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US Department of Energy launches Smart Energy Analytics Campaign

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has completed showcasing the use of smart building technology to help families save on energy costs. The Department...

Rutland Regional Medical Center unveils new Thomas W Huebner Medical Office Building

The Rutland Regional Medical Center has completed the construction of the new Thomas W Huebner Medical Office Building at a cost of $24 million....

Construction of City Station North project to move forward despite delays

Plans for construction of a $40 million City Station North project in downtown Troy is expected to proceed despite delays caused by the COVID-19...

Gilbane wins $1.2 billion contract to build six public middle schools in Maryland

George's County Education & Community Partners led by Gilbane Building Company has been selected by Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) to design, finance,...

Construction of Nucor Steel Brandenburg begins in South Dakota

Nucor has commenced the construction of its $1.7bn steel plate manufacturing mill in South Dakota. Called Nucor Steel Brandenburg, the new steel mill will...

Gilbane Completes four New student housing projects ahead of the Fall 2020 Semester

Gilbane Development Company has announced the completion of more than 3,000 beds of new student housing ahead of the start of the fall semester....

Energy Projects

Construction of Metoro Solar power Plant in Mozambique launched

The government of the Republic of Mozambique embodied by the president, Filipe Nyusi, has launched the construction of Metoro Solar power Plant in Cabo...

Dubai unveils plans to construct Coal-Fired Power Plant.

In the southern desert of Dubai in the UAE, a new wonder is rising but it's not another skyscraper as the region is famed...

World’s largest solar farm, 10GW, to be constructed in Australia

Sun Cable, what will be the world's largest solar farm, will deploy a whooping 10-gigawatt-capacity of solar panels by 2026 in the Australian outback....

World’s first hybrid interconnector connected in Germany and Denmark.

The world’s first hybrid subsea interconnector has been inaugurated this week, integrating two German and Danish offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea with...

Thabametsi coal-fired power plant project in South Africa suffers a setback

The proposed implementation of the 630-MW Thabametsi coal-fired power plant project in South Africa has been hit by a major setback. This is after...

Kékéli thermal power plant in Togo receives Siemens Energy SGT-800 gas turbine

Kékéli thermal power plant which is currently under construction in Lomé, Togo successfully received the SGT-800 gas turbine supplied by Siemens Energy, a division...

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Transport infrastructure

Libya: Tobruk International Airport passenger terminal construction begins

The construction works in the new ‘‘international class’’ passenger terminal at Tobruk International Airport that serves the Mediterranean port city of Tobruk, capital of...

Water & Sanitation projects

Ghana: Parliament approves loan for Sekondi-Takoradi Water Project

The legislative body (parliament) of the Government of Ghana has approved two separate loans of over US$ 95M to finance the Sekondi-Takoradi Water Project...

Lesotho Highlands Water Project: Underground tunneling works get on

Underground tunneling works at the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) site inside the two Polihali diversion tunnels are progressing well. Excavations of the outlets...

AVIC to construct water supply and sanitation system in Zambia

AVIC International is set to construct a water supply and sanitation system in Zambia's Western province. This is after the company was awarded the...

Ghana: Hamile-Happa Water Supply Project commissioned

Hamile-Happa Water Supply Project in Hamile-Happa, a small township located in Lambussia constituency in the Upper West Region of Ghana has been commissioned. Constructed by...

New drinking water production facilities commissioned at Abomey-Calavi, Benin

The government of Benin represented by Samou Séidou Adambi, the states Minister of Water and Mines commissioned new drinking water production facilities in the...

Seychelles: Grand Anse Mahe dam feasibility study & design enters final stage

The feasibility study and design of the proposed Grand Anse Mahe dam to be built in Grand Anse Mahe district situated in the south-western...

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interiors and renovations

Choosing a prefab home construction

The concept of a prefab home construction is not a brand-new one, it has certainly advanced and also broadened in the past couple of...

HANAC Corona Senior Residence Designed By NY-Engineers Is Now 100% Phi Certified

The 68-unit, 8 story HANAC Corona Senior Residence was constructed in Corona, N.Y. for providing safe and affordable housing system through cutting edge sustainable...

Fab Is For Fabulous: 4 Reasons Prefab Luxury Homes on the Rise?

So, you feel like you've made it and can finally splurge on a luxury home of your own – complete with a swimming pool,...

How Underfloor Heating Promotes Comfort, Saves Energy and Improves Air Quality

Underfloor heating system is a type of central heating or cooling system that achieves thermal comfort by controlling and regulating indoor climate control. Underfloor...

Using Steel Fibre-reinforced Concrete in Flooring Construction

Reinforcing concrete with steel fibres has been widely used in construction since 1970. They are used to add strength and reinforcement to concrete structures,...

Popular News

Africa’s fastest train line completely operational

Africa's fastest train line is fully operational. Railway infrastructure constructor Colas Rail, who built the project announced the reports. Also Read:Egypt awards contract for the construction...

Morocco to construct Africa’s highest wind tower

Morocco is set to construct tallest wind tower in the African continent, measuring 144 metres high. Spanish technology signed a deal with Nabrawind for the...

Construction of Ghana’s biggest power bulk supply point begins

Construction of Ghana's biggest power Bulk Supply Point (BSP) at Pokuase in the Ga West district has commenced. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cut...

Managing tips

The 9 Key Terms In Construction Contracts

The 9 Key Terms In Construction Contracts are essential in order to create a good transparent construction contract is a skill expected from every...

Tidbits

Types of Construction Signages

There are many different applications of Construction Signages. First of all, they’re clearly identifiable textual displays that are there to either send a warning...

7 different types of pumps and their application in various industries

With the expanding industrial landscape, industrialists need professional equipment and different types of pumps to streamline processes. Most industries use liquids – water, oil,...

Top construction companies in California, USA

The following are the top construction companies in the state of California, USA Swinerton Swinerton provides commercial construction and construction management services throughout the United States...

Projects

TAL Secures 55 storeys of Tiled Surfaces at The Leonardo

The challenge of tiling an extremely tall building like The Leonardo arises when specifying a flexible installation to allow for the movement of the...

144 Oxford: Prestigious and iconic development in Rosebank, South Africa

144 Oxford is a premium-grade office development in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa aimed at capitalising on the demand for office space in the popular...

Marriott inaugurates JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan in China

Marriott International has announced the opening of its dual-branded hotel, JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan and Courtyard by Marriott Yinchuan in Northwest China, recognized as...

CCL improves deliverability of ‘Eden Roc’ high-end Cyprus residential design with specialised engineering

Rabih Hajjar, from CCL, discusses the company’s design and project delivery support for the Eden Roc residential development in Cyprus With its year-round sunshine and...

Irene Court: From eyesore to urban asset in Bloemfontein CBD

Despite its potential, Irene Court was a run-down apartment building in the central business district of Bloemfontein. The apartments had no doors, there were...

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Free Software Trials from the Comfort of Your Own Home Office

How are you enjoying working at home? COVID-19 has caused many companies to embrace remote working, and the AEC industry is no exception. While...

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