Tag Archives: construction

Skanska to build highway section between Staré Město – Moravský Písek in Czech Republic for EUR 77M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a EUR 77M (SEK 780M) worth contract with National Highway Authority of the Czech Republic for the construction of a highway section … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s state-of-the-art technologies to be used in one of the largest and most sustainable pulp mills in the world

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering group, ANDRITZ, has won a major contract for the supply of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in the city of … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 100 percent of PCI Skanska Inc. to Salas O’Brien

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a binding Stock Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) for its 100 percent ownership of PCI Skanska Inc. (PCIS), a multi-discipline … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems to offer 3D machine control solution for compact excavators and backhoes with swing boom

The Leica iCON iXE3 3D excavator machine control solutions will be available for smaller excavators with swing boom, providing an easy-to-use solution on one unified software and hardware platform. (PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, 22-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, a global … Read the full press release

Citycon: The new urban centre Lippulaiva will be carbon neutral in terms of energy consumption from the opening day

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon, a leading owner, developer and manager of multipurpose urban centres, has announced that the new urban centre Lippulaiva, that is currently under construction in Espoonlahti, is a pioneer in sustainable energy solutions, … Read the full press release

Polish Green Building Council and EBRD publish new report on ambitious roadmap to decarbonise Poland’s construction sector by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New study published today by the Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) outlines how buildings play a crucial role in Poland’s effort to … Read the full press release

Amey and Bell Group launch new academy to provide prisoners opportunity to gain vocational qualification

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 4-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey, leading provider of critical infrastructure for local and national Government announces partnership with Bell Group to create a series of academies within the prison environment to help transform lives and reduce reoffending. … Read the full press release

ABB Robotics introduces new robotic automation solutions to improve safety, affordability and sustainability in the construction industry

9 out of 10 construction businesses predict a skills crisis by 2030, with 81 percent saying they will introduce robots in the next 10 years, while safety and the environment both catalysts for accelerating investment in robotics. (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, … Read the full press release

Sustainable Mobility for Italy: Webuild highlights role that infrastructure play in reviving economy and creating employment

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an industrial Group specialized in the construction of large works and large complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, clean hydro energy, clean water and green buildings sectors, announces the launch of a … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to build new plasterboard manufacturing line in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain announces that it is investing €40 million to construct a new plasterboard manufacturing line in its Quinto plant near Zaragoza, Spain. This €40 million investment will enable the company to expand its … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Framo pumping systems to be used in the installation of Scotland’s largest offshore wind park Seagreen

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling announces that it will supply Saipen with Framo pumping systems for the foundations of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm … Read the full press release

Enel X announces partnership with Sterling and Wilson to accelerate deployment of EV charging infrastructure in India

The purpose of the JV is to market and distribute products for electric vehicle private and public charging businesses across India (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, Italy/ MUMBAI, India, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X announces that it has entered into a … Read the full press release

LOC successfully completes Marine Warranty Survey (“MWS”) services on the Tengizchevroil Project

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LOC, part of the AqualisBraemar LOC Group, strengthens its position as the go to specialist for global energy construction projects with the successful completion of its Marine Warranty Survey (“MWS”) services on the … Read the full press release

Skanska to start construction of the second building of the Equilibrium complex in Bucharest, Romania

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces the investment of EUR 45M, about SEK 450 M, in the second phase of its office project Equilibrium in Bucharest, Romania. The second building will have … Read the full press release

Mining industry: Sika upscales its additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational specialty chemical company, has announced it has further expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology. The new … Read the full press release

Deka Immobilien acquires Parkview office building in Prague, Czech Republic from Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska announces that its Parkview office building located in Prague, Czech Republic has been sold to Deka Immobilien, one of Europe’s leading real estate investors and asset managers, for EUR 77M, about SEK … Read the full press release

EIB signs €125 million loan with Livie to accelerate construction of affordable housing in France

€125 million loan granted to BATIGERE Network subsidiary dedicated to building affordable housing in France 1 500 home builds planned over five years for 3 500 residents Operation guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) (PRESS RELEASE) KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 11-Jan-2021 — … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems launches new reality capture collaboration and project management platform

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announces Leica Cyclone ENTERPRISE. The new, user-managed, enterprise-level platform provides a central tool for managing, collaborating and accessing reality capture projects to view, share and analyse rich … Read the full press release

Vattenfall’s construction plans for Vesterhav Syd and Nord offshore wind farm projects gets approval from The Danish Energy Agency

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattendall announces that it has received permission for the construction work on the offshore wind farms Vesterhav Syd and Nord from the Danish Energy Agency. The Danish Energy Agency’s decision constitutes a stamp … Read the full press release

Skanska assigned for the expansion and renovation of Gylle school in Borlänge, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Skanska announces that its has signed an agreement with Borlänge Municipality for the construction of 19,000 square meters of new buildings along with renovation of the existing building in Gylle primary school. The … Read the full press release

Skanska sells its infrastructure services business in the UK to M Group Services for more than 55M EUR

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces that it has signed a binding Business Purchase Agreement (“BPA”) with M Group Services for the sale of its infrastructure services business in the UK for … Read the full press release

Reinventing the building industry: LafargeHolcim and Witteveen+Bos call on the world’s brightest students for the first 3D printing hackathon

The challenge: reinventing building design and methods of a 2-story residential building An online ideathon with the participation of world-class experts A final hackathon with live demonstrations in France in March 2021 Mentorship from leading experts, further collaboration and cash … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in Beverly Hills office development project

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska (STO: SKA-B) announces it will invest USD 65 million (~ SEK 570 million / EUR 56 million), in its first Los Angeles office development project, which will … Read the full press release

SENER to improve and optimize processes and operations at Gate terminal

SENER was one of the companies in charge of the EPC construction of the Gate terminal plant (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 27-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Europe, Gate terminal regasification plant, has … Read the full press release

Gråsjø and Trollheim hydro electric power plant dams and flood gate in Norway to be modernized by Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the refurbishment and upgrade of four dams and one flood gate. The dams serve as reservoirs for Gråsjø and Trollheim … Read the full press release

China mortar market: Sika opens new production facility in Chengdu

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational leading specialty chemicals company, has announced it is opening a new production facility in Chengdu, China. With the new production facility, Sika has further expanded its capacity … Read the full press release

DNV GL completes technical due diligence of Spain’s largest single wind farm on behalf of Banco de Sabadell and Bankia

The Gecama wind farm will provide clean energy to approximately 260,000 Spanish households (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 13-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body and part of Det Norske Veritas Holding … Read the full press release

Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT awards contracts for the longest offshore grid connection system BorWin5

The consortium of Siemens AG and Dragados Offshore S.A. has been awarded the contract for the construction of converter stations on land and at sea, while NKT HV Cables AB has been awarded the contract for the production and installation … Read the full press release

Skanska purchased 11,500 square meters of land in Houston from Houston Westmont LP for USD 27 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska, one of the leading construction and development companies with substantial activities in the United States, has announced it has acquired some 11,500 square meters of land in Houston, TX, from Houston Westmont … Read the full press release

Sika in 1H2020: Despite COVID-19 growth in local currencies; focus on cash flow and liquidity; more favorable market conditions expected in 2H2020

Sales growth of 2.9% in local currencies to CHF 3,614.6 million (–3.2% in CHF) High negative currency effect of –6.1% (impact of minus CHF 225 million in sales and CHF 29 million in EBIT) Maintained high EBITDA margin of over … Read the full press release