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Milestone for Panama Canal construction
The first four 2812 tonne gates for the new locks arrive as mega project reaches 62% completion
Full circle demolition
Swedish contractor Demcon is using a diamond cutting wheel to demolish a quay at the Port of Gothenburg. D&Ri reports on this unusual demolition method
Polish factory for Lafarge
New factory erected on site of now defunct plant is much larger than its predecessor
KW Precast gets Shuttlelift DB70
A Shuttlelift DB70 double-beam mobile gantry crane has been delivered to concrete manufacturing site KW Precast in Burlington, Wisconsin, USA
African growth for Heidelberg
Cement producer expands operations in sub-Saharan Africa with construction of clinker plant and cement grinding facility in Togo.
Collapse sends 20 to hospital
About 20 people were reported injured and sent to area hospitals on Friday at a casino construction site in Cincinnati when a metal beam fell on workers who were pouring concrete on the second floor of the site. The beam caused the structure's floor to buckle and collapse and the workers fell to the second floor. Luckily, no one was under the collapse.
Strabag wins €254 million Polish road contract
Poland’s road authority awards project to construct 40km section of S8 expressway
Concrete construction: Call the experts
Concrete construction projects are often helped by the expert input of equipment manufacturers and suppliers.
Concrete testing company indicted for fake reports
New York prosecutors accuse testing company and five engineers of lying to authorities for 12 years
KHL's International Concrete Construction 2010 now available
KHL Group's latest directory, International Concrete Construction 2010, is now available via's Information Store.
Cement and aggregate buoyant
Holcim has reported a rise in cement and aggregate sales, though sees no signs of a global economic recovery.
Cemex to supply Panama Canal expansion
Contract with GUPC consortium is for 0.5 million tonnes of cement.
Peri helps 2010 World Cup kick off
The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks of today with nine South African cities playing host to 32 teams, playing 64 matches to find the 19th FIFA world champion.
Saudi financial centre climbs
Peri formwork is being used for the construction of five reinforced cores in four multi-storey towers in Saudi Arabia’s new financial district.
VIDEO - RMD innovation helps TT2 deliver Tyne Tunnel
Work is progressing on the Tyne Tunnel, UK where formwork and falsework manufacturer RMD Kwikform is helping main contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics and Dunne Building & Civil Engineering on a difficult phase of the project.
Hydrodemolition the solution for lock repairs
Lock repairs are requiring the removal of surface concrete uisng an Aquajet hydrodemolition robot at Guttenbach
Slipforming a canal in Northern Turkey
Basat Elektrik Uretim & Tic is using a Gomaco GP-2600 to slipform 3 km of new canal between Amasya and Tasova.
Linden Comansa cements its reputation
International cement giant Cemex is building a new plant in Riga, Latvia, with the help of a flat top LC 8952 tower crane from Linden Comansa
italy meets China
Cifa acquisition opens up global markets for Zoomlion
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