Saint-Gobain breaks ground for its first Multi Comfort House in the Middle East

Masdar City hosts project to demonstrate “technologies for optimising human experience within a built environment. French multinational Saint-Gobain has broken ground on its first Multi Comfort House in the Middle East at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s sustainable urban community. A ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the project...

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Turkey to invest over $46B on railways, expand high-speed network to 41 cities: transport minister

“In the next five years, Turkey will allocate over USD 46 billion (EUR 39 billion) to railway transport, either conventional or high speed”, Turkish Minister of Transport, Ahmet Arslan, announced. Turkey plans to electrify its entire railway network, but also to increase the efficiency of railway transport to a...

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Maryland Transportation Authority Selects TransCore to Deliver Next Generation Tolling Customer Service Center Solution

Transcore has received a $272m contract for ten years from the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) in the US to update its tolling technology and service. It also requires Transcore to design, build, operate and maintain an advanced customer service centre solution to provide flexibility in MDTA operations and improve...

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Ban on HIV positive trainee pilots could be lifted after review by European Aviation Safety Agency

Ban on HIV positive trainee pilots could be lifted after review by European Aviation Safety Agency

Flying restrictions for pilots with a range of medical conditions could be lifted, after the European aviation regulator announced a review aimed at relaxing the rules. Currently, pilots suffering from a variety of ailments including HIV, severe asthma or allergies and heart conditions are subject to restrictions: up to and...

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Starbucks Extends Strategic Partnership With Arla Foods

Starbucks Extends Strategic Partnership With Arla Foods

After seven years of a successful business partnership, Starbucks has a new strategic licensing agreement with the farmer-owned dairy co-operative Arla Foods. The two companies have signed a long-term 21-year strategic agreement, giving Arla Foods license to continue to manufacture, distribute and market Starbucks premium milk-based ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee...

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WHO Plans to Eliminate Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids From Global Food Supply

WHO Plans to Eliminate Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids From Global Food Supply

WHO (World Health Organisation) has released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply. Eliminating trans fats is key to protecting health and saving lives – WHO estimates that every year, trans fat intake leads to  more than 500,000 deaths of people from...

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Equinor Awards $3.7 Billion in Drilling and Well Services Contracts in Norway

Equinor Awards $3.7 Billion in Drilling and Well Services Contracts in Norway

Norwegian energy major Equinor has awarded new contracts for integrated drilling and well services contracts amounting to NOK 30 billion (about $3.7 billion). Equinor, which was recently renamed from Statoil, awarded the contracts to Baker Hughes Norge, Halliburton AS and Schlumberger Norge AS and cover most of the Equinor-operated...

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COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION Northacre awards Multiplex $528mn contract to redevelop London’s New Scotland Yard

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION Northacre awards Multiplex $528mn contract to redevelop London’s New Scotland Yard

Multiplex has emerged as the preferred contractor to build a residential and commercial complex on the former Metropolitan Police HQ site at New Scotland Yard in London. The $528mn project, named The Broadway and developed by Northacre, will see the construction of six 14-20-storey towers that will house 268...

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Australia’s Charter Hall paves the way for innovation by supporting proptech startups

Australia’s Charter Hall paves the way for innovation by supporting proptech startups

Charter Hall has long been a leading Australian property management company: as the sector evolves it is also leading in the transition from traditional attitudes to a future enabled by proptech. The organisation that Aidan Coleman joined in 2014 as its transformational Chief Technical Officer is not as well-known...

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GDPR: how will the new data protection law affect the transport sector?

GDPR: how will the new data protection law affect the transport sector?

As Europe’s General Data Protection Regulations comes into force, organisations across all industries have questions about what exactly it means for them. Here, Richard Thomas, employment lawyer at Capital Law and GDPR expert, looks at what businesses in the transport industry will need to consider. GDPR replaces existing European...

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Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

In an open letter posted to Microsoft’s internal message board on Tuesday, more than 100 employees protested the software maker’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and asked the company to stop working with the agency, which has been separating migrant parents and their children at the border with...

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Fluor and AECOM consortium to build multi-billion-dollar US-Canada bridge

Fluor and AECOM consortium to build multi-billion-dollar US-Canada bridge

A project to build a huge bridge between Detroit, US, and Windsor, Canada, has been awarded to a consortium of construction companies which includes Fluor Corporation and AECOM. The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA), established by the Canadian government, selected the Bridging North America group to construct the Gordie Howe...

