Thursday, May 23, 2019

Construction

Logistics automation specialist Swisslog has signed a contract with UAE water-bottling company Mai Dubai for the automation of storage and distribution logistics for a $21m expansion project set for completion in 2020.With the completion of the expansion project, Mai...
Damac Properties has awarded $1.77bn (AED6.51bn) worth of contracts in Dubai and the UK during 2016.The UAE-based developer awarded 15 major construction and consultancy contracts, valued at $343m (AED1.26bn), from August to November 2016.The contracts awarded during this period were...
Drake & Scull International on Monday reported an increase in the revenue in the third quarter of this year to Dh869 million, compared to the Dh434 million revenue it reaped in the same period last year. The regional engineering and...
According to a post on Interesting Engineering, the process of decomposing and recycling organic matter will provide the foundation for building construction in the future. Basically, the technology will be based on fungus.Over the years, scientists have been researching...
Government officials in Israel have finally approved plans to build more new homes in the bustling neighborhood of Gilo in the southern part of Jerusalem.According to reports, the construction plans for such a project were held up, along with...
Construction work in Tzur Hadassah, a community in the Judean Hills in Israel, has spread over the pre-1967 border, and residents object to it.In the eastern part of Tzur Hadassah, which is protected by the Mateh Yehuda Regional Council,...
According to the federal government officials in Australia, they have made an agreement with the Senate crossbench to strengthen construction laws.The government has struck a deal with Independent Senator Derryn Hinch that would lessen the 2-year transition period for...
While making buildings more sustainable is nothing new, another trend in the construction industry is making waves especially among millennials — wellness buildings.Conforming to energy-efficient measures, wellness-minded design is quickly becoming popular as millennials are looking for healthier environments...
The construction of a $1.5 billion mixed-use building has already gotten underway on Bulfinch Crossing in Boston, Massachusetts. This project, which occupies 2.9 million square feet of land, was brought to a start by the HYM Investment Group LLC...
Residential and commercial construction in the Republic of Ireland continues to see sharp increases in activity, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) by Ulster Bank.Although the growth rate in the bank’s PMI moderated to 58.9, it is...