Today on World Construction Network
A total of two construction joint ventures, namely KCD and Agility, have won alliance deals for works worth £1bn from Thames Water.Read more
A consortium of Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) Vølund and Interserve has bagged a $230m contract from waste and recycling firm Viridor to design, engineer, procure and build a waste-to-energy power plant...Read more
Development Securities has partnered with L&Q to build the residential phase of development at 399 Edgware Road, a £150m mixed-use regeneration project in North West London, UK.Read more
Thermal management technologies developer Gentherm is set to open a new manufacturing facility in Vietnam.
Willmott Dixon to build new stadium for Brentford Football Club
Willmott Dixon has signed a contract with the Brentford Football Club to build a new stadium in Brentford, UK.
POSCO E&C secures contract for A$1bn terminal in Australia
POSCO E&C has won an EPC contract to build a new terminal worth about A$1bn at the port of Abbot Point, near Bowen in Australia.
Ground broken on $50bn inter-oceanic canal in Nicaragua
Ground has been broken on a $50bn inter-oceanic canal project in Nicaragua.
KCD, Agility sign $1bn alliance contract with Thames Water
A total of two construction joint ventures, namely KCD and Agility, have won alliance deals for works worth £1bn from Thames Water.
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 a 2.89km bored tunnel.
MKZD – Moscow Small Railway Ring Development, Russia
The project involves the construction of a 54km railway line, 31 local stations that will be built along its circumference, the laying of railway tracks, parking facilities and related facilities.
ECEPL – Bhavanapadu Coal Based Thermal Power Plant: Phase II 1320 MW, Andhra Pradesh, India
The project involves the construction of a 1,320MW thermal power plant of two power units, each with a generating capacity of 660MW.
PAHW – Al Ahmadi Residential City II, Kuwait
The project involves the construction of a residential complex comprising 25,000 houses.
ECOWAS – West Coast High Speed Rail, Nigeria
The project involves the construction of a 1,178km railway line connecting Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Cote’ D’ Voire.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.