Revolution is the need of an hour in every era. Man has constantly evolved from the Stone Age period to Bronze Age and presently Technology age. There has been a continuous change in various habits of the man such as eating, drinking and working. Similarly, the structures and buildings have been constructed in a new way with the help of new techniques.
In olden times, due to scarce resources such as stones and cement, the structures were made in a simple style with limited facilities. But today, if we have a look at some buildings and towers in few Asian countries, we will really thank our modernized technological equipment and specially the companies who create such beautiful structures. Let us study about the Top 10 Construction Companies.
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10 Laing O’Rourke
Starting with one of the best multinational construction companies of the world, Laing O’Rourke has its headquarters in United Kingdom. This company was established in the year 1978 by Ray O’Rourke and presently, it is biggest private construction company in UK.
When we talk about its major structures then this company has constructed some of the best towers and buildings in the world such as Ascot Racecourse, Atlantis in Dubai, London Heathrow airport’s Terminal 2 and many others. It operates majorly in the continents of Asia, Europe and Australia.
9 Balfour Beatty
Balfour Beatty is a construction company which has its headquarters situated in Dallas, Texas. It is subsidiary company of Balfour Beatty of London. This company was formed in the year 1933 by 2 construction companies, Frank J. Rooney Construction Company in Miami and Eugene Simpson and Company in Washington, DC.
It was later on taken over by many other companies. Balfour Beatty has constructed many famous structures such as Cinderella Castle and many other projects in Disney World and Pentagon Memorial.
Kiewit Corporation is one of the largest construction companies in the globe. Some of the notable works by this company include San Francisco Bay Area, Interstate H-3 project, Henry Doorly Zoo and many others. It was formed in the year 1884 by Peter Kiewit.
It operates in various countries of the globe. Kiewit Corporation operates in many parts of North America and Canada. The areas covered by this company are mining, construction and dirt moving.
7 Metallurgical Corp of China
One of the biggest construction companies of China, Metallurgical Corp of China is on number 7 of the list. The major projects of this company include Saindak Copper-Gold Project in agreement with Pakistan government, copper mining in Afghanistan and many other projects.
Ramu NiCo Management is a subsidiary company of MCC which is situated in Papua New Guinea. It is presently handling a project of nickel mining in Madang province in Papua New Guinea.
6 Daiwa House Industry
The next on the list is Japan’s largest homebuilding company, Daiwa House Industry. Apart from house building, the company constructs health centers, factories, shopping centers and various other hotels and resorts. The company was formed in the year 1955 in Osaka, Japan.
The houses built by this company have beautiful arrangements. The residential and commercial buildings built by Daiwa Company have various amenities such as outdoor auditorium, training room, campfire places and many more.
5 China Railway Construction
The next on the list is 2nd biggest engineering and Construction Company in the globe, China Railway Construction Corporation LTD. It is state owned company. Earlier, it had projects in countries such as Algeria, Nigeria, Libya and other African countries. Then it expanded in many parts of European continent.
Some of the major projects of China Railway Construction Company are Beijing- Shanghai High-Speed Railway, the Dhaka Elevated Expressway, Algeria East- West Highway and many other railway projects. It also operates in real estate area.
On number 4, it is Hochtief which is the biggest construction company in Germany. It is one of the best constructing companies in United States. It is further divided into 5 other companies. Hochtief has created some of the most beautiful structures such as cliff in Abu Simbel rock temples in Egypt, Athens International Airport, Kandinsky-Klee house and many other projects in Asia and Europe.
The establishment of this company dates back to the 18th century. It has also constructed many dams and airports in various countries of Asia and Europe.
The next on the list is VINCI Construction which is one of the largest construction companies of UK. It has revenues of about 2 billion pounds per year. VINCI Construction Company was formed by 2 French engineers Alexandre Giros and Louis Loucheur in the year 1899.
The name of the company is a special tribute to Leonardo da Vinci who was a famous artist. The operations of VINCI Construction companies are in more than 100 countries of the globe.
2 Grupo ACS
On number 2 of the list, it is Grupo ACS which is Spanish civil and engineering company formed in the year 1997. It has built many notable projects in the world and is one of the most reputed companies in the area of construction and engineering.
The major projects of Grupo ACS include the Palau de les Arta Reina Sofia, Torre Agbar, Torre Caja and many others high speedy railways in different countries of the globe. Grupo ACS also has business interests in services and telecommunications field.
Bechtel stands on number 1 of our list. It is the biggest construction company of United States. Bechtel Corporation was formed in the year 1898 by Warren A. Bechtel and it has its headquarters situated in San Francisco, California. It has its operations in many countries of Asia, Europe and North America.
It also deals in oil, gas, chemicals and mining areas. Some of the notable projects of Bechtel are London cross rail, Keeyask Generating Station, Dulles Corridor Metrorail in Northern Virginia and many more.
These companies are leading in construction line for their quality work and engineering techniques used in the building of the structures.
Top 10 Construction Companies
2. Grupo ACS
5. China Railway Construction
6. Daiwa House Industry
7. Metallurgical Corp of China
9. Balfour Beatty
10. Laing O’Rourke