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Willmott Dixon to convert Sevenoaks office block into residential units
03 March, 2015 Prime Place, Willmott Dixon's residential development arm, has agreed to buy Tubs Hill House in Sevenoaks from Development Securities which it plans to convert into residential apartments.
  • Morgan Sindall secures £16m Heathrow Taxiway contract
    Heathrow Airport has awarded a £16m contract to Morgan Sindall to work on the improvement project on phase one of Sierra Taxiway which runs just off the Southern Runway and connects the Cargo areas at Heathrow and the runway to Terminal 4.


Verlinde plays key role in helicopter maintenance
26 February, 2015 Lifting equipment manufacturer Verlinde is playing an integral role in both the maintenance and service of four Puma helicopters located at recently-renovated French air force base.
  • Going the distance
    Parts, service and support is crucial for the all-terrain crane user and hire companies alike reports Adrian Greeman
  • Living with the new normal
    China’s president Xi Jinping stressed in speeches in 2014 that the country—and its trading partners—would have to accept a ‘new normal’ of restrained growth, not the double digit percentage rates of previous decades. At Bauma China, Will North found manufacturers facing up to this new reality.
  • Liebherr’s PowerBoom used on LR 11000
    Liebherr's 1,000t LR 11000 crawler crane has been used with its PowerBoom system for the first time. The system, a parallel boom that increases load capacities, was used with the LR 11000 crane at a wind turbine project in northern Germany.
  • Gateway to the east
    Current growth in Turkey is being driven not just by domestic projects, but by the country’s proximity to another burgeoning region, Central Asia. Daniel Searle reports.


AAPL – Athenry Data Center Development, Connacht, Ireland
27 February, 2015 The project involves the construction of a 166,000m2 data center.
  • GCC – Railway Network, Kuwait
    The project involves the construction of 3,954km rail line covering the coast of the Gulf and extending from Oman to Kuwait, passing through the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.


Vision 2015
02 Jun 2015 - 03 Jun 2015