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Isolux Corsan has secured four road construction contracts with an overall value of €270m in India.Read more
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau, Royal BAM Group's German tunnel specialist, has secured a joint venture contract valued at nearly €21m to build the Europagarten Tunnel in Frankfurt, Germany.Read more
Balfour Beatty along with a joint venture of Dawnus Construction and Ferrovial Agroman have won two road construction contracts from the Welsh government.
CH2M HILL-Mace consortium to build Dubai Trade Centre Jebel Ali development
A consortium led by US-based CH2M HILL and UK-based Mace has secured a contract from Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to construct the Dubai Trade Centre Jebel Ali development.
Balfour Beatty lands £120m University of Sussex residential contract
Balfour Beatty has secured a contract from the University of Sussex for its £120m East Slope Residences project.
Total and SunPower complete construction of $200m solar plant in Chile
Total and SunPower have completed the construction of the PV Salvador solar power plant worth about $200m in Chile.
Bird Construction secures two construction contracts in Canada
Bird Construction has won two construction contracts in Canada, which include the East Rail Maintenance Facility and the Hamilton Transit Centre.
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.
The project involves the construction of an AC manufacturing plant with a gross floor area of 350,000m2.
Adani – Carmichael Coal Mine Development, Queensland, Australia
The project involves the development of a coal mine to produce 60 million tonnes a year of thermal coal used in power stations.
MoT/MoPWT/MoC – Thailand to China High-Speed Railway Line, Thailand
The project involves the construction of a high-speed railway system.
TREC/AREEC – Madinat Al Hareer Mixed- Use Development, Subiya, Kuwait
The project involves the construction of a city on 250km2 area including 30 communities grouped into four main districts: Finance City, Leisure City, Ecological City, and Culture City. The project will be developed in phases.
HS2 – High Speed 2 Rail Link: Birmingham to Manchester, UK
The project involves the construction of high speed railway network which connects London with a new station in Birmingham.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.