Terex appoints new tower crane dealer for UAE

Terex has announced the appointment of Galadari Trucks and Heavy Equipment (GTHE), a subsidiary of Galadari Brothers Company, as the official Terex distributor for Tower Cranes in the United Arab Emirates. Galadari Brothers Co will offer to tower cranes customers sales, service support and spare parts management through a dedicated organization on its local premises. …

Eiffage and VINCI Energies win together a contract worth €68 million

The Aline consortium, led by Eiffage through the economic interest group Eiffage Énergie Systèmes Ferroviaires in a partnership with VINCI Energies subsidiary SDEL Transport Grands Projets, has won the contract to implement the electrical architecture for Lines 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express. The two lines comprise 30 kilometres of track, 10 stations …

Collett delivers bridge sections for London’s Luton DART project

Collett has delivered 25 bridge sections as a part of the £225 million Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) project which will transport passengers from Luton Airport Parkway station to the terminal of London Luton Airport in well under four minutes. Transported from Bolton, the bridge sections, ranging in length from 16 to 42 metres, were …

Hyundai Engineering and Construction wins two major projects in Qatar and Singapore

One of the major South Korean construction company, Hyundai Engineering and Construction, has achieved this month a 1.5 trillion won worth overseas orders in Qatar and Singapore. On January 14, the company has received a letter of authorisation (LOA) for the construction deal of the Lusail Plaza Tower PLOT3 in Doha, Qatar, worth 609.3 billion …

AMCS technologies debuts in Guadeloupe

AMCS technologies has recently equipped a Potain MD 175 tower crane with its DCS 60 zoning system at a construction site of a storage silo at the autonomous port of Jarry Baie-Mahault in Guadeloupe. Relying on its local representative, the Karaibes Levage Services Technologies (KLST), it was the first time that one of the company's …

New oil refinery project in Algeria

Algerian Sonatrach has signed a contract with Tecnicas Reunidas & Samsung Engineering Group for the construction of the Hasse Messaoud oil refinery to be built at Haoud El Hamra. Its processing capacity will be 5 million tonnes per year. The Spanish contractor and the South Korean company will be responsible for executing the engineering, procurement, …

Siemens Gamesa selected for largest U.S. offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will be the turbine supplier for the 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project in U.S. market to date. A long-term service and maintenance agreement is included for the site located off the coast of Virginia. The agreement furthermore foresees utilizing turbines …

Sarens positions Olympic swimming pool roof in Algeria

On behalf of client CEDY, Sarens recently completed the installation of a wooden frame for an Olympic swimming pool roof in Algiers, Algeria. For this operation, Sarens selected the CC2800-1 crawler crane in SSL 84m main boom configuration, as well as the AC-100 and telescopic forklift. The CC2800-1 crawler crane was selected due to the …

Terex Trucks boosts its position in Algeria

The Algerian economy is heavily dependent on revenues from oil exports. However, the low oil and gas prices of the last few years have weighted on the country’s economic performance. To reduce its dependence on oil, the Algerian government aims to diversify into non-oil sectors such as construction, to drive private and foreign investments. This …

SMIE’s anti-collision system operates in Sweden

The Swedish construction company Skanska in a joint venture with Danska MTH has been commissioned to build the Hisingbron Bridge in central Gothenburg. Working within a proximity to residential areas, roads and public transport systems, the company has equipped two Liebherr 280EC-H tower cranes with the ProSITE anti-collision system, launched by SMIE in 2016. Thanks …