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Laing O’Rourke secures $365mn of contracts for Australian military base upgrades

Laing O’Rourke secures $365mn of contracts for Australian military base upgrades

UK-based multinational contractor Laing O’Rourke has won $365mn of work from the Australian government’s Department of Defence. The two projects involve upgrades at the Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in Darwin, Northern Territory. The first is a $200mn investment in naval facilities, chiefly a new outer wharf which will house Australian...

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New report highlights $1trn infrastructure investment deficit in 10 African countries

New report highlights $1trn infrastructure investment deficit in 10 African countries

Several African nations are facing a shortfall in funding for infrastructure projects, according to research by the Global Infrastructure Hub. The report, Global Infrastructure Outlook: Infrastructure Investment Need in the Compact with Africa Countries, says that $2.4trn is needed in 10 countries by 2040 if they are to keep pace with...

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Lendlease, CPB Contractors and Bechtel secure first Western Sydney Airport contract awards

Lendlease, CPB Contractors and Bechtel secure first Western Sydney Airport contract awards

The first construction contracts have been awarded for a new airport that is being built in Western Sydney. A joint venture between Lendlease and CPB Contractors will carry out initial earthworks, which involves land clearance and levelling the site ready for the construction of the runway and surrounding buildings....

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Transocean Secures 13 Well UK North Sea Contract with ConocoPhillips

Transocean Secures 13 Well UK North Sea Contract with ConocoPhillips

Transocean Ltd. announced Monday that the midwater semi-submersible Transocean 712 has been awarded a 13 well UK North Sea contract by ConocoPhillips. The contract, which is scheduled to commence in March 2019, also includes a one well option. The estimated firm contract backlog is approximately $75 million. Earlier this month, ConocoPhillips announced that...

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Compostable Packaging That Keeps Food Fresher For Longer and Minimises Waste

Compostable Packaging That Keeps Food Fresher For Longer and Minimises Waste

Perfect Automationhas expanded its sustainable packaging range, made from sustainable sources, including eucalyptus trees, which is fully home compostable at the end of its service life. The pack comprises a bio-film called NatureFlex® which is created with wood-pulp from sustainably sourced eucalyptus plantations. For every tree used, another is...

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IBM awarded $82.5M after Groupon is found to infringe on its e-commerce patents

IBM awarded $82.5M after Groupon is found to infringe on its e-commerce patents

A federal jury in Delaware awarded IBM $82.5 million after finding that deals site Groupon  had infringed on e-commerce patents owned by the technology giant, according to a lawyer for IBM, The jury found Groupon’s actions to be willful infringement of IBM’s patents, John Desmarais, IBM’s lead attorney said in an interview. Groupon...

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SpaceX successfully launches second Falcon 9 rocket in days

SpaceX successfully launches second Falcon 9 rocket in days

Elon Musk’s rocket company sends up Iridium satellites on a “block 5” booster, the most powerful SpaceX booster yet. SpaceX successfully launched another of its reusable block 5 Falcon 9 boosters from California early Wednesday. The rocket deployed 10 satellites for sat-phone company Iridium from Vandenburg Air Force Base at 4:39 a.m....

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BA chief complains of ‘border farce’ at Heathrow

BA chief complains of 'border farce' at Heathrow

British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz has warned that “unacceptable” queues for passengers arriving at London Heathrow airport pose a threat to the UK’s post-Brexit aspirations. In a letter to UK newspaper The Times, Cruz writes that for passengers visiting from outside the European Economic Area, two-hour wait times are “fast becoming the...

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Electrification of Ships Building Momentum as RR Unveils New Battery System

Electrification of Ships Building Momentum as RR Unveils New Battery System

A lithium-based energy storage system for ships has been launched by technology company Rolls-Royce. SAVe Energy is said to be a cost-competitive, highly efficient and liquid cooled battery system with a modular design that enables the product to scale according to energy and power requirements. In addition, the system complies...

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Keolis to be the new public transport operator in Greater Chambéry

Keolis to be the new public transport operator in Greater Chambéry

On 12 July 2018, the municipality of Greater Chambéry entrusted Keolis with the management and operation of its public transport network, Stac. The elected officials of the Greater Chambéry municipality, situated in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeast France, have awarded Keolis with the management and operation of the Stac public transport network,...

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Spanish Government agrees to open first European hyperloop development facility

Spanish Government agrees to open first European hyperloop development facility

With a collaboration with Virgin Hyperloop One, the new development facility will accelerate the progress and testing of hyperloop technology. Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with Administrator of Railway Infrastructures (ADIF)to open an ‘Advanced Technology Development and Testing Center’ in the Andalusian region of Spain. This will be the...

