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Greif uses Grove GMK4100 on solar tower
German contractor Greif used a 100 tonne capacity Grove GMK4100 all terrain crane to install thermal storage tanks at a company headquarters in Marburg
KB Home sees stagnant market
US homebuilder reports US$ 68.5 million second quarter loss, says recovery remains “stalled”
Controversial London project gets go ahead
Outline planning permission granted to Qatari Diar for development of Chelsea Barracks.
EIB finances US$ 209 million South African project
Programme will increase the supply of affordable housing across the country.
Lemminkäinen in Russian project
Finnish construction group to build a residential project of 2000 units in St Petersburg.
Lend Lease shortlisted for US$ 1.2 billion project in Australia
Property developer Lend Lease has been selected as preferred proponent for the Toolern urban community project in Melton, Victoria.
Lend Lease and Sekisui House to co-operate on Australian housing
Australian real estate developer and Japanese house builder to work together on more than 7000 residential units in Australia.
Geo to build 9000 houses in Hidalgo
US$ 227 million development will expand Mexican house builder's presence to 17 states.
AJ Access Platforms sends Genie's to Antartic
A J Access Platforms Ltd has supplied the British Antarctic Survey with two specially adapted Genie Z60/34 articulating booms for its Halley VI project located at the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica .
Lend Lease preferred bidder for Alkimos development
Lend Lease chosen as the preferred bidder for the first stage of the Alkimos Community development.
Seven Peaks of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan's 1 million m2 Zira Zero Island will be a carbon neutral resort and residential development on Zira Island.
UAE suspends construction projects
Over half of the United Arab Emirates' construction projects have been suspended, according to the latest report by Dubai-based research company ProLeads Global.
New Egyptian 'city' development gets green light
Abu Dhabi Municipality and Emaar Misr have agreed to develop a 2.2 million m2 city in Cairo which will provide housing for Egypt's young people, Emaar said in a statement.
Former Olympic village gets facelift
Mastclimbers LLC has been called on by Western Waterproofing to provide access equipment for updating the 1996 Olympic village in Atlanta, GA.
Iraq development to cost US$ 10 billion
Abu Dhabi-based developer Al-Maabar (The Gateway ) has announced a US$ 10 billion development in Baghdad, Iraq, according to the United Arab Emirates's official news agency WAM (Wakalat Anba'a al-Emarat).
World's first carbon-neutral city faces more delays
Dongtan, China's "flagship" eco-city, is facing severe delays following the jailing of former Shanghai communist party chief Chen Liangyu, a key supporter of the development, with completion of the first phase now unlikely before 2012.
Huge new housing developments planned for Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel's Regional Construction and Planning Board has approved the construction of 910 housing units in Har Homa in the south of the city, and 900 in western Pisgat Ze'ev.
Tasmanian budget highlights infrastructure
An infrastructure fund worth AU$ 1.5 billion (US$ 1.4 billion) has formed the centrepiece of the Tasmanian budget, according to a report from news agency, The Australian News.
Iraq mixed-use project planned
United Arab Emirates (UAE) developer Damac Properties has announced plans for a US$ 15 billion development in Iraq's Kurdistan province to start by the end of this year.
Living Wall starts construction
Construction of the Foster + Partners designed "Living Wall' project in Jordan is now underway, with excavation work on the 150000 m2 mixed-use complex, close to the new Al-Abdali city centre, Amman completed.
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