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Data centres and energy transition projects drive record new orders for Hochtief
A focus on high-tech infrastructure projects such as data centres and energy transition projects has driven record new orders of €36.7 billion (US$39.7 billion) for Hochtief in 2023.
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
As some of the world’s biggest militaries start to look at ways to cut their carbon emissions, could there be opportunities for construction companies?
ShoulderMaster picks Almaco for road construction equipment
Australian manufacturer partners with Iowa-based specialty equipment OEM
Tyrolit becomes majority shareholder of abrasive tools wholesaler
Acquisition of Australian firm to help cutting and drilling OEM upscale
Vinci wins contract to modernise dam near Brisbane in Australia
The project aims to increase the dam’s capacity to protect Toowoomba from flooding and enhance its climate resilience
Vinci and Acciona in PPP deal on €6.2bn electrical transmission infrastructure framework
Vinci’s subsidiary Cobra IS and Acciona have won a deal for a 35-year public-private partnership on a €6.2 billion electrical transmission infrastructure framework in Australia.
Double breakthrough for Sydney Metro
The TBMs have achieved the first two breakthroughs for Sydney Metro West as work goes ahead to build twin 24km metro tunnels
Three contractors confirmed for US$2.4bn tunnelling work on Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop East
A consortium of three contractors has been confirmed for an A$3.6 billion (US$2.4 billion) tunnelling package on the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) East public transport project in Melbourne, Australia.
Makinex creates battery energy storage unit
Lithium ion battery unit offers 6kW output
Cimic Group wins US$930m electricity transmission contract in Australia
Hochtief company Cimic Group has won an A$1.4 billion (US$930 million) contract to deliver the western section of the HumeLink high-voltage electricity transmission scheme in Australia.
Laing O’Rourke sees pre-tax loss amid 13% revenue growth
The group order book saw a 16% increase from the previous year
VIDEO: Recycling begins on “largest demolition project in Australia’s history”
Remediation works to recover 142,000 t of scrap metal and 300,000 t of concrete from Gove Refinery
How the role of a structural engineer is changing
Award-winning structural engineer, Arup’s Dr. Joseph Correnza, on how the role of a structural engineer has changed and his advice to young people entering the profession.
‘Large’ Australian mining order for Epiroc
One of world’s largest underground mining contractors has placed a large order with Epiroc 
Are construction input prices finally starting to fall?
Construction input prices are stabilising or even falling around the world. Why is this happening and will it last?
7 of the world’s biggest rail megaprojects under construction
International Construction examines seven of the biggest rail megaprojects around the world.
Australian contractor Clough wins US$286 million deal to build Darwin Shiplift Facility
Australian contractor Clough and joint venture partner BMD have won an A$420 million (US$268 million) contract to build the Darwin Shiplift Facility.
Three contractors selected as preferred bidders for first major tunnelling works on Suburban Rail Loop East project
The government of Victoria in Australia has selected three contractors to deliver the first major tunnelling package on the Suburban Rail Loop East project in Melbourne.
Atlas Copco to buy Australian pump manufacturer
Sykes Group being sold by Seven Group, owner of Coates
Master Builders Victoria: ‘Alert’ but not ‘alarmed’ by construction company collapses
The number of building companies collapsing in Victoria has risen by 74% in the past year
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