Today on World Construction Network
Salt Lake City International Airport in the US has commenced $1.8bn terminal redevelopment project which will allow it to handle 20 million passengers.Read more
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has started works on Sheikh Zayed Road in a bid to divert traffic as a part of the $545m Water Canal project.Read more
UAE based real estate developer Nakheel has unveiled a plan to develop a gated master planned community of 1,000 villas in Dubai, as part of its leasing, hospitality and retail business expansion...Read more
HFF, a provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has secured a construction loan and joint venture equity investment for the development of $225m mixed-use project called McKinney & Olive in Uptown Dallas, US.
Canadian government invites proposals for St. Lawrence corridor project
Canadian government is inviting three consortia to participate in a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the new bridge for the St. Lawrence corridor project in Montreal.
Saskatoon city invites proposals for two bridge projects
The city of Saskatoon in Canada is inviting proposals to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the P3 North Commuter Parkway and Traffic Bridge projects.
Queensland’s first light rail system unveiled
Stage one of Queensland’s first light rail system worth $1bn has been unveiled by the transport and main roads minister Scott Emerson in Australia.
Salt Lake City Airport in US to undergo $1.8bn redevelopment
Salt Lake City International Airport in the US has commenced $1.8bn terminal redevelopment project which will allow it to handle 20 million passengers.
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.
BorsodChem Zrt. (Borsodchem), a subsidiary of Wanhua Group, is planning to construct a hydrochloric acid condensation plant in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Northern Hungary, Hungary.
ETH – Zurich Department and Research Building – Switzerland
The ETH Zurich is planning to undertake the construction of the Zurich department and research building in Switzerland.
ERA – Modjo to Hawassa Highway Development – Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) is planning to construct a highway from Modjo to Hawassa in Ethiopia.
XMG – Xiang'an International Airport Expressway: Tunnel – Fujian
Xiamen Municipal Government (XMG), is planning to build the Xiang'an International Airport Expressway: Tunnel project in Xiamen, China.
CMW – Zayed Military Hospital Replacement – Abu Dhabi
The Command of Military Works (CMW) is undertaking the military hospital project in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.