Today on World Construction Network
Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the construction of the I-95 Express Lanes project in Virginia is mostly completed and are slated to open on time.Read more
Abu Dhabi Government has given its nod for infrastructure and service projects costing around AED37.3bn ($10.1bn), during Abu Dhabi Executive Council’s meeting.Read more
Sweden-based construction firm Skanska has entered into a deal with developer Helical Bar, to build a commercial development One Mitre Square (Creechurch Place) in London, UK, worth SEK1bn (£95m).Read more
Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the construction of the I-95 Express Lanes project in Virginia is mostly completed and are slated to open on time.
Abu Dhabi gives nod to $10.1bn infrastructure projects
Abu Dhabi Government has given its nod for infrastructure and service projects costing around AED37.3bn ($10.1bn), during Abu Dhabi Executive Council’s meeting.
Skanska signs deal with Helical Bar to build One Mitre Square in London
Sweden-based construction firm Skanska has entered into a deal with developer Helical Bar, to build a commercial development One Mitre Square (Creechurch Place) in London, UK, worth SEK1bn (£95m).
Nakheel awards contracts for Deira Islands project
Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel has awarded contracts worth AED47m ($12.7m) to AE7, for design and supervision services on Deira Islands, including the Night Market and Board Walk projects.
Crystal Lagoons to build new projects in Middle East
Crystal Lagoons, a developer of the world's largest man-made lagoon in Dubai’s Mohammed Bin Rashid City has firmed up its plans to add eight new projects in Middle East.
Industrial construction is a key contributor to the construction economy across Eastern Europe. Power plant development, automobile manufacturing and pharmaceutical production all represent key opportunities for crane and handling firms operating in this burgeoning field.
Supply chain spotlight
Modex 2014 is nearly upon us. With nearly 800 exhibitors from across the supply chain, coupled with a comprehensive conference programme featuring numerous industry professionals, this year’s event is shaping up to be one not to miss.
Latin America Project round up
This month we review projects from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.
A big stake in China’s Las Vegas
As the construction industry meets in the USA’s gambling capital, Las Vegas, Eastime is using 16 Fushan Yongmao cranes in the city’s Chinese counterpart, Macau, to build the Studio City leisure resort.
Hülsemann GmbH of Oberhausen has been supplying graphite and sanding technology to the furniture and panel manufacturing industries for around 30 years. Mike Botting visited the company’s headquarters to see what they have to offer.
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), is planning to build a football stadium in Luweero District, Uganda.
LH – Lippo Thamrin Office Tower, Jakarta
A new office tower is being build in Thamrin area, Central Jakarta.
IRAO – Kaliningrad Coal-fired Power Plant, Russia
The Inter RAO UES (IRAO) is planning to undertake the development of a coal-fired power plant in Kaliningrad, Russia.
GoM – Lúrio Hydroelectric Power Plant, Mozambique
The Government of Mozambique (GoM) is planning to undertake the construction of a 120MW hydroelectric power plant on Lúrio River in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
SN – Mirow Ring Road B198 Expressway, Mecklenburg-Strelitz
The Straßenbauamt Neustrelitz (SN) is planning to undertake the construction of the Mirow Ring Road B198 Expressway in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, southern Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.