Danish engineering company FLSmidth has signed an EPC contract for the supply of a greenfield cement plant in Algeria.
The company offers project planning, including cost and risk analysis, feasibility studies, logistics, impact assessments, and stakeholder engagement activity. It also designs intellectual capital - management systems and business processes; structures including office towers, schools, aircraft, bridges and highways; and advanced technology systems such as biometric scanners and superfast broadband networks.Atkins focuses on infrastructure projects, covering buildings, transport, information communications and security systems, and utilities such as energy and water. The company works for national and local governments as well as the commercial sector.
The company covers areas including water and energy projects, skyscrapers, the planning of new cities, infrastructure and travel links, and public spaces. It provides design and build capabilities, financing, and project management.
When the Highways Agency announced its Collaborative Delivery Framework in November 2014, it emphasised collaboration among all partners as the key ingredient in the successful delivery of the £24 billion investment to transform England’s major road networks up to 2021. Simon Ellison, Highways Sector Director at Costain, outlines his views.
The UK is contemplating the pros and cons of constructing the world’s longest road tunnel. Not yet named, it would be an improvement of the A628 connection between Sheffield and Manchester, located in the Peak District, a hilly National Park in the North of England. Alex Conacher, editor of Tunnels & Tunnelling magazine, examines the potential project.
Athenex, a manufacturer of oncology medication, is set to invest $1.62bn to expand its operations in Dunkirk and Buffalo in New York.
Construction Partnership UK (CPUK) has started work on the first phase of the £107m Bridge Street Regeneration Project in Warrington, UK.
Chinese bio-energy company Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group is set to construct a €1bn ($1.13bn) biofuel refinery in Kemi, Finland.
CLS Holdings has received approval from Lambeth Council Planning Committee for the revised £400m Vauxhall Square mixed-use project in London.