Today on World Construction Network
Mace has been selected for the £400m redevelopment of the BBC Television Centre in west London for developer Stanhope.Read more
A consortium of STRABAG and Budimex has inked a deal worth about €170m to build a road section of the A4 motorway in the Subcarpathian Region of south-eastern Poland.Read more
Interserve has been selected to build an £8 million advanced experimental station and electron microscopy facility at Diamond Light Source on the Harwell Oxford Campus in Oxfordshire, UK.Read more
Central Michigan University (CMU) in the US has broken ground on its new $95m biosciences building.
Two contractors selected for Sowerby Bridge Copley Valley regeneration
Two contractors have been selected for the Sowerby Bridge Copley Valley regeneration scheme in the UK.
GB Building Solutions wins contract to build £13m care home in UK
GB Building Solutions has secured a contract from Signature Senior Lifestyle for construction of a new £13m care home in Sunninghill, Berkshire, UK.
Plans approved for £100m Circus Street development project in UK
Brighton & Hove City Council has given the green light to the £100m Circus Street development project in Brighton, UK.
Interserve wins £43m contract to build high-tech factory in UK
Interserve Construction has secured a £43m contract to build a high-tech factory for the University of Sheffield in the 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.
Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OGE) is planning to upgrade the Mustang power plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the US.
RIC – Obhur Mixed-Use Development: Phase I, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
The project will include the construction of 6,160 residential flats, drainage systems, parking areas, access roads, parks and construction of other related infrastructure.
NAT – Metro Rail Expansion: Line IV, Cairo, Egypt
The project involves the construction of 24km underground metro line and is being implemented in multiple phases.
Calico/ABBV – Bay Area Drug R&D Center, California, US
The project involves the construction of laboratories, an administrative space and, other related infrastructure, the installation of equipment, safety and security systems.
WCC – Waterberg Coal Handling and Processing Facility, Limpopo, South Africa
The project involves the construction of a coal-handling and processing plant with a capacity of 22 million metric tons per annum.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.