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Lunda Construction Company, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has secured three projects in Wisconsin and Minnesota in the US with a combined worth of about $319m.Read more
Esh Build has started work on the new Innovation Centre Northshore on the banks of the River Tees next to Stockton-on-Tees town centre in the UK for Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).
Kier transforms Glasgow’s retail store site into student residence
Kier Construction and Alumno Developments have completed a £8m project for transformation of the site a former retail store in Glasgow's West End into a modern retail space and student residence.
Plans unveiled for The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences in Dubai
Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) and Kerzner have unveiled plans of The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences in Dubai.
Bostik opens new powder production plant in Malaysia
Adhesive specialist Bostik has opened a new cementitious powder production plant near the city of Johor Bahru in Malaysia.
Galliford Try selected to build Silvertown Way development in UK
Greater London Authority has selected Galliford Try as the preferred developer to build the Silvertown Way development in Canning Town, East London.
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.
Grasping the opportunity
The US has committed to significant investment into its network of ports in a bid to increase capacity, improve business and create growth. We look at some of the latest developments in this ever-changing field.
The project involves the construction of laboratories, an administrative space and, other related infrastructure, the installation of equipment, safety and security systems.
WCC – Waterberg Coal Handling and Processing Facility, Limpopo, South Africa
The project involves the construction of a coal-handling and processing plant with a capacity of 22 million metric tons per annum.
LIH – Gateford Park Housing Development, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
The project involves the construction of up to 750 homes on 40ha of land.
ICPG – Trabrennbahn Krieau VIERTEL ZWEI Plus Mixed-Use Development, Vienna, Austria
The project involves the construction of mixed-use facilities on a 80,000 square metres area with a gross floor area of 200,000 square metres.
MoT – Abha to Beesh Dual Carriageway, Saudi Arabia
The project involves the construction of 135km dual carriageway.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.