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US chip manufacturer plans new semiconductor facility in Spain worth up to $1 billion
US chip manufacturer Broadcom is planning to build a manufacturing facility in Spain in a project worth up to $1 billion, according to reports.
Saint-Gobain to invest $235 million in Florida gypsum plant expansion
Construction products manufacturer Saint-Gobain is to invest $235 million in the expansion of its gypsum facility in Palatka, Florida, USA.
GEDA building new headquarters in Germany
Final structure to include permanently installed GEDA lift
Benin receives €164 million loan to build stormwater drainage infrastructure
Benin has received €164 million (US$178.3 million) from the African Development Bank and a fund backed by China to build stormwater drainage infrastructure in four of its cities.
Keller anticipates major NEOM contract, ahead of ‘record’ first half
Geotechnical specialist contractor Keller is in advanced discussions about taking on a major new contract at NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s new special economic zone.
Feltham chooses Bennetts for complex tower crane job
A short radius luffing jib tower crane is proving its worth on an urban redevelopment project
New contracts growth remains steady for China’s biggest contractor
China’s biggest construction contractor, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has seen its rate of growth hold steady in its latest trading update.
Taiwanese chip firm sends more workers to speed up construction of $40bn Arizona factory
Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC said on Thursday it is sending more workers from Taiwan to the US state of Arizona to help build a massive $40 billion factory to ensure its “fast ramp up”.
Contractors feel recruitment pinch as US construction unemployment continues to fall
US contractors are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit workers as the unemployment rate for construction continues to fall.
Ferrovial subsidiary taps into $200 million Texas water treatment contract
PLW Waterworks, a subsidiary of Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial, has won a $200 million water treatment contract in Pflugerville, Texas.
Why contractors fear ‘Buy America’ policy could push up US construction prices
A body representing contractors in the United States (US) has warned that incoming regulations on the provenance of construction products and materials could lead to further price rises in the sector.
US chip firm to invest $825 million in construction of new India facility
US memory chip firm Micron Technology will invest up to $825 million in a new chip assembly and test facility in Gujarat, India, its first factory in the country.
Aecom to advise on infrastructure reconstruction in Ukraine
Consulting engineer Aecom has formalised a partnership with the government of Ukraine to provide programme management and technical advisory support for the reconstruction of the war-torn 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?
Intel to invest €4.2 billion in construction of new chip factory in Poland
Computer chip manufacturer Intel is to invest €4.2 billion (US$4.6 billion) in the construction of a new semiconductor assembly and test facility in Poland.
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.
New Japanese floating city concept aims to adapt to climate change
A Japanese consortium has unveiled the concept for a floating city that adapts to climate change.
SNC-Lavalin wins deal to support development of Saudi Arabia’s Historic Jeddah
Project management company SNC-Lavalin has won a deal with the Ministry of Culture in Saudi Arabia to support the development of Historic Jeddah, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Construction of €260 million computing centre in Germany gets green light
The German government has given the go-ahead to a planning application for a new €260 million computing centre in Bavaria, with construction to start soon.
Plans revealed for 20-minute neighbourhood in Edinburgh
Scottish capital’s council signs MoU with developers on €2.3 billion project
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