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The German pavilion expo 2020 dubai by LAVA is topped with a free form roof

The German pavilion expo 2020 dubai by LAVA is topped with a free form roof

Lava’s design for the German pavilion at the expo 2020 Dubai incorporates an airy construction with a free form roof, enclosing a vertical campus of nature and technology. taking cues from previous German expo pavilions, such as mies van der rohe’s Barcelona 1929, frei otto’s montreal 1967, and fritz bornemann’s spherical...

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New life for 129-year-old old rail bridge on NZ’s main trunk line

New life for 129-year-old old rail bridge on NZ's main trunk line

Things were built to last in 1800s but this heritage rail bridge stills need a bit of love and care. The wrought-iron structure has been steadfastly spanning the Waiteti Stream between Te Kuiti and Puketutu for the past 129 years, but it was due for a makeover. Kiwi Rail and Abseil Access have been undertaking strengthening and...

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Wilson Engineering signs $150m EPC contract with Sabic

Wilson Engineering signs $150m EPC contract with Sabic

Wison Engineering has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, worth around $150m, with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) for a Utilities Park and Pilot Plants project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The Utilities Park and Pilot Plants project is part of the ongoing Sabic Technology Centre expansion plan,...

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Wabag wins Qatar sewage treatment plant EPC work

Wabag wins Qatar sewage treatment plant EPC work

Indian multinational group A Tech Wabag (Wabag) has been awarded a QR275-million ($75 million) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the rehabilitation of Doha South Sewage Treatment Works project. Wabag, a pioneer in the pure-play water technology sector based in India, said the design-and-build project was awarded by...

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Kasbah Resources appoints engineering contractor for tin project

Kasbah Resources appoints engineering contractor for tin project

Kasbah released a highly positive new and updated Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) for the Achmmach Project in July 2018, which confirmed Achmmach as a world class development-ready tin project. Kasbah is now focused on securing project financing, offtake partners, a mining contractor and an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractor to build the project....

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Japan to set up panel to tighten airline pilot drinking rules following recent scandals

Japan to set up panel to tighten airline pilot drinking rules following recent scandals

An expert panel will be set up later this month to tighten drinking rules for aviation staff after a series of alcohol-related scandals involving Japanese airline pilots recently came to light, transport minister Keiichi Ishii said Tuesday. Ishii told a news conference he has also instructed Japan Airlines Co....

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China pours money into private sector military technology

China pours money into private sector military technology

China has mobilised at least $55.6bn to fund private sector companies that develop technology with potential military applications, according to Financial Times calculations based on public documents and state media announcements.  “Civil Military Fusion”, or the use of private companies to help develop China’s defence sector, was a key...

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Panasonic proposes next-gen transport with self-driving cars

Panasonic proposes next-gen transport with self-driving cars

  Panasonic aims to offer various services with autonomous electric cars, including ferrying elderly people in depopulated areas, teaming with startups to dive into next-generation transport services as consumers shift toward using vehicles rather than owning them. The Japanese electronics company hopes to enter the realm known as “mobility...

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ALEC to break records with 2019 Dubai projects

ALEC to break records with 2019 Dubai projects

Robotics, and similar emerging technologies, are significant talking points for the construction industry around the world. In Dubai, ALEC is showing the regional and global industries how automation can improve efficiencies across time, cost, and standardisation on a construction site. The construction company’s robot deployment is explored at its...

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Ahead of 2020, warning signs grow for historic economy As the presidential campaign approaches, there are growing questions about what the economic landscape may look like in November 2020.

Ahead of 2020, warning signs grow for historic economy As the presidential campaign approaches, there are growing questions about what the economic landscape may look like in November 2020.

WASHINGTON – Through the first two years of his presidency, Donald Trump has had one very reliable ally: an excellent economy. Now, as the presidential campaign approaches, there are growing questions about what the economic landscape may look like in November 2020. By some measures, the nation’s economic outlook is positively...

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Data Business In Oil And Gas Market In-Depth Analysis On Forthcoming Development And Forecast By 2028

Data Business In Oil And Gas Market In-Depth Analysis On Forthcoming Development And Forecast By 2028

 — Data analytics is a method used for analysis of historic and forecast period data to provide insights, risk, opportunities, and trends in a particular business area. The big data analytics involves collection of large data silos from multiple sources and offer predictive outcomes useful to the organization business....

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