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.
A strong period for the UK construction industry is reflected in a growing crane rental market, with new projects and investments in fleet expansions taking place. Daniel Searle reports.
Real estate groups RocaPoint Partners and The Georgetown Company have broken ground on a new $370m mixed-use development in Georgia, US.
Bouygues UK has secured a contract from Bristol City Council to build the £90m ($129.7m) Bristol Arena next to Temple Meads railway station in Bristol, UK.
Northern Ireland-based developer McAleer & Rushe has signed a £70m ($101m) contract with Queen’s University Belfast to develop student housing on two of its city centre sites in Belfast.
Majid Al Futtaim has unveiled plans to invest SAR14bn ($3.7bn) to develop two malls in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Maire Tecnimont’s subsidiaries Tecnimont and KT-Kinetics Technology have won an EPC contract worth $180m from Socar Polymer for a new polyethylene plant in Azerbaijan.
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has unveiled plans to build its new global headquarters in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
The National Arts Centre in Ottawa has broken ground on an architectural renovation project.
Ardmore has secured an £80m ($115.3m) contract from Notting Hill Housing and Sellar Developments for phase one of Project Light at Canada Water in Southwark, UK.
Lifting in New York poses a unique challenge overseen by high levels of regulations. Quickly-built and tightly-spaced skyscrapers combining with busy streets, problems with electricity supply, and mazes of subways. Now NYC Department of Buildings plans to prohibit the use of older cranes. Will North reports.
Developer Essential Living has secured approval from Ealing Council to deliver a £200m build-to-rent development in North Acton, London.
The government of Tennessee has unveiled plans to expand the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee.
Danish engineering company FLSmidth has signed an EPC contract for the supply of a greenfield cement plant in Algeria.
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.