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Special  –  Greenhouse Construction


AgroEnergy to supply sustainable heat to cluster of four Dutch growers

In the horticultural area Siberië in Maasbree, the Netherlands, AgroEnergy will supply heat to a cluster of four growers. The heat will be supplied from a biomass plant to the surrounding greenhouses via a local heating network that still needs to be constructed.Impression of the biomass installation that.....

Russia: Flower and vegetable greenhouse complex built near Smolensk

Construction of a major greenhouse complex for growing vegetables and flowers has begun in Smolensk region. The head of the region, Mr. Aleksey Ostrovskiy has named the project “an image shaping one to a certain extend” for the region, since nothing of the kind has existed here before.According to the.....

Turkey: Greenhouse support programs in Manisa

The municipality of Manisa, a city located in western Turkey, continues its support programs to growers to improve greenhouse production. One of the main targets of these support programs is families with low income to improve their financial situation.The project has been put in place in 2016 and the.....

Urban Farmers bankruptcy

"Vertical farming is difficult in the Netherlands"

A lot of attention for the bankruptcy of Urban Farmers in the Netherlands yesterday.The company grew vegetables and fish in a Dutch rooftop farm. From the start, the project was met scepticism and the bankruptcy generated a lot of reactions. Is there room for Urban Farming in Europe?The greenhouse and the.....

US (NJ): Flower grower adds 4.4 ha retractable roof greenhouse

George Lucas says “it all began with my wife Louise in April of 1979 with a goal to reach 1 acre (0.5ha) of poly greenhouses for production of foliage plants both for retail and wholesale. Today our operation is solely growing flowering plants with 34 acres (14ha) under protection and 30 acres (12ha).....

Netherlands: Havecon moves to new office

On Thursday 12th of July Havecon are moving to the Lorentzstraat at business park 'de Hoefslag' (Bleiswijk). After almost 12 years they are leaving the Marconistraat and will settle in the Lorentzstraat, just 500 meters away. For a couple of people at the company, especially those who are with them from the.....

Working progress installations Porta Nova

The construction of the greenhouse itself was already finished a couple of weeks ago. From the outside is does not seem that much is happening at the moment. And yet there is a large group of people present at the project every day to ensure that the greenhouse can be operational this year. A good moment to.....

US (IA): ScottsMiracle-Gro breaks ground on $3.6 million expansion

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company broke ground on a $3.6 million expansion at its Ft. Madison, Iowa Liquids Manufacturing Facility.To be completed by November 2018, the expansion will add over 40 full-time positions and include a new addition that will cover a total of 4,400 sq. ft., house an additional.....

How to frame out greenhouse end walls

When it comes to framing out the end walls of your greenhouse, it can be all too easy to overthink what should really be an easy procedure - end walls go up, get covered, and get to work.But as simple as it might seem, there’s a good reason so many greenhouse owners find themselves struggling to decide on an.....

NL: Fachjan purchases 4 hectare greenhouse

Fachjan will expand with a new company. Recently, the purchase contract was signed for the purchase of a business of approx. 4 ha of glass. The new company is completely in concrete and illuminated. The delivery will take place in week 20 of 2019. Up to that time there is a run-up/run-out period to make.....

July: Special Greenhouse Construction

This month, greenhouse construction takes a central stage in the special of FloralDaily, HortiDaily and our Dutch newsletters GroetenNieuws 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.....