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ÅF Signs Agreement For Vrinnevi Hospital In Norrköping

SOURCE: ÅF | 19 December 2014

ÅF has been awarded a significant four-year contract by the County Council of Östergötland for reconstruction, extension, and new construction in about 40 sub-projects to renovate Vrinnevi Hospital in Norrköping. The order value is about SEK 30 million.

MHIEC Receives Order For 150 Tons/day Waste-to-Energy Plant From Yamagata Area Environmental Office Association

SOURCE: MHIEC | 18 December 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from the Yamagata Area Environmental Office Association, a body encompassing two cities and two towns in Yamagata Prefecture, for the construction and operation of municipal solid of waste (MSW) incineration facility

Skanska Constructs Boeing Paint Facility In Charleston, USA, For USD 82 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 18 December 2014

Skanska has signed a contract with The Boeing Company to build their Commercial Airplane Decorative Paint Facility in Charleston, South Carolina. The contract is worth USD 82 M, about SEK 560 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter of 2014.

Skanska To Build Rental And Student Apartments In Stockholm, Sweden, For SEK 450 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 15 December 2014

Skanska has signed a contract with AB Stockholmshem to build ten buildings with rental apartments and two with student apartments in Stockholm, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 450 M, which is included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the fourth quarter of 2014.

Balfour Beatty Consortium Reaches Financial Close On £550 Million Aberdeen And North East Scotland Road Improvement Project

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 12 December 2014

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that its consortium has reached financial close on a major project to improve roads around Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland. Balfour Beatty will invest up to £20 million, which is one third of the sponsor’s investment requirement.

Leighton Signs Northern Beaches Hospital Contract

SOURCE: Leighton Holdings | 11 December 2014

Leighton Holdings’ company Leighton Contractors has reached contractual close with Healthscope Limited (Healthscope) to design and construct Sydney’s new Northern Beaches Hospital. Revenue from the project is approximately $540 million.

Siemens Reports Nine-Percent Increase In Patent First Filings

SOURCE: Siemens | 05 December 2014

In fiscal 2014, Siemens filed 4,300 patent applications – a year-over-year increase of nine percent. In addition, the company intends to boost investments in research and development (R&D) by around €400 million. In fiscal 2014, R&D expenditures totaled roughly €4 billion.

First Of Fluor's Eagle P3 Project Commuter Rail Cars Arrive In Denver

SOURCE: Fluor | 03 December 2014

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the first four cars for the Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) commuter rail network arrived in Denver, Colorado. The cars were moved via freight track from the assembly plant in Philadelphia.

Keppel Land In Joint Venture To Develop A Grade A Office Tower In Yangon

SOURCE: Keppel Corp. | 02 December 2014

Keppel Land Limited (Keppel Land) has entered into a conditional joint venture agreement with the ShweTaung Group (STG) to develop a 23-storey office tower in Yangon's central business district (CBD), at the intersection of Shwedagon Pagoda Road and Bogyoke Aung San Road, subject to approval from the Myanmar Investment Commission.

Hatch Goba Upgrades Wastewater Treatment Works In Johannesburg

SOURCE: Hatch | 01 December 2014

Hatch Goba is helping Johannesburg Water (SOC) Ltd. to upgrade the 200 ML/d Bushkoppie Waste Water Treatment Works facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Bushkoppie facility collects and treats sewage in the southern area of Johannesburg and accounts for approximately 1/6th of the city’s total wastewater treatment capacity.