Built Environment

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Jonathan Campion|Sep 13, 2020|magazine

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Low carbon aluminium for construction: building back better

Read NowWith businesses re-assessing their attitudes to climate change, they are building new infrastructure in a way which supports the low-carbon transition

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Foster + Partners unveil design of a new tower in Sydney

The British architects have released plans for a 39-storey office and retail complex at Pitt Street station, part of the expansion of Sydney’s metro system

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 13, 2020|magazine

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Hitachi consortium wins €2.7bn high-speed rail contract

The Japanese company has joined with Italian contractors Webuild and Astaldi to construct a 44km line between the north-eastern towns of Verona and Padua.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 12, 2020|magazine

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750 carbon positive homes to be built in Greenwich

A group of construction firms will deliver the low-carbon, modular council homes under a £300mn contract with the London Borough of Greenwich.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 11, 2020|magazine

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Laing O’Rourke builds first HS2 bridge in two days

The bridge over the M42 in the Midlands is the first permanent structure to be completed under the HS2 scheme.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 10, 2020|magazine

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Vietnam plans controversial tourist city in mangrove forest

The $9.6bn tourist resort at Can Gio will create housing for 230,000 Vietnamese, but has been met with anger by environmental groups.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 07, 2020|magazine

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Acciona, Aecom, Aurecon design $614mn project in Australia

A consortium led by the three companies is to construct the Bunbury Outer Ring Road, which will be Western Australia’s largest infrastructure project.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 06, 2020|magazine

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Contractors invited to construction projects in Antarctica

Construction companies have been alerted that a 10-year framework to support British scientists working in Antarctica will involve £500mn of new projects.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 05, 2020|magazine

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Russia to build port to boost trade with China, India, Iran

Russia's government has approved a $1.6bn seaport in the Caspian town of Lagan, to develop trade relations with its biggest partners and the nearer region.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 04, 2020|magazine

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Leicester City pause plans for King Power Stadium expansion

The football club has announced that plans to expand the stadium have been paused as a consequence of disruption caused to the Premier League by Covid-19.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 03, 2020|magazine

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Landsec develops net-zero carbon commercial building

The UK’s largest commercial property development company is to work on a zero-carbon office building in Southwark, London.

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 01, 2020|magazine

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