Today on World Construction Network
Bosch has broken ground on its Technical Centre expansion project in Plymouth Township, Michigan, US.Read more
Balfour Beatty has secured a £7.2m design and construct project for a new retail and office development in Wolverhampton, UK.Read more
Edmonton Arena District (EAD) joint venture of Katz Group and WAM Development has announced the construction of Edmonton’s tallest tower.Read more
A consortium of HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions, Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF), and KEMNA BAU Andreae has reached financial close for the A7 public-private partnership project in Schleswig-Holstein and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
Lowe Enterprises completes work on apartment tower in Maryland
Lowe Enterprises has completed construction of an apartment tower, dubbed The George in downtown Wheaton, Maryland, US.
Louis Berger bags airport extension contract in Jordan
Louis Berger has been awarded a fourth contract extension worth over $15 million for independent engineering services at the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Amman, Jordan.
Stormont-Vail Healthcare breaks ground on new surgery centre in US
Stormont-Vail Healthcare has broken ground on a new surgery and therapy centre, built on the former Topeka state hospital grounds in Kansas, US.
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance begins new office construction in US
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance has started construction of its new $450 million Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons office building on its downtown Milwaukee campus, US.
This summer, TII’s Scheuerle division invited press and clients to the handover of its biggest ever bridge girder, the STB 550, to the UK’s Collett Transport. Will North spoke to TII Sales president Bernd Schwengsbier about the company’s record of innovation.David Collett explains why his company chose the STB550, and we look at it’s first job.
The impact factor
Goldhofer’s Innovation Days customer event this year gave the company a chance to show off new products, including a new 60t SPMT, a transporter with an expanding wheel base, a new axle system for its semi-trailers, and the firth of its Faktor 5 bridge girders. Will North reports from the event.
Grasping the opportunity
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.
The project involves the construction of residential community.
SZMC – Shenzhen North Railway Station Lot C2 And D2 Mixed-Use Development, Guangdong, China
The project involves construction of a mixed-use commercial complex on a site area of 39,618m2 with gross floor area of 267,870m2, being developed at two sites C2 and D2.
LG/JRA – Fredericksburg Crossroads Station Residential Development, Virginia, US
The project involves the construction of 610 densely clustered residential units on a 25.09ha area to facilitate future Virginia Railway Express station in Spotsylvania County.
IMIDRO – Sangan Iron Ore Concentration Plant – Razavi Khorasan
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.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.