Tag Archives: construction

Webuild Announces Seasoned Leader Gianni De Gennaro as Chairman of Eurolink for Sicily-Calabria Bridge Project

(IN BRIEF) Webuild has appointed Gianni De Gennaro as the chairman of Eurolink, the General Contractor responsible for constructing the Sicily-Calabria Bridge in southern Italy. De Gennaro’s selection is based on his extensive experience in both the public and private … Read the full press release

Wood to Continue Delivering Engineering and Marine Services to Brunei Shell Petroleum in $250 Million Contract Extension

(IN BRIEF) Wood, a leading global consulting and engineering firm, has secured a contract extension worth approximately $250 million from Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), the largest energy producer in Brunei. The two-year extension focuses on rejuvenating BSP’s offshore energy assets … Read the full press release

Norway’s Ytre Steinsund Bridge Project Awarded to Skanska

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has been awarded a contract worth NOK 800M (SEK 800M) by Vestland County to build the new Ytre Steinsund bridge in Solund municipality, Norway. The bridge will be 811 meters long, situated 50 meters above sea level, … Read the full press release

Global Building Materials Company Holcim Enters Guatemalan Market with Acquisition of Minerales y Agregados

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global building materials company, has announced the acquisition of Minerales y Agregados, a leading provider of advanced mortars and adhesives in Guatemala. This marks Holcim’s entry into the Guatemalan market and expands its Solutions & Products … Read the full press release

Georgia’s GRC Partners with EU and EBRD to Enhance Building Materials Offering

(IN BRIEF) GRC, the leading producer of building materials in Georgia, has partnered with the European Union (EU) and the EBRD to expand its product portfolio by introducing rain gutter systems. The EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line supported GRC’s investment in modern … Read the full press release

Campus Ullevål research center construction to begin in April 2023 by Skanska

(IN BRIEF) Construction company Skanska has won a contract to build a research centre in Oslo called Campus Ullevål, which will focus on climate, energy, environment, and engineering-related geosciences. The project, worth NOK 1.0 billion (around SEK 1.0 billion), will … Read the full press release

Construction software provider Nemetschek Group backs LiveCosts with initial investment

(IN BRIEF) The Nemetschek Group, a software provider for the AEC/O industry, has made an initial investment in LiveCosts, an Irish start-up that simplifies cost control in the construction industry with easy-to-use software connecting the office to the field. The … Read the full press release

Holcim takes a step toward circular construction with acquisition of Sivyer Logistics

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a leading global construction materials and solutions company, has acquired Sivyer Logistics, a producer of recycled construction and demolition waste (CDW) in London. Sivyer Logistics utilizes advanced recycling and recovery technologies to recover over 500,000 tons of … Read the full press release

Santander and BNP Paribas’ UCI Launches Fund for Sustainable Residential Homes in Spain and Portugal with €440m from EIB, ICO, and EIF

(IN BRIEF) Banco Santander and BNP Paribas Group’s joint venture, Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI), has launched a securitisation fund called RMBS Green Prado XI that aims to finance sustainable residential homes in Spain and Portugal. The European Investment Bank … Read the full press release

STARK Expands 24/7 Concept to Aalborg, Jutland

(IN BRIEF) Builders’ merchant STARK has launched its second 24/7 branch, located in Aalborg, Jutland. This new location will allow customers to access building materials and tools at any time, providing greater flexibility and convenience for craftsmen working on tight … Read the full press release

Skanska to build mixed-use development in Norway’s Helgerudkvartalet for NOK 410M

(IN BRIEF) Construction company Skanska has announced a NOK 410 million ($48.5 million) contract to build a mixed-use building in the Helgerudkvartalet urban development project in Sandvika, Norway. The building will include 8,500 square metres of housing and 8,200 square … Read the full press release

Holcim Advances Green Growth Strategy with HM Factory Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Holcim has acquired HM Factory, a precast concrete solutions provider that supplies Polish construction projects and exports to Scandinavian markets. HM Factory’s solutions use less material, reduce waste on the construction site, and are well-positioned to capitalize on … Read the full press release

Crushing rocks for construction could capture 0.5% of global carbon emissions, says research

(IN BRIEF) A new study has found that around 0.5% of global carbon emissions could be captured through the normal crushing process of rocks typically used in construction. The research published in the journal Nature Sustainability reveals that almost no … Read the full press release

TenneT selects Dura Vermeer, BAM Infra Nederland, and Visser & Smit Bouw for 2GW land-based station construction in the Netherlands

(IN BRIEF) TenneT, the Dutch transmission system operator, has chosen Dura Vermeer, BAM Infra Nederland, and Visser & Smit Bouw to undertake the civil engineering works for land-based stations for 2GW offshore wind projects in the Netherlands. The new 2GW … Read the full press release

Equinor awards Aibel contract for major modifications to Hammerfest LNG plant

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian energy company, Equinor, has awarded a major contract to Aibel on behalf of the Snøhvit partnership for modifications to the Hammerfest LNG plant as part of the Snøhvit Future project. The project involves engineering, procurement, construction, and … Read the full press release

EU Finances Major Housing Initiative for IDPs in Western Ukraine with Sweco at the Helm

(IN BRIEF) Sweco has been selected to lead procurement and support construction of housing in six cities in western Ukraine to help meet the needs of internally displaced people. The project, funded by the EU, aims to provide housing, heating, … Read the full press release

Webuild Strengthens Presence in Australia with Clough Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Webuild has signed a contract with the Deloitte Administrators of Clough Limited to acquire Clough’s assets, including more than €4 billion worth of projects in backlog and the organization, including offices, trademarks, and personnel. The acquisition will create … Read the full press release

Skanska and AB Kristianstadsbyggen partner to transform old hospital area into housing district

