China and the Asia Pacific region with the acquisition of Crevo-Hengxin. Sika also will gain additional silicone technology and a production … Read the full press release

Sika further strengthens presence in West Africa with a new mortar manufacturing facility in Cameroon

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 4-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika further starts operations in new facility for mortars in Cameroon, further expanding its presence in West Africa. The company invests in a new mortar manufacturing facility following the foundation of the national … Read the full press release

Pöyry announces EPCM assignment to develop the BoP of Bracell’s Project Star in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) VANTAA, 28-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Pöyry awarded with an EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Management) assignment from Bracell. The contract is to develop the BoP (Balance of Plant) of the Project Star located in Lençóis Paulista, state of São … Read the full press release

Skanska selected to construct and develop 13-acre high school campus in Burien, Washington, USA

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska signed USD 113.5 M (about SEK 1.1 billion) worth contract to build a replacement high school for Highline Public Schools in Burien, Washington, USA. The contract will be included in the US … Read the full press release

MYTILINEOS subsidiary METKA EGN signs EPC and O&M contract for new solar plant in Chile

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 12-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — METKA EGN signed a contract with Atacama Solar S.A. to undertake the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) services for two years of the Atacama Solar II 170,65MWp PV … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply second dredger to Damen Shipyards that will be one of the most environmentally sustainable ships of its type in service

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 15-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä again selected by Damen Shipyards Group to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The dredger is being built for Hanson Aggregates. The order was signed with … Read the full press release

Sika expands presence in Qatar with its own production facility

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

YIT started major apartment building projects in Finland with total value of nearly EUR 60 million

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … 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