German researchers are developing a virtual reality (VR) technology to help prevent accidents on construction sites.
Mexican-based Cemex has officially launched a new range of lightweight foamed concrete at the UK Construction Week in Birmingham, UK.
The University of Malta has been chosen by Transport Malta to carry out studies on the proposed Malta-Gozo subsea tunnel.
BAM Construction has been selected by Jaguar Land Rover to build a new multi-storey car park on Kingsbury Road in Birmingham, UK.
Daimler subsidiary Deutsche Accumotive has started construction on its second battery production plant in Kamenz, Germany.
Multiplex has won a contract from Victoria Racing Club (VRC) to deliver a new club stand at Flemington Racecourse in Victoria, Australia.
UK-based Wates Construction has secured three contracts worth more than £130M from Select Property Group to build three student accommodation projects in the UK.
Hammerson and Standard Life Investments have unveiled plans for the £1.4bn redevelopment of the Brent Cross Shopping Centre in London, UK.
The UK government has approved the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport.
The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers have announced the start of the construction work on the Texas Live! development phase I in Arlington, Texas.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Export Development Canada (EDC) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) are co-financing the construction of a €769.6M hospital in Izmir, Turkey.
UK-based developer Crest Nicholson is set to unveil its new £116M Dylon Works scheme in Lower Sydenham, London in November 2016.
The ViA6West consortium has won a contract to plan, finance, build, operate and maintain the A6 federal highway extension between Wiesloch and Weinsberg in Germany.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health's Public Health Council has given the go-ahead to Boston Children's Hospital expansion project.
The Fallon Company has been selected master developer by the Horizon Development Properties (HDP) for the redevelopment of the Strawn Cottages site in North Carolina.
Los Angeles World Airports (Lawa) and Westfield have unveiled the new Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminal 6.
German utility company E.ON has started work on its Radford’s Run wind farm in Macon County, Illinois.
Canada-based AltaGas has announced that its board of directors have approved a positive final investment decision for the construction, ownership and operation of the North Pine facility in British Columbia, Canada.
Whether buildings are comprised of commercial, residential or office space, they can be assessed, rated and certified according to their green and sustainable features.
Graham Construction has been selected by Barnet Council to build around £150M of new projects in Barnet, UK.Major projects will include a range of new buildings including schools, leisure centres and community centres to meet the demands of a growing population. Schemes already confirmed include two new leisure centres at Copthall and New Barnet, the Tarling Road Community Centre in East Finchley and school expansion projects. Cllr Richard Cornelius, leader of Barnet Council, said: “As our borough expands so does the need for us to provide more housing, school places, leisure centres and community facilities for our residents, which is why we are investing £565 million in the future of the borough. Barnet has a good track record of building major projects on time and on budget and this new partnership with Graham provides us further opportunity to deliver these important new buildings which will serve our residents for many years to come.”Rod McMullan, Graham Construction’s director of the partnership, said: “The London Borough of Barnet partnership focuses on quality, value, and cost certainty and we are confident that the knowledge and experience gained from our extensive ongoing education portfolio and Inner-London projects will ensure the council’s Capital Projects pipeline is delivered on time and within budget. We are looking forward to working with the council and the wider team to further improve the range and quality of council services and strengthen Barnet’s reputation as a thriving environment.”Graham will deliver improvements to existing buildings and new projects over the next five years, with the option to extend for another two years subject to budget and performance.