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Climate Action   12 February 2018   Netherlands  
<p>The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.</p> <p>The Trudo Vertical Forest Tower will be a 75-meter high skyscraper, which will include space for 125 trees, and 5,200 ...
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The Guardian   18 October 2017   Netherlands   Gemert  
<p>Dutch officials have toasted the opening of what is being called the world&rsquo;s first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.</p> <p>There was applause as officials wearing hard hats rode over the bridge on their ...
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The construction index   27 September 2017   Netherlands   Eindhoven  
<p>The results have been released of an investigation into the cause of the partial collapse a multi-storey car park under construction in the Netherlands. The collapse happened at Eindhoven Airport on 27 May 2017.</p><p>The parking structure was constructed ...
<p>Europe&rsquo;s first test facility for a hyperloop transport system has been unveiled.</p> <p>BAM has worked with the winners of a hyperloop competition to build the 30m-long test facility on the campus of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). The ...
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BBC NEWS   17 March 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>Could circular runways be the future of air travel? Aviation expert Henk Hesselink of the Netherlands Aerospace Centre believes so.</p><p>An interesting approach on circular runways and deriving benefits!</p><p> </p>
VolkerWessels & GIGadgets   08 February 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>A really intersting idea brought to us by VolkerWessels and a great animation by GIGadgets.</p> <p>Dutch construction firm VolkerWessels has unveiled a new concept named PlasticRoad, and is looking for partners to further progress the idea.</p> <p>The company ...
The construction index   01 February 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>The province of South Holland in the Netherlands has awarded a &euro;492m (&pound;420m) contract for construction of the first part of the Rijnland Route.</p> <p>The winning Comol5 joint venture consists of Mobilis, Croonwolter &amp; dros, DEME Infra Marine ...
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The construction index   27 January 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>BAM has won a &euro;43m (&pound;36.5m) contract for a new building at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.</p> <p>The mirror-clad building has been designed by architectural firm MVRDV and will house a public art depot, which ...
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The construction index   20 January 2017   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>A joint venture of Hochtief, Fluor and Heijmans has won a &euro;990m (&pound;857m) design and construction contract project in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.</p> <p>The Zuidplus JV&rsquo;s role on the Zuidasdok project includes the widening and partial tunnelling ...
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The construction index   21 December 2016   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>A partnership of Van Oord and Boskalis has been picked for a &euro;90m (&pound;75.6m) contract to reinforce the Houtrib dike in the Netherlands.</p> <p>The Houtrib dike is located between Enkhuizen and Lelystad and protects large parts of the country from ...
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