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Conservatory residential project tops out

Malaysia-based property developer UEM Sunrise Berhad, along with Hickory Group, recently celebrated the topping out of Conservatory residential development in Melbourne, Australia. The project is expected to be completed later this year.

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Astaldi enters India

Italy-based contractor Astaldi has won a contract to build three lots of the Mumbai Metro Rail Project, marking its entry into India. The company has also been awarded a second project in the country, which includes the construction of Mumbai’s Versova-Bandra Sea Link.

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Gammon Construction secures residential contract in Hong Kong

Gammon Construction has been awarded an approximately HK$4 billion contract to build the Lohas Park Package 9 development in Hong Kong by Wheelock and Company Limited.

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Master building and civil consultants appointed for Changi T5

The master building consultants will provide architectural design and engineering consultancy services for Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal 5 (T5), and the master civil consultants will be responsible for the T5-related landside and airfield works.

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Official launch of Volvo EC200D excavator and rigid haulers

Volvo CE has held a number of launch events in Southeast Asia for its new EC200D excavator. The company has also officially launched its new rigid haulers, offering four models that will initially be available in less regulated markets.

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Manitowoc introduces Grove GMK6300L-1 crane

Manitowoc has launched the successor to its popular Grove GMK6300L all-terrain crane, the GMK6300L-1. Several improvements have been made to the structural strength of this new 300 t capacity model.

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Liebherr achieves highest turnover in history

In 2017, Liebherr achieved the highest turnover in its history, with total sales of €9,845 million. Compared to the previous year, the company increased its revenue by 9.3%. It is expecting further sales growth in 2018.

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Arup appoints new chair in Australasia

Global engineering consultant Arup has appointed Peter Chamley as its new chair for Australasia. He will now lead the region, which includes Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

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Major solar farm project in Vietnam gets go-ahead

Sunseap International has received the green light for a US$150 million solar farm in Vietnam, to be located in the Ninh Thuan province. The project is scheduled to break ground in mid-2018 before going into commercial operation by June 2019.

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PHB JV wins Singapore’s Tuas Terminal Phase 2 project

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has awarded a S$1.46 billion reclamation project for Tuas Terminal Phase 2 to Penta-Ocean Construction Company Limited/ Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd/ Boskalis International BV (PHB) Joint Venture.