Today on World Construction Network


Wandsworth Council gives go-ahead to 290 new homes and a primary school
19 December, 2014 Wandsworth Council has given the go-ahead to Taylor Wimpey for plans to develop 290 new homes at Battersea Park East in Nine Elms, and fund the redevelopment of St Mary’s Primary School.


Planning for the future
12 November, 2014 The interlinked issues of training, health and safety are integral to efficient, safe working processes and practices. Manufacturers, suppliers and crane builders are constantly facing the challenge of ensuring that their working environments meet stringent, changing regulations.
  • Moving with the times
    Ensuring the safe and efficient movement of a retractable roof on the largest free-spanning dome stadium in the world is no small feat. Hoist looks at how the expertise of material handling specialists MHE-Demag and automation firm ABB ensured this project became a reality.
  • Hydro projects get a lift
    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.


DoT – A303 Stonehenge Road Tunnel, UK
19 December, 2014 The project involves the construction of a 2.89km bored tunnel.