Today on World Construction Network
Alterra Power and Starwood Energy Group have closed a $287m construction loan facility for the 204MW Shannon wind project in Clay County, Texas.Read more
Tiong Seng Contractors, a subsidiary of Tiong Seng Holdings, has won a S$277.3m contract from JTC Corporation to develop an integrated industrial facility in Singapore.Read more
UK-based construction firm ISG has won a fit out project in London for Zurich Insurance.
Alstom wins €100m contract to integrate wind farms in Brazil
Alstom has won a turnkey contract valued at €100m from Eletrosul Centrais Electricas (Eletrosul) to integrate wind farms located at Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, into the country’s transmission grid.
Doosan wins £50m Bellozanne sewage treatment contract
Doosan Enpure, a subsidiary of Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, has secured a contract for a £50m replacement of the Bellozanne sewage treatment works (STW) in St Helier, Jersey.
Lendlease to deliver £40m office project at Ruskin Square in London
Lendlease has been appointed by Schroder UK Real Estate Fund and Stanhope as the preferred contractor for £40m office development at Ruskin Square in London.
Graham Construction wins three contracts worth £13.4m in UK
Graham Construction has won three contracts worth £13.4m to deliver educational facilities in the UK.
Stability systems required to comply with revised EU standards, have been further developed to offer improved efficiency. Daniel Searle reports.
The people who sell cranes
Selling Manitowoc’s Grove line of cranes in West Africa, Paterson Simons & Co (Africa) Ltd. managing director John Traynor understands that a complete package of training and aftersales service, supported by manufacturer partnerships, is vital in persuading customers to make the financial step up from buying used cranes to buying new.
Sarens’ quick bridge lift
A Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane has been used by Sarens to lift a steel bridge over a motorway in Germany, negotiating weight restrictions to bring the crane to the job site.
Weldex goes green with Kobelco
Kobelco has sold four new G series cranes to UK hirer Weldex, as part of a fleet modernisation programme.
More power, more options
This spring, Manitowoc announced new developments across its crawler range. In its high-capacity range, a new option on its variable positioning counterweight system adds to the load chart on its MLC 650 crane. At lower capacities, the company now offers Sennebogen telecrawlers badged as Groves.
The project involves the construction of research units, laboratories, a computing hub, a testing unit, administrative and parking facilities, and the installation of equipment.
CCP – ZAC Bercy Charenton Mixed-Use Development, Paris, France
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use complex on a 690,000m2 surface area.
MMEC – Kribi Oil Refinery, Cameroon
The project involves the construction of an oil production facility on 500ha area that will produce 200,000bpd of refined fuel which will be later ramped up to 350,000bpd.
Al-Bader – Coal to Liquid Fuels Transformation Plant, Mozambique, Africa
The project involves the construction of a processing plant, a coal burning unit, fuel storage units, warehouses and administrative buildings, the installation of machinery, and the laying of pipelines for fuel.
GoV – Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Development, Victoria, Australia
The project involves the construction of mixed-use development on 250ha land features 5,000 apartments.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.