Today on World Construction Network


Sembcorp Marine wins $1bn North Sea contract
02 September, 2015 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.


Cleaning the raw material
01 September, 2015 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.
  • Elevated status
    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.
  • Stable hands
    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.


SHCL – Jinan-Qingdao Highway Reconstruction and Extension, Shandong, China
28 August, 2015 The project involves the construction of roads, walkways, toll booths, bridges and tunnels and interchanges and the installation of signaling and lighting systems.