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"World's Most Advanced Factory" to be Built by Interserve

The task of building of what has been described as “the world’s most advanced factory” has been awarded to Interserve Construction. The next-generation manufacturing site will serve the aerospace industry, and be based in Sheffield, Northern England. As a construction project, it is worth a total of £43 million. The …

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Construction in the USA: Spending Back at Pre-Crisis Levels

July saw spending in the US construction industry reach levels not seen since before the global financial crisis. After analysing data for construction activity through the month, the Associated General Contractors of America concluded that spending was at its highest level since late 2008. Based on a seasonally adjusted annual …

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Mott MacDonald Appointed for Shanghai Water Project

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by the Shanghai Water Authority for a project that aims to improve the city’s water quality. Mott MacDonald will be providing technical support for the project, which will also seek to make improvements in terms of supply levels. The water quality project forms part of …

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9th Middle East CemenTrade Outlines Supply Demand Dynamics & Opportunities in GCC & Middle East Markets

The 9th Middle East CemenTrade summit will open on 28-29 October, 2014 in Dubai to a huge gathering of cement manufacturers and major stakeholders seeking opportunities emerging from the massive ‘Construction Boom’ in the region and the billion dollar infrastructure projects planned across the Middle East. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Riding …

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"Lego House" Begins Construction

The “Lego House” has begun construction in the Danish town of Billund, home of famous toy giant the Lego Group. Construction began with the laying of six foundation stones designed to resemble the company’s iconic Lego bricks. The six foundation stones were laid by members of the family that own …

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Arcadis Attached to US Railway Project

Arcadis have successfully become attached to the new California High-Speed Rail project, which is to become the first high-speed railway line in the USA. Arcadis will provide management services for a section of the project. Overseen by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the project aims to create a new high-speed …

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Risk Reports Bolster Floating Tunnel Project

Ramboll has issued two risk reports relating to Norwegian plans for an innovative new floating tunnel. Both reports have reached very positive conclusions, and have been taken as an encouraging step in the progress of the project. The idea is to build a submerged floating tunnel just over 2.5 miles …

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Egypt Unveils Plans for new Suez Canal

When the Suez Canal opened in 1869, it revolutionised trade and transport. A massive undertaking, the artificial waterway took a full decade to construct and allowed ships to travel between Europe and Asia without the need to navigate all the way around Africa. To this day, it remains one of …

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