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a leading global project development and construction group, has announced it has signed an agreement with AB Kristianstadsbyggen, one of Sweden’s 25 largest municipal housing companies, with rental of apartments, … Read the full press release

Skanska continues partnership with data center operator in Phoenix, Arizona with new 80,000 sqm data center and office building project worth $98M

Skanska to complete Phoenix data center project in November 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a contract to build a data center in … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain receives overwhelming investor support in EUR 1.15 billion bond issue

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the successful completion of a bond issue of 1.15 billion EUR. The bond issue was split into two … Read the full press release

Skanska to Demolish and Rebuild Jamaica Bus Depot in Queens, New York for $480M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has signed a contract to build the new Jamaica Bus Depot in Queens, New York, USA for the Metropolitan … Read the full press release

Holcim Boosts Sustainability Efforts with Acquisition of Calcium Carbonate Leader Nicem

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 10-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, has announced it acquired Nicem, a leader in the production of calcium carbonate in Northern Italy. … Read the full press release

Baltic Pipe Project Passes DNV Certification, Bringing New Gas Supply Options to Denmark and Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 5-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the issuance of a Certificates of Conformity (CoC) for the Baltic Pipe project to Energinet, the Danish national transmission system operator for electricity … Read the full press release

Skanska signs EUR 29 million contract for the development of sports center and welfare building in Stavanger, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced a new EUR 29 million (NOK 306 million / SEK 320 million) contract with the Student Welfare Organization in Stavanger, … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Group: Digital twins are among the fastest growing Industry 4.0 concepts

With its forward-looking applications and system solutions, Wienerberger drives automation and digitalization in the construction industry Industry 4.0 solutions for optimized performance and enhanced safety Digitalization helps to simplify processes at construction sites and saves energy and raw materials (PRESS … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Group : les jumeaux numériques font partie des concepts de l’industrie 4.0 qui connaissent la croissance la plus rapide

Avec ses applications et ses solutions système tournées vers l’avenir, Wienerberger est le moteur de l’automatisation et de la numérisation dans le secteur de la construction Solutions Industrie 4.0 pour des performances optimisées et une sécurité renforcée La numérisation contribue … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial to discontinue the sale of construction equipment in China from 31 December, 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers, has announced its decision to stop selling construction equipment … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial stellt den Verkauf von Baumaschinen in China zum 31. Dezember 2022 ein

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) LONDON, 1-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), ein erstklassiges Ausrüstungs- und Dienstleistungsunternehmen, das die edle Arbeit der Landwirtschaft nachhaltig vorantreibt und Bauarbeiter, hat seine Entscheidung bekannt gegeben, den Verkauf von Baumaschinen in China mit … Read the full press release

Skanska Commercial Property Development to sell the Sthlm 01 office building in Stockholm to Skanska Investment Properties for EUR 210 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced an internal transaction for the divestment of the the Sthlm 01 office building in Stockholm, Sweden owned by Skanska Commercial … Read the full press release

1 December 2022: Leadership changes at Skanska Group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the appointment of Ståle Röd as its new Executive Vice President with effect from January 1, 2023. In his new … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in 78 apartments residential project in Helsinki, Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it will invest some EUR 45 million (~SEK 500 million), in a residential development project in Helsinki, Finland. The construction … Read the full press release

Skanska to refinance its 2017 EUR 500 million undrawn revolving credit facility

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the refinancing of its existing and undrawn 2017 revolving credit facility with a new EUR 500 million multicurrency revolving credit … Read the full press release

Webuild to acquire a major player in the Australian engineering and construction market

Conditional agreement with Murray & Roberts to acquire Clough, subject to positive outcome of due diligence Clough among Australia’s leading engineering and construction companies with more than a century of experience Acquisition would boost Webuild’s presence in Australia with scale, … Read the full press release

Parklife Metro consortium wins the tender for the Stations, Systems, Trains, Operations and Maintenance (SSTOM) package for the Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport project

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 8-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild SpA, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced that the Parklife Metro consortium has won the tender for the Stations, Systems, Trains, Operations … Read the full press release

Le consortium Parklife Metro remporte l’appel d’offres pour le package Stations, Systems, Trains, Operations and Maintenance (SSTOM) pour le projet Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) MILAN, 8-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild SpA, groupe industriel italien spécialisé dans la construction et le génie civil, anciennement Salini Impregilo , a annoncé que le consortium Parklife Metro a remporté l’appel d’offres pour le package Stations, … Read the full press release

AFRY honored with two awards in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 12-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT, has announced the company has been recognized with two prestigious awards in Brazil. The first recognition is … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial Capital LLC, a subsidiary of CNH Industrial N.V., priced USD 400 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.450 percent notes due 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers, has announced the pricing of USD 400 million in … Read the full press release

Holcim completes the acquisition of a U.S. based leading provider of coating, adhesive and sealant solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 4-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of the world’s leading suppliers of cement and aggregates, concrete and related services, has announced the closing of the acquisition of a U.S. based leading provider of coating, adhesive … Read the full press release

Holcim finalise l’acquisition d’un important fournisseur américain de solutions de revêtements, d’adhésifs et de mastics

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) ZUG, 4-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX : HOLN), l’un des principaux fournisseurs mondiaux de ciment et granulats, béton et services connexes, a annoncé la clôture de l’acquisition d’un important fournisseur américain de solutions de revêtements, d’adhésifs et … Read the full press release

Skanska contracted by RWJBarnabas, a network of independent healthcare providers, for the construction of a new ambulatory care cancer center in Livingston, New Jersey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced that it has been contracted by RWJBarnabas, a network of independent healthcare providers, for the construction of a new ambulatory … Read the full press release