Top international construction companies as ranked by the Number One Construction website are based in France, Germany and the USA. They combine engineering capabilities, embrace new technology and connect to a global network.
Vinci, a top French construction company was created in 1899 by French engineers Alexandre Giros and Louis Loucheur. It has since become the largest company in construction and related services worldwide. The company brings together an unparalleled array of capabilities in building, civil engineering, hydraulic engineering and services. The Vinci business is divided into three components; a network of local subsidiaries in mainland France; specialised business lines with high technical content and the management of complex projects with Vinci Construction Grands Projects, an organisation which operates in the world market for major civil engineering and building structures.
Bechtel, a top U.S. construction company is widely regarded for engineering, construction, and project management. The company has a diverse portfolio which encompasses energy, transportation, communications technology, mining, oil, gas and government services. Bechtel has projects in worldwide locations ranging from Alaska to Australia. The company has record revenues for the past five years, and Engineering News-Record named Bechtel the top U.S. construction contractor for 11 years in a row.
Hochtief, a top German company offers construction-related services that cover the life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. Due to a global network, the company is connected to all the world's major markets and they promote sustainable growth. Hochtief had more than 35.3 billion euros on their order books in 2009 and year-end backlogs are expected to increase each year topping prior years' figures.
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