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Nigeria is in talks with Russia's state-owned Rosatom to build as many as four nuclear power plants estimated to cost nearly $20bn.Read more
Brookfield Property Partners has started construction work on an office tower at the southwest corner of Ninth Avenue and 33rd Street One in New York, US.Read more
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has broken ground on the $19.6m West Terminal Improvements Project at 69th Street Transportation Center, a multi-modal facility, in...Read more
Fraport, the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport (FRA), has unveiled plans to commence construction of the new Terminal 3, valued between €2.5bn and €3bn, in 2015.
BASF to construct chemicals plant in India
Germany-based chemical producer BASF has unveiled its largest construction chemicals plant in India to be located at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh.
PORR lands €19.75m infrastructure project in Slovakia
Construction firm PORR has bagged a contract worth €19.75m to construct the Triblavina junction on the D1 motorway from the federal Slovakian Motorway Administration NDS.
McLaren Construction secures three new projects worth £40m
McLaren Construction has bagged a trio of new projects from logistics and industrial warehouse developer IDI Gazeley with a combined value of £40m.
Billington Structures wins £55m Next warehouse contract
Billington Structures have signed an agreement with Bowmer & Kirkland to work on the construction of £55m distribution warehouse in Doncaster for UK-based retailer Next.
Engaging and networking with a skilled population is just one way a manufacturer can shareexpertise and also broaden its own skill set. That’s exactly what Konecranes did last month when itheld its inaugural IndustryHack Hackathon.
Turning on the style
Electric hoist technology is both a versatile and key element of the material-handling sector, offering productive, efficient and effective solutions to end user’s lifting requirements.
Conveyor use as a mucking system is spreading almost to the point of ubiquity, according to manufacturers. Technical journalist Keren Fallwell reports
Verlinde plays key role in helicopter maintenance
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
The project involves the construction of a 166,000m2 data center.
AMMROC – Al Ain Advanced Military Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE
The project involves the construction of a facility to provide military aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the UAE Armed Forces and other military operators.
CDWR – Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Conveyance System, California, US
The project involves construction of a 56.3km water tunnel running through Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and San Joaquin Valley.
CMI – Industrial Park Development, Indonesia
The project involves the construction of manufacturing facilities, warehouses, office space, an administrative space, distribution units, access roads and related facilities, and the installation of equipment.
STO/LUPE/DETNOR/MO/PETORO – Johan Sverdrup Oil Field Development, Norway
The project involves the installations of four fixed platform with two types of pipeline infrastructure for oil and gas export.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.