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What do you want from a modern excavator?
Projects are growing in complexity demanding more efficient and dynamic solutions but what do users need from their equipment to meet these goals?
Phased development for world’s largest airport in Saudi Arabia
A director overseeing the construction of what is expected to be the world’s biggest airport, King Salman International Airport in Riyadh, has set out a series of phases for its construction
UK housebuilder rejects £650m offer from rival
UK housebuilder Crest Nicholson has rejected a £650 million (US$828 million) takeover offer from its rival Bellway
The right fit: Why PPE needs to be more inclusive
Society of Women Engineers survey reports only 4% of respondents able to acquire perfectly fitting PPE
Data insights, on-site safety key to Volvo CE’s ‘Connected Map’ trials
Volvo CE’s new software is equipping customers with real-time data
5 major global science facility builds running behind schedule
US reveals five major facility projects looking down schedule increases
UAE’s Adnoc awards EPC contracts for US$45bn refinery project
Adnoc announces new contracts for refinery expansion
‘All systems go’ for US’ largest federally-funded mass-transit project
Massive transit programme gets green light in new federal funding
World’s most powerful telescope ready for construction
Architecture and Engineering firm, IDOM, completes successful final design review for one of the largest mechanised smart buildings in the world
UK construction company hit with huge fine after worker’s death
UK-based construction contractor BAM Nuttall has been ordered to pay a fine of nearly £2.4 million (US$3.1 million) after the death of a worker in 2017
Germany’s troubled Stuttgart 21 rail project delayed until 2026 as costs rise again
Stuttgart 21, a major railway and urban development project in the German city of Stuttgart has been further delayed until 2026
Bill Gates’ energy company breaks ground on next generation nuclear plant in Wyoming
Bechtel hails ground breaking at Natrium Demonstration plant as launching a “new approach to nuclear plant construction”
Ferrovial sells stake in Indian road construction company for €214 million
Dutch-headquartered infrastructure company Ferrovial has sold its stake Indian road construction company IRB Infrastructure Developers via its Cintra subsidiary
Intel suspends US$25bn Israel chip plant project
Technology firm Intel said it’s suspending its chip plant expansion plan in Israel but that it was not due to the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza
Pakistan secures US$1bn loan for hydropower project
Pakistan receives $1 billion loan from the World Bank to start hydropower plant
US Army Corps of Engineers awards $132.7m Staten Island stormwater work
New York-based Triumph Construction has won a contract worth $132.7 million to build a series of large interior drainage ponds and associated stormwater infrastructure on Staten Island
Weekly quiz: What’s the name of Saudi Arabia’s new region under construction?
Construction Briefing’s weekly quiz for 14 June 2024
World’s most sustainable cities revealed
Green infrastructure a key metric in deciding world’s most sustainable cities
Strabag, Electreon test German roads for inductive EV charging
The partnership created an EV-charging road in Europe
AECOM to advise Ukraine on restoring stricken hydro-power
AECOM agrees partnership with Ukranian hydro-power company Ukrhydroenergo
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