Today on World Construction Network
Global electronics company Hitachi and Hitachi Elevator (China) will supply the world's fastest ultra-high-speed elevators for 111-floor Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre in China.Read more
Knightsbridge Properties, a Tribeca-based real estate company, has revealed designs of Cast Iron House in New York which has been redesigned by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.Read more
UK-based architecture firm Benoy has been appointed as the masterplanner for the recently launched DreamCenter in Shanghai, China.Read more
Global electronics company Hitachi and Hitachi Elevator (China) will supply the world's fastest ultra-high-speed elevators for 111-floor Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre in China.
Knightsbridge Properties unveils redesigned Cast Iron House in New York
Knightsbridge Properties, a Tribeca-based real estate company, has revealed designs of Cast Iron House in New York which has been redesigned by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.
Talaat Moustafa to build $385m medical city inside Madinaty
Egypt-based real estate developer Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) is planning develop an integrated medical city inside Madinaty this year with an estimated outlay of EGP2.7bn ($385m).
Kansas begins work on Johnson County Gateway Phase 2 project
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), in collaboration with Governor Sam Brownback, has broken ground on the $288m Johnson County Gateway Phase 2 Project in Lenexa.
Benoy to provide masterplan for DreamCenter landmak in Shanghai
UK-based architecture firm Benoy has been appointed as the masterplanner for the recently launched DreamCenter in Shanghai, China.
Industrial construction is a key contributor to the construction economy across Eastern Europe. Power plant development, automobile manufacturing and pharmaceutical production all represent key opportunities for crane and handling firms operating in this burgeoning field.
Supply chain spotlight
Modex 2014 is nearly upon us. With nearly 800 exhibitors from across the supply chain, coupled with a comprehensive conference programme featuring numerous industry professionals, this year’s event is shaping up to be one not to miss.
Latin America Project round up
This month we review projects from Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.
A big stake in China’s Las Vegas
As the construction industry meets in the USA’s gambling capital, Las Vegas, Eastime is using 16 Fushan Yongmao cranes in the city’s Chinese counterpart, Macau, to build the Studio City leisure resort.
Hülsemann GmbH of Oberhausen has been supplying graphite and sanding technology to the furniture and panel manufacturing industries for around 30 years. Mike Botting visited the company’s headquarters to see what they have to offer.
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), is planning to build a football stadium in Luweero District, Uganda.
LH – Lippo Thamrin Office Tower, Jakarta
A new office tower is being build in Thamrin area, Central Jakarta.
IRAO – Kaliningrad Coal-fired Power Plant, Russia
The Inter RAO UES (IRAO) is planning to undertake the development of a coal-fired power plant in Kaliningrad, Russia.
GoM – Lúrio Hydroelectric Power Plant, Mozambique
The Government of Mozambique (GoM) is planning to undertake the construction of a 120MW hydroelectric power plant on Lúrio River in the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
SN – Mirow Ring Road B198 Expressway, Mecklenburg-Strelitz
The Straßenbauamt Neustrelitz (SN) is planning to undertake the construction of the Mirow Ring Road B198 Expressway in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, southern Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany.
The white paper has been developed by McGraw Hill Research Foundation, in association with University of California, Berkeley and the Center for Green Schools.