Construction News

FIEC: Construction to show resilience in 2022
Industry association report outlines recovery, but warns conflict in Ukraine will impact growth
Using tech to build North America’s longest cable-stayed bridge
Digital workflows reduce overall design time by 12% and the project’s carbon footprint by 5%
Schindler releases updates for self-climbing lift system
The vertical transportation system has been updated to integrate with existing formwork
New tech system warns workers of hazards
The new system provides the operators data that can be used to improve health and safety in the future
A demonstration of solidarity
Construction Europe’s Cat Jones meets with Doosan Bobcat president Gustavo Otero to discuss everything from new innovations to a new beginning for hundreds of Ukrainians
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
Las Vegas says yes to Boring’s underground plans
Las Vegas City Council approve plans for expanded underground tunnel underneath Vegas strip
Septentrio and CompoTEK to collaborate
The collaboration will extend the market reach in a number of European countries
Doosan’s new grade of crawler dozers
Company seeks to deliver top power in crawler dozers in its latest move to become a full line equipment supplier
Egypt to build US$1.5 billion wind farm
New 1.1GW onshore electric facility will power over a million homes
Kobelco restructures due to changing Chinese market
Major OEM integrates two excavator plants due to changing market conditions
Water infrastructure investment for Madagascar
US$220 million of utility infrastructure improvements to benefit ‘most vulnerable’
3D printing: New tech being used to build in Africa
Holcim subsidiary 14Trees is the first firm to use 3D printing to build schools and affordable housing in countries across Africa
Hyundai enters articulated dump truck market
Hyundai Construction Equipment expands product range 
How can construction develop a Circular Economy?
Branislav Simovic, Despina Kallidromitou and Elisa Maceratini discuss the development of a Ciruclar Economy in construction
Vinci invests in tunnelling robots
Investment in HyperTunnel to help development of new tunnelling method
BAM to sell infrastructure subsidiary
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau to be sold for €50 million to real estate specialist
Ferrovial JV awarded US$1bn highway project
The Pacific Highway project will be funded by federal and state governments in Australia
Lego to build carbon-neutral factory
The factory will be designed to minimise energy consumption
Timber construction in the spotlight at Zurich Airport
Team tasked with creating the new pier will have wood as primary building material
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