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Balfour Beatty | McCarthy, a joint venture of Balfour Beatty Construction and McCarthy Building Companies, Incorporated, has celebrated the official topping out of the $536 million Carl R. Darnall...Read more
Development Securities Plc, a UK-based property developer and investor, has received a planning approval for a £150 million ($226.2 million) mixed-use regeneration project at its seven-acre...Read more
Innergex Renewable Energy Incorporated has closed a $72 million non-recourse construction and term project financing for the Northwest Stave River run-of-river hydroelectric project located in...Read more
Innergex Renewable Energy Incorporated has closed a $72 million non-recourse construction and term project financing for the Northwest Stave River run-of-river hydroelectric project located in British Columbia, Canada.
Martifer Solar build 30MW photovoltaic plant in Mexico
Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, has secured a contract from Gauss Energía to build a 30MW photovoltaic plant in Mexico.
Balfour Beatty | McCarthy tops out $536 million medical centre in Texas
Balfour Beatty | McCarthy, a joint venture of Balfour Beatty Construction and McCarthy Building Companies, Incorporated, has celebrated the official topping out of the $536 million Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Replacement at Fort Hood, Texas.
Development Securities gets approval for $226 million mixed-use project in UK
Development Securities Plc, a UK-based property developer and investor, has received a planning approval for a £150 million ($226.2 million) mixed-use regeneration project at its seven-acre development site in north-west London, UK.
Morgan Sindall completes work on $27 million leisure centre in UK
UK-based construction company Morgan Sindall has completed construction work on a £17.9 million ($26.9 million) leisure centre in Worthing, UK.
Faced with the ongoing eurozone crisis, crane manufacturers are quickly coming to terms with an uncertain, unpredictable, and often volatile market coupled with the specter of shrinking profit margins. Hoist looks at how manufacturers are coming to terms with doing business in the new Europe.
Zoomlion builds bridges
One of the world’s largest cranes, the Zoomlion D5200 tower crane, has been used for the second time, for the construction of the Yingwuzhou River Bridge in Wuhan, China. The bridge over the river Yangtze has a total length of 7.8km.
Tackling wear inside cyclones
Kingfisher Industrial of the UK has provided a long-term ceramic wear-resistant lining solution to a German oem maker of drying cyclones used by specialist producers of particleboard, OSB and MDF.
Bogie inspection & manipulation
Lloyds Somers, a business specializing in the design and supply of handling and manipulation equipment to the rail industry, has developed its range of Bogie Rotators to accommodate the full fleet of bogies in use throughout the French Rail Network, writes Kizzi Nkwocha.
China and Indonesia: The twin dragons of the Southeast Asia crane industry
The Asia-Pacific region has become the largest cranes, lifting and handling equipment market in the world. Hoist editor Kizzi Nkwocha takes a look at the countries in southeast Asia fuelling growth in the region and examines the rise, fall and possible rise again of the crane and handling industry in India.
The Red Deer Polyethylene Expansion Plant project involves construction of a 950 MM lbs/yr single-train linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) facility near Red Deer in Alberta, Canada.
SFCL - Hokkaido Biomass Power Plant, Japan
The Hokkaido Biomass Power Plant project involves construction of a new 50MW biomass power plant in Hokkaido, Japan.
Mignatti - Bensalem Waterside Development, Pennsylvania, US
The Bensalem Waterside Development project involves construction of mixed use facilities spanning 18 hectares of area on State Road along the Delaware River in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, US.
Tadee Group - Wenzhou Petrochemical Port Terminals, Zhejiang, China
The Wenzhou Petrochemical Port Terminals project involves construction of two petrochemical port terminals capacities of 30,000dwt and 50,000dwt, a total capacity of 600,000 cubic metres on Damen Island and Xiaomen Island, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China.
Trump - Rio Trump Towers - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Rio Trump Towers project involves the construction of a five commercial tower over an area of 320,000 square meters at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.