HES International is set to develop a tank terminal for the storage and transshipment of petroleum products and biofuels at Maasvlakte 1, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
The Comol5 joint venture (JV) has won a €492M contract from the Province of South Holland for the construction of the Rijnland Route in the Netherlands.
BAM Bouw en Techniek has been selected for the construction of the Collection Building for Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Zuidplus, a joint venture of Fluor, Heijmans and Hochtief, has been preliminarily awarded the Zuidasdok project in the Netherlands.
A consortium of Shell, Van Oord, Eneco and Mitsubishi/DGE has been awarded a contract to build the second Borssele offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.
A consortium of Boskalis subsidiary VBMS and NKT Cables has won a contract to connect two offshore wind farms to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands.
3Angle will oversee the A27/A1 public private partnership (PPP) motorway project in the Netherlands after reaching financial close with the Dutch government.
Gunvor Petroleum Rotterdam, a subsidiary of Gunvor Group, has received $200m of project financing for the development and infrastructural upgrade of its facilities.
Construction firm BAM has been awarded a €90M ($101.4M) contract by Dutch rail network operator ProRail to revamp the Driebergen-Zeist station area in the Netherlands. The project will involve the construction of an underpass under the tracks and the adjustment of the local road network. BAM will refurbish the rail infrastructure by building two additional tracks. It will also construct a new bus station and underground bicycle parking. The new bus station is targeted to be energy neutral by implementing energy-efficient systems and the installation of solar panels on the platform roofs.Construction work will begin in early 2017.
You might think that tunnels are always built by professionals, with an obvious and practical purpose — to transport people, to reach a deposit of coal or diamonds, to transport water, and so on. For some, however, digging a tunnel is a hobby, a distraction, an escape, a way of expanding their houses underground or even a way to exercise — we look at some of the tunnels built by ordinary people around the world. 1. Elton Macdonald
DONG Energy has been awarded the concession to build the Netherlands’ offshore wind farms Borssele 1 and 2 from Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs.The wind farms will have a capacity of two times 350MW and will cover the annual power consumption of 1M Dutch households.The project will be located 22km from the coast of Zeeland province, with a water depth of 14-38m, and covering an area of 128.3sq km. DONG Energy’s wind power head and executive vice president Samuel Leupold said: “Winning this tender in a highly competitive field of bidders is another proof of our market-leading position and our business model which builds on continued innovation, industrialisation and scale. “With Borssele 1 and 2, we’re crossing the levelized cost of electricity mark of EUR 100 per MWh for the first time and are reaching a critical industry milestone more than three years ahead of time. This demonstrates the great potential of offshore wind.”The company will build the wind farms within four years with a flexibility of one year.
3Angle consortium has secured a €220M contract from the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) for the A27/A1 motorway project in the Netherlands.The scope of the project will include the design, construction, management, maintenance, and financing for the reconstruction of the A27 motorway between Utrecht North and the Eemnes junction, as well as the A1 motorway between the Eemnes junction and the Bunschoten-Spakenburg connection.The project also includes the widening of the A27 from 2x2 to 2x3 lanes and the widening of the A1 from 2x2 to 2x4 lanes. The consortium will also widen the A27-A1 connecting curve within the Eemnes junction.Under the contract, 3Angle will manage and do the maintenance of the A27/A1 motorway for a period of 25 years.The final project contract is expected to be awarded by the end of July, with a financial close expected in October. The project is scheduled to be completed by mid-2019.