Balfour Beatty Wins US$136 Million Contract To Construct Prestigious High Rise Office Building In Charlotte, North Carolina
Balfour Beatty announces today that it has been awarded a US $136 million (£80 million) contract to build a prestigious and environmentally responsible office complex in the heart of uptown Charlotte, North Carolina – the latest in a series of awards to develop the city’s economic and commercial infrastructure.
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.
Pöyry Awarded Assignment By Austrian Power Grid AG For The Reconstruction Of A Transmission System Substation In Austria
Austrian Power Grid AG has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for the construction of new 380/110/30kV switchgears at Kaprun substation, Austria. The assignment includes detailed design engineering, project management and installation services as well as the supply of equipment.
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.
Nordex has received three contracts for the installation of its N117/2400 and the N117/3000 turbines in Turkey, totalling 64.2 MW.
McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a contract to provide transportation and installation services to Walter Oil & Gas Corporation (“Walter”) for the Megalodon platform destined for South Timbalier Block 311 in the Gulf of Mexico. The project is expected to be included in McDermott’s third quarter 2014 backlog.
Hatch Goba has been retained by African Minerals Limited – African Railway and Port Services (AML) in Sierra Leone to improve rail and port infrastructure between the Tonkilili mine and the Pepel port, which are 200 km apart.
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.
Sembcorp Marine's Sembawang Shipyard Secures Contract Worth About S$600 Million From Saipem SA For The Conversion Of Two FPSOS For Kaombo Project In Offshore Angola
Sembcorp Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has secured a Floating Storage Production Offloading (FPSO) conversion contract worth about S$600 million from Saipem SA, France for the conversion of Two FPSOs for the Kaombo Project in Offshore Angola.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $35 million from Hydro-Québec to upgrade the 350 megawatt (MW) Madawaska high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link, that connects the grids of New Brunswick and Hydro Québec in southeast Canada. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2014.
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.
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, in joint venture with Taknia Libya Engineering Company (Taknia), has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Nafusah Oil Operations B.V. Libyan Branch for an onshore oilfield development, known as the Area 47 Development Project in Libya.
CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded contract orders by Entergy Operations, Inc. valued in excess of $100 million for project and construction management services related to the implementation of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) ordered modifications and upgrades at multiple nuclear energy facilities throughout the U.S.
CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded additional contracts by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) for the Liwa Plastics Project in the Sultanate of Oman. CB&I's scope of work includes the license and engineering design of three units in addition to the previously announced award for its ethylene technology and front end engineering and design (FEED) services.
CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to facilitate enhanced cooperation and collaboration between CNNC and CB&I in the development of nuclear power plants.
Alstom has been commissioned a contract by transmission grid operator Amprion GmbH to deliver six large power transformers. The transformers, with a rated power of 350 MVA / 400 kV and 600 MVA / 400 kV, will be manufactured in Alstom’s Mönchengladbach plant, and delivered by late 2015. The project will modernise the substations in Niederstedem, Urberach, Pfungstadt and Walsum in Germany.
AREVA has been awarded a contract by SVAFO, a company owned by four Swedish nuclear plant operators*, to dismantle the R2-0 and R2 research reactors located near Nyköping, Sweden. With a capacity of 1 and 50 megawatts respectively, these two reactors ended operations in 2005 following approximately 45 years of service. This is the first dismantling project to take place in Sweden since the 1980s.
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.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract with BP to provide engineering, design and procurement services for the Coker Heater Replacement Project at its Cherry Point Refinery in Blaine, Wash.