Today on World Construction Network
Developer Omniyat Group has broken ground on the AED2.5bn ($680.6m) premium residential development in Dubai, named One at Palm Jumeirah.Read more
Thiess, a Leighton Holdings firm, has bagged a design-build contract from Healthscope Limited for the new Northern Beaches Hospital in Frenchs Forest, Sydney.Read more
The University of Nottingham in the UK is set to invest £40m for a new sports facility on University Park.Read more
Dominion has begun construction activities for the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export project in Maryland, US, projected to be worth between $3.4bn and $3.8bn.
Oklahoma State University to build $60m arts centre
Oklahoma State University has announced plans to build a $60m Performing Arts Center and home for the Department of Music.
EIB grants €100m loan for power transmission network in Ireland
European Investment Bank (EIB) and ESB Networks have signed a €100m loan facility for connecting renewable energy to the national transmission network in the southwest region of Ireland.
Cronus Chemicals to build $1.4bn nitrogen fertilizer plant in Illinois
Cronus Chemicals is set to build a $1.4bn nitrogen fertilizer plant in Illinois, US.
Omniyat breaks ground on $681m residential development in Dubai
Developer Omniyat Group has broken ground on the AED2.5bn ($680.6m) premium residential development in Dubai, named One at Palm Jumeirah.
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.
Rigid and flexible, light and heavy
This summer, TII’s Scheuerle division invited press and clients to the handover of its biggest ever bridge girder, the STB 550, to the UK’s Collett Transport. Will North spoke to TII Sales president Bernd Schwengsbier about the company’s record of innovation.David Collett explains why his company chose the STB550, and we look at it’s first job.
The impact factor
Goldhofer’s Innovation Days customer event this year gave the company a chance to show off new products, including a new 60t SPMT, a transporter with an expanding wheel base, a new axle system for its semi-trailers, and the firth of its Faktor 5 bridge girders. Will North reports from the event.
The project involves the construction of a manufacturing and assembly unit.
PNW LNG – Pacific Northwest Liquefied Natural Gas Plant, British Columbia, Canada
The project involves the construction of a grassroots LNG plant with a capacity of 12MTPA.
ENEA – Sicily-Tunisia Tunnel, Italy
The project involves the construction of approximately 155km long rail tunnel out of this 136km is under water.
SACL – Charoen Rat Residential Development, Bangkok, Thailand
The project involves the construction of seven eight-story buildings comprising 2,000 residential units on 1.11ha land. It includes the construction retail space, a swimming pool, a fitness center, parking and other related facilities.
Pieridae – Goldboro LNG Export Facility, Nova Scotia, Canada
The project involves the construction of liquefied natural gas export facility comprising a natural gas liquefaction plant with a capacity of five million metric tons per year (700 million cubic feet a day), 420,000m3 (2 x 210,000m3) storage facilities and export LNG marine jetty for loading LNG.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.