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Hochtief signs record US$ 1.7 billion contract in Qatar
Hochtief Construction has signed the biggest order in its history for the construction of the 8 km long Barwa Commercial Avenue scheme in Doha, Qatar.
Tower cranes at Harbour City Hamburg
Tower cranes from Liebherr, Wolffkran and Potain are among those being used to help build what is claimed as Europe's largest city-centre construction site, the HafenCity (Harbour City) in Hamburg, Germany. IC reports
Added power
One of Brokk's latest 400 model remote control demolition machines has been supplied to Lenpart Group, who is using it on a flood defense project in Glasgow, UK.
Regium Waterfront
Zaha Hadid Architects has released new images for the Regium Waterfront project in the city of Reggio Calabria, Italy.
Pavilion of Infinity
The Pavilion of Infinity will be the centrepiece of Hong Kong's entry at the World Exposition 2010 Shanghai China
UK Zoo plans UK£ 225 million expansion
The UK's Chester Zoo has revealed a UK£ 225 million expansion plan that will see it transformed into the largest conservation, animal and leisure attraction in Europe.
UpRight trailer to the rescue
Auxiliary firefighters were tackling a blaze in a house in the village of Takern II, Austria, when an UpRight TL37 trailer mounted boom passed through.
HCC signs agreement for new city
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Gujarat province to develop a new US$ 8.2 billion waterfront city in Dholera.
New Court unveiled for Birmingham, UK
International architects Denton Corker Marshall has been granted Planning Approval for the proposed new Magistrates' Court in Birmingham, UK.
Zaha Hadid competition win
UK-based Zaha Hadid Architects has won an international competition to design a new library and learning centre at the University of Economics & Business in Vienna, Austria.
Baghdad canal starts
Iraqi civilian and military dignitaries broke ground on the Army Canal Rehabilitation Project in Baghdad's Sadr City district yesterday.
Twin Cities use Fraco for restoration
Mastclimbers LLC recently supplied Fraco ACT8 Electric units to a restoration project in Rochester, Minnesota.
Hewden shows Christmas spirit
UK plant hire company, Hewden has given a local charity some help in its Christmas preparation by loaning it an operated articulated boom.
Hill to manage US$ 1.2 billion resort construction
Hill International has won the contract to project manage the construction of the VistaCana Resort and Country Club, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
New city planned for Dubai
Government-backed Meraas Development has announced plans to construct a new US$ 95 billion city in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Leith Docks regeneration approved
Edinburgh City Council has awarded outline planning permission for the UK£ 700 million (€ 862 million) regeneration of the city's Leith Docks.
Ontario announces CA$ 1.1 billion for new infrastructure
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has announced a CA$ 1.1 billion (US$ 1.05 billion) investment plan for new infrastructure projects in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Access platforms lift UK tree surgeons
Tree surgeons in Littlehampton, Sussex used a 17 m working height Ascendant access platform to repair damage from high winds that swept across the county in August. The machine was rented from Facelift GB Ltd, based in Hickstead, West Sussex.
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