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China rethinks atomic energy law to focus on nuclear power development
Published on: 23 April, 2024
China is set to revise its atomic energy law to promote the development of nuclear power, according to the official Xinhua news agency.
Dismantling works begin on collapsed Baltimore bridge
Published on: 02 April, 2024
VIDEO: Demolition workers cut first section of Francis Scott Key Bridge
European auto battery maker secures €4.4 billion to build new factories
Published on: 12 February, 2024
European battery manufacturer ACC has secured €4.4 billion (US$4.7 billion) to build four new production lines across three ‘gigafactories’ on the continent.
Snake-like robot to be deployed at wrecked Fukushima power plant
Published on: 24 January, 2024
Japan’s Tepco to survey Fukushima Daiichi with robot and drones for decommissioning
Putin clears sale of Caterpillar’s Russian assets
Published on: 28 November, 2023
President Vladimir Putin has approved the purchase of the Russian assets of U.S. machinery maker Caterpillar by Russia’s PSK-New Solutions, owned by ex-Sberbank executives, according to a decree published on Monday and a corporate database.
Indian rescuers drill halfway towards workers trapped in tunnel
Published on: 22 November, 2023
41 workers trapped inside a collapsed tunnel in the Indian Himalayas
China attempts to curb public-private partnership projects amid rising debts
Published on: 14 November, 2023
China has ordered its local governments to halt public-private partnership projects identified as “problematic” and replaced a 10% budget spending allowance for these ventures with a vetting mechanism by Beijing as it tries to curb municipal debt risks.
$1.35bn plan to build first US small modular reactor scrapped
Published on: 09 November, 2023
NuScale Power has terminated the Carbon Free Power project to build a small modular reactor (SMR) in Utah.
Housebuilding continues to drag down UK construction
Published on: 07 November, 2023
Britain’s construction industry shrank for a second month in a row in October, according to a survey of construction buyers.
Work halts on construction of one of Germany’s tallest buildings
Published on: 03 November, 2023
Construction of one of Germany’s tallest buildings has suddenly halted midway after the developer stopped paying its builder.
UK construction sector ‘shrinks by most since pandemic’ amid housebuilding slowdown
Published on: 02 November, 2023
Britain’s construction sector shrank at its fastest pace since the start of the Covid pandemic as borrowing costs rose, according to new a survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Burkina Faso and Russia’s Rosatom sign agreement for nuclear power plant
Published on: 16 October, 2023
Burkina Faso and Russian state nuclear company Rosatom have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for construction of a nuclear power plant in the landlocked Sahel West African state.
Four companies that helped Russia build Crimea bridge fined
Published on: 13 October, 2023
The Dutch prosecutor has fined four Dutch companies and eight people for breaching EU sanctions on Russia between 2014 and 2017 for helping Moscow build a bridge to Crimea.
Surge in US housing starts helps to stave off recession fears
Published on: 17 August, 2023
US single-family homebuilding surged in July and permits for future construction rose amid an acute shortage of previously owned houses.
China Gezhouba suspends construction of Niger dam following military coup
Published on: 11 August, 2023
Chinese contractor China Gezhouba Group has suspended construction of the the Kandadji dam in Niger following a coup in the country.
Germany earmarks €18.9 billion for green construction and renovation subsidies
Published on: 10 August, 2023
Germany’s cabinet has approved €18.9 billion (US$20.8 billion) for subsidies in the building sector to encourage the construction of new energy efficient buildings and the renovation of existing buildings.
Ferrovial targets US as first-half profit more than doubles
Published on: 28 July, 2023
Infrastructure giant Ferrovial’s net profit more than doubled in the first half of 2023 to €114 million (US$125 million).
Chip maker TSMC plans to build $2.9bn facility in Taiwan
Published on: 27 July, 2023
Chinese chip manufacturer TSMC plans to invest nearly T$90 billion (US$2.87 billion) in the construction an advanced packaging facility in northern Taiwan.
Britain proposes stricter company payout rules after Carillion collapse
Published on: 20 July, 2023
Britain has proposed tougher rules to force companies to show they can afford dividends and other payouts, drawing lessons from the collapse of builder Carillion in 2018.
Britain opens small modular nuclear reactor competition
Published on: 18 July, 2023
Britain has opened a competition to develop small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs), such as those being developed by Rolls-Royce, as it launched its new Great British Nuclear body designed to help drive the expansion of projects in the country.
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