International Construction September 2017 podcast

21 September 2017

In the September 2017 podcast from International Construction, editor Mike Hayes and deputy editor Thomas Allen summarise the major news stories from the latest edition. This month, plans for the expansion of two nuclear power stations in South Carolina are abandoned and start-up firm Kolos looks to build the world’s largest data centre in the Arctic Circle. In other news, engineering firm Jacobs acquires rival firm CH2M for US$2.78 billion and installation of the world’s first floating wind farm begins off the coast of Scotland.

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