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London Olympic Stadium completed early
The 80000-seater flagship venue for the 2012 London Olympics has been completed three months early and -2% under budget.
Lion Trackhire supplies road for London Olympics site
Portable roadway rental company Lion Trackhire provided a temporary track for a 1200 t crawler crane working at London’s 2012 Olympic Village site earlier this year.
London 2012 Olympic Stadium construction complete
The last piece of turf for the London 2012 Olympic Stadium's field of play has been laid in a special ceremony marking completion of construction on the flagship venue.
Aggreko wins £37m London Olympics contract
Aggreko has won the contract to provide temporary power to the 2012 London Olympics and the Paralympic Games. The project is valued at approximately £37 million.
Pekkaniska working at the Sochi Games site in Russia
Pictured are two Dinolift aerial platforms rented by Finland’s Pekkaniska working on the construction of the new skating stadium for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
Webcam shows progress on London 2012 Velodrome track
A new webcam unveiled by the ODA shows work underway to install the timber cycling track of the London 2012 Velodrome.
Water starts flowing at 2012 Canoe venue
New images show water beginning to flow at the new London 2012 white water canoe centre.
Commonwealth Games contractors accused of graft
Indian anti-corruption watchdog accuses builders of inflated prices and poor quality
Sochi Olympic Games on target
Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak confirmed during a visit to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games venue of Sochi that preparations are fully on-track.
London 2012 Velodrome's timber roof now in place
New images of the London 2012 Velodrome show the huge roof now covered with the timber ceiling in place.
Work starts on 2012 Olympic Stadium's field of play
Work has begun on the London 2012 Olympic Stadium's "field of play" on the second anniversary of the start of construction on the Stadium.
New video shows construction and testing of the London 2012 Aquatics Centre
New video footage shows construction and testing of the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.
2012 Olympic Stadium lights up
New aerial images show the 2012 Olympic Stadium's lighting towers lifted into place 60 m above the field of play
UNEP team criticise Sochi 2014 construction
A UNEP report criticises Russia for failing to monitor the effects of several construction projects for the 2014 Winter Olympics on the region's wildlife.
VIDEO: New bridge for London 2012 rowing and canoe venue
A new bridge has been lifted into place at the Eton College Rowing Centre at Dorney Lake near Windsor ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Olympic underpass pushed through
A new link to London’s Olympic Park has been completed on schedule in just 28 days using a pre-constructed concrete box section, tunnelling techniques and hydraulic rams.
Olympic construction presses ahead in Sochi
Preparations for Sochi 2014, the Winter Olympic Games to be held in Russia, are gaining pace with 220 of 235 projects now implemented.
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