Hochtief

  • Dr Lütkestratkötter, chairman and CEO at Hochtief
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    Hochtief "rock steady"

    2009-08-14T09:50:00Z

    Orders book at a record level for Europe's thrid largest contractor.

  • Dr.-Ing. Herbert Lütkestratkötter, chairman of the executive board and CEO, Hoctief
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    Hochtief hopeful of US stimulus work

    2009-05-15T11:30:00Z

    Hochtief increased its order backlog by +7,6% to € 31,3 billion in the first quarter of 2009, up from € 29 billion 12 months previously.

  • Construction of the Barwa Commercial Avenue scheme in Doha, Qatar.
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    Hochtief signs record US$ 1.7 billion contract in Qatar

    2009-04-28T10:39:00Z

    Hochtief Construction has signed the biggest order in its history for the construction of the 8 km long Barwa Commercial Avenue scheme in Doha, Qatar.

  • Dr.-Ing. Herbert Lütkestratkötter, chairman of the executive board and CEO, Hoctief
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    Hochtief dismisses long term recession as profits rise

    2009-03-26T09:31:00Z

    Hochtief reported record 2008 sales of € 19,1 billion, up +16% on the € 16,4 billion recorded 12 months earlier. Pre-tax profits for the year also increased +3,7% to € 520 million, up from € 501 million.

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    Three competing for US$ 2.73 billion Panama locks

    2009-03-04T09:53:00Z

    Three consortiums have entered bids for the largest single contract in the US$ 5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal.

  • Dr Lütkestratkötter, chairman and CEO at Hochtief
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    Hochtief pre-tax profit up +61%

    2008-08-14T09:20:00Z

    Hochtief reported healthy first half results for 2008 (IHY08) with revenue up +14,7% on 2007 first half figures from € 7,9 billion to € 9 billion. Pre-tax profit rose +61% on like-for-like periods from € 182 million to € 292 million.

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    EXCLUSIVE: All change in global top 10

    2008-07-08T07:57:00Z

    Vinci was the world's largest contractor in 2007 according to the results of International Construction's annual ranking of the worlds largest construction companies. Fellow French company Bouygues maintained its second place, but further down the top 10 there were major changes.

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    € 5 billion ring road win

    2008-06-16T07:47:00Z

    A consortium led by Strabag has won the € 5 billion contract to build and operate a new eight-lane 46,6 km ring road around St Petersburg, Russia.

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    € 200 million EIB road loan

    2008-05-19T10:45:00Z

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a € 200 million loan for the new Korinthos-Patras-Taskona Peloponnesian motorway in south-western Greece, along with the upgrading of the existing Elefsina-Korinthos motorway. The work will be carried out as a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) by the

  • Europe's first new central railway station in a capital city for over 50 years was opened in Berlin
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    Return to growth?

    2008-04-25T09:25:00Z

    Germany's construction market has managed to maintain its position as the largest in Europe despite more than a decade of recession following the re-unification boom. The country's building sector now appears to have reached a turning point and some expect the industry to show signs of recovery in