Today on World Construction Network
The East West Connect consortium has signed a contract worth about A$5.3bn with the state government of Victoria, Australia to finance, design and construct stage one of the East West Link in...Read more
AMEC in a joint venture with Jacobs Engineering Group and Balfour Beatty has won a contract from Sellafield to deliver its Box Encapsulation Plant (BEP) project in West Cumbria, UK.Read more
Tutor Perini Building, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has secured a contract worth about $112m from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians for the expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa...Read more
SECO Development has construction work on the site of a four-star hotel and convention centre on the South end of Lake Washington, US.
Hexcel to construct carbon fibre plant in France
Hexcel, a US-based advanced composites company, is set to expand its carbon fibre production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fibre lines in Roussillon, France.
Exelon Generation to construct CCGT units in Texas
Exelon Generation is planning to build two combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) units in Texas using a new General Electric technology.
British Land to develop £40m Drake Circus Leisure project in UK
British Land has signed an agreement with Plymouth City Council to develop £40m Drake Circus Leisure in Plymouth, UK,
East West Connect consortium signs A$5.3bn road contract in Australia
The East West Connect consortium has signed a contract worth about A$5.3bn with the state government of Victoria, Australia to finance, design and construct stage one of the East West Link in Melbourne.
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 mixed-use facilities on 1,035ha land area.
BNS/ML – Davidson Paper Mill Redevelopment, Scotland, UK
The project involves the construction of up to 650 homes in two phases.
Miratorg – Kursk Sausage and Leather Production Plant, Russia
The project involves the construction of a meat processing unit, a sausage production unit, storage facilities, leather tanning facilities and packaging units, as well as the installation of machinery and power-related facilities.
PDVSA/Ecopetrol – Venezuela-Colombia, Oil Pipeline, Colombia
The project consists of the construction of 1,580km long pipeline systems with the transportation capacity of 600,000 barrels per day, pumping stations, pressure rooms, storage tanks and related infrastructure.
GoP – Munda Dam 740MW, Pakistan
The project involves the construction of a 740MW multi-purpose concrete-faced rock-filled dam.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.