ASIA

Australia, US and Japan launch regional infrastructure scheme

Australia, US and Japan launch regional infrastructure schemeLock icon2

Last week, it was announced that Australia, the United States and Japan were launching a regional infrastructure initiative to rival China's massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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From three hours to 30 minutes, the magic of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

From three hours to 30 minutes, the magic of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

Standing on a bridge above the Pearl River Delta in China, sandwiched between Hong Kong and Macau, Carl Pearse says it's a magical feeling being a part of something so complex and grand. Pearse, regional manager-Asia Pacific, GCP Applied Technologies, watches as the final touches are completed on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HKZM Bridge).

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Case study: Volvo pavers reinforce Indonesian airport runway

Case study: Volvo pavers reinforce Indonesian airport runway

A trio of Volvo ABG7820B tracked pavers are delivering the precision and efficiency required for runway resurfacing work at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Banten, Indonesia, to ensure the runway can reopen on time daily without flight disruptions.

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Malaysian infrastructure plans suspended

Malaysian infrastructure plans suspendedLock icon2

The Malaysian government has stopped work on three Chinese-led projects, including one regarded as the flagship for China's Belt and Road Initiative, ahead of high-level talks with Beijing.

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A tale of precision and control

A tale of precision and controlLock icon2

Miley Cyrus, American teen idol and daughter of Achy Breaky Heart singer Billy Ray Cyrus, may have made the wrecking ball a symbol of popular culture (if you're a kid of the 90s that is) but we all know that the humble wrecking ball has become more of a myth at construction sites.

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New airport's queenly curves rest on a firm foundation

New airport's queenly curves rest on a firm foundationLock icon2

Beijing's Daxing Airport was designed in collaboration with the late Dame Zaha Fahid, who was widely known as architecture's "Queen of Curves". When it opens in 2019, this beautiful and very busy airport will reside on solid ground - its flat, compact and reliable base prepared with the help of Trimble dynamic compaction technology.

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SADI streamlines design of key cultural facility with BIM advancements

SADI streamlines design of key cultural facility with BIM advancementsLock icon2

Bentley Systems has helped design an extremely complex museum for China's Sicuan Province and helped build and construct it in an extremely short timeframe.

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Hong Kong uses cranes to future-proof port operations

Hong Kong uses cranes to future-proof port operations

This week, Hong Kong International Terminals' (HIT) Container Terminal (CT) 9 North launched its remote-controlled rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGCs) and automated container stacking system.

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Potain to work on Malaysian mega mall

Potain to work on Malaysian mega mall

Construction of Malaysia's largest shopping mall has begun and a Potain tower crane will assist with the superstructure work on the project.

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ACCIONA wins Philippines bridge construction contract

ACCIONA wins Philippines bridge construction contract

ACCIONA has won a significant contract to build the new Cebu-Cordova bridge in the Philippines, marking the company's second major deal in the country.

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