Asia Pacific

Indian government approves construction of three chip factories worth US$15.2bn
Published on: 01 March, 2024
The Indian government has approved the construction of three separate semiconductor fabs, which together will see the investment of US$15.2 billion.
Specific ‘Buy America’ regulations waived for broadband construction
Published on: 01 March, 2024
Federal act made to encourage use of US-made materials gets update
Major Chinese developer faces liquidation petition
Published on: 28 February, 2024
China’s property sector debt crisis has continued to unfold this week after one of the country’s biggest developers revealed that a liquidation petition has been filed against it.
Report reveals sustainability surge: 73% of contractors already implementing practices
Published on: 27 February, 2024
Survey of approximately 13,000 construction professionals reveals what sectors are embracing sustainability
Larsen & Toubro wins Jakarta railway deal worth up to $300m
Published on: 26 February, 2024
India’s biggest construction company Larsen & Toubro has won a contract to build an extension to the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Indonesia.
US oil company investing billions into South China ethylene facility
Published on: 26 February, 2024
American petroleum company is eyeing the plastics and chemicals sector in China
‘Uncertainty’ over construction inflation: What price rises do different regions face?
Published on: 23 February, 2024
Construction input prices surged in early 2024 and there may be more to come.
India’s largest airport project using five Potain cranes
Published on: 21 February, 2024
The Noida International Airport has been in development for more than two decades
Opinion: the pace of learning is accelerating. Don’t be left behind
Published on: 20 February, 2024
The common thread to the three big technology trends is ‘pace of learning’, argues Soeren Brogaard, CEO at Trackunit.
Low noise midi excavator launches from Yanmar
Published on: 20 February, 2024
Two new models in the 8-10t class size
HD Hyundai XiteSolution unveils virtual training centre
Published on: 19 February, 2024
The virtual training centre features a total of 16 medium and heavy equipment models
Consortium bags $3bn PPP deal to rehabilitate Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Philippines
Published on: 19 February, 2024
A consortium of companies involving one of the Philippines’ largest conglomerates has won a PHP 170. 6 (US$3 billion) deal to operate and upgrade Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Trade corridor deal between India and UAE paves way for new rail projects
Published on: 14 February, 2024
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to develop a trade corridor connection Europe with India through the Middle East.
Komatsu teams up with F1’s Williams Racing
Published on: 12 February, 2024
Partnership creates the opportunity for technical expertise to be shared between the two companies
Skanska to prep hyperscale data centre construction in Norway
Published on: 09 February, 2024
What countries are building the most tech centres across the globe?
Develon opens new parts centre in ‘growing’ Brazilian market
Published on: 08 February, 2024
Major OEM opens new Parts Distribution Centre in a country with “growing opportunities”
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
Published on: 08 February, 2024
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?
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
Published on: 06 February, 2024
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
Yanmar introduces its first compact track loaders to North America
Published on: 06 February, 2024
The announcement follows four years of research and development
The 6 project types China is expected to target under BRI
Published on: 06 February, 2024
China is expected to focus on six types of projects as it grows engagement under its Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) this year.
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