Tag: investment

Arcadis : Global Infrastructure Investment Index 2016

Singapore remains most attractive country for investment in infrastructure, according to the latest report Arcadis.

  • Long-term political stability and economic is essential for the investment in infrastructure
  • United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands recorded an increase in rankings
  • Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Australia are among the countries that recorded a decrease
  • Poland promoted the 30th to 29th position

Miller Large Investment in UK Factory

Global earthmoving attachments specialist, Miller, has invested almost £1.5 million overhauling its UK manufacturing plant.

The substantial investment has focussed largely on three key areas – productivity, service level and lead time reduction, which centralised on competitive bucket manufacture. This will ensure that the industry will continue to be serviced by a UK company with an absolute commitment to maintaining the highest standards of bucket manufacture here in the United Kingdom.

Following the initial investment this summer, some areas have already seen a significant increase in productivity; this is set to increase further as three additional new robots will be installed in the factory before Christmas.

MTG announces investment plans for the expansion of its plant in Monzón, Spain

MTG, the Spanish manufacturer of wear parts is to make an investment of 13.500.000 euros to enlarge its plant in Monzón, Huesca, creating approximately 80 new jobs in the next 2 years.
The foundry, one of the most modern in Europe, is equipped with state-of-art technology for the production of wear parts for mining and construction earth moving machinery with a current yearly production of 5.000 tonnes.

The investment will be distributed between 2014 and 2016 and will go to new infrastructures and machinery to increase the production capacity up to 14.000 yearly tonnes.

During this expansion phase, the company foresees the creation of 80 new jobs in Monzón, to be added to the current crew of 86 workers.

Liebherr to invest over CHF 200 million at its Bulle plant

Over the next six years, the Liebherr Group is set to invest more than CHF 200 million (around 160 million euro) in its development and production site at Bulle in the Swiss canton of Fribourg. Significant capacity expansion in the fields of diesel engines and fuel injection systems will make further growth possible for the company Liebherr Machines Bulle SA.

Liebherr develops and produces diesel and gas engines, fuel injection systems, hydraulic components and splitter boxes in Bulle. These are employed partly in machines and equipment manufactured by the Liebherr Group, but are also increasingly in demand by customers outside the Group.

USA: Recession? What recession as Volvo CE invests millions

There may be an economic recession impacting on the world but that does not stop leading manufacturers, such as Volvo Construction Equipment, investing in the future. Over the next two years, Volvo Construction Equipment plans to spend US$100 million in…