Shimizu Corporation of Japan is conducting trials for autonomously controlled construction robots inside the Robot Laboratory at Shimizu’s Institute of Technology in Etchujima, Tokyo.
Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical has selected St James Parish in Louisiana, US, to establish a $9.4bn chemical manufacturing complex for which the company has purchased a 2,400-acre site along the west bank of the Mississippi river.
Italian company Saipem has secured new contracts in offshore drilling and offshore engineering and construction (E&C), worth approximately $190m, from various companies.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF), a US-based provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has announced the closing of a $260m construction loan for 202 Broome Street at Essex Crossing in Manhattan, US.
GVA Second London Wall has been appointed as the project manager for the £1.25bn redevelopment of the Thameside 22-acre Stag Brewery site in Mortlake, southwest London.
BAM Construction has secured an order from developer Argent for the construction of a 190,000ft² office project known as S1 scheme at Kings Cross in London.
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi is investing €350m (CAD$500m) for the construction of a new vaccine manufacturing facility at the Sanofi Pasteur Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.
Google has broken ground on a $600m data centre on the old TVA Widow’s Creek coal plant site in Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama.
India’s business conglomerate Essel Group has submitted a proposal to the Greater London Authority (GLA) to purchase a 62-acre brownfield site in east London’s Royal Docks from The Silvertown Partnership to redevelop the site as part of the regeneration of the Silvertown district in London.
A joint venture of Mace and Jacobs has been appointed as the UK government’s delivery partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
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