World Construction Network
M+W Group has been appointed as the main Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor for a new waste-to-energy facility in Kingston upon Hull.Read more
BAM Properties has received the planning consent for a new £70m office development in the West End of Leeds.Read more
Ground has been broken on the second phase of Hunter's Point South housing project in New York City.
Brookfield Multiplex Constructions picked for A$125m Bunjil Place project
Brookfield Multiplex Constructions has secured a contract from the City of Casey to construct the Bunjil Place cultural centre.
Peace River Hydro Partners wins new contract from BC Hydro
Peace River Hydro Partners has bagged the main civil works contract for the Site C project from BC Hydro.
Parabel USA breaks ground on new commercial farm
Parabel USA, a sustainable solutions provider for food ingredient production, has broken ground on a new commercial farm in Fellsmere, Florida.
Willmott Dixon secures £24m Bristol office contract
Willmott Dixon has won a £24m contract from developer Cubex to build an office project in Bristol city centre.
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 includes the construction of 2,500 new homes
OSR – Kulim LED Chip Plant, Kedah, Malaysia
The project involves the construction of a LED chip plant.
MoT – Addis Ababa International Airport, Ethiopia
The project involves the construction of an airport.
TCE – Crown Round III Offshore Wind Farm Development: Zone III 7200 MW, UK
The project involves the construction of offshore wind farm with an installed capacity of 7,200MW and is planned to be implemented in six sites.
GoV – Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Development, Victoria, Australia
The project involves the construction of mixed-use development on a 250ha area features 5,000 apartments.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.