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The 10 Companies Dominating the Global Construction Industry


Despite having some of the lowest productivity gains of any industry, the construction market maintains a global annual turnover of $10 trillion.

Unsurprisingly, the majority of the world’s largest construction companies are based in Europe and China.

These long-standing companies are now driving development in emerging regions such as, India and the Middle East and the United States.

So, who are the top giants in the building industry spurring economic growth and employment around the world?

Related: Australia's Construction Pipeline is Worth $25bn


10. TechnipFMC

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TechnipFMC is a global leader in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies.

Revenue: $18,043,489,267
Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
Number of Employees: 44,000
Revenue per Employee: $409,956


9. Strabag

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Austrian construction company Strabag is the largest construction company in Austria and one of the largest construction companies in Europe.

Revenue: $19,841,855,000
Headquarters: Vienna, Austria
Number of Employees: 76,000
Revenue per Employee: $261,077


8. Skanska AB

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Skanska is one of the world's leading construction and project development companies, focused on selected home markets in the Nordic region, Europe and USA.

Revenue: $25,253,270,000
Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden
Number of Employees: 43,000
Revenue per Employee: $587,284


7. Hocktief Aktiengesellschaft

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Hocktief is one of the world's leading construction groups operating for over 140 years within the construction industry.

Revenue: $31,566,587,500
Headquarters: Essen, Germany
Number of Employees: 70,000
Revenue per Employee: $450,951


6. Bechtel

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Bechtel is an engineering, procurement, construction, and project management company. It is the largest construction company in the United States and the eighth largest privately owned American company.

Revenue: $45,095,125,000
Headquarters: San Francisco, USA
Number of Employees: 53,000
Revenue per Employee: $849,592


5. Bouygues

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Bouygues is an industrial group headquartered in the eighth arrondissement of Paris, France. Bouygues is listed on Euronext Paris exchange and is a blue chip in the CAC 40 stock market index.

Revenue: $50,506,540,000
Headquarters: Paris, France
Number of Employees: 118,000
Revenue per Employee: $428,021


4. Grupo ACS

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Actividades de Construcción y Servicios is a Spanish company dedicated to civil and engineering construction, services and telecommunications.

Revenue: $54,114,150,000
Headquarters: Madrid, Spain
Number of Employees: 210,000
Revenue per Employee: $257,686


3. Vinci

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Vinci is a French concessions and construction company founded in 1899. The company operates in more than 100 countries around the world.

Revenue: $59,525,565,000
Headquarters: Rueil-Malmaison, France
Number of Employees: 183,000
Revenue per Employee: $325,276


2. Power Construction

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Power Construction Corporation of China provides engineering, procurement, and construction services for the development of hydropower, water works, thermal power, new energy, and transmission and distribution projects in China and internationally.

Revenue: $63,133,175,000
Headquarters: Beijing, China
Number of Employees: 135,000
Revenue per Employee: $449,614


1. China Communications Construction

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China Communications Construction Company is a publicly-traded, multinational engineering and construction company primarily engaged in the design, construction and operation of infrastructure assets, including highways, bridges, tunnels, railways, subways, airports, and marine ports.

Revenue: $75,759,810,000
Headquarters: Beijing, China
Number of Employees: 100,000
Revenue per Employee: $757,598


The following data was provided by roofing and associated products provider Roof Stores.

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