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The chimney of the former Halberg-Guss foundry is removed with a so-called spider excavator. / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa

Dismantling of a 150-meter-high tower in Leipzig has begun

The dismantling of a 150-metre-high chimney has begun at the site of the former Gusswerke Leipzig (formerly Halberg-Guss). A so-called spider excavator is removing the tower from top to bottom, as a spokeswoman for the responsible Hagedorn Group said on Tuesday in response to an inquiry. The work sh ..

Shells for residential buildings are illuminated at dusk / Photo: Sebastian Willnow/dpa

Significantly fewer building permits in Saxony

The number of building permits for apartments in Saxony fell sharply last year. In 2023, permits were issued for a total of 8699 apartments with an area of 893,600 square meters in the Free State, as announced by the State Statistical Office on Monday. This was 26 percent less than in the previous y ..

The Goldbeck sheet metal center in Treuen. / Photo: Klaus Lorke/GOLDBECK/dpa

Construction company Goldbeck expands thin sheet production

The construction company Goldbeck has expanded its sheet metal production in Treuen. In addition to a new production hall, an office extension has also been built, the company announced at the opening on Thursday. According to the company, it produces steel construction elements, roof and façade par ..

Construction work is underway on the historic railroad viaduct in Chemnitz / Photo: Hendrik Schmidt/dpa

Train traffic runs on two tracks over Chemnitz viaduct again

After extensive construction work, rail traffic has been running on two tracks over the historic Chemnitz viaduct again since Saturday. This means that everything has now been completely renewed for the second track: rails, ballast, cables, signals and overhead line catenaries, Deutsche Bahn announc ..

Cars drive into the Königshainer Berge tunnel on the A 4 highway in the direction of Görlitz / Photo: Arno Burgi/dpa/Archivbild

Fire station at the Königshainer Berge tunnel ready for action

A few weeks before the renovation of the "Königshainer Berge" highway tunnel on the A 4 (Dresden-Görlitz) begins, the new fire station not far from the east portal is ready for use. Over the next two years, it will be manned around the clock during traffic in one tunnel tube at a time - with six emp ..

A building of the aircraft manufacturer Airbus at the airport / Photo: Sina Schuldt/dpa

Airbus builds fire protection center in Bremen

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is building a center for fire protection in Bremen. Construction of the facility will begin symbolically on Thursday (from 14:00) with a ground-breaking ceremony, according to a statement from Airbus. The center will investigate how hydrogen aircraft can be protected fro ..

A sign with an arrow and the inscription / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Thousands of inquiries about properties in Thuringia

Thuringia's property register is indispensable for construction projects and land sales. According to the Ministry of Finance and Infrastructure in Erfurt on Friday, there are around 50,000 inquiries every year. The digitization of such specialist registers is therefore of great importance. The real ..

The Vitesco Technologies logo on a sign in front of the factory premises / Photo: Armin Weigel/dpa

Vitesco earns more before merger with Schaeffler

The automotive supplier Vitesco has earned significantly more in its day-to-day business. For the year as a whole, the Regensburg-based company achieved earnings before interest and taxes of 341.1 million euros, adjusted for special effects, as announced on Friday. This was a good half more than in ..

A barbed wire fence surrounds the grounds of a prison / Photo: Bernd Weißbrod/dpa/Symbolic image

Dispute over access to construction documents for new prison in Zwickau ends up in court

The dispute over access to all construction documents for the construction of a new prison in Zwickau has reached the courts. A regional court in Zwickau has ruled in a preliminary decision that the general planner is not obliged to hand over the server with the construction documents to the state, but must make the data available to the state via a new server. The contract with the server operating company may not be terminated until the final decision has been made. The XXL prison is to provide space for up to 820 prisoners and replace old prisons.

Tracks are laid in the ballast bed at a railroad station / Photo: Hauke-Christian Dittrich/dpa/Symbolic image

Restrictions between Halle and Magdeburg

Train travelers between Halle and Magdeburg must be prepared for restrictions due to construction work from 24 November to 1 December 2023. The Köthen junction will be equipped with modern control and safety technology during this time, Deutsche Bahn announced on Monday. It will be necessary to clos ..

Jörg Dittrich, President of the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (ZDH) and President of the Dresden Chamber of Skilled Crafts, speaks / Photo: Robert Michael/dpa

Dittrich: Construction industry heading for a massive crisis

The Dresden Chamber of Crafts has warned of a collapse in the construction industry. Quick and decisive political action is needed, warned Chamber President Jörg Dittrich on Monday. "If this does not happen, the construction industry is heading for a massive crisis and there is a threat of staff and ..

Euro banknotes lying on a table / Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Illustration

Lebenshilfe Reichenbach: 6.8 million for new workshop building

The Saxon Ministry of Social Affairs has pledged 6.8 million euros to Lebenshilfe Reichenbach (Vogtlandkreis) for the construction of a new workshop. The official funding decision was handed over on Monday, according to the State Ministry for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion. The new building is i ..

A closed gate in a correctional facility. / Photo: Frank Molter/dpa/iconic image

New prison building: deputies plan visit to Zwickau

After new problems with the planned large prison of Thuringia and Saxony in Zwickau, members of the Thuringian state parliament want to get a picture on site. It is planned that members of the budget and finance committee as well as the penitentiary commission of the state parliament in Erfurt will ..

Scaffolding stands on the facade of a single-family house under construction / Photo: Soeren Stache/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Symbolbild

Saxony: Average price for building land up sharply in 2022

The average price per square meter for building land has increased significantly in Saxony in 2022. As the State Statistical Office announced on Monday, builders had to pay an average of 107 euros for a square meter. In 2021, the value had been 81.36 euros.The highest price was 503 euros in Dresden, ..

A scaffold on a residential building. / Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/dpa/Symbolbild

Construction prices in Saxony significantly higher than a year ago

Construction prices in Saxony in August were significantly higher than in the same period last year. Although the price upswing has weakened slightly, it remains at a very high level, the State Statistical Office in Kamenz announced on Thursday. Accordingly, the new construction of a residential bui ..

Construction cranes stand on a building site in a city center / Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa/Symbolbild

Greens want to streamline building regulations

The Greens in the Saxon state parliament want to streamline the regulations for building. "Building must not only become more climate-friendly, but above all simpler and more cost-effective," said MP Thomas Löser in Dresden on Sunday. "As legislators, we should therefore urgently grant more freedom ..

Cranes and scaffolding stand at the construction site of an apartment building. / Photo: Bernd Wüstneck/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Symbolbild

557 social housing units completed in Saxony in 2022

In Saxony, 557 social housing units were completed last year. This was announced by the state parliamentary group of the Left Party on Sunday. According to a response from the Saxon government to a small question from the faction's housing policy spokeswoman, Juliane Nagel, 297 of the new social hou ..