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Omniyat announce Dubai Palm Jumeirah tower project

Architects and design firms from the USA, Lebanon and Japan are joining forces with developer Omniyat and construction company Drake & Scull International to build a residential tower at the entrance to the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.Set to make its debut ... [Published Design MENA - 46 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Pensioner fights back against ASBO builder

A plucky pensioner turned the tables on a builder who called at her home and tried to carry out work that wasn’t needed.Marcos Mason – described as a "danger" to elderly people – has now been slapped with an order banning him from cold-calling at homes ... [Published Blackpool Gazette - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

GDOT suspends construction projects for Labor Day weekend

is a reporter for FOX 31.Read more: Local, Automotive, GDOT Suspends Construction Projects for Labor Day Weekend, Georgia Department of Transportation, GDOT, Construction, Labor Day Weekend ... [Published WFXL - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 5 reports

Tesla to build charging station network in China

ws EditorTesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) signs a deal with China United Network Communications to build 400 charging stations in 120 different Chinese cities.The EV automaker will provide the equipment for the stations, while China Unicom will contribute the ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Public Seating from Furphy Foundry

An essential aspect of modern urban and outdoor design, theFurphy Foundry range of Public Seating consists of over 25 core designs. FurphyFoundry offers the ability to customise each design or manufacture completelyoriginal ideas, offering ideal solutions ... [Published Infolink - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Tesco cuts back refurbishments amid profit warning

Tesco has announced it will slow the roll-out of its store refresh programme as it cuts capital expenditure by £400m.In a trading update, Tesco warned a “combination of challenging trading conditions and ongoing investment in our customer offer” had affected ... [Published Construction News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

ROADS/BRIDGES: Illinois Tollway’s $12 billion program chugs along

The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved three new construction contracts totaling $62.7 million as part of its 15-year, $12 billion capital program,  Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future . More than $814 million in construction ... [Published Roads & Bridges - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 5 reports

Fluor completes 170 MW solar energy facility in California

Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for LS Power’s Centinela Solar Energy Facility located near El Centro, California.The 170-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar project includes more than 875,000 ... [Published Power Engineering - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Almost £12m Announced To Retrofit Buildings In London

Almost £12m is to be invested to retrofit buildings in London to make them more energy efficient.The new funds will extend London's retrofit work, which since 2008 has updated more than 400,000 homes and more than 350 public buildings.Low carbon technologies ... [Published - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: London, Boiler, Carbon
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Mott MacDonald appointed on Shanghai Urban Environment Project, China

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by the Shanghai Water Authority to provide technical support for the third phase of the Shanghai Urban Environment Project in China. The project aims to improve the water supply quality and levels across the network. ... [Published Nestor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Network Rail names seven contractors for £250m framework

Seven contractors have been picked by Network Rail for building and civils framework contracts worth a combined £250m. The contracts cover projects on the Scotland and London North Eastern routes and involve more than 1,000 maintenance, renewals and enhancements ... [Published Construction Index - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Osborne lands £14m North London college

Osborne is preferred bidder for a £14m contract to build a new college campus in Colindale, North London.The contractor will build the five-storey New Colindale Campus for Barnet and Southgate College, which includes a construction technology school, ... [Published Construction Enquirer - Aug 29 2014]


...the students and parents entering their new school buildings for the first time," said Ken Jones, Vice President and General Manager of Turner. "On days like today all the hard work is more than worth it."
"We are confident that the solid demand in the construction sector will continue in the foreseeable future."
Mercury MENA 's Chief Communications Officer, Rhizlaine Benabid congratulated Construction Week for its enterprise and vision, "With the amount of construction activity foreseen in UAE over the coming years, the need for a collaborative approach by every segment of the industry is a very important need. This summit presents industry professionals with a valuable opportunity to discuss and share their ideas about this vibrant and exciting market."
"Our objective is to maximize shareholders' value by designing and developing unique and prestigious Real Estate developments" Amjad concluded

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