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LATEST NEWS

AMEC JV wins Sellafield’s Box Encapsulation Plant project in UK
30 September, 2014 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.
  • Plans approved to build 500 new affordable homes in UK
    The planning committee of East Hampshire District Council has approved the Homes and Communities Agency’s (HCA) plans to build 500 new and affordable homes and around three hectares of employment space at its Louisburg Barracks site in the UK.

LATEST FEATURES

Hydro projects get a lift
18 September, 2014 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.


LATEST PROJECTS

BNS/ML – Davidson Paper Mill Redevelopment, Scotland, UK
29 September, 2014 The project involves the construction of up to 650 homes in two phases.