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7 of the world’s biggest rail megaprojects under construction
International Construction examines seven of the biggest rail megaprojects around the world.
Takeuchi opens new midi excavator factory
Plant close to Nagano will give ‘massive boost’ to capacity
Japan’s prime minister visits scrap metal recycling plant
Fumio Kishida views recycling processes, exchanges opinions on circular economy 
Bullet trains recycled into baseball bats
Aluminium from Tokaido Shinkansen trains uses less energy to manufacture
Mitsubishi Power to build three power plants in Japan
It is estimated by one energy expert that the cost of building the plant will be around US$1.7 billion
Japan suspends construction of elevated roadways after double fatality
Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has ordered the temporary suspension of elevated road projects it has commissioned following an accident that killed two construction workers.
Leading OEM enters Japanese equipment market
Distributor with 350 years of history revealed as key strategic partner for Ausa
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.
Work to begin on US$2bn rail link in Japan
The new airport line will allow passengers to travel the approximately 14-kilometre journey in 18 minutes
Top 10 rental companies in the world
IRN100 reveals rising revenues
What can construction learn from Japan?
Why are Japanese construction sites among the safest in the world? 
Construction of $2bn Tokyo airport rail line to start in June
East Japan Railway (JR East) is to start construction of a new rail line connecting Tokyo station with Haneda Airport in June this year.
Palfinger offshore cranes to Japan
25 stiff boom cranes for offshore wind farm 
Why Japan is pivoting back to nuclear power plant construction
Japan is moving back towards nuclear power after Fukushima but could a skills shortage slow progress?
7 of the world’s most expensive construction projects
A selection of some of the world’s most expensive construction projects 
Japan considers US$7 billion tunnel
Plans suggest that the tunnel will complement the already existing rail-only tunnel
Japanese rental delegation make European visit
12 senior managers of Japanese rental companies visit rental locations in Germany and the Bauma show
Nikken CEO on rental performance in Japan
Interview: Seigo Minamioka discusses the company’s performance as the country’s Covid-19 struggle continues
‘Innovative’ timber high-rise for Tokyo
The timber structure is said to reduce the embodied CO2 of the building
European contractor targets Japan as a growth market
Rönesans Holding has targeted Japan as a market to expand its operations and grow sales by US$1 billion 
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