Safely packaged

Photo: Stefano Laura/BILD
ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
DEUTSCHLAND | CONTINENTAL EUROPE Although reminiscent of a work by packaging artist Christo, this is in fact the 46-meter-tall headframe on the premises of the Fürst Leopold mine. To enclose the tower, Bilfinger arnholdt used 5,627 planks and 1,559 uprights, adding up to a total length of 5,172 meters. The tarpaulin covers an area of 3,962 square meters.

Bilfinger at Adipec

ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
UAE | MIDDLE EAST Adipec, the International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, was staged in Abu Dhabi from November 11–14, 2019. The Bilfinger Middle East region and Bilfinger Digital Next stepped out at the international oil and gas industry get-together.

Top woman in engineering

Photo: Jane Atkinson
ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
UK | NORTHWEST EUROPE Jane Atkinson, Executive Director of Engineering and Automation at Bilfinger UK, has been named the UK’s most influential woman in engineering. A jury comprising members of the Financial Times and Inclusive Boards recruitment agency placed Atkinson at the top of their list.

Diving right in

ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
NETHERLANDS | CONTINENTAL EUROPE The Nieuwe Maas is a key inland shipping route in the Rotterdam economic zone. When the waterway needed to be dredged, six pipelines had to be removed first. For this project, Shell called on Bilfinger Tebodin’s engineering expertise.

Significant growth in the second quarter

ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
TECHNOLOGIES
Bilfinger has continued its positive performance. Despite challenging economic conditions, revenue grew by 8 percent to around €1.1 billion in the second quarter of 2019. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes and amortization improved by 47 percent to €17 million – an increase of €5 million over the prior year. “For the eighth consecutive quarter, we have achieved organic revenue growth,” said Bilfinger CEO Tom Blades, summing up the situation. Blades also announced the refinancing of a corporate bond issue maturing in December 2019: “This testifies to the investors’ confidence in our company and we don’t intend to let them down.”

Engineering services for Abu Dhabi

ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
VAE | NAHER OSTEN Bilfinger Tebodin Middle East has received several engineering orders from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). They include the first planning phase of a new wastewater-treatment plant. The facility is part of a refinery in Ruwais. Engineering services to modernize dust-emission control systems in two sulfur-processing plants are also part of the order package.

Bilfinger wins order from SABIC

Photo: SABIC
ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
UK | NORTHWEST EUROPE Bilfinger has received a major order from SABIC UK Petrochemicals for engineering and maintenance work at its Teesside plant. This includes services in mechanical and electrical engineering, instrumentation and control technology as well as scaffolding, insulation, corrosion protection and asbestos removal. The fouryear contract has a volume of around £50 million, or some €60 million.

Bilfinger Westcon has been awarded a contract by Anadarko Petroleum

ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
USA | NORDAMERIKA Bilfinger Westcon has been awarded a contract by Anadarko Petroleum to perform assembly work for a new plant to be built in Latham, Colorado, that will produce cryogenic gas. This is the second order Bilfinger Westcon has received from Anadarko at this location. The plant is part of a network of natural gas pipelines in the states of Colorado and Wyoming. The contract is worth around € 25 million.

Scrubbers for North America

Photo: Bilfinger
ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE
USA | NORTH AMERICA Bilfinger’s scrubbers are a cost-effective way to reduce sulfur emissions in ships’ flue gases and meet the environmental requirements that will take effect starting in 2020. Going forward, more than 70 ships will employ our technology. In cooperation with Bilfinger Engineering & Technologies, the E & M North America division now also offers scrubbers in North America. Presented at an event staged by the Connecticut Maritime Association attended by some 2,500 visitors, the technology attracted a great deal of interest.

Sustainable business model

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“Bilfinger’s business model is designed with a long-term perspective. It is not short-term economic success that counts for us, but the sustained, growth-oriented development of our company. So we set great store by the integrity of our employees and our suppliers alike. Meeting our compliance standards and adhering to our occupational safety rules is a prerequisite for working with us.”   Tom Blades has been Bilfinger’s CEO since 2016. He considers occupational safety and compliance to be key elements in our corporate culture.
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