- Detailed planning and execution of twin-track rail expansion between Varberg and Hamra, including tunnel beneath city of Varberg
- Order worth approximately SEK 3.5 billion (around CHF 355 million)
Implenia has won a major contract in Sweden for the twin-track expansion of the railway line between Varberg and Hamra on the country’s west coast.
SNC-Lavalin announces that it has secured a significant contract to provide Programme Management Office (PMO) services on the Inland Rail Programme, supporting global professional services company Turner & Townsend. It’s the largest freight rail infrastructure project in Australia and a once-in-a-generation programme of infrastructure works connecting regional Australia to domestic and international markets.
Cimic Group companies CPB Contractors and UGL, along with their Unity Alliance partners, have reached contract award with the Queensland Government to deliver the Rail, Integration and Systems (RIS) package of the Cross River Rail project.
Epiroc, a leading productivity provider for the mining and infrastructure industries, will expand one of its main production facilities, in Örebro, Sweden, to boost productivity and ensure long-term efficiency.
Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation has signed a contract with CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd, one of China’s largest infrastructure construction services institutions, for the supply of its industry leading tunnel sealing solutions to China’s ShenZhong Link.
The new motorway will support growth through trade links and economic integration throughout the Balkans, Western Europe and beyond.
Sika is expanding its production capacities in Southeast Europe by bringing a further mortar facility as well as a warehouse for raw materials and end-products on stream at its Simanovci site in Serbia. The plant, which is located near Belgrade, has been continuously expanded in recent years to keep pace with the dynamic development experienced by the region’s construction sector and strong Sika growth.
The Port Authority unveiled its “Port Master Plan 2050,” a comprehensive document that lays out a flexible roadmap for the next generation of land-use and infrastructure development projects at the Port of New York and New Jersey. Combining worldwide port planning expertise with regional context, Hatch and its teaming partners were able to develop the 30-year port master plan with the Port Authority. The key principles guiding the plan were to provide jobs and economic benefits to the region, ensuring sustainability and resiliency in all operations and future developments, identifying areas for improved operations, alternative revenue streams, and optimizing Port Authority-owned land.
Urban construction requires high-strenth concrete and reinforcement solution for demanding projects like highrise buildings or infrastructure projects where the concrete has to withstand high pressures. In recent years, Sika has expanded its presence in the fast-growing concrete reinforcing fiber market, with several acquisitions and investments in new production lines.
Skanska has signed a contract with Vornado Realty Trust to construct an additional entrance to New York City’s historic Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station). This contract is worth USD 119 M, about SEK 1.1 billion, which will be included in US order bookings for the second quarter of 2019.
- 3.4-kilometer-long structure connects Canada with the USA
- Consortium will operate the route for 30 years
- Partner: Hochtief PPP Solutions, Flatiron, Iridium, Dragados
New railway line including station for the town of Moss | Contract worth approximately NOK 3,400 million
Balfour Beatty was commended at the New Engineering Contract (NEC) awards ceremony last week as it secured the 2019 ‘Contract of the Year’ award.
Sika is starting operations at a plant in Doha, Qatar, for the production of concrete admixtures. The country on the east coast of the Arabian peninsula is an attractive market thanks to large-scale infrastructure investment and a number of mega projects, both ongoing and planned.
The mining company Comilog, a subsidiary of the Eramet Group, has opted for the reliability and strength of Carmix machines for the construction of a large residential area near the Moanda mine in Gabon.
The EDR GmbH expands its foreign business on the African continent. In Iraq and Doha, EDR was already active as consultant. Now it is intended to realize projects in Ethiopia.
Salini Impregilo has won a €530-million contract to build a 153-kilometre section of a new “Orient Express” high-speed railway in Turkey between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria.
Innovation, technology, sustainability and a focus on youth: these are the key elements in the development of the sector of large, complex infrastructure - and tunnelling.
- Contract value: € 113 million
- Project schedule: 30 months
Sika is developing its mortar plant in Alexandria, Egypt, and investing in additional production lines. This expansion will bring its capacities into line with the rising demand from the booming construction market. Egypt has one of the largest populations of all the countries in the region, with some 100 million inhabitants and a thriving construction industry.