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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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China's growing footprint on the globe threatens to trample the natural world

China's growing footprint on the globe threatens to trample the natural world

Many observers of China's escalating global program of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best. In an ideal world, China's unbridled ambitions will improve economic growth, food security and social development in many poor nations, as well as enriching itself.

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65 and going strong

65 and going strongLock icon2

Celebrating its 65th anniversary in October, crane manufacturer Sennebogen unveiled five new cranes at its head office in Straubing, southern Germany. Closer to home, managing director, head of sales Asia Pacific, Marco Burgmer told Cranes and Lifting the company's commitment to the region remains strong.

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Asia to 'build, build, build' in region-wide, decade-long construction boom

Asia to 'build, build, build' in region-wide, decade-long construction boomLock icon2

Oxford Economics reports on the expected construction boom on Australia's doorstep.

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Growing appetite for infrastructure

Growing appetite for infrastructureLock icon2

Investor appetite for infrastructure projects continues to increase according to an annual investor survey - Investor Perceptions of Infrastructure 2017.

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