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Rising amongst the skyscrapers that shape the Canary Wharf skyline is Newfoundland, a striking diagrid structure which, once complete, will be the UK’s tallest build-to-rent development.

IBI Group is the Lead Architect for the multi-million-pound National Satellite Test Facility (NSTF) at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) RAL Space, located south of Oxford.

Kier Construction Scotland’s project manager, Andy McTavish, scooped a Gold Award at the prestigious Construction Manager of the Year Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Wednesday 24 October with host, television presenter Hazel Irvine.

Don Fusco has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska USA Civil, effective immediately.

Kier has been appointed by Oldham Council to oversee the building of a new £4m supported housing scheme which will be the first-of-its-kind in the borough.

The Middle East’s US$1.9 billion fire safety systems and equipment market will see solid growth over the next six years, with new government regulations around life safety and fire protection along with large scale infrastructure investment among the key market drivers.

The Egypt Housing Forum takes place on 5-6 December, 2018 at The NileRitz Carlton, Cairo and is the only dedicated housing event which will gather stakeholders from government, developers, architects, investors, contractors and suppliers to address the urgent requirements within the Egypt housing marketing.

S2A Modular Advanced Construction creator of the first electrically self-sustaining, custom is delighted to conduct two back-to-back seminars in the month of November.

As the University of Missouri System plans to build the Translational Precision Medicine Complex (TPMC), it has awarded Burns & McDonnell the contract for architectural, master planning and engineering design services for the $220,800,000 research facility.

Keltbray and City, University of London, have announced the signing of a collaborative agreement to develop innovative technical solutions which will result in unprecedented efficiencies in the design and construction of foundations.

The international AEC software leader, ALLPLAN, officially arrived in the United States this summer when Allplan, Inc. set up shop in the bustling, suburban town of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Asia’s construction industry is changing: Demand for high-quality products and materials is steeply rising. This was also evident at FENESTRATION BAU China (FBC), the leading trade fair for building systems solutions, high-end technologies and materials.

"CREATE’N’CONNECT" – the keynote theme of DOMOTEX, which next takes place in Hannover from 11–14 January 2019 – puts the focus on the mega trend connectivity.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced last week that ADCO had won the tender to build the $27 million adolescent extended treatment facility (AETF) at Brisbane’s Prince Charles Hospital.

The $27 million Adolescent Extended Treatment Facility will accommodate a 12-bed residential unit, a 20-place day program, as well as integrated vocational and training programs. Prince Charles Hospital is among Queensland’s leading health facilities, with a strong research culture and long history of providing mental health services.

The planned extension was recommended by the Commission of Inquiry into the Barrett Adolescent Centre and was part of a Queensland Health strategy to reform and improve services for young people. This strategy identifies the need for a new bed-based extended treatment and rehabilitation centre for young people living with severe and complex mental health issues.

When complete, the residential unit’s design will be elegant and simple, providing a welcoming and accessible environment for day and vocational program members. Qld Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles said ADCO had a track record in delivering quality capital works projects.

“Importantly, the firm has vast experience building health facilities including hospitals, mental health clinics and aged care centres,” he said. “I’m pleased that a firm of their calibre is in charge of building this facility.”
ADCO’s Queensland State Manager Simon Hawkins said his team went the extra mile to secure the tender. “Due to the location of the site, which is flanked by residential dwellings, a day care centre and hospital parking, the ADCO team had to develop strategies to ensure that the project would run smoothly,” he said.

“To do this, we focused on the handover of carparks throughout construction, developed a thorough community engagement programme, and provided value management items to remain competitive during the tender process. We also had outstanding pricing coverage from our local subcontractor base.”

ADCO’s CEO Neil Harding said that the company is regarded as builder of choice by clients in the health sector.

“ADCO has built over 50 health sector projects across Australia. Our clients return to us not only because of our experience in this area but for the thorough attention we give to highly complex builds.”

Another recent ADCO win in Queensland’s health sector was the design and construction of the $10 million Wynnum-Manly Community Health Centre, Gundu Pa, which won the ‘Health Facilities up to $20 million’ category at the prestigious Queensland Master Builders Association

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As the newest member of SANY's mini excavator family, the SY26U, is specially designed to meet higher requirements in urban construction, agricultural application, landscaping, and other applications.

The GEZE Cockpit BACnet building automation system was officially launched at this year's BAU trade fair, and is now commercially available.

The GOOD DESIGN® Awards, the oldest and most prestigious global awards program for design excellence and design innovation, have announced winning designs from CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) brands Case IH and CASE Construction Equipment for 2017.

Galliford Try Partnerships has been appointed by Genesis Housing Association and football club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) to deliver the first phase of construction works at Oaklands.

VINCI Energies has won a design-build contract for new power transmission infrastructure in Scotland via its Omexom brand and in a joint venture with the British Morgan Sindall firm.

Woodfibre LNG Limited and KBR, Inc announced that KBR, Inc. has been selected to carryout Pre-Notice to Proceed (Pre-NTP) services for the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas (LNG) Project. The Woodfibre LNG Project is located in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is licensed to export approximately 2.1 mtpa of LNG for 40 years.

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction on a Kanaloa-class containership for Matson Navigation Company, Inc., as part of a two-ship contract.

Réné Apprin & Cie SAS has invested in two large Hitachi excavators for its quarry near Saint Jean de Maurienne in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. Local dealer Teramat supplied a new ZX470LCH-5 in 2015 and the latest ZX490LCH-6 model with a three-year/5,000-hour extended warranty a year later to Carriére du Rocheray, which dates back to 1880.

As a pivotal hub along the “Belt and Road”, Indonesia has witnessed considerable progress generated by China’s “B&R” initiative.

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