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<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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The construction index   20 December 2016   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>An Aecom-led team has beaten four other bidders to win the design commission for a new pier and airside facilities at Schiphol airport in the Netherlands.</p> <p>Royal Schiphol Group&rsquo;s decision to pick Aecom&rsquo;s team for the project was based ...
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The construction index   05 December 2016   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>Arup has joined the team developing the Dutch Windwheel, a 174m-tall building incorporating a pioneering system of energy generation.</p> <p>Members of the newly formed Foundation Innovation Programme have signed a collaboration agreement. Other partners ...
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The construction index   30 November 2016   Netherlands   Europe  
<p>A team led by Vorm and Besix has beaten three other finalists for the development of Sluishuis in IJburg Steigereiland, an emerging urban district in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam.</p> <p>The four finalists of the two‐phase competition had been refining ...
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