I & H Kran puts new AC 100-4L
and AC 220-5 all terrain cranes into operation

The new AC 100-4L and AC 220-5 all terrain cranes of the German crane service provider I & H Kran has been put into operation. Site Manager Nils Laumann, who works at Rötha-based I & H Kran Transport Montageservice GmbH commented on the purchase: “Among the many factors that won us over when it came …

Mammoet and Aertssen Machinery Services support construction of Dubai’s next iconic landmark

Mammoet and  Aertssen Machinery Services teamed up to install design elements of the Infinity Bridge, Dubai’s next iconic landmark. Built by BESIX Construct LLC, a Middle Eastern subsidiary of a Belgian company BESIX, the Infinity Bridge (formerly Al Shindagha bridge) is distinguished by its unique architectural design inspired by the concept of infinity. 40 steel …

DP World marks the start of construction of new port in Senegal

DP World and the Government of Senegal have laid the first stone to mark the start of the construction of the new Port of Ndayane. The ceremony follows the concession agreement signed in December 2020 to build and operate a new port at Ndayane, about 50 km from the existing Port of Dakar. The investment of …

Vinci buys ACS’s energy business for €4.9 billion

Vinci has completed the purchase of ACS’s energy business (Cobra IS) after announcing the agreement on 1 April 2021. The acquisition covers most of the contracting business of the ACS Industrial Services division; 9 greenfield concession projects under development or construction, mainly electrical transmission networks in Latin America as well as the renewable energy project …

Enerpac JS-500 rental now available in USA

When President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law last month, he destined an already booming construction industry to reach new heights. With the US government’s hefty investment in civil construction, the construction industry will grow significantly in 2022 and beyond.  Demand for heavy lifting and specialized transport equipment is expected to skyrocket.  …

VINCI commissions the Western Strasbourg bypass in eastern France

The Western Strasbourg bypass (A355) in eastern France was commissioned. Recognised as a public interest on 23 January 2008, this 24 km long road represents the most extensive motorway project undertaken in France in recent years. The A355 was inaugurated in Ittenheim on 11 December 2021 by Jean Castex, France’s Prime Minister, and Pierre Coppey, …