High-rise urban housing projects have undergone a renaissance in recent times – despite many failed projects from the 20th century that became associated with poverty, the latest generation of structures are designed for luxury.
After the Spanish housing construction market was severely damaged during the recession, the country’s crane manufacturers had to look abroad and expand their portfolios. Daniel Searle reports from Zaragoza.
Big engineering and construction capital projects demand the use of sophisticated project management techniques as the basis for project planning and scheduling. Shane Forth, project management office director at Costain, shares his experiences.