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Fast hoists speed high-rise construction in London
Two high-speed Alimak Scando 2837 passenger hoists and an Alimak 4000 kg-capacity ‘Mammoth' transport hoist are speeding the construction of the 147 m Strata Tower in London, UK.
Saudi Arabia plans 1 km tower
Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding, which is owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, has announced plans to construct a 1 km tall tower as part of a US$ 26.7 billion project, according to local press reports.
Glass pyramid for Paris skyline
Following the lifting of a ban in July on high-rise projects in Paris, Switzerland-based architects Herzog & de Meuron have unveiled designs for a 50-storey, 180 m-tall tower, dubbed the Projet Triangle.
Nakheel to trump Burj Dubai with 1 km-plus high tower
Dubai-based developer Nakheel looks set to trump its United Arab Emirates (UAE) rival, Emaar Properties, in the contest to build the world's tallest building, with the announcement that it will construct a 1 km-plus high tower.
Tallest towers in South America on the Torre Gran Costanera
A pair of luffing jib tower cranes is vital to the construction of South America's tallest tower. IC reports
Raxtar hoists on New York’s ‘Freedom Tower’
New York rental company Atlantic Hoisting & Scaffolding will supply 12 Raxtar construction hoists built in the Netherlands for use on the construction of the 420 m high ‘Freedom Tower’ on the site of Ground Zero in Manhattan.
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Hydraulic climbing formwork improves cycle times
Potain tower into India
Potain cranes overlook most prestigious development in India
Combisafe fans out
New up-turned safety net catches imagination
Sky high solutions: developers look to go higher and higher
As the Burj Dubai rises from the desert, plans are already afoot for its ‘world’s tallest building’ tag to be a short-lived moment on route to far greater heights. With architects and developers now anticipating breaking the mile high barrier, Steve Skinner looks at the techniques behind going tall and the developments needed to keep pace.
New contracting alliance for Abu Dhabi's Tameer Towers development
The Al Habtoor Leighton Group has entered into an AED 6.4 billion (US$ 1.74 billion) alliance contract to construct Abu Dhabi-based Tameer Holdings' Tameer Towers.
Spider climbs Denver condos
Three high rise Denver condos create interesting challenges for Spider.
Designs unveiled for US$ 2.1 billion Singapore towers
Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its design for seven 36-storey residential towers and twelve villas on a 78000 m2 site at Farrer Road, Singapore.
Facade completed on OMA's CCTV headquarters
Construction of China Central Television Headquarters (CCTV) has reached a new milestone with the installation of the final glass panels of the façade.
Mohamed Bin Rashid Gardens
Developer Dubai Properties' AED 200 billion (US$ 54.5 billion) Mohamed Bin Rashid Gardens will cover 8.19 million m2 when complete in 2026.
Vinamac towers in Ho Chi Minh City
Rental company Vinamac and building contractor Song Da Corporation have each supplied two Potain tower cranes to work on the Saigon Pearl development in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
New township planned for Malaysia's Iskandar economic zone
Malaysian investment company Tradewinds Corporation has announced it intends to construct a new 378 ha township in Bandar Nusajaya, Johor, according to local press reports.
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