Today on World Construction Network
The Altrac Light Rail consortium has bagged a new $2.1bn Central Business District (CBD) and South East light rail project in Sydney, Australia.Read more
Carillion has been awarded a £100m contract by Argent to design and construct three buildings as part of the King’s Cross regeneration in London.Read more
Balfour Beatty and Skanska joint venture has been awarded a £55m project by the Highways Agency to upgrade junction 30 of the M25 in Essex, UK.Read more
Wandsworth Council has given the go-ahead to Taylor Wimpey for plans to develop 290 new homes at Battersea Park East in Nine Elms, and fund the redevelopment of St Mary’s Primary School.
Carillion bags £100m work on King’s Cross regeneration scheme
Carillion has been awarded a £100m contract by Argent to design and construct three buildings as part of the King’s Cross regeneration in London.
Brookfield Residential opens Camellia residences in US
Brookfield Residential has opened new homes named Camellia in San Gabriel Valley's master-planned community, Rosedale in the US.
Altrac Light Rail consortium scoops $2.1bn Sydney rail project
The Altrac Light Rail consortium has bagged a new $2.1bn Central Business District (CBD) and South East light rail project in Sydney, Australia.
Balfour Beatty-Skanska JV wins £55m deal to upgrade M25 junction
Balfour Beatty and Skanska joint venture has been awarded a £55m project by the Highways Agency to upgrade junction 30 of the M25 in Essex, UK.
The interlinked issues of training, health and safety are integral to efficient, safe working processes and practices. Manufacturers, suppliers and crane builders are constantly facing the challenge of ensuring that their working environments meet stringent, changing regulations.
Moving with the times
Ensuring the safe and efficient movement of a retractable roof on the largest free-spanning dome stadium in the world is no small feat. Hoist looks at how the expertise of material handling specialists MHE-Demag and automation firm ABB ensured this project became a reality.
Hydro projects get a lift
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.
The project involves the construction of a 2.89km bored tunnel.
MKZD – Moscow Small Railway Ring Development, Russia
The project involves the construction of a 54km railway line, 31 local stations that will be built along its circumference, the laying of railway tracks, parking facilities and related facilities.
ECEPL – Bhavanapadu Coal Based Thermal Power Plant: Phase II 1320 MW, Andhra Pradesh, India
The project involves the construction of a 1,320MW thermal power plant of two power units, each with a generating capacity of 660MW.
PAHW – Al Ahmadi Residential City II, Kuwait
The project involves the construction of a residential complex comprising 25,000 houses.
ECOWAS – West Coast High Speed Rail, Nigeria
The project involves the construction of a 1,178km railway line connecting Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Cote’ D’ Voire.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.