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Boston 25 News   29 June 2017   USA   Boston, Massachusetts  
<p>This type of lightweight wood construction is being used more and more in Boston as the city tries to help meet its need for more affordable housing.<br />This particular building in the Ashmont section of Dorchester was built almost entirely out of wood. ...
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<p>For more than 15 years, Mr Fong went underground.<br>As the founder of a construction firm that specialises in geotechnical engineering services, he toiled at making sure that the soil is stable enough to be built on. But a few years ago, he threw in the ...
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The Courier Mail   20 April 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A SLOWDOWN in building and construction projects in Queensland is to blame for a series of high-profile building collapses, leaving half-finished projects abandoned, sub contractors short changed and creditors hundreds of millions of dollars out of pocket.</p ...
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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<p>HLG Contracting has won a contract worth AED401m (&pound;87m) to build a residential complex in Dubai.</p> <p>The contract for Hasabi Real Estate involves the construction of Al Garhoud Towers, a complex of three buildings, joined through a mezzanine floor.</p> <p>Hochtief ...
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<p>A 50-50 joint venture of Kier and Arabian Construction has won a &pound;150m accommodation project in Dubai.</p> <p>The project is being delivered on behalf of Nshmi - a local developer and existing client &ndash; and will be funded with the support of ...
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<p>Al Futtaim Carillion (AFC) has won a &pound;160m contract to deliver the latest phase of a major development in Dubai.</p> <p>Dubai World Trade Centre has appointed the Carillion JV to build Phase 1A6 of its One Central development, which is located between ...
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ME Construction News   20 December 2016   Cyprus   Europe  
<p>Arabian Construction Company, the UAE-based contractor, has said that its joint venture with Joannou &amp; Paraskevaides Group has won a contract to build a 170m tall luxury residential tower in Cyprus.</p> <p>Known as &lsquo;One&rsquo;, the development ...
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<p>The Dubai-based real estate and hospitality group Skai has said it has completed its flagship Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai hotel and residences project and will officially open its doors in March 2017.</p> <p>The $1.17 billion project was recently awarded ...
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The construction index   29 November 2016   Qatar   Middle East  
<p>Middle East‐based contractor HLG has won a QR580m (&pound;128m) contract for the construction of Al Mutahidah Towers in Qatar. </p> <p>Al Mutahidah Towers is located in the beach front precinct of Viva Bahriya at the Pearl‐Qatar, UDC&rsquo;s flagship project ...
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