Bilfinger SE, Germany’s second- biggest builder, plans to cut 1,250 office jobs over the next two years by merging units in an effort to reduce annual costs by at least 90 million euros ($122 million).
Bilfinger Berger SE , Germany’s second-largest construction company, may hire former Hesse state premier Roland Koch to succeed Chief Executive Officer Herbert Bodner , Handelsblatt reported today, citing unidentified politicians.
Roland Koch, prime minister of the western German state of Hesse, will step down from his office on Aug. 31, he told reporters today in the state capital Wiesbaden. Koch has been state premier for over 11 years.
At least 14 times this year, thieves raided solar parks in Germany’s Brandenburg state, carrying off tons of photovoltaic panels in a crime that’s forcing investors in the world’s biggest solar market to tighten security.