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Three consortiums of six firms have been selected to develop Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye, a "smart city" in the western suburb of Moscow.

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.

DB Netz AG has awarded the first contract for for the main construction parts of the second main line of Munich’s S-Bahn system.

Newforma, a leader in Project Information Management software for architects, engineers, contractors, and owners worldwide, announces the next milestone for its ConstructEx™ product for contractors/construction with the redesign of its API platform.

The first edition of World Tolerance Summit in the United Arab Emirates held on its second day a simultaneous series of workshops honouring the values of the nation’s founding father, His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Four international premium carpet traders explain why they are DOMOTEX regulars and what the creative connectivity of CREATE’N’CONNECT means for them.

World of Concrete 2019 has all the new products, resources and valuable information necessary to strengthen your business. This is the commercial construction industry’s first, largest and most important annual international event for concrete and masonry professionals across the globe!

World of Concrete attendee registration has officially opened and expectations are this will be the largest WOC event in over a decade. With a strong economy and a viable & active construction sector, the concrete & masonry industries will converge in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 22-25; Seminars 21-25, for this highly-anticipated annual event.

Las Vegas, home to World of Concrete, is a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, centered around 24-hour casinos and other entertainment options. Its Main Street and focal point is The Strip, just over 4 miles long. This boulevard is home to themed hotels with elaborate displays such as fountains synchronized to music as well as replicas of an Egyptian pyramid, the Venetian Grand Canal, and the Eiffel Tower. Designer boutiques reside in the city's numerous malls and retail areas. Famous entertainers headline extravagant musicals, concerts, and comedy shows. Swimming pools and thrill rides offer family-oriented diversions.

With only a few months remaining until WOC 2019, organizers are anticipating significant growth over World of Concrete 2018, the largest event in nine years, with 58,000 registered professionals featuring 1,564 leading-industry suppliers exhibiting across more than 746,000 net square feet of space.

There are some very positive changes to the show floor for 2019 -- Masonry is now in Central Hall and Technology is in the North Hall to accommodate both of these growing segments. With new events and a multi-day expansion of the Masonry Madness events happening in the Bronze Lot, this is a must-attend event for all concrete and masonry professionals.

Areas of the show floor will include:

The Producer Center (North Hall): Featuring marketplace of materials, equipment, demos, and seminars for concrete producers.

Technology for Construction (North Hall): Featuring the newest products and tools for the commercial construction industry from top information technology and systems providers.

Precast (North Hall): Featuring the latest products and technologies in the precast/prestressed sector.

Concrete Masonry (North Hall): This area showcases everything for the producers of concrete masonry (block, segmental retaining wall units, veneer, slabs, pavers, and roof tiles,
admixtures, equipment & supplies and pigments.

Concrete Reinforcement (North Hall): features the leaders in concrete reinforcement showcasing reinforcement bending, cutting, straightening, and fabricating machinery, reinforced positioners & locators, epoxy-coated, steel, glass fiber, galvanized bar and all types of reinforcement accessories.

Masonry (Central Hall): Showcasing products, tools, information, and technology for masonry professionals

Material Handling (Central Hall): Offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving.

Concrete Repair & Demolition (South Hall) : View a display of the latest surface preparation equipment, scarifying, grinding, sawing equipment, sealants, joint fillers and more.

Concrete Surfaces & Decorative (South Hall) : Features surface protection products, coatings, cleaning solutions, stains, pigments, molds and more products to help you capitalize on this business expanding product segment.

Outdoor Exhibits (Silver Lots 1 & 2, front of Central Hall / Silver Lot 3, front of South Hall): Featuring industry-leading exhibiting suppliers, live demos, heavy equipment, decorative concrete products, Decorative Concrete LIVE!, WOC Official Licensed Merchandise, and more.

Outdoor Events & Exhibits (Bronze Lot, next to South Hall): See exciting championships, skills challenges, creative demos, and events you won’t want to miss like the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 ® World Championship, The John Deere Operator Challenge, Western Star Trucks Get Tough Challenge, MCAA spectator events, and more.

World of Concrete is proud to have been selected to participate in the 2019 International Buyer Program (IBP). As a member of the 2019 IBP, World of Concrete Show Management and the U.S. Commercial Service will work closely in the global promotion of the 2019 show to bring international buyers and U.S. exhibitors together to expand business both domestically and overseas.

World of Concrete welcomes international delegations to the show and makes every effort to assist those interested in recruiting and organizing a group of 15 or more to attend the concrete and masonry industries’ largest, annual international event. Delegations are organized by country through the U.S. Commercial Service International Posts.

You won’t find professional education like this anywhere else—the WOC Education Program is the best in the concrete and masonry industries, offering 180+ sessions, Interactive Workshops, Certifications, Seminars, Train-the-Trainer, and Hands-On & Industry Training to build your technical skills and business know-how.

World of Concrete 2019, January 22-25; Seminars 21-25, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Register by 12/3/18 to save on Exhibits-Only fees and book your hotel through onPeak early for the best rates and locations at

A leading innovation in construction technology, Cnstrct is the brainchild of visionary architect-builder Joel Hutchines.

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.

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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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