Building and Infrastructure News
In a public procurement, ÅF has won the contract to lead the construction management organisation for the rock tunnels in the northern parts of the E4 Stockholm Bypass called Johannelund, Lunda and Akalla.
Kemira has awarded Pöyry with assignments for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for a sodium chlorate plant in Brazil.
Skanska has signed a contract as general contractor for Facebook’s data center project in Luleå, Sweden.
Skanska has signed a contract with AB Stockholmshem to construct five houses in Stockholm, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 390 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the third quarter of 2014.
To date, ThyssenKrupp Elevator has sold more than 7,000 units of passenger transportation equipment, and services over 2,600 units related to metro and rail infrastructure projects across the Asia Pacific region. The company is poised for continued growth in tandem with the area's boom in building metro and railway lines.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide managing and operating services for the Public Works Regional Laboratory (PWRL) in Tai Po, Hong Kong. This contract replaces Jacobs’ previous contract that was awarded in 2011.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), in cooperation with Mitsui & Co., Ltd., has received an order from the Concessionária Move São Paulo for the turnkey construction and delivery of the fully automated driverless system for São Paulo Metro Line 6-(Project). The Concessionária Move São Paulo is in charge of the construction and operation of the Project.
Balfour Beatty’s UK construction business today announces the award of the £75 million A63 Castle Street Hull improvement scheme for the Highways Agency under an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) design and build contract.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it was awarded a Phase I contract for the conceptual design of an asteroid capture system for NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). The ARM forms a critical part of NASA’s technology development plans for future human spaceflight operations and the overarching goal of a manned Mars mission.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Port Authority of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania to provide professional engineering design services for light rail transit systems.