- Gap closure of M6 motorway to Croatian border
- 20 km long section with 16 bridges
- Construction schedule: 36 months
Astaldi (Webuild Group): road section of the Marche-Umbria Quadrilateral in Italy opens to traffic. Works to start soon for the two latest lots of the Pedemontana delle Marche
At the Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSjv) we are marking a significant milestone. By the end of 2020, we will have employed over 200 previously unemployed people on the HS2 Enabling Works Programme and reached over 11,000 young people in schools.
Essential services provider Ventia has been awarded a significant contract with Telstra. The three-year Field Optimisation Contract has estimated revenue of $570 million based on expected volumes.
Cimic Group’s UGL has been awarded several contracts in the utilities sector, with a combined value of more than $112 million.
The Webuild Group has begun ahead of schedule the work for the construction of the Verona-Bivio di Vicenza section of the high-speed/high-capacity railway between Verona and Padua. The work, which Webuild is leading with a 83% stake in the IRICAV DUE consortium with Hitachi Rail STS at 17%, on the section is worth approximately €2.5 billion and belongs to a wider project for Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (Gruppo FS Italiane) worth more than €2.7 billion.
Metso Outotec supports the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) emergency program in Beirut, Lebanon, in collaboration with UNICEF Finland, by donating equipment which will be used in the reconstruction of the disaster area in order to secure clean water, sanitation and healthier living conditions for thousands of children and families. The donated equipment is expected to arrive in Beirut in December 2020.
Sika further expands its production capacity in the United Arab Emirates with the commissioning of a new manufacturing facility in Dubai. In addition to concrete admixtures, epoxy resins are now being produced locally for the Target Market Flooring. The site in Dubai was established in 2018 as a strategic distribution and sales center for the region.
Hatch welcomes LTK – a transportation engineering consulting firm that specializes in transit, transit vehicles, and transit systems - into its global network as part of Hatch’s global Infrastructure team. This new partnership will provide a solid foundation to position Hatch as a top transportation solutions provider in North America and around the globe.
Skanska has signed a contract with the City of Oslo on ground works for a new metro station in Fornebu, just outside Oslo, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 497 M, about SEK 470 M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the fourth quarter 2020.
RobertsDay has joined the Hatch group of companies bringing together Australian thought leaders in urban solutions with global experts in infrastructure, engineering and construction.
Hatch welcomes Michael Houen as director of smart port strategy.
Webuild Group’s U.S. subsidiary Lane has won a $93-million Poinciana Parkway Phase 2 design-and-build contract in Polk County, Florida, less than a week after receiving a $176-million toll-road contract in Texas, further consolidating its leadership in road work in the United States.
Parsons Corporation announced that the company has been selected by the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) as one of five engineering firms for a three-year $50 million task order contract. Parsons will support an unprecedented plan for expansion, rehabilitation and state of good repair projects that will improve the safety and service of the Metrolink System and its facilities.
The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement of an implementation agreement for the proposed CopperString 2.0 high voltage 1,100 km transmission line to the North West Minerals Province.
Hatch and LTK confirm that they are in the final stages of negotiating an integration of the two firms. These discussions have been very productive and both organizations agree that they are closely aligned with similar long-term goals and a desire to help their collective clients solve their toughest challenges.
Stockholm, Sweden: Epiroc’s collaboration partner Railcare Group AB today launched the world’s biggest battery-electric railway maintenance vehicle, using an Epiroc-developed technology platform.