Today on World Construction Network


Crosslane Student Developments secures green light for £32m student housing project
06 October, 2015 Crosslane Student Developments has received planning permission from Sheffield City Council for a new £32m student accommodation project in Sheffield.


Cleaning the raw material
01 September, 2015 Technology for cleaning recycled wood and virgin fibre can help panel producers to optimise their production and reduce costs. Stephen Powney reports from Instalmec.
  • Onwards and upwards
    Imal-Pal was the next stop for our Focus on Italy trip, with the company having just celebrated its 45th anniversary. Stephen Powney reports.
  • Elevated status
    There was a noticeable presence at this year’s Intermat of manufacturers promoting operator lifts for tower cranes, due to recent legislation in France demanding the systems at certain heights. Daniel Searle spoke to some of the companies preparing for an increase in orders.
  • Stable hands
    Stability systems required to comply with revised EU standards, have been further developed to offer improved efficiency. Daniel Searle reports.
  • The people who sell cranes
    Selling Manitowoc’s Grove line of cranes in West Africa, Paterson Simons & Co (Africa) Ltd. managing director John Traynor understands that a complete package of training and aftersales service, supported by manufacturer partnerships, is vital in persuading customers to make the financial step up from buying used cranes to buying new.


NPCIL – Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant 9900 MW, Maharashtra, India
02 October, 2015 The project involves the construction of nuclear power plant with the installed power capacity of 9,900MW (6x1650MW) which is planned to be implemented in two phases.
  • MIT – Brescia to Padova High-Speed Railway Line, Italy
    The project includes the construction of stations, maintenance sheds, administrative centers, control centers, bridges and related infrastructure, the installation of signaling and safety systems, and the laying of railway tracks.