All over the world we see great buildings and admire them. Most of them consisting of different and unique architectural designs. Buildings such as Dome of the Rock, Yankee Stadium, Lloyds Building in London, Sydney Opera House, and TD Ameritrade Park are some of the most inspiring establishments in the world.
All these are great milestones taken by the most successful construction companies in the world. It is such companies such as Bechtel Corp and Fluor Corp among others that have continued to execute the largest projects all over the world.Below is a list of commercial construction companies and the large projects they have accomplished.
Bechtel Construction Company.
One of the largest construction and Civil Engineering Company. Based in the United States, San Francisco and is the 5th largest company in the United States. Bechtel has done high profile projects such as Hoover Dam and Dulles Airport Silver Line expansion.
Hoover Dam is a brave accomplishment intended to curb the Colorado River from flooding. This has prevented flooding in the nearby cities and farms, especially Las Vegas. The dam has also facilitated cheap electricity generation in the region. The Hoover Dam is 201 meters wide at the bottom and 379 meters at the top.
Has set the record of the longest continuous concrete pour. Turner Construction is based New York City, United States and has built high-profile projects such as the Yankee Stadium. The Yankee stadium is a useful facility that hosts mainly baseball games. The stadium has the building’s name in gold letters above each gate.
The Turner construction company also has the following projects such as University Hospitals Euclid Health Center and Case Western Reserve University, Maltz Performing Arts Center under its management.
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I), is an American company dealing engineering and construction. CB&I headquarters are based in South Holland of Netherlands. The company recorded 5.485 billion USD in 2012.
CB&I specializes in projects belonging to oil and gas companies and has subsidiaries such as Lummus Technology Inc. and more. The company has branches in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Middle East and the American continents. CB&I also works with governments in Environmental, Infrastructure, and mission critical support services sectors.
PCL Construction Enterprises
PCL Construction is a high profile construction company with more than 4,400 workers in the United States, Australia, and Canada. PCL Construction is actually a group of construction companies which are independent. For instance, in Canada, PCL has Mellody Industrial Services Inc., PCL Builders, and PCL Energy as independent entities.
The company also specializes in the building, heavy industrial and the civil infrastructure sectors. This means that PCL actually deals with clients in oil and gas, mining, pulp paper and home building among many others.
Was started by one man in Sweden, and has grown over the years and become the largest construction companies in the United States. It specializes mostly in building houses and selling them to the United States residents. One of the company’s high-profile project is the MetLife Stadium.
Skanska owns commercial property in the United States, Denmark, and Finland and is also involved in public-private partnerships in the United Kingdom among many other countries. This makes the company a multinational construction and development hero, hence ranked as the 5th largest construction company by the Construction Global magazine.
Kiewit has been involved mining construction and engineering services and it is among the top largest contractors in the world. The company was founded in 1880’s and has its headquarters in Omaha, United States. Kiewit is an employee contract based organization and has been working with governments, transport and power sectors.
The company’s high-profile projects include TD Ameritrade Park, NewPort News Federal courthouse, and Trump International among many others.
Written by Kent Murdock, owner of Randy Adams Construction in Columbia, MO. Randy Adams Construction is one of the premiere companies for construction in Columbia, MO.