Today on World Construction Network
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.Read more
Atlanta-based tvsdesign has announced completion of the new $68.5m College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, US.Read more
St George has selected Brookfield Multiplex to design and build the new mixed-use superstructure of One Blackfriars in London, UK.Read more
Dayton Children’s Hospital in Ohio has broken ground on a new patient care tower as part of a $141m campus renewal project.
New York to build oyster-populated breakwaters to prevent coastal erosion
Design consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff and architect Scape/Landscape Architecture have secured a $60m grant to build a living breakwater in Staten Island, New York.
London Underground chooses Laing O’Rourke to build Northern line extension
London Underground has selected Ferrovial Agroman Laing O'Rourke to design and build the Northern line extension.
Interserve Shanks JV to build new waste treatment facility in the UK
A joint venture of Interserve and Shanks Group has signed a £950m deal with Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils, UK, to build and operate a new waste treatment facility in the city.
UK government signs £1.2bn deal to upgrade infrastructure in Glasgow
The UK government has finalized a £1.2bn Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal with local council leaders and the Scottish government.
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.