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Carillion, a British multinational facilities management and construction services company, has secured a £91m contract from Helical Bar, a UK-based property business, to deliver Phase 1 of Bart's...Read more
Morgan Sindall Investments with their investment partner Equitix have reached financial close on the £110m North West, Priority Schools Building Programme batch under PF2 scheme.Read more
Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin has approved £85m Ordsall Chord railway project by railway infrastructure firm Network Rail under the Transport and Works Act 1992 (TWA).Read more
Bowmer and Kirkland (B&K) has won a £7m contract to build ‘The Word’, South Shields’, a new library and digital media centre, from Muse Developments and South Tyneside Council.
UK and Norway to construct longest electricity interconnector
The UK and Norway governments have formed a partnership to build the North Sea Network (NSN) electricity interconnector to link up electricity and gas networks.
Dominion to construct $1bn power plant in Virginia
US-based Dominion Virginia Power has proposed to build a 1600MW natural gas-fuelled power station worth $1bn in Greensville County, Virginia.
Daniels Corporation unveils $700m Guvernment nightclub site transformation plan
Daniels Corporation has unveiled plans for Daniels Waterfront - City of the Arts, a reimagining of the former Guvernment entertainment complex at Toronto's East Bayfront valued at $700m.
CB&I JV secures $2bn contract to build LNG facility in Texas
CB&I in a joint venture with Chiyoda International and Zachry Industrial has secured a contract worth more than $2bn from FLNG Liquefaction 3 (Freeport LNG) to build natural gas liquefaction and export facility in Texas.
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.
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
Living with the new normal
China’s president Xi Jinping stressed in speeches in 2014 that the country—and its trading partners—would have to accept a ‘new normal’ of restrained growth, not the double digit percentage rates of previous decades. At Bauma China, Will North found manufacturers facing up to this new reality.
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use community on 50ha of land.
SHG – Valley City Mixed-Use Development, Qatar
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use facility over an area of 3 million m2 and is being implemented in phases.
HS2 – High Speed 2 Rail Link: Leeds, UK
The project involves the construction high speed railway network which connects Birmingham with a new station in Leeds.
DGKCC – Hub Cement Plant, Sindh, Pakistan
The project involves the construction of a 2 to 2.5MTPA cement production plant.
Dangote – Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Complex, Nigeria
The project involves the construction of an oil refinery with a capacity of 500,000bpd and a polypropylene plant with a capacity of 600,000 tonnes a year.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.