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Aberdeen City Council evacuates tenants from properties containing RAAC panels
Tenants living in homes built with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in Aberdeen, Scotland, have to relocate to new homes as soon as possible.
Skanska USA positive about costs, supply chains, market conditions
The company’s market trends webinar suggests productivity in multiple construction segments.
UK competition watchdog to investigate 8 major UK housebuilders
The UK’s competition watchdog is to investigate eight of the country’s biggest housebuilders following evidence that suggests they may have been sharing commercially sensitive information.
‘Lego’ project wins innovation awards for first US build
Company’s modular build in Florida wins two global awards
Peab to build SEK1 billion swimming pool block in Sweden
Sweden-based firm will be involved in 27,000m2 of the new build at a cost of US$124 million
Hong Kong court orders liquidation of Evergrande, China’s biggest developer
A court in Hong Kong has ordered the liquidation of China Evergrande Group, China’s biggest developer.
UK government criticized for ‘throwing money’ at modern methods of construction
The UK government’s attempts to boost housing construction by ‘throwing money’ at modern methods of construction (MMC) hasn’t worked.
Mota-Engil bags €975m worth of contracts in Angola and Mexico
Portuguese contractor Mota-Engil has won contracts in Angola and Mexico worth a total of €975 million (US$1.06 billion).
Laing O’Rourke to deliver British army training facilities under £5.1bn defence estate optimisation
Contractor Laing O’Rourke will deliver new army basic training facilities for the British army under the £5.1 billion (US$6.5 billion) Defence Estate Optimisation (DEO) programme.
From playroom to construction site, company creates ‘real-life Lego kit’
Renco’s composite blocks were used to a build a 96-unit residential building in Florida, US
NEOM announces latest part of US$500 billion project
New project said to set ‘pioneering’ standard for sustainable modern living
US$15 billion San Francisco Bay Project cancelled
Lendlease and Google say decision made due to “current market conditions” 
GEDA transport platform assists construction crews in Ireland
During a residential project outside of Dublin, the GEDA 1200 Z/ZP safely transported workers, materials on the jobsite
At least four dead in scaffolding collapse
Rescue and emergency crews continue to search for survivors at German construction site
NEOM’s new US$10 billion joint venture
US$500 billion project in Saudi Arabia announced a new joint venture 
17 of Saudi Arabia’s biggest construction megaprojects
Saudi Arabia is undergoing transformation at breakneck speed, as the Kingdom aims to reduce its dependence on oil under its Vision 2030 project. International Construction takes a look at 17 of Saudi Arabia’s biggest megaprojects
Paraguay to invest US$5.5bn to strengthen infrastructure
The current government’s primary objective is to transform Paraguay into the “multimodal logistics hub of the region”
Saudi Arabia to develop Jeddah’s historic Al Balad district into international heritage destination
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has formed a new development company to develop Jeddah’s historic Al Balad district into a global heritage destination.
US home builder confidence drops to five-month low
Confidence among home builders in the USA has dropped to a five-month low amid persistently high mortgage rates.
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