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Cable car construction for Liebherr
Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn is using a Liebherr 150 EC-B 6 Litronic flat top tower crane at an elevation of 2,975 metres on the Zugspitze peak in Germany
Police raid contractor over World Cup allegations
Documents seized at Odebrecht offices as part of the Operation Fair Play investigations into alleged over-charging on construction of Arena Pernambuco, a venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Architect hits back at plans to scrap stadium design
Zaha Hadid has criticised the Japanese government’s plan to re-tender the design for the Tokyo Olympic Stadium, blaming a flawed procurement process for spiralling costs
Salini Impregilo to build Qatar stadium
Contract for US$ 855 million World Cup venue won by Italian-led consortium
Russian World Cup loss warning
Research company Timetric says losing tournament would be devastating as massive investment in buildings and infrastructure is proposed
Site Report: Ashgabat Olympic complex
The US$ 5 billion Olympic Complex in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat might be the biggest building construction project in the world today. Chris Sleight v
Feyenoord stadium plans hit impasse
A scheme to increase the capacity of ‘De Kuip’ and add a retractable roof have been dropped due to disagreements on costs between the owner and contractor consortium
Skyjack to supply 200 units for Vikings stadium
Located in the heart of Minneapolis, the new glass-centric covered stadium will replace the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was torn down in early 2014
Russian World Cup stadium budget increases
Contractor fears original €305 million forecast would not see the company break even
Tandem lift for Autojeřáby Malina
Lift and transport service provider Autojeřáby Malina, based in Ostrava, Czech Republic, helped lift steel roof structures for an arena in Frydek-Místek
Project profile: Japanese icon
The New National Stadium in Tokyo is a landmark project with a challenging timescale and a nailed-on deadline.
Unions slam Qatar World Cup working conditions
Preparations for FIFA 2022 soccer World Cup put over 4,000 construction worker lives at risk
Olympic project for Balfour Beatty
€185 million contract awarded to turn London Olympic Stadium into multi-use venue
Crane accident at Brazilian stadium
Two workers died in a crane accident at the construction site of the Arena Corinthians sports stadium, in São Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday 27 November
Potain towers on €10 million project
Austrian crane rental company Lauer Baumaschinen, is using four Potain tower cranes to work on a €10 million ski resort in the Austrian Alps
BAM Deutschland signs new business worth €110 mn
The German subsidiary of Netherlands-based contractor Royal BAM Group has signed four new contracts for developments in its domestic market.
Grove cranes help build Brazil World Cup stadium
Two Grove cranes are helping with the construction of the Arena Corinthians, the 2014 World Cup football stadium in São Paulo, Brazil
Vinci to build new Dynamo Moscow stadium
Total cost of 27,000-seat football stadium and entertainment complex put at €1.1 billion
Liebherr crawlers build new 49ers stadium
California, USA-based Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. has supplied four Liebherr LR 1300 crawler cranes for use in the construction of the new Santa Clara Stadium, the future home of the National Football League’s (NFL) San Francisco 49ers
The pace of change
Liebherr is making in-roads in the fast-developing Brazilian market, with new bespoke machinery targeting the country.
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