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Disney scraps plan to build $1 billion Florida campus
Disney has opted to scrap plans to build a corporate campus in central Florida that would have been worth nearly $1 billion.
Eiffage to build new French courts in €168 million deal
Contractor Eiffage is to build two new courts for the French Public Justice Infrastructure Agency (APIJ), in a deal worth €168 million.
Tallest tower in Greece breaks ground
Bouygues and Intrakat set to deliver 200m-high Riviera Tower project in Athens
Is construction losing out on efficiency gains by using too many tower cranes?
A city skyline bristling with tower cranes is normally taken as a good omen in the world of construction.
Webuild subsidiary wins Saudi Arabia water treatment plant contracts worth $439 million
Fisia Italimpianti, a subsidiary of the Webuild Group, has won two water treatment plant contracts worth a combined €408 million ($439 million).
World-first collision avoidance technology between mobile and static cranes
Pioneering AMCS Technologies collision avoidance safety system for crawler and tower cranes operating together on site
New York companies indicted in wide-ranging construction fraud case
A total of six construction companies and eight individuals face indictments relating to fraud and corruption on affordable housing projects in New York City and the tri-state area.
Images | Europe’s largest 3D-printed building under construction
German construction company Kraus Gruppe is using a 3D printer to construct Europe’s largest 3D-printed building in the city of Heidelberg.
17 consortia prequalify to build desalination plants in Egypt
A total of 17 construction consortia have pre-qualified to build 21 sea water desalination plants in Egypt.
Tutor Perini wins $2.95 billion deal with New York City to build Brooklyn jail
US-based contractor Tutor Perini has won a $2.95 billion contract to design and build a new jail in Brooklyn under the New York City borough jails system.
What is it like to build in Antarctica?
Two project managers working on the construction of the new Discovery Building at Rothera for the British Antarctic Survey describe the challenges of working in such an unforgiving environment.
Volvo flies in electric machine for Alpine project
ECR25 compact excavator brought in by helicopter to aid iconic cable car project
UK contractor wins first data centre build contract in London
Glencar awarded €140 million contract for Vantage’s six-storey technology hub
China to test construction of 3D-printed buildings on the moon
China is to test the feasibility of constructing buildings on the moon using 3D printing.
US government finds $562m in funding for coastal flooding resilience work
The US government has recommended $562 million in funding for nearly 150 flooding resilience projects across 30 coastal states and territories.
Clough and Saipem close deal to build Australia’s biggest urea plant
Contractors Clough and Saipem have reached financial close on a €2.56 billion (US$2.8 billion) deal to build Australia’s largest urea plant.
Network of 20 electric vehicle charging centres in California to start construction this year
Full-service electric vehicle (EV) charging centre developer Rove is to start construction of the first six of a network of 20 centres across California.
South Korea makes green building certification mandatory for new schools
South Korea has amended rules on green construction to make it mandatory for new public school buildings to meet green building certification.
German city and Lidl owner to build circular artificial intelligence campus
Architecture firm MVRDV has won a deal to design a circular campus to develop AI technologies called the Innovation Park Artificial Intelligence (Ipai), in the German city of Heilbronn.
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