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  •   April 3, 2018
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World’s Top 10 Construction Companies

Have a look at each construction company which made up their way to this list of top ten!

10. Laing O’Rourke

This British-based company is quite young as contrasted to few of the fellow top-tenners of this list but still has expanded at a faster rate. Also, this company has worked on several high-profile projects in the past decade, including Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 and Ascot Racecourse. Further, it has its current involvement in the vast overseas project of Al Raha Beach expansion in Abu Dhabi, Dubai.

09. Royal BAM Group

This company is famous for building Ajax football club’s Amsterdam Arena in its native Netherlands in 1996. Notably, it got founded in 1886 in Holland. Additionally, the full form of the abbreviation BAM is – ‘Bataafsche Aanneming Maatschappij,’ which in English becomes ‘Batavian Construction Company for Construction and Concrete Projects.’ This company has around 27,000 people in it.

08. Kiewit

This Nebraska-based company is different on this list because its employees own it. That means almost every staff member of the project is a shareholder. Most noteworthy, the company ranked in Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors in 2013, at the third position.

07. Bouygues Construction

This French company, in the mid-1990s grew into telecoms, which served as another primary income stream. Also, it employs over 130,000 people in 80 separate countries. Further, its secondary firm, Colas Group, specializes in road and rail track construction.

06. Balfour Beatty

The multinational has headquarters in London, and the company is an integral part of the Crossrail project in the UK capital. Notably, this company was founded in 1909 by George Balfour and Andrew Beatty. It runs in over 80 countries around the world, and some 40,000 people work for the company.

05. Skanska

This is a Sweden based company which operates in the commercial, residential, and infrastructure sectors. In the US, the multinational is famous for building the Meadowland Sports Complex, made for NFL’s New York Jets and Giants. Skanska also hires over 50,000 persons.

04. Hochtief

This German company serves in the US via its Turner subsidiary. It focuses on infrastructure projects more. The Hochtief has around 80,000 people and celebrates its 145th anniversary this year. Further, the Spanish contractor- Grupo ACS owns a majority stake in the organization of more than 50% since 2011.

03. Bechtel

The most significant US contractor has served on some high-profile projects like the Hoover Dam which completed back in 1936. Some more projects include- The Trans-Alaska Pipeline system in the ‘70s, and also the ‘Big Dig’ Central Artery project ended in 2007. The company has over 53,000 people from all over the globe.

02. Grupo ACS

This Spanish contractor firm got formed in 1997 due to the merger of two other construction organizations. Also, it left behind several high-profile properties even that of Hochtief. The company built the Alqueva Dam in Portugal. Also, it produced Torre Espacio and Torre de Cristal skyscrapers in its native country.

01. Vinci

This French company is 115-year-old which surpasses revenues of almost every privately-owned construction company in this world. It has especially achieved this position through smart possessions and robust delivery of high-end, large-scale projects. For example, the Gariep Dam in South Africa, completed in 1971 and also the Stade de France.

Notably, this field was for the Football World Cup of 1998, and it now is France’s National Stadium. The group employs over 183,000 people. Further its projects include- the €440 million express-lane highway system in Atlanta, Georgia and also the Wheatstone Liquefied Natural Gas Project in Australia.

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