For any business or nation, Infrastructure is the basic physical systems and essential requirement. Transportation, sewage, communication, water and electric systems are all examples of infrastructure systems provided by these companies.
These systems incline to be high-cost investments; though, they are dynamic to a country’s economic development and affluence. Projects associated to infrastructure improvements for these companies may be funded privately, publicly, or by public-private partnerships. It is applicable to large- and small-scale organisational outlines and can include a variety of systems and structures as far as there are physical components needed.
You can take one example that the electrical grid across a city, state or nation is infrastructure depending on the equipment concerned and the resolved to offer a service to the areas it covers.
You may be in confusion that which are some of the topmost infrastructure companies serving the infrastructure needs all over the world in 2019, you can refer below sections:
10. China State Construction International Holdings:
China State Construction International Holdings Limited (abbreviated as “China State Construction”) is one of the largest construction contractor in Hong Kong. It works mostly from the infrastructure projects in the government, public organisations or large private businesses. The company is run mostly under the firms of China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited and China Overseas (Hong Kong) Limited presently.
The company was established in year 1979 and right from that till today, company displays a consistent performance in construction business. It is active in building construction and civil engineering works as well as additional peripheral operations like site investigation, foundation work, mechanical and electrical engineering, bridge and highway construction, concrete and pre-cast production.
The company basically operates in five geographical segments like Hong Kong, areas in the People’s Republic of China other than Hong Kong and Macau, United Arab Emirates and India as well. The major subsidiaries comprise China Overseas Insurance Services Limited, China Overseas Insurance Limited, Classicman International Limited, China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited, Xun An Engineering Company Limited and Zetson Enterprises Ltd.
9. China Railway Engineering Corporation:
China Railway Group Limited recognised as CREC (the abbreviation of its predecessor and parent company named China Railway Engineering Corporation) is actually a Chinese construction company which lists in Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The main shareholders of this are the state owned China Railway Engineering Corporation (abbreviated as CRECG).
Based on revenue, the company is the largest construction company all over the world in year 2015 Engineering News-Record “Top 225 Global Contractors”. Last year, the company ranks in the 57 position among Fortune Global 500 Enterprises as well as at 7th position among Top 500 Chinese Enterprises. This company holds a great share of the Chinese construction market as well as remains active in several large-scale infrastructure projects outside the country in the Southeast Asia and Africa.
Apart from the core business of construction, this company runs business in surveying and designing, manufacturing, installation, R&D, capital management, technical consulting, as well as international economic and trade conducts.
8. China National Building Material Company:
China National Building Material Company Limited (or known as CNBM) is a public traded company, active in business of cement, glass fibre, lightweight building materials and fibre-reinforced plastic products as well as works in engineering service businesses.
The company is presently the largest cement and gypsum board producer prevalent in China and it is even the largest glass fibre producer all over Asia. The parent company of China National Building Material Company Limited is known by name China National Building Material Group (started in year 1984), is a state-owned enterprise operated by Administration Commission of the State Council and the State-owned Assets Supervision.
Last year, UK solar developers named WElink Energy and British Solar Renewables (BSR) have contracted a £1.1 billion deal with the company to run solar energy projects as well as zero-carbon homes in UK.
7. China Communications Construction:
This is a Chinese publicly traded construction company, founded in mainland china in year 2005 from the union of China Road and Bridge Group and China Harbour Engineering Company Group. China National Real Estate Development Group is identified as a sister company of this company, which was both possessed by China Communications Construction Group Corp., which is a state-owned enterprise that was administered by the Administration Commission of the State Council and State-owned Assets Supervision .
This company is active in the construction and production of transportation infrastructure dredging as well as port machinery manufacturing business. It is one of the largest port construction and design company in China and even the the largest dredging company in the country, hence placed in the list.
6. Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings:
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (or known as CKI), is the largest publicly listed infrastructure company situated in Hong Kong with differentiated investments in energy infrastructure, water Infrastructure, transportation Infrastructure, and infrastructure associated business. The company is in partnership with CK Hutchison Holdings, businessman named Li Ka Shing’s flagship company. It is basically a leading player in the international infrastructure field in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Australia, UK, Canada and the Philippines. Names of other companies that this company and its subsidiary Power Assets Holdings hold at least a 50% share are Northern Gas Networks Limited, UK Power Networks, Husky Energy, Green Island Cement, etc.
5. Campbell Lutyens:
Campbell Lutyens is basically an independent private equity advisory company entirely motivated on primary fundraising and secondary dealings in the private debt, private equity, and infrastructure & Energy markets. This particular company has offices located in London, New York City as well as in Hong Kong and includes a team of more than 100 professionals spanning over 30 nationalities. The company was established in year 1988 by John Campbell, Bill Dacombe and Richard Lutyens (deceased).
4. Bhilai Steel Plant:
The Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP), situated in Bhilai, in Chhattisgarh of India, is India’s first and leading producer of steel rails. The company is even active as major producer of wide steel plates and similar steel products. Its plant produces and markets many chemical by-products from its coke ovens and coal chemical factory.
The company is functioning since year 1955 with the help of the USSR. The company is eleven-time winner of the Prime Minister’s Trophy for best integrated steel plant in India, and it has been India’s sole manufacturer of rails and heavy steel plates as well as leading producer of structural steel. The firm is the sole provider of the country’s longest rail tracks, with measurements of 260 metres (850 ft).
3. ARES Corporation:
ARES Corporation works for integrating multi-disciplinary solutions for schedule, technical, cost and risk features of space system development and processes. It works to offer quality products and facilities to mission-critical programs as well as projects over government agencies and commercial uses. ARES is a gradually growing, top-performing, technology solutions company with a global reputation and an efficient team of engineers, scientists, and industry experts implementing proprietary software to resolve customer’s greatest challenges. The corporation is involved in infrastructure business and it’s headquarter is located in Burlingame, CA.
2. Arcadis NV:
Arcadis NV is a worldwide design, engineering and management consulting firm based in the Amsterdam, Zuidas, Netherlands. The company was started in year 1868 and it is a member of the Next 150 index. It has its origins in Nederlandsche Heidemaatschappij, which is a land reclamation company and the company has over 350 offices in 40 countries. It transferred its name to Arcadis in year 1997 and its name is derived from the mythical Arcadia. The company has developed via mergers and acquisitions since year 1990, comprising the British firms AYH in year 2005, EC Harris in year 2011, and Hyder Consulting in year 2014.
1. Adani Group:
Adani Group is renowned as an Indian multinational corporation company with headquarter in Ahmedabad, in India. This company was started in year 1988 as a commodity trading corporate. First generation entrepreneur Gautam Adani is the founder & chairman of Adani Group. Its varied businesses comprise logistics, resources, agribusiness and energy sectors.
Adani Group is the largest port developer and operator in India with Mundra Port as a commercial port, hence placed in the list. The company owns Fortune, India’s greatest edible oil brand by a joint venture with Wilmar International, located in Singapore. In year 2014, the company added the 4th unit of 660 MW at its Tiroda Power plant, positioning Adani power the largest private power producer of world.
Infrastructure is the backbone of the world which supplies diverse needs all over the world. The listed companies has high turnover, great revenue, and prevalent since decades to support infrastructure needs of different nations.