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Leighton Contractors, a wholly owned subsidiary CIMIC Group, in a joint venture with Dragados and Samsung C&T has been selected as preferred contractor to design and build A$5bn New M5 Motorway in...Read more
UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has won a £12m contract from Brighton and Hove City Council to build extra care housing project in Brighton, UK.Read more
SOME, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has won an EPC contract valued at over $1bn from Maersk Oil North Sea UK to build three topsides for its Culzean Field development in the North Sea.
ISG to construct new Warrington UTC project
ISG has won a contract worth £8.4m to build a new University Technical College (UTC) in Warrington, UK for the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
Willmott Dixon wins £12m contract to build extra care housing project in UK
UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has won a £12m contract from Brighton and Hove City Council to build extra care housing project in Brighton, UK.
Wood Partners begins work on multifamily development in Arizona
Wood Partners has started construction work on a 4.1-acre multifamily community, known as Alta Fillmore, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Leighton Contractors JV selected for Sydney's A$5bn M5 motorway
Leighton Contractors, a wholly owned subsidiary CIMIC Group, in a joint venture with Dragados and Samsung C&T has been selected as preferred contractor to design and build A$5bn New M5 Motorway in Sydney, Australia.
Technology for cleaning recycled wood and virgin fibre can help panel producers to optimise their production and reduce costs. Stephen Powney reports from Instalmec.
Onwards and upwards
Imal-Pal was the next stop for our Focus on Italy trip, with the company having just celebrated its 45th anniversary. Stephen Powney reports.
There was a noticeable presence at this year’s Intermat of manufacturers promoting operator lifts for tower cranes, due to recent legislation in France demanding the systems at certain heights. Daniel Searle spoke to some of the companies preparing for an increase in orders.
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.
The project involves the construction of roads, walkways, toll booths, bridges and tunnels and interchanges and the installation of signaling and lighting systems.
HS2 – High Speed 2 Rail Link: Phase II: Birmingham to Leeds, UK
The project involves the construction of high-speed railway line between Birmingham to Leeds via East Midlands.
AMS – Nano Utica Fabrication Facility, New York, US
The project involves the construction of a 33,445m2 wafer fabrication facility.
SKG – Semiconductor Chip Production Plant II, South Korea
The project involves the construction of a semiconductor chip production plant.
Maersk/Nippon/Britoil – Culzean Oil and Gas Field Development, UK
The project involves the development of an offshore oil and gas field with a range of 400 to 500MMSCFD (this represents Maersk Oil equity production of 30,000 to 45,000 barrel per day (BPD) of oil.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.