Shimizu Corporation

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Shimizu Corporation
Type Public KK
Traded as TYO: 1803
OSE: 1803
NAG: 1803
Nikkei 225 Component
Industry
Founded Edo (present day Tokyo), Japan (1804 (1804))
Founders Shimizu Kisuke
Headquarters 2-16-1 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8370, Japan
Area served Worldwide
Key people Yoichi Miyamoto, (CEO and President)
Products
Revenue

Increase $ 15.043 billion USD (FY 2012)

(¥ 1,416 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Net income

Increase $ 62.69 million USD (FY 2012)

(¥ 5.901 billion JPY) (FY 2012)
Employees 15,616 (consolidated) (As of April 1, 2013)
Website Official website
Footnotes / references
[1][2]

Shimizu Corporation (清水建設株式会社 Shimizu Kensetsu Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a leading architectural, civil engineering and general contracting firm, offering an integrated, comprehensive planning, design and build solutions for a broad range of construction and engineering projects worldwide. It has annual sales of approximately US $15 billion and has been widely recognized as one of the top 5 contractors in Japan and among the top 20 in the world.

About Shimizu[edit]

The company is named after its founder Kisuke Shimizu, who was born in Ohane Village, Etchu (now part of Toyama), and has nothing to do with the former city Shimizu in Shizuoka Prefecture. Kisuke Shimizu formed the company in Edo (now Tokyo) in 1804 and the company has been headquartered in Tokyo ever since.

SHIMIZU Corporation is an international general contractor, publicly listed on the Tokyo, Nagoya Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange and is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock index.[3] It has a network spanning Asia, Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa.

Services offered[edit]

  • Planning & Consulting
  • Development & Financing
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Facility Management
  • Maintenance
  • Renovation
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Research & Development[4]

Notable constructions[edit]

Luna Ring[edit]

The Luna Ring concept is electric power generated by a belt of solar cells around the lunar equator could be transmitted and beamed to the Earth from the near side of the Moon.[6][7]

Dream Megaproject Concepts[edit]

  • Lunar Solar Power Generation -LUNA RING

The Energy Paradigm Shift Opens the Door to a Sustainable Society

  • TRY2025 The Environmental Island -GREEN FLOAT

The Botanical City Concept

  • TRY 2004 The "Pyramid City in the Air" Concept

Dreaming the Future

  • Inter Cell City

Creating a Sustainable, Environmentally Conscious City

  • Space Hotel -Space Tourism

Formation of Space Tourism

  • Lunar Bases -Construction on The Moon

Plan of Lunar Bases

  • Urban Geo-Grid Plan

Systematic Coexistence of Above-Ground and Underground Areas to Create Efficient, Orderly Urban Spaces

  • Desert Aqua-Net Plan

Creating Lakes in the Desert: A Proposal for Creating a Network of Canals and Exploring New Ways to Inhabit Our Planet

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Annual Report 2013". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Components:Nikkei Stock Average". Nikkei Inc. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Services". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Projects". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ "The Luna Ring concept". NASA. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Lunar Solar Power Generation -LUNA RING-". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Desert Aqua-Net Plan". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  9. ^ "The Environmental Island -GREEN FLOAT-". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 

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