All High-rise Articles

Jeddah's Kingdom Tower to reach for the stars
Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower will reach 1 km to be the tallest building in the world
Massive scaffold collapse in Houston
Six people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
Local contractors to build Palm Tower
Joint venture between Trojan General Contracting and National Projects & Construction to take on 52-storey hotel and residence at the heart of Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah artificial archipelago
Apartment project for Yau Lee
Yau Lee Construction has put four Liebherr 550 EC-H 20 tower cranes on a Hong Kong Housing Authority apartment project in Kwun Tong District, in eastern Kowloon
High-rise construction - reaching for the sky
The cutting edge of construction equipment technology is speeding up high-rise construction, making taller and taller buildings viable.
Cemex supplies Mexico’s tallest skyscraper
High-strength concretes help realise 280 m tall residential and office tower in Monterrey
US premiere for Wolff 700 B
General contractor Level 10 Construction is using a Wolff 700 B luffing jib tower crane to help construct the 244 metre 181 Fremont Street skyscraper in San Francisco, USA
Isozaki stairway
Pilosio fitted staircase towers, with heights up to 61 m, to provide access during the construction of Italy’s tallest building, the Isozaki tower
XL solution for La Grande Arche
As part of the refurbishment of La Grande Arche in Paris, France, XL installed two heavy duty hoists for material and personnel access to the building
XL solution for La Grande Arche
As part of the refurbishment of La Grande Arche in Paris, France XL’s installed two heavy duty hoists for material and personnel access to the building
World Trade Center plans
Designs for final component of Manhattan landmark – 2 World Trade Center – revealed by Bjarke Ingels Group
Highest freestanding Wolff in Köln
A Wolff 6031.8 clear tower crane has been put to work at the TÜV Rheinland high rise construction project in Poll, Köln, Germany
Spider supplies access in Seattle
A 10-story building in need of glass repair work was outfitted with Spider swingstages
Crane & Rigging towers on New York skyline
USA-based Crane & Rigging has put new Potain tower cranes to work on tall building construction projects in New York City, New York, USA
Bouygues’ second big win in Myanmar
Bouygues Construction and SPA Project Management have landed a second residential construction contract from Thanlyin Estate Development for the Star City complex in Yangon
Balfour Beatty's Hong Kong venture
Balfour's joint venture, Gammon Construction, gains US$ 412 million housing deal in Hong Kong
Geda platform helps record Warsaw build
A Geda PH 2032 650 Twin is helping build the 220 m high Warsaw Spire, which is to become the highest building in Warsaw, Poland
Rooftop bar for Hall’s Crane
Crane service provider Hall’s Crane chose a Unic URW 706 mini crawler crane to erect a rooftop bar in Adelaide, Australia
Liebherr supplies tower cranes to Kingdom Tower
World’s first 1,000 m tower to be built with the help of four HC-L luffing cranes
Samsung starts work on Malaysian residential skyscrapers
The Star Development will comprise residential, shopping and entertainment facilities in a complex including three 250 m+ towers
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