Sika has further expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology.
Due to increasing requirements relating to comfort, driving dynamics, cost reduction and fuel saving in China, the market demands more efficient drive systems. The new ZF transmission technology enables a significantly improved comfort level for the special operating conditions of construction machinery – high torque at low speeds in conjunction with high dynamics.
Orica announced statutory Net Profit After Tax for the 12 months ended 30 September 2020 of $168 million, down 31% on the prior corresponding period (pcp), and underlying EBIT of $605 million, down 9% on the pcp. Underlying earnings per share decreased by 23% to 75.7 cents per share.
- Implenia finalized strategy implementation reviews for all Divisions, including a re-evaluation of opportunities and risks for all projects. This reinforced the need to sharpen and accelerate strategy execution
RobertsDay has joined the Hatch group of companies bringing together Australian thought leaders in urban solutions with global experts in infrastructure, engineering and construction.
- January-June: Sales down by 20%
- Better Performance in the second half Year (-8.7%)
- and Restart in 2021
Fugro has been awarded a 5-year contract by the City of Dallas Department of Aviation to provide quality assurance testing services for all upcoming construction projects at Dallas Love Field Airport, Dallas Executive Airport, and Dallas Vertiport.
The Webuild Group is collaborating with the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne School of Engineering to support innovation, inclusion and the professional training of young students as part of its investment in Australia, a strategic market for the Group. In an agreement signed with the university, the Group is offering, as of September 2020, two scholarships for the next five years: Webuild Women into Engineering Pathway Scholarship and Webuild Master of Civil Engineering Scholarship.
- The new wheel loaders WL110 and WL34 from Wacker Neuson
Wacker Neuson offers the right wheel loader for any type of application, from the emission-free electric wheel loader in the 2-metric ton class to the all-rounder WL34 and up to the 10-metric ton class. The largest model WL110 and the wheel loader WL34 have been available since April.
Cimic Group’s CPB Contractors has been awarded two contracts for resources and water projects located in Western Australia and Queensland.
China’s economy is recovering apparently from the coronavirus shutdowns, and trade fairs are key to rebuilding economies.
China unveiled a series of economic stimulus policies and the investment in infrastructure is expected to increase by 10%. Thanks to this, it is estimated that the growth rate of China's construction machinery industry will reach 10% this year. These figures were published by the Shanghai Securities Co., Ltd.
Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announced a unique new partnership that will benefit construction aggregate producers in the Northwest United States. Evergreen Tractor is partnering with Kimball Equipment to represent Superior’s crushing, screening, washing and conveying equipment in Washington, Oregon and throughout Idaho’s panhandle.
Prof. Thomas Bauer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Bauer AG and member of the executive committee of the Hauptverband der Deutschen Bauindustrie e.V. (Federation of the German Construction Industry) was unanimously selected as the President of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) at the annual general meeting on May 22, 2020.
The 2021 RETC abstract submission site is now available. You can help contribute to a dynamic technical program next June by sharing innovative solutions and outcomes to interesting or unique challenges.
UK Research and Innovation recently announced funding for the first phases of the Deployment and Roadmap programme for industrial decarbonisation strategies, run on behalf of the UK government.
The BAUER Group closes the first quarter with a decline in EBIT but very high order backlog. The total Group revenues decreased by 5.0% from EUR 410.9 million to EUR 390.2 million, compared to the same period of the previous year. Sales revenues also dropped by 2.3%, from EUR 341.9 million to EUR 334.0 million. EBIT fell from EUR 10.5 million in the previous year to EUR 6.3 million. Earnings after taxfor the Group were EUR -5.0 million, compared to EUR -5.1 million in the previous year.
Salini Impregilo is changing its name to Webuild, with the message “bigger, stronger and ready to serve the nation” to accompany a publicity campaign that begins in Italy’s major newspapers and news websites. It also comes on the day that Salini Impregilo shareholders meet at their annual assembly to approve the new name of a Group that is ready to contribute to the revival of the Italian economy within the context of an infrastructure investment plan capable of creating thousands of jobs. The launch of the Company’s new name, which will soon be online at www.webuildgroup.com and on social media channels with the account name Webuild, signals the latest step in the Group’s evolution, becoming ever more global with a strong base in Italy. It is a process of growth for the Company under the management and coordination of Salini Costruttori SpA within the context of Progetto Italia (Project Italy), and also thanks to the support of CDP Equity SpA and the country’s main financial institutions (UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, Banco Popolare BPM) and investors who believe in the project.
Salini Impregilo and Astaldi have resumed work on the M4, the new metro line for Milan, and, together with the city, M4 SpA and other operators involved in the project, have reintroduced all the necessary measures to protect as much as possible the health of workers as they proceed with the strategic project for the city’s sustainable mobility.
Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has announced the appointment of Damiano Violi as Managing Director. Joining the business from 1 April, Damiano’s appointment demonstrates Yanmar’s commitment to continued international growth and becoming a leader in the compact equipment market.