Leeds Council, United Living plan UK’s largest modular council housing scheme

19 Feb 2019 | Europe

Leeds City Council and construction company, United Living, have submitted a planning application for the construction of the UK’s largest, fully modular council housing and apartment scheme in Leeds.

Kawasaki builds new hydraulic equipment plant in India

19 Feb 2019 | Asia

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has completed a new plant at Wipro Kawasaki Precision Machinery in Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka for the manufacture, sale and after-sales services for hydraulic equipment for the construction industry in India.

UK to upgrade Dawlish sea wall under £2bn south-west plan

18 Feb 2019 | Europe

The UK government has announced an additional funding of up to £80m in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.

Buckingham Group to deliver £120m Phase 1 of Swansea Central project in UK

18 Feb 2019 | Europe

Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.

Texan council, Mark IV Capital to develop The District mixed-use scheme

18 Feb 2019 | North America

The Round Rock City Council has approved an agreement with the developers of The District, a 65-acre mixed-use project planned for SH 45 just east of IH 35, in Texas, US.

UK govt signs deals worth £250m for 25,000 more homes

15 Feb 2019 | Europe

The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.

Nissan, Groupe Hasnaoui to build car manufacturing plant in Algeria

15 Feb 2019 | Africa

Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan Motor and Groupe Hasnaoui of Algeria will invest $160m in a new Nissan vehicle plant in Algeria to meet growing demand for vehicles in the country and across Africa.

Peabody selects Lendlease as partner for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in UK

15 Feb 2019 | Europe

London-based housing association Peabody has selected the UK subsidiary of Australian construction firm Lendlease as preferred bidder for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in the UK.

Subiaco Council approves Pavilion Markets $235m redevelopment plan in Australia

14 Feb 2019 | Oceania

The City of Subiaco has endorsed a proposal for the redevelopment of Subiaco’s abandoned Pavilion Markets near the Subiaco train station in Australia.

Work begins on phase II of Worthy Down transformation project in UK

14 Feb 2019 | Europe

Swedish construction company Skanska, UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA), and US engineering company Aecom have begun the second phase of construction of new facilities for defence personnel at Worthy Down ...

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