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Haulotte on campus in UAE
The first phases of the construction of the new campus of UAE University have been completed with the help of a fleet of Haulotte access platforms supplied by United Equipment Rentals.
Fraco wins $7m order for Qatar mega-project
Canadian mast climber manufacturer Fraco Products has won a contract valued at more than US$7 million to supply as many as 74 mast climbing work platforms to subcontractors working on the massive Barwa Commercial Avenue mega project in Doha, Qatar.
OMA wins Quebec museum expansion competition
OMA wins competition to design a major expansion to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Canada
Design revealed for new International Criminal Court HQ
The design for the new International Criminal Court (ICC) headquarters in The Hague has been revealed by Scandinavian architect, schmidt hammer lassen (SHL).
Lend Lease formalises harbour-front contract
Lend Lease has signed an agreement with the Barangaroo Delivery Authority to develop Stage 1 of the AU$ 6 billion (US$ 5 billion) Barangaroo mixed-use harbour-front site in Sydney, Australia.
Design revealed for new US embassy in London
The design for the new US embassy in London has been revealed. The building on the south bank of the River Thames in Nine Elms is expected to cost € 369 million (UK£ 324 million).
VIDEO New King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art revealed
The new King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art in Amman, Jordan, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), has been announced.
SOM's ECO gateway district to Beijing
SOM designs an urban model that integrates solutions for energy, water conservation and transit systems in Beijing.
Design revealed for Olympic park legacy
KCAP Architects & Planners has won a design contract to develop a 50 ha site at the southern edge of the Olympic Park in Beijing, China.
Mighty mini
A Maeda mini crawler was the right choice for a re-roofing job in Memphis.
Nadkong barrier upgrade
US$ 180 million scheme to prevent flooding around Korea's Nadkong River delta.
ADB loan for Chinese towns and cities
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will loan US$ 100 million to a project that aims to help develop small towns and cities in Shanxi Province, China.
Design revealed for Faroe Islands' Education Centre
BIG, Fuglark and a team of consultants win the design contract for the largest educational building project in the Faroe Islands' history.
Boosting Brazil: Infrastructure challenges ahead of major sporting events.
Construction activity in Brazil will be boosted by a major overhaul of the country's infrastructure in preparation for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. Becca Wilkins reports.
Masterplan for Mexican "health city" unveiled
Foster + Partners has designed a masterplan for a centre of medical excellence which will be based in the south of Mexico City.
Egyptian JV awarded US$ 393 million pipeline project
Egypt's Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) has won a 50/50 joint venture water treatment pipeline contract with Hassan Allam Sons worth US$ 393 million.
Bouygues to construct new eco-friendly hospital
A consortium of three Bouygues Construction subsidiaries , DV Construction, GFC Construction and GTB Construction, has won the € 202 million contract to build a new hospital in Orléans, France.
Solaris another Formula 1 winner in Brazil
Brazilian rental company Solaris rented 10 aerial platforms to help prepare the Interlagos F1 racing circuit for last weekend’s dramatic Grand Prix in which Brawn’s Jenson Button sealed the 2009 championship.
Czajka sewage plant to finish early
Construction of the Czajka large-scale sewage treatment plant to the north-east of Warsaw, Poland is scheduled to finish in December 2010, after a two-year construction period. Steve Skinner reports.
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