Today on World Construction Network
Skanska has inked a SEK 1.2bn (about $166.3m) contract with Uppsala County to build a new healthcare building at the Uppsala University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden.Read more
US-based construction firm Bechtel has started construction work at the Tilbury Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in British Columbia.Read more
BAM Construction is set to begin construction work on the £8.6m Burton and South Derbyshire University Technical College in the East Midlands, UK.Read more
US-based construction firm Bechtel has started construction work at the Tilbury Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in British Columbia.
Skanska wins contract to build new healthcare building in Sweden
Skanska has inked a SEK 1.2bn (about $166.3m) contract with Uppsala County to build a new healthcare building at the Uppsala University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden.
BAM to build Burton and South Derbyshire University Technical College
BAM Construction is set to begin construction work on the £8.6m Burton and South Derbyshire University Technical College in the East Midlands, UK.
Gentoo Construction wins contract for residential project in UK
Gentoo Construction has secured a £7m contract to build a residential project in Northumberland, UK for Bernicia.
ISG wins contract to build student housing project in UK
ISG has secured a £7m contract from investment management firm BlackRock for construction of a new student housing project in Plymouth, UK.
Cranes and hoists are playing a large role at a number of dams and hydro projects worldwide. Carrieann Stocks looks at a series of projects around the world.
Something for everyone
The Imal-Pal Group is a versatile supplier of components and engineering for the complete panel line, with an extensive reference list in a growing number of applications, from panels to pallets; and pellets. Mike Botting visited Imal’s Modena headquarters.
A better show
This year’s Xylexpo exhibition in Milan saw the return of some important exhibitors, which may just have brought the whole show back from the brink, reports Mike Botting, who attended Fiera Milano-Rho in May.
Rigid and flexible, light and heavy
This summer, TII’s Scheuerle division invited press and clients to the handover of its biggest ever bridge girder, the STB 550, to the UK’s Collett Transport. Will North spoke to TII Sales president Bernd Schwengsbier about the company’s record of innovation.David Collett explains why his company chose the STB550, and we look at it’s first job.
The impact factor
Goldhofer’s Innovation Days customer event this year gave the company a chance to show off new products, including a new 60t SPMT, a transporter with an expanding wheel base, a new axle system for its semi-trailers, and the firth of its Faktor 5 bridge girders. Will North reports from the event.
The project involves the construction of a methanol facility with a production of capacity of 1.8MMTPA on 156.6ha of land.
Moray – Tornagrain Mixed-Use Development, Scotland, UK
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use estate on a 259ha area which will be developed in seven phases.
GVK Hancock – Alpha Coal Facility, Queensland, Australia
The project involves the development of a 32 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) open-cut thermal coal mine, with the potential for future development of significant underground reserves.
GEC – Gas-fired Power Plant 1500 MW, Anambra, Nigeria
The project involves the construction of a 1,500MW gas-based power generation facility in the state of Anambra, Nigeria.
CCL – Corpus Christi Liquefaction Export Terminal: Stage I – Texas, US
The project involves the construction of two LNG trains, two tanks, one complete berth and a second partial berth.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.