Special Greenhouse Construction

Bosman Van Zaal acquires EN 1090 certification

Even better welding for increasingly complex greenhouse constructions, cultivation and transport systems

Greenhouse horticultural technology from Dutch soil is held in high regard all around the world. To keep meeting those expectations, it is necessary to keep on investing in better systems and materials. However, they have often to be welded together if it concerns greenhouse constructions and cultivation…

India: Indigenous techniques to grow orchids in Telangana

Inside one of the poly houses at the Centre of Excellence (CoE), Jeedimetla, an experiment has been on for the last two years. The poly house has rows of raised platforms on which are 10,000 plants each of Sonia White and Sonia Red varieties of Dendrobium orchids. Beneath these platforms are micro…

Afghanistan: Construction of two greenhouses begins in Balkh’s Naher Shahi

The foundation stone of two greenhouses was laid in the Naher Shahi district of the Balkh province (Afghanistan). Mohammad Salem Sahe, provincial agriculture director, said that the construction of the greenhouses, costing over one million AFN [12,000 USD], will be completed and utilized in one month.…

The benefits of greenhouse roll-up sides

Plant care is a constant cycle of monitoring and reacting. Overly dry soil? Adjust watering levels. Signs of scorching? Reduce the amount of direct sunlight. Excessive heat and humidity? Find a way to ventilate the greenhouse. For many growers and garden centers, accomplishing the latter is a process…

After years, Henry van der Lans again glazed at Olivier in France

“We slept in the same hotel as in 1980”

Henry van der Lans was 20 when he traveled to France to glaze greenhouses for the first time. Last month he was back. At Kubo's invitation, he glazed the new 25,000m2 Olivier greenhouse. A trip that reminded him of the good old days. Olivier's greenhouses, with the newly built one on the left. “I…

US (MI): Holland's new city greenhouse to be built by December

The Holland City Council approved a $559,756 bid to construct a 10,500-square-foot grow house. The bid from CL Construction includes a 5 percent contingency, and additional…

Turkey: Edremit municipality will grow ornamental plants and flowers in 75-hectare area

Ornamental plants and flowers will be grown in an organized agricultural production zone established in Edremit town of Balikesir in a growing area of 75 hectares. 1,500 people will be working in the project and the estimated annual contribution from the project to the local economy will be around 20…

New flower growing greenhouse to appear next to Moscow

Next to Stupino (Moscow region), there will appear a flower growing greenhouse complex by the end of 2020, reported the press service of the Ministry of lodging policy of the…

Egyptian film manufacturer Al Quds introduces 5 layers technology

New technology manipulates light naturally for different crops

A particular plastic for a particular crop. That's the idea behind the 5 layers technology of Egyptian film manufacturer Al Quds. For several years, they are cooperating with the Lancaster University to manipulate the light naturally through the plastic for different crops. "Each and every crop is…

US (IN): New Mishawaka greenhouse to benefit students, community

Mishawaka will soon have a new greenhouse that students & the community will have access to. Students say the new greenhouse is a drastic improvement compared to the space they’ve used at Mishawaka High School over the past two years. The parks department leads the program that teaches students about…

NL: Greenhouse constructor receives HortiQ certificate

On Thursday 27 June, Havecon received the HortiQ mark of quality from AVAG chairman Harm Maters. Havecon has become the 17th company to achieve HortiQ certification, which demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to quality. “Quality is a top priority for us at Havecon. The certificate strengthens our…

NL: Time lapse video of project at Gebr. Valstar B.V.

Of their new project of Gebr. Valstar B.V., Prins Group made time lapse video of their first activities. The video shows the construction from scratch till May. Since June (not in the video) many has been done in the greenhouse, like the installation of a triple screen and insect netting. bron: Prins…

Verkade Beton ensures slick (ebb and flood) floors

‘Old’ friends contribute to new building of Esperit Plants

“When we placed the first concrete floor for you back in 1982, you were still walking around with your stroller”, Leen Verkade, of Verkade Beton, tells Jan van Geest with a proud smile on his face. Jan is now a father of four and owner of Esperit Plants. This year, the company moves to a new building in…

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GreenTech 2019: What did you miss?

Greenhouses, crop protection, screens, shading installations, crop enhancement products, automation solutions, climate control tools, installation companies, heating solutions, watering novelties and LEDs, LEDs and LEDs. That was GreenTech 2019 in short. Want a little bit more? We have almost 400…

Hurricane resistant greenhouse system rated up to 175 MPH wind loads

Alquimi and its technology group Island AgTech, together with its strategic engineering partner Sprung Structures Ltd, based in Calgary, Alberta, have finalized development of the first fully certified hurricane resistant greenhouse system that can withstand wind loads up to 175 mph to meet IBC – 2015…

Special Greenhouse Construction

In the coming weeks, greenhouse construction takes center 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 innovations. What…


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