Today on World Construction Network
London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced £1.3tn infrastructure development plan for next 36 years anticipating capital’s population to rise to 11 million by 2050.Read more
Thailand's transport infrastructure is all set to undergo transformation over the next eight years, following the approval of a $75bn master plan by the country's ruling military.Read more
Real estate developer, RSG International has launched its latest project Building No. 4 in Bay Square. Dubai.Read more
Acciona Ferrovial joint venture has been awarded a contract for the design and construction of the Pacific Highway duplication between Warrell Creek and Nambucca Heads in Australia.
MNC Infrastruktur Utama to begin first phase of Ciawi-Sukabumi toll road in Indonesia
MNC Infrastruktur Utama, a part of the MNC Group conglomerate, will commence the construction of first phase of the 54km long Ciawi-Sukabumi toll road in West Java, Indonesia.
Atkins completes design of 'Window of Guangzhou’of office project in China
Atkins has completed the design of an office development called ‘Window of Guangzhou’ in Guangzhou, one of China’s biggest cities.
Kenny Construction wins contact to build power transmission line in Texas
Granite Construction Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Kenny Construction Company, has been selected to provide project management services for the construction of approximately 200 miles of 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Texas.
Hill International to manage terminal renovation project at Cairo Airport in Egypt
US engineering firm Hill International has secured a contract to manage the terminal renovations project at Cairo International Airport in Egypt.
The US has committed to significant investment into its network of ports in a bid to increase capacity, improve business and create growth. We look at some of the latest developments in this ever-changing field.
Supply chain spotlight
Welcome to your regular look at the latest developments across the supply chain.
Competing on the global stage
At this year’s ConExpo, Will North spoke to senior staff of crane manufacturers around the world, about the market for their products, and their strategy for the coming year. From Terex, Manitowoc and Link-Belt in the US, via Liebherr in Europe, to Zoomlion in China and Tadano in Japan, all our looking to increase the global spread of their sales, and often production, as individual regional markets remain unreliable.
Under the Sennebogen pyramid
The German crane manufacturer Sennebogen has over 60 years worth of experience in the industry. Recently, it opened a new training facility in Staubing, Germany. Zak Garner-Purkis went to the launch of the new company’s new centre to hear about Sennebogen’s plans for the future.
Challenge and opportunity
Asia has proved to be a tough market for US manufacturers in recent years, but a closer look at some of key factors influencing business across this vast region indicates that business could soon be on the up.
Escambia County (EC) is planning to construct a jail complex in Escambia County, Florida, the US.
ONNI – South Lake Union Residential Development: Tower II – Washington
Onni Group (ONNI), is undertaking the construction of a residential tower in Washington, the USA.
RYM – Rangiora Retirement Village Development – North Island
Ryman Healthcare Ltd (RYM) is planning to construct a retirement village in Rangiora, North Island, New Zealand.
Borsodchem – Kazincbarcika Hydrochloric Acid Condensation Plant – Northern Hungary
Ministry of Petroleum Egypt (MoPE) is planning to construct bio-ethanol plant in the UAE. The project involves the construction of a bio-ethanol plant with a processing capacity of 100,000 tons of molasses per year.
ETH – Zurich Department and Research Building – Switzerland
Badriah Investments BV (Badriah), represented by Neues Schloss Management Services GmbH, is planning to undertake the construction of the Neues Schloss Baden-Baden Hotel in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.