World Construction Network
Vinci subsidiary Eurovia has bagged two contracts, having a combined worth of EUR120m, to design and build motorways in Poland.Read more
BAM Deutschland, the German operating company of Royal BAM Group, has bagged a contract worth over EUR68m to build the office and apartment complex IQ Intelligent Quarters in Hamburg.Read more
M+W Group has been appointed as the main Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for a new waste-to-energy facility in Kingston upon Hull.
Orion Construction breaks ground on mixed-use development in Grand Rapids
Orion Construction has broken ground on a new mixed-use development in northeast Grand Rapids.
Work begins on London Underground’s Northern Line extension
Construction work has started on the on the Northern Line extension project of London Underground.
BAM breaks ground on £24m Unilever manufacturing centre
BAM Construction has started construction on the new £24m Advanced Manufacturing Centre facility at the Unilever hub in Port Sunlight.
North West Cambridge Development gets green light for phase one
Cambridge University’s North West Cambridge Development has received planning consent for the first phase of new market housing.
Technology for cleaning recycled wood and virgin fibre can help panel producers to optimise their production and reduce costs. Stephen Powney reports from Instalmec.
Onwards and upwards
Imal-Pal was the next stop for our Focus on Italy trip, with the company having just celebrated its 45th anniversary. Stephen Powney reports.
There was a noticeable presence at this year’s Intermat of manufacturers promoting operator lifts for tower cranes, due to recent legislation in France demanding the systems at certain heights. Daniel Searle spoke to some of the companies preparing for an increase in orders.
Stability systems required to comply with revised EU standards, have been further developed to offer improved efficiency. Daniel Searle reports.
The people who sell cranes
Selling Manitowoc’s Grove line of cranes in West Africa, Paterson Simons & Co (Africa) Ltd. managing director John Traynor understands that a complete package of training and aftersales service, supported by manufacturer partnerships, is vital in persuading customers to make the financial step up from buying used cranes to buying new.
The project includes the construction of 2,500 new homes
OSR – Kulim LED Chip Plant, Kedah, Malaysia
The project involves the construction of a LED chip plant.
MoT – Addis Ababa International Airport, Ethiopia
The project involves the construction of an airport.
TCE – Crown Round III Offshore Wind Farm Development: Zone III 7200 MW, UK
The project involves the construction of offshore wind farm with an installed capacity of 7,200MW and is planned to be implemented in six sites.
GoV – Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Development, Victoria, Australia
The project involves the construction of mixed-use development on a 250ha area features 5,000 apartments.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.