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Will America’s biggest-ever civil engineering project ever get started?
Funding remains elusive and questions on effectiveness linger for the Coastal Texas Project
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?
Is construction still missing a trick when it comes to crumbling infrastructure?
Andrea Bartoli, chief technology officer at Worldsensing, on why we must build resilient infrastructure
Webuild in US$4.7bn deal to build three dams for Neom’s Trojena
Italian contractor Webuild has won a US$4.7 billion deal to build three dams to form a freshwater lake for a ski resort in the Neom special economic zone of Saudi Arabia.
Vinci wins contract to modernise dam near Brisbane in Australia
The project aims to increase the dam’s capacity to protect Toowoomba from flooding and enhance its climate resilience
Building inside mountains: Global demand for pumped hydroelectric storage soars
How mountain lakes are being used to store the world’s excess renewable energy
5 of the world’s biggest hydroelectric dam projects under construction
International Construction examines five of the world’s biggest hydropower projects under construction.
China Gezhouba suspends construction of Niger dam following military coup
Chinese contractor China Gezhouba Group has suspended construction of the the Kandadji dam in Niger following a coup in the country.
Megaprojects: Two reasons why they go wrong (and four key ingredients for success)
As a construction project gets bigger, so do the stakes. What are the root causes of megaprojects going wrong and the key ingredients of success?
Tetra Tech wins $200m deal to modernise flood risk management infrastructure
Consulting engineer Tetra Tech has won a $200 million contract to provide architectural and engineering design services to modernise inland navigation and flood risk management infrastructure in the US.
Construction of $14 billion reservoir starts in China
Construction work on a reservoir costing more than 100 billion yuan (US$12.3 billion) has started in China’s Chongqing municipality.
Canadian reservoir project for Vinci
US$295 million project awarded to Vinci 
Albanian dam could supplant Russian gas
Bechtel undertaking preparatory work for €500 million Skavica hydroelectric plant
How Wolff is taking giant steps to overhaul Spitallamm dam
High in the Swiss Alps a pair of giant Wolff tower cranes are working to replace a dam at lake Grimsel. Alex Dahm reports
Special concrete used for dam in Morocco
Roller-Compacted Concrete supplied by BHS-Sonthofen mixing plants for Morocco dam project 
D.A. Collins completes Erie Canal repairs
D.A. Collins utilized a Link-Belt 248 HYLAB 5 lattice crawler and Link-Belt ATC-3275 all-terrain. 
Dam job for Fanger
Mountains, tight turns, steep inclines and minimal space were all challenges met by Fanger with its 160 tonne Demag AT crane on a dam job in the Swiss Alps
Hydro-electric power station ahead of schedule
Renewable energy already being produced at Keeyask Generating Station in Canada
Ainscough helps with flood defences
Flood protection scheme in UK boosted as Ainscough Crane Hire was enlisted to install 8.5 metre gate using 500 tonne Liebherrs
Call for contractors to build UK reservoir
Water companies aim to develop first major reservoir in the country since the 1980s
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