Today on World Construction Network
Carillion plc, a UK-based facilities management and construction services firm, has been selected to deliver the £400 million ($600.9 million) first phase of redevelopment at Battersea Power...Read more
Braeburn Estates, a joint venture of Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar, has received a planning consent from the London Borough of Lambeth to redevelop the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank.Read more
Acciona Windpower and the subsidiaries of Voltalia have signed a contract for the supply of turbines with a capacity of 210MW for two of Voltalia's wind farm clusters in the Brazilian state of Rio...Read more
The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has signed a financing agreement with a joint venture led by Associated Construction Co (ASCO) to finance KWD98 million ($341.8 million) Al Amiri Hospital Expansion project in Kuwait.
Acciona Windpower, Voltalia to supply wind turbines in Brazil
Acciona Windpower and the subsidiaries of Voltalia have signed a contract for the supply of turbines with a capacity of 210MW for two of Voltalia's wind farm clusters in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte.
Wärtsilä to supply gas engine power plant to Russia
Wärtsilä Corporation, a Finland-based supplier of decentralised power plant solutions, has won a contract to supply a major power plant for Russia.
Canary Wharf, Qatari Diar receive approval to redevelop Shell Centre in UK
Braeburn Estates, a joint venture of Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar, has received a planning consent from the London Borough of Lambeth to redevelop the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank.
Carillion wins $600 million Battersea Power Station contract in UK
Carillion plc, a UK-based facilities management and construction services firm, has been selected to deliver the £400 million ($600.9 million) first phase of redevelopment at Battersea Power Station in south-west London, UK.
Faced with the ongoing eurozone crisis, crane manufacturers are quickly coming to terms with an uncertain, unpredictable, and often volatile market coupled with the specter of shrinking profit margins. Hoist looks at how manufacturers are coming to terms with doing business in the new Europe.
Zoomlion builds bridges
One of the world’s largest cranes, the Zoomlion D5200 tower crane, has been used for the second time, for the construction of the Yingwuzhou River Bridge in Wuhan, China. The bridge over the river Yangtze has a total length of 7.8km.
Tackling wear inside cyclones
Kingfisher Industrial of the UK has provided a long-term ceramic wear-resistant lining solution to a German oem maker of drying cyclones used by specialist producers of particleboard, OSB and MDF.
Bogie inspection & manipulation
Lloyds Somers, a business specializing in the design and supply of handling and manipulation equipment to the rail industry, has developed its range of Bogie Rotators to accommodate the full fleet of bogies in use throughout the French Rail Network, writes Kizzi Nkwocha.
China and Indonesia: The twin dragons of the Southeast Asia crane industry
The Asia-Pacific region has become the largest cranes, lifting and handling equipment market in the world. Hoist editor Kizzi Nkwocha takes a look at the countries in southeast Asia fuelling growth in the region and examines the rise, fall and possible rise again of the crane and handling industry in India.
The Wenzhou Petrochemical Port Terminals project involves construction of two petrochemical port terminals capacities of 30,000dwt and 50,000dwt, a total capacity of 600,000 cubic metres on Damen Island and Xiaomen Island, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China.
Trump - Rio Trump Towers - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Rio Trump Towers project involves the construction of a five commercial tower over an area of 320,000 square meters at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
MSRL - Milford Sound Tunnel, Queenstown, New Zealand
The Milford Sound Tunnel project involves construction of 13.3 km rail tunnel in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Nastyusha - Bread Production and Logistic Complex, Moscow, Russia
The Bread Production and Logistic Complex project involves construction Production and Logistics Center at approximately 15km from the Moscow Ring Road, Russia.
RSPL - Jamnagar Greenfield Soda Ash Plant, Gujarat, India
The Jamnagar Greenfield Soda Ash Plant project involves construction of a greenfield soda ash plant with a production capacity of 500,000 tons of light soda ash per year at Kuranga Village in Dwarka of Jamnagar District, Gujarat, India.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.