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Aberdeen City Council evacuates tenants from properties containing RAAC panels
Tenants living in homes built with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in Aberdeen, Scotland, have to relocate to new homes as soon as possible.
US airport construction receives funding boom from federal government
See which US airports are set for building and demo activities this year
Will America’s biggest-ever civil engineering project ever get started?
Funding remains elusive and questions on effectiveness linger for the Coastal Texas Project
Peab to build SEK1 billion swimming pool block in Sweden
Sweden-based firm will be involved in 27,000m2 of the new build at a cost of US$124 million
Skanska to prep hyperscale data centre construction in Norway
What countries are building the most tech centres across the globe?
US construction company fined after heat illness kills worker
An Alabama, US, contractor was cited for the heat illness death that claimed a 33-year-old worker.
Skanska wins US$113m New York airport contract
Sweden-based firm will update infrastructure as part of multi-million-dollar deal
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
As some of the world’s biggest militaries start to look at ways to cut their carbon emissions, could there be opportunities for construction companies?
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
Chinese cement producers sign international agreement to work on developing low-carbon cement
A Chinese body representing more than 50% of the world’s cement production has signed an international agreement to collaborate on sustainability and the development of low-carbon cement.
W.O. Grubb purchases Grove GMK6400-1
The 450-ton crane is busy performing various lifts in the Portsmouth-Newport News area in Virginia.
China State Construction to build pre-cast concrete helipad in Antarctica
China State Construction (CSCEC) is set to build a new helipad at a Chinese research station on the coast of the Ross Sea in Antarctica.
What US Army engineers found when they added graphene to cement
The US Army has been exploring the potential of wonder material graphene when it comes to making stronger mortar and concrete for both military and civil applications.
From playroom to construction site, company creates ‘real-life Lego kit’
Renco’s composite blocks were used to a build a 96-unit residential building in Florida, US
Choosing the right crane for tilt-up construction
CJ Ryan reports that tilt-up construction requires experience and refined know-how.
Implenia announces net-zero build
Swiss real estate and construction services firm Implenia will build unit at research facility for Empa, Eawag collaboration
Saudi Arabia exploring building carbon-negative concrete facility
Operating at full capacity, the planned facility has the potential to generate 1.3 million carbon credits annually
Contractor wins $213.8m deal on Soo Lock project in Michigan
New Lock will replace two obsolute locks on US side of St. Marys River
COP28 and concrete: An insider’s view
GCCA chief executive Thomas Guillot shares his thoughts on how COP 28 in Dubai went.
Canada and UAE head up new initiative to cut cement and concrete’s carbon emissions
Canada and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have jointly launched the new Cement & Concrete Breakthrough initiative at COP28 in Dubai.
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