Tag Archives: construction

Siemens Gamesa and Van Oord consortium selected as preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm construction

Supply of 89 SWT-DD-130 wind turbines with a total rated power output of over 380 MW Zamudio, Spain, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has been selected by Windpark Fryslân B.V. as … 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

ABP announces construction of a new £15 million multi-storey vehicle terminal at the Port of Southampton

LONDON, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of a new vehicle terminal has been announced at the Port of Southampton, as the latest phase a £50 million investment by ABP. The new £15 million multi-storey facility will be built in the Eastern … 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

Austria’s oldest listed company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX

VIENNA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX on 26 June 2018. Austria’s oldest listed company will be included in the ATX for the first time in its history. The extraordinary … 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

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

Destatis: turnover in the main construction industry in February 2018 up 10.5% YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), turnover in the main construction industry in February 2018 was up 10.5% compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. At the end of February 2018 the … Read the full press release

Destatis: German local courts report 1,624 business insolvencies in February 2018; 2.8% increase YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In February 2018 German local courts reported 1,624 business insolvencies. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this was a 2.8% increase compared with February 2017. In February 2018, the largest number of business insolvencies was … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo appointed Goldman Sachs to assess strategic options for the Plants and Paving business unit of Lane

MILAN, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In the context of consolidating its growth strategy in the US large infrastructure business sector, Salini Impregilo is currently evaluating several investment opportunities as well as non-core asset divestments options. To this end Salini Impregilo … Read the full press release

GRAPHISOFT announced the release of the latest version of its award-winning BIM software solution ARCHICAD 22

BUDAPEST, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software developer for architects and designers, has announced the release of ARCHICAD 22, the latest version of its award-winning BIM software solution. ARCHICAD 22 improves the architectural design … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen and OBOS to establish joint venture in building and construction – Construct Venture AS

OSLO, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen and OBOS are putting up 80 million to establish this joint venture initiative in building and construction – Construct Venture AS. The first investment for Construct Venture is being made in the company … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen to build the residential project Husebyhagen at Skedsmokorset in Akershus

OSLO, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen has signed a contract with Romerike Boligutvikling AS, a subsidiary of BORI BBL, to build the residential project Husebyhagen at Skedsmokorset in Akershus. Husebyhagen is a new residential project developed by Romerike Boligutvikling … Read the full press release

Skanska to build production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland

Skanska has signed a contract with Johnson Matthey for the construction of a production and storage facility in Gliwice, Poland. The contract is worth PLN 128 M, about SEK 300 M, which will be included in the order bookings for … Read the full press release

Bouygues Construction to build the future Biology – Pharmacy – Chemistry (BPC) Centre on the Plateau de Saclay

PARIS, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Paris-Sud University and the Platon Saclay project company, led by Bouygues Construction, has signed a public-private partnership contract for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the future Biology – Pharmacy – Chemistry (BPC) Centre … Read the full press release

Destatis: turnover in the main construction industry in January 2018 up 22.2% YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), turnover in the main construction industry in January 2018 was up 22.2% compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. At the end of January 2018 the … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich researchers developed new robotic method for digital timber construction

ZURICH, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from ETH Zurich are using a new method for digital timber construction in a real project for the first time. The load-bearing timber modules, which are prefabricated by robots, will be assembled on the top … Read the full press release

New integration between Vectorworks Cloud Services and Bluebeam Studio supports modern, online review and approval process for digital construction drawings and 3D models

Vectorworks is the first BIM software to integrate with Bluebeam Studio for real-time markups and review. Columbia, MD, USA, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Global design software and BIM developer Vectorworks, Inc. and Bluebeam, Inc., a leading developer of innovative technology solutions for the architectural, … 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

Hexagon AB to acquire US based software company for the heavy civil construction industry

STOCKHOLM, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of AGTEK, a leading US based software company specialising in planning and productivity solutions for the heavy civil construction industry. With headquarters in Livermore, California, … Read the full press release

Icade Promotion and REI Habitat to step up wood construction in France

PARIS, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March 14, 2018, Icade Promotion and REI Habitat signed a co-development partnership agreement with respect to several wood-based construction projects over the next few years in the Paris region and major French cities. Their goals … Read the full press release

Icade Promotion, Icade Santé and Korian to develop three post-acute care facilities in Ile-de-France and Aquitaine

PARIS, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the MIPIM property conference, Icade Promotion, Icade Santé and Korian have decided to provide an update on their partnership entered into in 2017. After recently launching the development of a post-acute care … Read the full press release

NIB to loan EUR 42 million to Tine SA for the construction of its new dairy in Bergen, Norway

NIB and the Norwegian dairy company Tine SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400 million (EUR 42 million), with a 12-year maturity, on financing the construction of Tine’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway. In order to save energy, waste … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction to build new sports centre for Oundle School in Northamptonshire

Oundle School in Northamptonshire has appointed GRAHAM Construction to deliver a £24 million sports centre project. Hillsborough, UK, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Oundle School is the third largest independent co-educational day and boarding school in England providing education for over 1100 … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction commences stabilisation works at 18th century Goldney Hall in Bristol

Contract to undertake stabilisation works to woodland and boundaries in the grounds of the historic site. Hillsborough, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has commenced work at 18th century Goldney Hall in Bristol. GRAHAM won the contract to deliver stabilisation … Read the full press release