World Construction Network
Eric Wright Construction has been selected as the main contractor by Nikal Developments for the £70m Altair project in Altrincham, Cheshire.Read more
Community Health Network has broken ground on the new $60m cancer centre, Community Cancer Center North.Read more
Lendlease has received the green light to build a new energy hub at the Elephant & Castle estate regeneration project.
ISG secures £10m London office fit out contract
ISG has scooped a £10m fit out contract from Brit Insurance for the insurer’s new UK headquarters in London.
Hull City Council gives green light to £11.5m Princes Quay bridge plans
Hull City Council has given the go-ahead to plans for the new £11.5m Princes Quay pedestrian/cycle bridge in Hull.
Black & Veatch-MWH Treatment JV win £87m Cheshire energy plant project
The Black & Veatch and MWH Treatment (MWHT) joint venture MBV Energy Recovery has secured a contract to deliver a £87m waste-to-energy project in Cheshire, UK.
Durham County Council approves £30m The Gates shopping centre redevelopment
Durham County Council has granted planning permission for the £30m redevelopment of The Gates shopping centre project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GE – Gas Engine Manufacturing Plant, Canada
The project involves the construction of a gas engine manufacturing plant.
HS2 – High Speed 2 Rail Link: Phase I: London to Birmingham, UK
The project involves the construction of 192km high-speed rail line between London and Birmingham.
Boeing – 737 Jet Completion And Delivery Center, China
The project involves the construction of an assembly line, a paint shop, testing units, repair units, an administrative building, parking facilities and related infrastructure.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.