Today on World Construction Network


Financing secured for $225m mixed-use project in Dallas, US
22 July, 2014 HFF, a provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has secured a construction loan and joint venture equity investment for the development of $225m mixed-use project called McKinney & Olive in Uptown Dallas, US.


Grasping the opportunity
23 July, 2014 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.
  • 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.
  • Under the Sennebogen pyramid
    The German crane manufacturer Sennebogen has over 60 years worth of experience in the industry. Recently, it opened a new training facility in Staubing, Germany. Zak Garner-Purkis went to the launch of the new company’s new centre to hear about Sennebogen’s plans for the future.
  • Challenge and opportunity
    Asia has proved to be a tough market for US manufacturers in recent years, but a closer look at some of key factors influencing business across this vast region indicates that business could soon be on the up.


Borsodchem – Kazincbarcika Hydrochloric Acid Condensation Plant – Northern Hungary
18 July, 2014 BorsodChem Zrt. (Borsodchem), a subsidiary of Wanhua Group, is planning to construct a hydrochloric acid condensation plant in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Northern Hungary, Hungary.