Today on World Construction Network
Mount Royal University has broken ground on the new $100m Riddell Library and Learning Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.Read more
Sheraton Centre Toronto in Ontario, Canada has started a $90m renovation project.Read more
John Laing and the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) are set to invest £26m in a new biomass Combined Heat and Power plant (CHP) in Speyside, Scotland, UK.Read more
BioMed Realty Trust has broken ground on construction of the BioMed Realty Research Center in South Lake Union, Seattle, Washington.
RES Canada to build solar PV facility in Ontario
Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Canada has been chosen to build a solar photovoltaic (PV) facility dubbed GoldLight Solar LP, for Canadian Solar Solutions in Georgina, Ontario, Canada.
tvsdesign announces completion of College Football Hall of Fame
Atlanta-based tvsdesign has announced completion of the new $68.5m College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, US.
Townscape supplies HVM system to $507m King Abdullah Sports City
UK-based manufacturer and supplier of street furniture and paving Townscape has supplied its expert hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) system to the $507m King Abdullah Sports City in Saudi Arabia.
Brookfield Multiplex to design and build One Blackfriars
St George has selected Brookfield Multiplex to design and build the new mixed-use superstructure of One Blackfriars in London, UK.
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.
Supply chain spotlight
Welcome to your regular look at the latest developments across the supply chain.
Competing on the global stage
At this year’s ConExpo, Will North spoke to senior staff of crane manufacturers around the world, about the market for their products, and their strategy for the coming year. From Terex, Manitowoc and Link-Belt in the US, via Liebherr in Europe, to Zoomlion in China and Tadano in Japan, all our looking to increase the global spread of their sales, and often production, as individual regional markets remain unreliable.
Under the Sennebogen pyramid
The German crane manufacturer Sennebogen has over 60 years worth of experience in the industry. Recently, it opened a new training facility in Staubing, Germany. Zak Garner-Purkis went to the launch of the new company’s new centre to hear about Sennebogen’s plans for the future.
Challenge and opportunity
Asia has proved to be a tough market for US manufacturers in recent years, but a closer look at some of key factors influencing business across this vast region indicates that business could soon be on the up.
Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) is planning to undertake the Sangan Iron Ore Concentration Plant project in Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran.
DRPL – 272 Queen Street Mixed-Use Tower – Victoria
Dale Rose Pty Ltd (DRPL) is planning to undertake the 272 Queen Street mixed-use building project in Victoria, Australia.
SCC – Chilton Housing Development – Suffolk
Suffolk County Council (SCC) is planning to build a housing complex in Sudbury, Suffolk, the UK.
EC – Escambia County Jail Complex – Florida
Escambia County (EC) is planning to construct a jail complex in Escambia County, Florida, the US.
ONNI – South Lake Union Residential Development: Tower II – Washington
Onni Group (ONNI), is undertaking the construction of a residential tower in Washington, the USA.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.