The 5 most-read stories on Construction Briefing (week ending 19 April 2024)

Combination of four images representing the week's most-read stories.

At the end of another busy week in construction, here’s a quick rundown on the 5 most read stories of the last 7 days.

In descending order, the top stories were:

1) Saudi Arabia’s 170km linear city the Line ‘scaled back’

The vision for a high-tech, ultra-sustainable city stretching 170km across Saudi Arabia appears to have been significantly reduced. Find out more about the revised plans and the impact on contractors.

2) The latest digital issue of International Construction magazine (March/April 2024) 

Looking for in-depth analysis and features on major international construction projects? The newest issue of International Construction Magazine has landed.

3) 10 new cities under construction around the world

From sustainable smart cities to economic hubs, urban development is booming worldwide. Discover 10 new city builds currently underway.

4) NEOM shares details of future opportunities with over 100 global contractors 

NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s huge new $550 billion special economic zone, has revealed details of collaboration opportunities for over 100 international construction firms.

5) 9 of the world’s biggest seaport projects under construction 

Global trade continues to surge, driving a wave of major seaport expansions worldwide. Check out this list of 9 colossal seaport construction projects currently underway.


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Andy Brown Editor, Editorial, UK - Wadhurst Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786224 E-mail: [email protected]
Neil Gerrard Senior Editor, Editorial, UK - Wadhurst Tel: +44 (0) 7355 092 771 E-mail: [email protected]
Catrin Jones Deputy Editor, Editorial, UK – Wadhurst Tel: +44 (0) 791 2298 133 E-mail: [email protected]
Eleanor Shefford Brand Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 236 E-mail: [email protected]