Europe

Implenia reaches ‘record level’ consolidated profit with nearly US$8bn backlog
Published on: 01 March, 2024
The company said success across all divisions led to profit and extensive order book
Construction industry update: legal battles, global projects, and educational initiatives
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Selection of the week’s biggest stories on Construction Briefing 
Why women are leaving engineering and construction at twice the rate of men
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Valued At Work author Lauren Neal on why so many women are leaving the industry
Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe announces new president and CEO
Published on: 29 February, 2024
New CEO to replace Takaharu Ikeda 
Skanska USA positive about costs, supply chains, market conditions
Published on: 29 February, 2024
The company’s market trends webinar suggests productivity in multiple construction segments.
Eiffage sees ‘significant growth’ in 2023
Published on: 29 February, 2024
The company recently released its 2023 annual results
Major Northern Ireland infrastructure projects now billions over estimate
Published on: 28 February, 2024
Projects costs are ballooning for yearslong public projects.
Costain announces move to London
Published on: 28 February, 2024
The company will be relocating to a downtown street in the heart of England’s capital
Construction firm Implenia plans for internal merger
Published on: 28 February, 2024
Two subsidies of Swiss-based firm will join into one
Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Published on: 27 February, 2024
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
Hochtief CEO on de-risking projects and plans for new construction university
Published on: 27 February, 2024
German infrastructure construction giant Hochtief didn’t sign any new lump sum contracts in 2023 as it continues to de-risk its projects.
CECE: ‘EU is ignoring industry warnings regarding the complexity of machine architecture’
Published on: 26 February, 2024
CECE says the EU is ignoring industry warnings regarding the complexity of machine architecture
UK competition watchdog to investigate 8 major UK housebuilders
Published on: 26 February, 2024
The UK’s competition watchdog is to investigate eight of the country’s biggest housebuilders following evidence that suggests they may have been sharing commercially sensitive information.
‘Noise reduction’ an additional benefit revealed during Skanska-Volvo testing
Published on: 26 February, 2024
A Volvo CE machine on a Skanska project in Los Angeles, US, showed reduced noise levels
New CEO for leading BIM software company
Published on: 26 February, 2024
BIM company, part of Nemetschek Group, announces new CEO
Fatalities as fire engulfs apartment blocks in Spain
Published on: 23 February, 2024
There are reports that the cladding used on the building may have caused the fire to spread quickly 
The German city going electric with its equipment
Published on: 23 February, 2024
City looking to electric equipment to meet its sustainability targets 
Morgan Sindall posts ‘record’ 2023 with US$5.2 billion revenue
Published on: 23 February, 2024
Last year was “another record year” for UK construction group
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Published on: 23 February, 2024
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
How can we address the skills shortage in Europe?
Published on: 23 February, 2024
A talent gap is plaguing Europe and construction is under pressure to rise to the recruitment and retention challenge. Catrin Jones reports
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