Tag Archives: construction

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

Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France property development arm Linkcity Ile-de-France sold three buildings in the new Chapelle International neighbourhood, north-east Paris

PARIS, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Linkcity Ile-de-France, the property development arm of Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has completed the sale of three buildings in the new Chapelle International neighbourhood, located in the 18th district of Paris, … 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

Sika strengthens its position in the Italian roofing market with the acquisition of majority stake in Index Construction Systems and Products

BAAR, Switzerland, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired a majority stake in Index Construction Systems and Products, a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems headquartered close to Verona, Italy. The company generates annual sales of CHF 115 million. … Read the full press release

New guidance on handling nanomaterials for manufacturers and workers in construction or demolition

Leicestershire, UK, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Self-cleaning windows, very high strength concrete and thin, lightweight, super-efficient insulation – just three examples of new building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies that manipulate materials atom by atom. These unlock new … Read the full press release

Sinopec to use Eni’s EST technology for the construction of refining plant in China

San Donato Milanese (MI), 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has sold the licence and basic engineering project to the Chinese company Sinopec, for the construction of a refining plant based on the Eni Slurry Technology (EST).  The plant will be built at … Read the full press release

Geniaxes awarded first prize in the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France

Courbevoie, France, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain presented the awards for the second Saint-Gobain Business Challenge in France following the final round, held in Paris (France), chaired by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain. This event also … Read the full press release

Construction of €492M Rijnland Route in Netherlands to stimulate economic growth

A JV with cutting edge expertise in tunneling, consisting of TBI companies Mobilis and Croonwolter&dros, DIMCO (DEME Infra Marine Contractors) and VINCI Construction Grands Projets A new road to connect Katwijk and Leiden in South Holland, Netherlands A €492 million … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe site in Duisburg begins construction of new Technical Center

Contribution to climate protection and the transition to renewables, BMBF provides funding of more than €60 million for Carbon2Chem ESSEN, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At the thyssenkrupp Steel Europe site in Duisburg the construction of a new Technical Center has begun. … Read the full press release

Join venture of Astaldi, Ghella, Oberosler, COGEIS and P.A.C. signs construction of all underground works of the Italian section of the Brenner Railway Tunnel

Value of works equal to approximately EUR 1 billion BOLZANO, 06-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (5 September 2016), Astaldi, leader of the joint venture with a 42.51% interest, also comprising Ghella, Oberosler, COGEIS and P.A.C., signed the contract for performance … Read the full press release

Skanska to manage the construction of new JW Marriott Hotel in Nashville, USA

STOCKHOLM, 08-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Eighth and Demonbreun Hotel to manage the construction of its new JW Marriott Hotel in Nashville, USA. The contract is worth USD 153M, about SEK 1.3 billion, which will be … Read the full press release

Skanska signs with Västfastigheter for the 2nd phase of the construction of the new Regionens Hus in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg, Sweden, 08-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with Västfastigheter for the second phase of the construction of the new Regionens Hus in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 580M, which will be included in … Read the full press release

Skanska published its Six Month (January – June 2014) Report

Stockholm, Sweden, 22-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Highlights: – Order bookings in Construction amounted to SEK 70.4 billion (60.3); adjusted for currency effects, order bookings increased by 16 percent. – The order backlog amounted to SEK 155.4 billion (Mar. 31, 2014: 145.7); adjusted … Read the full press release