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Ho Chi Minh City Can Expect $1.4 Billion In Economic Benefit By Investing In Resilience

SOURCE: Siemens | 20 November 2014

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) could generate economic benefits of 1.4 billion US dollars by investing in making its transportation system more resilient in extreme weather conditions, a study released by Siemens and Arup today shows.

Grontmij Joint Venture Wins Multiyear Highways Framework Contract In UK

SOURCE: Grontmij | 18 November 2014

Grontmij, a listed consulting & engineering company with a strong European presence, in joint venture with Mott MacDonald, has been appointed by England’s Highways Agency to deliver engineering design services under a new framework contract.

Elevator Technologies Are Key In Ensuring Sustainability In Smart Cities Of The Future

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG | 18 November 2014

With buildings responsible for 40% of the world's energy consumption, of which up to 10% of the buildings electrical consumption is attributed to elevators alone, new elevator technologies are crucial in securing significant energy savings: up to 27% energy reductions are possible, usable floor space can be increased by up to 30%, and elevators can also aid in energy self-sufficiency in buildings.

Costain Secures Delivery Phase On Highways Agency Contract

SOURCE: Costain | 17 November 2014

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by the Highways Agency to deliver major improvements to the A556.

KBR Constructing Bell Helicopter’s New Aircraft Assembly Facility In Lafayette, LA

SOURCE: KBR | 12 November 2014

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that KBR Building Group, a subsidiary within KBR's Services Group, has been awarded a contract to construct Bell Helicopter’s new facility in Lafayette, LA.

Skanska To Build Railway By Hallsberg, Sweden, For SEK 398 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 11 November 2014

Skanska has signed a contract with the Swedish Transport Administration to expand a section of the freight line Hallsberg-Degerön in Sweden. The contract is worth SEK 398 M, which is included in order bookings for Skanska Sweden for the fourth quarter of 2014.

ÅF Wins Major Project From Brewery Åbro Bryggerier

SOURCE: AF | 11 November 2014

ÅF has signed two orders with Åbro Bryggerier. The orders are primarily concerned with expansion of the beverage factory in Vimmerby. Processing projects in the food industry comprise one of ÅF's strong areas of expertise in Food & Pharma. The project will run for about a year.

Skanska Extends Metro Line In Los Angeles, USA, For USD 818 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 10 November 2014

The Skanska joint venture with Traylor Brothers, Inc. and J.F. Shea Construction has been awarded a design-build contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to extend the Los Angeles Metro Purple Line.

Pöyry And Ramboll Awarded Road Engineering Assignment For An Upgrade Of Highway No. 6 Section In Finland

SOURCE: Pöyry | 07 November 2014

Pöyry and Ramboll awarded road engineering assignment for an upgrade of Highway No. 6 section in Finland

Balfour Beatty Appointed To Highways Agency Collaborative Framework To Deliver High Value Schemes

SOURCE: Balfour Beatty | 07 November 2014

Balfour Beatty’s UK construction business has been appointed by the Highways Agency to a new collaborative framework worth in excess of £2.5bn to deliver high value projects.