Today on World Construction Network
US-based Topcon Positioning Group has unveiled a new BIM 3D positioning system called the LN-100 designed specifically for construction projects.Read more
University College London (UCL) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) have unveiled plans to develop a higher education and cultural hub called ‘Olympicopolis’, near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.Read more
Design for Shanghai's Bund Finance Centre (BFC) in China has been revealed which has been designed jointly by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio.Read more
US-based Topcon Positioning Group has unveiled a new BIM 3D positioning system called the LN-100 designed specifically for construction projects.
Olympicopolis cultural and education hub project in London moves ahead
University College London (UCL) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) have unveiled plans to develop a higher education and cultural hub called ‘Olympicopolis’, near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Design revealed for Shanghai’s Bund Finance Centre in China
Design for Shanghai's Bund Finance Centre (BFC) in China has been revealed which has been designed jointly by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio.
Balfour Beatty bags San Diego college construction project
Balfour Beatty Construction has been selected by the San Diego Community College District for designing and building a new cafeteria, bookstore and stockroom at Mesa College in California.
Broadway secures planning consent for new retail and office development in China
Broadway Malyan has secured a detailed planning approval for a 170,000 square metre retail and office development, Hefei ID Mall in China.
Functionality coupled with ideal design concepts is the raison d’être of the Fantoni Group, a leading Italian manufacturer of office furniture, surfacing solutions and sound deadening panels.
The Longoni experience
Headquartered in Monza in northern Italy, Longoni Roberto e Figli srl offers its services and experience in machinery and materials to the surface lamination industry worldwide
Meeting tough demands
Products with the label ‘Swiss made’ enjoy a good reputation, standing for top quality and precision. Kronoswiss has used German technology to produce many of its timber products and its latest acquisition came from German press specialist Wemhöner
Wolffs on a flight to the top of an Austrian mountain
Silvrettaseilbahn and Wolffkran Austria have completed the expansion of a ski lift in Ischgl, Austria, using three WK 5015 tower cranes transported to the job site via helicopter.
Across the Caspian
Last month, Stuart Anderson looked at the construction markets of western Central Asia. This month, he looks further east, starting with Turkmenistan on the eastern coast of the Caspian, across the enormous landmass that is Kazakhstan and on to Uzbekistan touching the western border of China. All are oil and gas exporting nations of increasing significance.
Petkim Petrokimya Holding AS (PETKM) is a subsidiary of Socar is planning to build a coal-fired power plant in Izmir, Turkey
AP II - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Expansion: Terminal III, Indonesia
Angkasa Pura II Persero (AP II) is undertaking the Terminal III as a part of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Expansion project in Jakarta
Transcorp – Ughelli Power Plant Expansion, Delta State
Transcorp Ughelli Power Limited (TUPL), a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), is planning to undertake the expansion of the power plant in Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria.
MoTMC – Fenerbahçe-Kalamis Marina Expansion, Istanbul
The Turkey Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications (MoTMC) is planning to expand the Fenerbahçe-Kalamis Marina in Istanbul, Turkey.
Ingenostrum – Sierra Gorda Photovoltaic Plant: Laberinto Oeste, Antofagasta
Spanish solar operator Ingenostrum is planning to develop a Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.