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New Zealand Wastewater Project Given to Mott MacDonald

The Rosedale wastewater treatment facility located in Auckland, New Zealand is due for significant expansion works. Watercare Services have now appointed global engineering management and development consultancy Mott MacDonald to handle the design aspect of the project. The planned expansion of the Rosedale wastewater plant is a project of considerable …

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Viatec 2015 cancelled

VIATEC 2015 International Exhibition for Road Construction and Infrastructure Maintenance Bolzano, February 25-27, 2015 Viatec 2015 cancelled The continuation of the recession which hit the road construction industry convinced the organizers to cancel the 2015 edition of Viatec, the exhibition for road construction and infrastructure maintenance. Of course, this decision …

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WDS conference line-up complete

Three more speakers have been confirmed for the World Demolition Conference that forms the first part of the World Demolition Summit in Amsterdam on November 6 2014 – Jeremey Hunt (Sellafield), Ruud Schreijer (Rusch Special Products) and Martin Bjerregaard (d3-consulting). Jeremy Hunt, Head of Projects for Site Remediation & Decommissioning …

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Construction industry in Ukraine to plummet 18% in 2014

As indicated by the results of PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Ukraine H2 2014. Development forecasts for 2015-2020”, between 2008 and 2013, the Ukrainian construction industry expanded year on year in real terms only once, in 2011, when it boasted a double-figure increase. In 2014 the industry is …

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Glasgow Station due for Massive Upgrade in 2015

Next year will see Queen Street Station in the city of Glasgow, Scotland get a major upgrade. According to new details that have recently been published by Network Rail, which is responsible for most railway infrastructure throughout the UK, proposed changes to the station will carry a total price tag …

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Australia's First Female Engineer Gives Name to TBM

The construction site for the new North West Rail Link in Sydney has received the second tunnel boring machine for the project. The machine has been named Florence after Florence Mary Taylor, who was the first female engineer and architect in Australia. Florence arrived at in pieces at the construction …

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New Delft Underground Station Enters Test Phase

The new underground station for the Dutch city of Delft has moved into the test phase. Contractors working on the project, including BAM Utiliteitsbouw, Strukton and Combinatie Crommelijn, have presented the station for acceptance by client ProRail. The new underground station is currently under construction at the site of the …

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Kazakh construction industry to expand by 4.2% y-o-y in 2014

As indicated by the results of PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Kazakhstan 2014. Development forecasts for 2015-2020”, the construction industry in Kazakhstan is projected to accelerate its annual expansion pace to 4.2% in 2014, up from 3.5% growth seen a year ago. During the first half of 2014, …

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