Today on World Construction Network
Magnox has selected Balfour Beatty to deliver its £34m Solid Intermediate Level Waste Encapsulation (SILWE) facility at the old Hunterston A power station in North Ayrshire, UK.Read more
Alstom Bharat Forge Power (ABFPL) has inked a contract worth about €130 million with NTPC to supply two units of 660MW supercritical turbine islands for the Tanda coal power plant in Uttar Pradesh,...Read more
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...Read more
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.
Alstom JV to supply steam turbine islands for Tanda power plant in India
Alstom Bharat Forge Power (ABFPL) has inked a contract worth about €130 million with NTPC to supply two units of 660MW supercritical turbine islands for the Tanda coal power plant in Uttar Pradesh, India.
ISG wins construction projects worth £48m
The UK construction business of ISG has won three major projects worth £48m.
Balfour Beatty wins £34m Hunterston nuclear project in UK
Magnox has selected Balfour Beatty to deliver its £34m Solid Intermediate Level Waste Encapsulation (SILWE) facility at the old Hunterston A power station in North Ayrshire, UK.
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.
The project involves the construction of up to 650 homes in two phases.
Miratorg – Kursk Sausage and Leather Production Plant, Russia
The project involves the construction of a meat processing unit, a sausage production unit, storage facilities, leather tanning facilities and packaging units, as well as the installation of machinery and power-related facilities.
PDVSA/Ecopetrol – Venezuela-Colombia, Oil Pipeline, Colombia
The project consists of the construction of 1,580km long pipeline systems with the transportation capacity of 600,000 barrels per day, pumping stations, pressure rooms, storage tanks and related infrastructure.
GoP – Munda Dam 740MW, Pakistan
The project involves the construction of a 740MW multi-purpose concrete-faced rock-filled dam.
OGE – Mustang Power Plant Upgrade, Oklahoma, US
Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OGE) is planning to upgrade the Mustang power plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the US.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.