Top 5 Largest Construction Companies In The World

With the rising number of cities all across the globe, the existence of construction companies has been sprouting like mushrooms all over the world. However, there are only a few companies capable of managing mega projects in a country. 

These projects include building construction, residential areas, infrastructures, telecommunications, and many more. There are even some companies with particular expertise in a certain field such as hydroelectric construction, railways, and as such.

You might be wondering what these large companies may be. Here we would like to share with you the top 5 largest construction companies in the world in which some of which resides in Asia.

5. Bouygues

The subsidiary companies of a multinational company, Bouygues including Bouygues Immobilier and Bouygues Telecom are managed by Colas Group and Bouygues Construction. This company took a rather innovative approach to its construction by benefiting from 3D printing technology to reduce time and production costs.

Bouygues company was established in 1952 in Paris, France. Some of their well-known projects will be the Musée d'Orsay. The subsidiary company, Bouygues Telecom together with two other companies handling their telecommunication service(SFR and Orange SA) was fined millions of dollars in 2005 due to sharing confidential information.

4. ACS Actividades de Construcción y Servicios S.A.

This Spanish company managed the civil and engineering construction as well as provided additional services like telecommunication and infrastructure management.

ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios S.A. has a strong global presence and operates in two other segments mainly in industrial and environmental services aside from its main construction sector.

This multinational company was established by a group of engineers who agreed to merge two struggling companies: OCP Construcciones, S.A. and Ginés Navarro Construcciones, S.A. This company was founded in 1997 and originated in Madrid, Spain.

3. Power Construction Corp. of China

Also known as "PowerChina", this construction company gives its forces on contracts, observation, and designing hydraulic projects as well as water conservation. This company is responsible for more than 80% of the measuring, planning, and designing projects of hydropower plants all over China.

This large company has built more than 200 big-sized and medium-sized hydropower stations in other countries. Other brands under PowerChina include Sinohydro, HydroChina, SEPCO, and SEPCO III.

PowerChina is a company responsible for the Adama Wind Farm which became the biggest wind farm in the African sub-Sahara and provides a promising renewable energy source for the future.

2. Vinci SA

It was originally founded as Société Générale d'Enterprises but this construction company managed to expand dramatically over the years through the purchase and takeover of several other companies.

Vinci SA supported its mission by using its own service to overcome global issues like climate change, energy efficiency, and fewer waste products. This company was named in commemoration of Leonardo da Vinci and his ingenuity by putting more focus on creativity and innovative solution.

Vinci SA was established in 1899 and has a headquarter in Rueil Malmaison, France. Some of the renowned projects under this company will be the Louvre entrance space which has a pyramid glass shape.

1. China Communications Construction Group, Ltd.

The China Communications Construction Group, Ltd. is the largest construction company in the world based on total revenues. The company that is actively traded in the public stock exchange gives more emphasis on infrastructure projects and other related assets.

Aside from the designs, development, and building infrastructures, China Communication Construction also handles dredging works and making heavy machinery. Other than directly handling construction projects in China, this company is also an investor in other infrastructure companies across the globe.

It has been responsible for many mega projects in Asia and some parts of Africa.


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