Today on World Construction Network


Plans approved for Lincolnshire Lakes development in UK
24 October, 2014 Lucent Group, a UK-based land site assembly specialist, has secured an outline planning approval from North Lincolnshire Council to develop two new villages at Lincolnshire Lakes in the UK.


Hydro projects get a lift
18 September, 2014 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.


SACL – Charoen Rat Residential Development, Bangkok, Thailand
24 October, 2014 The project involves the construction of seven eight-story buildings comprising 2,000 residential units on 1.11ha land. It includes the construction retail space, a swimming pool, a fitness center, parking and other related facilities.
  • Pieridae – Goldboro LNG Export Facility, Nova Scotia, Canada
    The project involves the construction of liquefied natural gas export facility comprising a natural gas liquefaction plant with a capacity of five million metric tons per year (700 million cubic feet a day), 420,000m3 (2 x 210,000m3) storage facilities and export LNG marine jetty for loading LNG.