Today on World Construction Network
Real estate investment firm Canyon Capital Realty Advisors has closed financing and offered a $53m senior construction loan for construction of a mixed-use project in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US.Read more
Sweden-based builder Peab has signed a SEK324m ($44.2m) contract to rebuild the football stadium Olympia in Helsingborg, Sweden for client Kärnfastigheter.Read more
Developer Omniyat Group has broken ground on the AED2.5bn ($680.6m) premium residential development in Dubai, named One at Palm Jumeirah.
Thiess wins design-build contract for Sydney's Northern Beaches Hospital
Thiess, a Leighton Holdings firm, has bagged a design-build contract from Healthscope Limited for the new Northern Beaches Hospital in Frenchs Forest, Sydney.
University of Nottingham unveils plans for £40m sports village
The University of Nottingham in the UK is set to invest £40m for a new sports facility on University Park.
Osborne wins £19m redevelopment project in London
Osborne has secured a £19m contract for redevelopment of Mercers’ Yard in Covent Garden, London.
Canyon Capital funds $53m for mixed-use project in Michigan
Real estate investment firm Canyon Capital Realty Advisors has closed financing and offered a $53m senior construction loan for construction of a mixed-use project in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US.
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 a manufacturing and assembly unit.
PNW LNG – Pacific Northwest Liquefied Natural Gas Plant, British Columbia, Canada
The project involves the construction of a grassroots LNG plant with a capacity of 12MTPA.
ENEA – Sicily-Tunisia Tunnel, Italy
The project involves the construction of approximately 155km long rail tunnel out of this 136km is under water.
SACL – Charoen Rat Residential Development, Bangkok, Thailand
The project involves the construction of seven eight-story buildings comprising 2,000 residential units on 1.11ha land. It includes the construction retail space, a swimming pool, a fitness center, parking and other related facilities.
Pieridae – Goldboro LNG Export Facility, Nova Scotia, Canada
The project involves the construction of liquefied natural gas export facility comprising a natural gas liquefaction plant with a capacity of five million metric tons per year (700 million cubic feet a day), 420,000m3 (2 x 210,000m3) storage facilities and export LNG marine jetty for loading LNG.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.