Liebherr cranes in the first line at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

More than twenty Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes are in action on the refurbishment of the Bernabéu football stadium in Madrid. Crane contractor Gruas Aguilar has, at times, had 18 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes on the site with lifting capacities ranging from 40 to 1200 tonnes. “Winning the order for the crane work at …

Vinci signs €388 million contract to build dam in Senegal

Vinci Construction signed a €388 million worth contract with the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation (which involves The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal) to build the Sambangalou dam located in the south-east of Senegal, close to the Guinean border. The 91 m high dam will have a capacity of 128 MW, generating renewable energy, improving …

Modulift designs lifting frames for the HS2 project

Modulift has manufactured and delivered two custom lifting frames for the High Speed 2 (HS2) project, all within 6 weeks from the initial contact. The infrastructure project, which is currently the largest in Europe, will provide a welcome boost to the economy with an estimated budget of £106bn. As well as providing faster rail links, …

Alimak introduces a new construction hoist 
for elevator shafts

Alimak announces the launch of the new construction hoist for elevator shafts during Bauma China 2020. Engineered and manufactured in China, the new Alimak LSH is is designed for use inside elevator shafts during building construction. The construction hoist offers a number of features which enhance efficiency and drive productivity in comparison to traditional traction …

Software firm in position for global growth

CoreRFID is working with lifting height, load control and safety company SpanSet Spain, which also manages operations in France and Portugal, on a tailored system to issue safety certificates in minutes. CoreRFID is installing its IDXpert Net automated reporting system, which is being customised to the languages and working processes used by SpanSet Spain. IDXpert …

Vinci wins €1.3 billion contract for Kenya’s motorway

The Republic of Kenya, through its Public Private Partnership Unit and the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), executed an agreement with Rift Valley Highway, a company owned by VINCI Highways (Lead Member), VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS, for the development of the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project. The signature occurred in Paris on September 30th 2020 …

Start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco

EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio, are announcing the start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm, which lies around 15 km north-west of Taza in northern Morocco. This …

New road station in Ouagadougou

In Burkina Faso, Sogea-Satom (VINCI Construction International Network) have just delivered the rehabilitation and extension project of the capital's new bus station. The works included the construction of a temporary station, a boarding platform with an integrated solar roof, around twenty buildings (including restaurants and shops), as well as road works in the streets surrounding …