Special Greenhouse Construction

A Venlo roof and a cabrio roof in one greenhouse

Construction workers from Saarlucon, daughter company of the Luiten Group are working on a project near Berlin, called Voigt. It's going to be a garden center, on which they started immediately after finishing project Sporkmann.  In less than a week, the construction crew put up the steel construction and had the…

CambridgeHOK

the Eden Project

One BMS system instead of 49 separate ones

In 2010 Eden Project recognised the need to control its indoor climates more efficiently. CambridgeHOK's team was chosen to implement a new Building Management System (BMS), converting it from no less than 49 separate control systems. Key part of the initial work was ensuring temperatures were always maintained…

Crawford Packaging begins construction of new location in Essex, Ontario

Crawford Packaging has officially commenced construction of their new location in Essex, Ontario, Canada. This will be Crawford Packaging’s fifth location and represents an important milestone in the company’s 57 year-long history. Located in the heart of the Produce and Industrial sectors of Ontario,…

Agrikol

Tomato greenhouse complex in Saudi Arabia

One of the most remarkable greenhouse projects of Agrikol is a greenhouse complex that is being realized in Saudi Arabia. The Dava Corporation enterprise will be the one of the largest greenhouse projects of Saudi Arabia. They are currently realizing the first phase of 15-hectare of Venlo greenhouse. The greenhouse will…

More than half of the glass in place at JEM Farms

At JEM Farms glazing started only two weeks after the start of construction. Now, more than half of it is already in place. The company is located in Ruthven, Ontario and it's going to grow tomatoes.  Next up, the ventilation window frames will be glazed. It's a 7.3 hectare project. The gutter length will be 285.62 meter.…

Six hectares of strawberry production in Russia

Richel Group is working on a 6 hectare project in Kislovodsk, Stavropol, Russia. Strawberries will be grown there.  The width is 9.60 meter, and the height under the gutter is 5 meter. There's double ventilation installed. All this together makes it an optimal climate for strawberry production.  Find out more about…

over 20 hectares of peppers

Second phase of Leamington project almost completed

Under Sun Acres was founded by Leamington-based bell pepper grower Chris Del Greco in 2017. That same year the start was made for the construction of a 10 hectares high tech Venlo style greenhouse.  Together with their Canadian partner Universal Fabricating Inc, Bom Group realized the completion of this project in…

Lot One

"Our rooftop greenhouse is our restaurants' story"

When residents Jaime Miles and Josh Timon opened their first restaurant, the plan was to source their produce as locally as possible, right from the rooftop. On restaurant Lot One's opening day, July 9, 2019, the restaurant's so-called “Roof to Table” operation, growing produce for the restaurant in a…

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Russian government expands loan payment terms for greenhouse construction

The government of the Russian Federation have expanded the terms of paying back loans with government support provided for greenhouse construction. The corresponding decree has been posted on the site of the Cabinet of Ministers. “The growers who have taken a loan with government support for the…

The most Instagrammable greenhouses around the world

Greenhouses can be very photogenic, we all know that. Some are particularly popular with photographers, due to their unusual architecture, the setting, the history or a combination of those factors. Uswitch went through Instagram to figure out just what greenhouses are crowd favorites, resulting in the…

BrightFarms

BrightFarms expands as pandemic fuels demand for local lettuce, spinach and other greens

BrightFarms is boosting capacity at its Chicago-area greenhouse as the pandemic-driven rise in cooking at home fuels demand for locally grown greens. BrightFarms’ Rochelle greenhouse, which annually supplies 1 million pounds of lettuce, spinach, arugula, basil and other greens to Mariano’s and other…

Russia: Agrokultura group begins fifth construction stage in Kashira

Agrokultura have begun the fifth construction stage of the greenhouse complex in Kashira, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow region reported. “Since 2015 the company have completed four stages of the greenhouse construction with the overall acreage of 79.8 ha. Now the…

NPEC research greenhouse Wageningen University

The NPEC research greenhouse for Wageningen University & Research at Unifarm will supply specialised equipment for the research of installations with a high throughput capacity. Bosman Van Zaal will realise the NPEC greenhouse and technical installations, based on a design by WUR and advice from…

From building supplies to tomato greenhouses

One of the largest players in the Chinese market, a company which is specialized in building supplies, is expanding its activities into the greenhouse industry, with multiple tomato greenhouse tomato projects.  This is a relatively new business for them, but they are very ambitious and want to build greenhouses all…

Inagro

New rooftop research greenhouse in Belgium

The building of Dakserre Agrotopia (Rooftop Greenhouse Agrotopia), recently started. This project originated from Inagro's need to renew the current research greenhouse. Since space is limited in Belgium, the company made the choice to build this new greenhouse atop the REO auction building in Roeselare.…

SEO-LNV

South Korean tomato farmer built semi-closed greenhouse

On 24 June 2020, the first semi-closed greenhouse built by a Korean farmer in collaboration with Dutch technology opened in Buyeo county, South Chungcheong province in South Korea. The greenhouse Woodeumgee Farm which grows tomatoes was selected for a subsidy program by the Korean government in 2017. Opening…

Greenhouse builder provides employees with reusable water bottles

CambridgeHOK has taken a significant step towards cutting the use of single use plastics across the business by buying every employee a reusable insulated water bottle as part of a wider environmental plan for 2020. The move has been spearheaded by the firm’s Business Development Manager for Energy,…

Special Greenhouse Construction

In the coming weeks, greenhouse construction takes center stage in the special of HortiDaily, FloralDaily and our Dutch newsletters GroentenNieuws and BPnieuws. For one month, we will pay more attention to everything that is being built in this sector. Besides new projects, we will also highlight technical innovations. What…


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