Today on World Construction Network


Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians breaks ground on tribal village in Michigan
28 August, 2015 The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians has broken ground on new tribal village on Red Arrow Highway in Hartford, Michigan.


Elevated status
27 July, 2015 There was a noticeable presence at this year’s Intermat of manufacturers promoting operator lifts for tower cranes, due to recent legislation in France demanding the systems at certain heights. Daniel Searle spoke to some of the companies preparing for an increase in orders.
  • Stable hands
    Stability systems required to comply with revised EU standards, have been further developed to offer improved efficiency. Daniel Searle reports.
  • The people who sell cranes
    Selling Manitowoc’s Grove line of cranes in West Africa, Paterson Simons & Co (Africa) Ltd. managing director John Traynor understands that a complete package of training and aftersales service, supported by manufacturer partnerships, is vital in persuading customers to make the financial step up from buying used cranes to buying new.
  • Sarens’ quick bridge lift
    A Terex Superlift 3800 lattice boom crawler crane has been used by Sarens to lift a steel bridge over a motorway in Germany, negotiating weight restrictions to bring the crane to the job site.


SKG – Semiconductor Chip Production Plant II, South Korea
21 August, 2015 The project involves the construction of a semiconductor chip production plant.