Today on World Construction Network
Italian construction and civil engineering services firm Salini Impregilo has secured the bid for a €410m contract to construct a stretch of motorway in Slovakia.Read more
Hotel Indigo, a unit of InterContinental Hotels Group, has entered into a deal to open its third hotel in Downtown Atlanta Neighborhood, US.Read more
Plans are underway to commence construction on ‘Kingdom Tower’ in Saudi Arabia, which is touted as the world’s tallest building.Read more
Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum is all set to reopen on 24 April after extensive renovation carried out by US-based architectural firm Populous.
Charlotte City Council approves $249.8m for LYNX Blue Line projects
The Charlotte City Council has approved $249.8m for the construction of Charlotte Area Transit System's LYNX Blue Line Extension (BLE) and Blue Line Capacity project to Lane Construction and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure firms.
North Point breaks ground for new property in North Carolina
Atlanta based North Point Hospitality Group has broken ground for its newest hotel project in Lumberton, North Carolina.
Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Midtown completes renovation
Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Midtown at 17th Street has successfully completed an extensive renovation and enhancement of its 160 suites and living areas.
EMCOR secures four contracts in US
EMCOR Government Services (EGS), a unit of EMCOR Group, has been awarded four contracts to perform facilities maintenance services for four different government entities at different locations across the US.
Industrial construction is a key contributor to the construction economy across Eastern Europe. Power plant development, automobile manufacturing and pharmaceutical production all represent key opportunities for crane and handling firms operating in this burgeoning field.
Supply chain spotlight
Modex 2014 is nearly upon us. With nearly 800 exhibitors from across the supply chain, coupled with a comprehensive conference programme featuring numerous industry professionals, this year’s event is shaping up to be one not to miss.
Latin America Project round up
This month we review projects from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.
A big stake in China’s Las Vegas
As the construction industry meets in the USA’s gambling capital, Las Vegas, Eastime is using 16 Fushan Yongmao cranes in the city’s Chinese counterpart, Macau, to build the Studio City leisure resort.
Hülsemann GmbH of Oberhausen has been supplying graphite and sanding technology to the furniture and panel manufacturing industries for around 30 years. Mike Botting visited the company’s headquarters to see what they have to offer.
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), is planning to build a football stadium in Luweero District, Uganda.
LH – Lippo Thamrin Office Tower, Jakarta
A new office tower is being build in Thamrin area, Central Jakarta.
IRAO – Kaliningrad Coal-fired Power Plant, Russia
The Inter RAO UES (IRAO) is planning to undertake the development of a coal-fired power plant in Kaliningrad, Russia.
GoM – Lúrio Hydroelectric Power Plant, Mozambique
The Government of Mozambique (GoM) is planning to undertake the construction of a 120MW hydroelectric power plant on Lúrio River in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
SN – Mirow Ring Road B198 Expressway, Mecklenburg-Strelitz
The Straßenbauamt Neustrelitz (SN) is planning to undertake the construction of the Mirow Ring Road B198 Expressway in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, southern Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, 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.