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BE OPEN Foundation, a humanitarian organisation set up by the international businesswoman and philanthropist Elena Baturina with the aim to foster creativity and innovation, is rolling out its Ranking of Educational Programmes in Architecture and Design to the yet unresearched regions of the globe - CIS and Central Asia, Oceania and Australia.

Hanergy introduced a new generation of its flagship Hantile building product that is lighter, thinner, more flexible, and features superior performance.

Society is changing quickly, and so is the construction industry. Huge challenges remain around recruitment of new people into the sector, as it competes with other parts of the economy in exactly the same predicament.

At the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2018, visit the SSH stand and meet our Associate Director – Interior Design, Sebaa Orabi, who will explain the nuances of hospitality design interiors, from fixtures to furnishings, an how they can leave a lasting impression with hotel guests.

On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 Northern Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NOVAHCC) will be hosting the 2018 Construction Matchmaking, this breakfast meeting will focus on the commercial construction industry and the goal of facilitating this opportunity is to introduce procurement ready Diversity Suppliers with Primes, Government Contracting Officers, and Corporate Buyers.

Quotient announced the official opening of its state-of-the-art Allan-Robb Campus within the Scottish Enterprise Biocampus just outside of Edinburgh.

Triax Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of technology for the connected jobsite, announced it is collaborating with Oracle Construction and Engineering to help customers transform their businesses through innovative technology and real-time data.

Pulte Homes will hold a grand opening on April 14 for its new clubhouse at Parkview at Hillcrest, a community on Hillcrest Drive just west of Interstate 95.

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the world’s most respected professional engineering association, in partnership with AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and MTR Corporation, unveiled the world’s longest span bridge built with LEGO® bricks, at ELEMENTS in West Kowloon, Hong Kong.

The UAE’s finest carpenters, technicians, and expert tool operators ground, cut, crimped, and drilled their way to glory in a live competition at the Middle East’s dedicated trade fair for hardware, tools, machinery, and materials in Dubai this week.

Dubai’s trade for hardware and tools was valued at AED4.8 billion in 2017 according to figures released today (2 April) by Dubai Customs, as the Middle East’s dedicated exhibition for hardware, tools, and machinery gets underway.

Global magnet for the industry R+T Asia 2018, held March 20-22 in Shanghai, set new records. The total number of visitors increased by 10 percent over the 2017 show , exceeding 34,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors.

Rising oil prices and increased government spending is fuelling demand in the GCC’s construction sector, with contractor awards across the region’s building, infrastructure and energy markets expected to be worth US$148.7 billion in 2018, a report published today has said.

BAM Construction has been appointed as lead contractor to deliver 100 Embankment, the second and final phase of the Embankment scheme in Salford’s Greengate neighbourhood.

 The news follows the announcement last week that Tristan Capital Partners and joint venture partners Ask Real Estate and the Richardson Family have finalised the forward funding agreement with Salford City Council which will trigger the start of work on site. Carillion was originally lined up to deliver the second Embankment building but Ask initiated its contingency plans and commenced discussions with BAM earlier in the year when it became clear that a new contractor would be needed.

 100 Embankment is scheduled for delivery in early 2020 and work will now start on site.

 The 9 storey 166,000 sq ft BREEAM Excellent Grade A office building will sit alongside sister building, 101 Embankment, which is now the headquarter offices of Swinton Insurance Group. Located on the site of Manchester’s historic Exchange Station and overlooking the city’s Cathedral, the development sits at the heart of the joint city centres.

 Ian Fleming, Director of BAM Construction in the North West, said:

 ‘We are extremely pleased to be selected as construction partner to deliver 100 Embankment on this historic city centre site. Our deeply embedded collaborative culture and technological skills mean we are ideally suited to creating a building with a sustainability rating of BREEAM Excellent. It is equally important that we are able to add social value, working with local supply chains and assisting with life opportunities such as apprenticeships.’

 The City Mayor of Salford, Paul Dennett also said:

 ‘The announcement that BAM is in place to drive forward the delivery of 100 Embankment means we can start to focus on securing an occupier which will deliver hundreds of additional jobs which is great news for the City of Salford.’

 On behalf of the Joint Venture, John Hughes, Managing Director of Ask Real Estate said:

 ‘We are delighted to be working with BAM who have extensive experience and are well respected in the industry. The fact that they have been able to meet our complex requirements within such a short space of time is testament to their solid credentials.’

 Located opposite Manchester Cathedral Embankment stands above a 442-space underground car park operated by Q-Park, and is fringed by retail and workspace units. The location offers a wide range of retail, cultural and leisure opportunities and is well-served by a range of public transport options, with Victoria Station and Metrolink in close proximity.

 CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield are the retained agents for Embankment

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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.

Tata Motors Limited, a leading Global Automobile Manufacturer showcased the new safety technology – Electronic Stability Control (ESCsmart™) for the range of PRIMA and SIGNA trucks at an event in Chennai today.

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