• Posted On Tuesday, May 15, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"After nearly 30 years, the construction of two new nuclearpower plants is now underway in the US. The construction of new nuclear power plants had halted since the worst disaster in US commercial nuclear plant history at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania in 1979. br /br /
    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commiss....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, May 15, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Saudi Arabiathe largest construction market in Middle East and North African region (MENA)has registered over 1,000 projects amounting to over USD 1.102 tn. br /br /
    In spite of the damp economic conditions, the regions construction industry has seen resumption of dormant projects and is also seeing crisp....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, May 15, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Hyundai Engineering Constructionthe construction and EPC arm of Hyundai Corp. has won a $1.52 bn order to construct an alumina refinery in Saudi Arabia. The coordinates of the plant would be, Ras Al Khair, 90 km northwest of Jubail Port a major manufacturing hub in the kingdom. Processed from the ore alum....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, May 15, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Building up to the 2012 Summer Olympics Games, London is all set to get an 80 storey rotating skyscraper with each of the 80 floors rotating independently. Envisioned as a groundbreaking design concept, architect David Fisher and the firm Dynamic Architecture intend to give the structure a fluid look. br /....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, May 15, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Emin Iskenderovowner of Russias Hermitage Construction Management Grouphas announced the building of two skyscrapers in Paris. Iskenderov has already channeled about 200 mn euros as input costs for the project and is looking to raise 700 mn euros more in funding through institutional financers. Around one....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 10, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"WAN Award winning architect, Manuelle Gautrand, has completed work on his latest project, which is meant to serve as the headquarters for banking giant Barclays, in Paris. The building has been modelled after the Japanese art of paper folding , and hence, has a thin marble patterned glass slab exterior whi....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 10, 2012

    span style="font-family: Verdana"p style="text-align: justify"font size="2"A contract worth EUR 5 mn has been signed by Ruukki for the delivery of a new mail terminal, to be built in Hallsberg in Central Sweden. Ruukkis total delivery package would include steel frames, exteriors, load bearing roof top structures and structural design, and other peripheral installations. The contract also has deli....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 10, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"After the Chinese architects who made T30 in 630 hours, French architects Tectoniques have assembled DI-VA House in 120 hours. The houses name is based on the names of the owners. Entirely prefabricated, it was constructed in less than a week. br /br /
    Due to lack of open spaces, the architects adopted a ....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 10, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Best Western International Inc. has unveiled its plans of coming up with 66 new hotels with 5919 rooms in India, within the next five years as a part of its aggressive business expansion strategy. These will be spread across the country in Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, targeting important manufacturing....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 10, 2012

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Capital Engineering Corporation (CEC), an environmental and engineering consultancy firm based in Taiwan, Republic of China, has been taken over by the global logistics giant, AECOM. With 160 employees, CEC deals in environmental, water, hydraulic and land development engineering consulting services for cl....

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  • Posted On Monday, November 14, 2011

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-family: Verdana"span style="font-size: x-small"Emirates Aluminium, an Abu Dhabi based aluminium manufacturer, announced that it has officially started work on Phase Two of its $5.7 bn smelter project. br /br /
    A groundbreaking ceremony marked the commencement of the Al Taweelah smelters second phase, with completion and full production planned within ....

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  • Posted On Monday, November 14, 2011

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-size: x-small"span style="font-family: Verdana"Yanbu Cement Company recently announced the finalisation of its fifth production line at its main plant, despite suffering major shortages of oil and natural gas to power its existing output. br /br /
    The Saudi Arabia-based manufacturer had to delay the opening of its new production lines that would doubl....

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  • Posted On Monday, November 14, 2011

    p style="text-align: justify"span style="font-family: Verdana"span style="font-size: x-small"The European Union has honed in on three ambitious pan-European alternative energy research infrastructure projects with a cumulative cost of 1.2 bn, as part of the roadmap of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI). br /br /
    The new energy infrastructure projects will also see fur....

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