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Pöyry Awarded Transmission And Distribution Services Framework Agreement With Vattenfall, Sweden

SOURCE: Pöyry | 23 December 2014

Pöyry and Vattenfall Power Generation in Sweden have signed a new framework agreement for technical consulting and engineering services. The signed agreement spans 2015-2016 with an option to extend for a further two years.

Pöyry Awarded Engineering Assignments For Metro Extension In Helsinki Capital Region, Finland

SOURCE: Pöyry | 22 December 2014

Länsimetro Oy has awarded Pöyry with rock, geotechnical and structural engineering assignments for its Western Metro project in Finland, between the districts of Matinkylä and Kivenlahti. On the western part, services include structural engineering of the rail line, two underground stations, an underground pit and the shafts.

KBR Awarded FEED Contract For Mosaic Ammonia Plant Revamp

SOURCE: KBR | 22 December 2014

KBR Inc., a world leader in ammonia technology, announced today that it has been awarded the license and engineering contracts to perform front end engineering and design for a potential expansion of Mosaic’s Ammonia Plant in St. James, La.

Bedburg And RWE Commission Wind Farm Construction Stage One

SOURCE: RWE | 22 December 2014

The team installing the Königshovener Höhe wind farm have some eventful weeks behind them. At the weekend, the last of a total of twelve wind turbines was commissioned. Construction Stage One (38 megawatts) was thus completed on time after ten months of work, and Stage Two (29 megawatts) has already begun. This second stage will add nine wind turbines, class 3.2 megawatts.

IBERDROLA Awards AREVA A €620 Million Contract, Its Renewables Business Largest

SOURCE: IBERDROLA | 22 December 2014

IBERDROLA has signed with Areva its largest renewable energy contract to date, valued at approximately €620 million, for the supply of wind turbines to its Wikinger offshore project.

Skanska Constructs Museum In Miami, USA, For USD 101 M

SOURCE: Skanska | 22 December 2014

Skanska has signed a contract to complete the construction of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida, USA. The contract is worth USD 101 M, about SEK 690 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter of 2014.

DONG Energy To Build Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm In The UK

SOURCE: DONG Energy | 19 December 2014

DONG Energy has decided to construct the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay.

Siemens To Use Superconductors In Building The Power Grid Of The Future In Augsburg

SOURCE: Siemens | 19 December 2014

When fed into medium-voltage power grids, large loads of renewable or other decentralized energies – which are generated when winds are strong or the sun is very bright – can produce short circuits that endanger the power supply. Superconducting network technologies can ensure reliable grid operation even under these conditions.

Volker Stevin International Awarded Contract For Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

SOURCE: VolkerWessels | 19 December 2014

Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels) and its partner Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) have been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH for the partial construction of the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the German section of the Baltic Sea. The work comprises the transport and installation of seventy offshore wind turbine foundations and six offshore substation piles.

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.