Articles by WCN Editorial Team

Plans approved for £250m Crompton Place Shopping Centre redevelopment in UK

10 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

The Bolton Council in the UK has granted planning permission for the £250m redevelopment of Crompton Place Shopping Centre.

Petrofac JV secures EPCC contract for water treating facilities in Kazakhstan

10 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) has awarded a contract, worth $135m, to Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS) division in a joint venture with a Kazakhstan company Isker for new water treating facilities in Kazakhstan.

RWE selects consortium to build HVDC system for Sofia offshore wind farm

10 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

German utility RWE has selected GE consortium for the construction of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for the 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind farm to be located 195km in the English North Sea.

Sky Studios Elstree receives approval to build new film & TV studio in London

10 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Sky Studios Elstree has secured planning approval from Hertsmere Borough Council to proceed with the construction of a new film and TV studio in London.

Lendlease secures approval for $838m office tower in Sydney, Australia

09 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Construction firm Lendlease has received development approval for a new A$1.2bn ($838m) commercial office tower at Victoria Cross metro station in Sydney, Australia.

Nespresso to expand coffee production facility in Switzerland

09 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Nestlé Group’s operating unit Nespresso has unveiled plans to invest CHF160m ($170.1m) in the expansion of its Romont Production centre in Switzerland.

Hines unveils plans for luxury multi-family community in US

09 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

The new development, named “The Canopy at Fenton”, will be located at Fenton, an upcoming 69-acre mixed-use development in Cary, North Carolina.

TechnipFMC signs $1bn EPC contract for new hydrocracking complex in Egypt

09 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC) has awarded a major EPC contract to oil services firm TechnipFMC for the construction of hydrocracking complex for the Assiut refinery in Egypt.

Granite selected for $63m Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project 6 in US

09 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

Granite, a US-based infrastructure company, has secured the Child Project 6 (CP6) portion of the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in Sacramento County, California.

Plans approved for film studios in Dagenham, UK

08 Jul 2020 WCN Editorial Team News

The Barking and Dagenham Council’s planning committee has approved new Hollywood-style film studios in Dagenham, east London.

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