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O&M Turbine Performance in Mexico’s Power Plants is the New Multi-Million Dollar Industry

You already know that due climate conditions in Mexico, many Natural Gas Power Plants do not operate at their full capacity. To help you combat this issue we have written a...

Interview with Mr.Alap Shah Vice President & Technology Manager at Black & Veatch,Overland Park,...

Questions By World Construction Today (From Pgafrica) 1. Which country, with significant gas deposits, is leading the way for furthering gas-to-power projects to meet growing electricity demand?Presently, the U.S. is furthest...

MVRDV to refurbish Serp & Molot factory in Moscow

Dutch architectural firm MVRDV has won a competition to refurbish the Serp & Molot factory in Moscow, Russia. The project is expected to be completed in 2021 and is estimated to cost about RUB180bn ($5bn). MVRDV...

Plans approved for Taberner House redevelopment in UK

The Croydon Council Urban Regeneration Vehicle (CCURV), a partnership between Croydon Council and John Laing, has secured approval for the redevelopment of Taberner House in London, UK. Architectural firm Make designed the mixed tenure residential...

Berkeley Homes gets approval for two residential towers in London

Berkeley Homes has secured approval from the Greater London Authority to construct two residential towers in Islington. The City Forum development will feature a 42-storey and a 36-storey tower block on City Road in an...

Arup develops master plan for Barranquilla city, Colombia

UK-based engineering firm Arup has created a master plan for the renovation of Barranquilla city in Colombia. The master plan will address issues like flooding, as the Barranquilla city centre lacks a cohesive stormwater management...

Green Building

Green building or construction building is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction. This...
Offsite Construction is the way forward in New Zealand

Liquidated Damages for Construction Delays

Liquidated Damages is defined as  "a sum which a party to a contract agrees to pay or a deposit which he agrees to forfeit if he breaks some promise and which, having been arrived...

Cost Control In Construction

Cost Control is an obvious objective in Construction Management and Construction Scheduling. It should be recognized that no amount of paperwork achieves this construction cost control. The actual control is achieved through the ultimate...

Construction Loans and alternative construction finance sources

One of the major problems facing any business enterprise is that of obtaining finance. This is a problem not merely of quantity but also of type. The situation is further compounded by legislation. a...

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