Building and Infrastructure News
IXAS Zuid-Oost, A Consortium Consisting Of Fluor, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans And 3i Infrastructure, Selected As Preferred Bidder For The Project A9 Gaasperdammerweg In The Netherlands
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management of the Netherlands Rijkswaterstaat has announced its intention to appoint IXAS Zuid-Oost, a consortium consisting of Fluor, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans and 3i Infrastructure plc, as the selected bidder for the public-private-partnership (PPP) project A9 Gaasperdammerweg in the Netherlands.
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces the award of a £129 million scheme to upgrade a 13 mile stretch of the M3 through Hampshire and Surrey to a ‘smart motorway’. The upgrade, for the UK Government’s Highways Agency, will increase capacity, reduce congestion and shorten journey times for the 120,000 motorists who pass through this part of the network every day.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract as sole provider to United Utilities plc for engineering services for the next investment period of its Asset Management Program (AMP6).
Pöyry Awarded EPCM Services Assignment By Millar Western For Bioenergy Project At Whitecourt Pulp Mill In Alberta, Canada
Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) services for an anaerobic bioenergy project at its Whitecourt pulp mill in Alberta, Canada.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), with the cooperation of Sumitomo Corporation, has received an order to design, build, operate, and maintain three separate Automated People Mover (APM) systems at the Orlando International Airport (OIA) in Orlando, Florida, to be completed in 2018. With this fifth order, MHI will have seven Airport APM systems in the United States.
The Internet of Things supports ThyssenKrupp in giving the world's cities a major lift by increasing the uptime of elevators. A connected, intelligent line-of-business asset monitoring system will raise elevator reliability and safety to new heights.
Bechtel and Network Rail have successfully completed the massive expansion of Reading train station—one of the busiest stations outside London—on schedule and within budget. The work was carried out over four years as a major part of the £895 million Reading Station Area Redevelopment programme.
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that its Hong Kong based joint venture Gammon Construction has won two building contracts with a combined value of HK$3.91 billion (£300 million).
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it is providing design, engineering and project management services for the Brighton i360, a unique visitor attraction now being built on the Brighton seafront in the United Kingdom.
KBR To Construct Oral Solid Dosage Production Facility For Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P. In Durham, N.C.
KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that KBR Building Group, a subsidiary within KBR's Services Group, has been awarded a contract by Purdue Pharma Manufacturing L.P. to build a new Oral Solid Dosage manufacturing plant in Durham, N.C. The 188,000-square-foot, steel-framed facility is being constructed on a 51-acre site in Treyburn Corporate Park in Durham.