- Follow-up order ensures clean drinking water for another 89,000 people in the Volta region
- Contract value of € 11.5 million
The European-based construction group STRABAG has begun work on the further expansion of the water supply network in the Volta region around 160 km northeast of Ghana’s capital of Accra. The project will provide another 89,000 people with access to clean drinking water. The contract is worth around € 11.5 million and is scheduled for completion by July 2022.
The specialist for civil engineering and mining machinery GHH has set its sights on the Australian continent. An experienced partner is supporting the German manufacturer.
With its loaders, dump trucks and utility vehicles for rock logistics above and below ground, GHH has long been represented on many continents. Now the manufacturer, which is part of the Schmidt Kranz Group, is making the leap to the red continent. "We want to shorten the distance to our customers in Australia," says Global Sales Manager Ken Stapylton. "Contact before, during and after the purchase is important to us - after all, we are happy to supply tailor-made solutions".
Datwyler sold its civil engineering business to representatives of the existing management on 28 April 2020. The management buy-out is supported by the Hamburg-based private equity firm BPE, which specializes in transactions in the German mid-sized sector since over 20 years. The closing of the agreement is scheduled for 4 May 2020.
Christian Späth (51) is taking over as Head of Division Civil Engineering at Implenia, Switzerland’s leading construction and construction services company, as of 1 January 2020. He also joins Group management on the same date as a Member of the Implenia Executive Committee.
On 3 September 2019 Low & Bonar PLC has announced that it has completed the sale of their civil engineering business, which includes the production facilities in Belgium and Hungary, to Nimbus, a Netherlands based private equity fund. This sale is in line with the strategy announced on July 11, 2018 to dispose of the civil engineering division in order to simplify their portfolio and improve their debt position.
- All four divisions contribute to and profit from an integrated business model
- New Real Estate Investment Vehicle to be launched leveraging real estate development platform
- Operational Excellence Program for future growth well advanced
- Implenia committed to delivering against its goals
Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed Catherine Warbrick as Group HR director and a member of its Executive Board.
Sika is further expanding its presence in West Africa and starting operations in a new facility for mortars in Cameroon. Following the foundation of the national subsidiary in 2016 and the opening of a concrete admixture plant in 2017, the company is now investing in a new mortar manufacturing facility.
After ten years at the top of BAUER Maschinen GmbH, Dieter Stetter will soon hand over the leadership in younger hands. The current Chairman of the Management Board, who has been working for Bauer since the early 1980s, has been instrumental in the sales of Bauer machinery in Asia. On December 1st, his successor will be Dr. Ruediger Kaub, who is to become a member of the board of directors of BAUER Maschinen GmbH as of October 1st. The 55-year-old mining engineer has many years of international experience in product management, sales and management.
Bauer Aktiengesellschaft is now approaching the change in the top management released in the ad-hoc announcement dated April 28. From November 1, Mr. Michael Stomberg will take over the position of Chairman of the Management Board from Prof. Thomas Bauer, who will be leaving the Management Board at the same time.
Peter McCourt ist neuer globaler Vertriebsleiter und Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung bei Solmax-GSE. McCourt ist seit 2010 für Solmax-GSE tätig, darunter in mehreren Führungspositionen. Vor der Übernahme von GSE durch Solmax war er als Präsident für die Region Asien-Pazifik (APAC) verantwortlich. Von Bangok aus übernahm er Profit- und Loss-Verantwortung für die Region.
The manufacturer of specialist geosynthetic products received the award in the “Innovation Management” category.
- Ben Cox from Kent named Crossrail’s Apprentice of the Year as contribution of engineering and business apprentices celebrated at annual awards
- Over 657 apprenticeships now created on the Crossrail project, surpassing the original target of 400
A joint venture between Morgan Sindall and BeMo Tunnelling has been awarded a place on London Underground’s ‘Future Stations’ Civils and Tunnelling Works framework. The eight-year framework is anticipated to be worth £350 million.
Costain announces that Chenfeng Li, Associate Professor of Engineering at Swansea University, is joining Costain on a 12-month secondment.
Teerag-Asdag AG, already a wholly owned Porr AG subsidiary since 2012, has merged with Porr Bau GmbH as of 3 September 2016 and will operate in future as Porr Bau GmbH with the sector supplement “Civil Engineering”. Nothing will change with the familiar services, performance, markets, client relations, contact partners and the company’s workforce.
Die Dätwyler Gruppe vermochte den Nettoumsatz im ersten Halbjahr 2016 um 7.3% auf CHF 621.1 Mio. zu steigern, wobei beide Konzernbereiche zum Wachstum beigetragen haben. Die EBIT-Marge hat sich weiter erhöht und hat mit 13.2% erstmals den oberen Wert des selbstgesetzten Zielbands übertroffen. Das Nettoergebnis stieg deutlich um 34.4% auf CHF 56.6 Mio. Für das Gesamtjahr ist Dätwyler zuversichtlich, mit dem bisherigen Geschäft das Umsatzziel von gegen CHF 1‘250 Mio. zu erreichen und operativ eine EBIT-Marge deutlich in der oberen Hälfte des Zielbands von 10 bis 13% zu erwirtschaften. Bezüglich dem bestehenden Übernahmeangebot für Premier Farnell prüft Dätwyler angesichts des höheren Angebots von Avnet derzeit das weitere Vorgehen und wird zu gegebener Zeit wieder dazu kommunizieren.
- Contract comprises track construction as well as civil engineering structures
- Completion in 2018
- Contract value approx. € 66 million
James Holloway and Louise Ellis have been named in Forbes’ inaugural 30 under 30 Europe list for Industry.
The first even “30 under 30 Europe” list features 300 innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders from across Europe whom are transforming business, technology, finance, media and culture. Each of those honoured were vetted and selected by a panel of experts in their respective fields. The list covers 10 categories – Media, Industry, Policy, Retail and E-Commerce, The Arts, Entertainment, Social Entrepreneurs, Science and Health Care, Technology and Finance.
Arup has been awarded a major civil engineering and environmental services contract for part of Phase Two of High Speed 2 (HS2), as well as securing a place on the Land Referencing and Site Access Framework.