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Various concrete products for Asian market

Bauma Conexpo India 2016 will feature a number of exhibitors whose products are designed for the concrete industry in Asia. Among them are Weckenmann Anlagentechnik, Hydronix, Sommer Precast Technology and Apollo HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies.

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Surbana Jurong acquires AETOS

Surbana Jurong has acquired AETOS Holdings Pte Ltd from Temasek, expanding its overall service offerings to include safety and security capabilities. The group will now have a global workforce of almost 13,000 employees in 40 countries, with an annual turnover of around S$1.3 billion.

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India calling

The next Bauma Conexpo India will take place from 12 to 15 December 2016 at the Huda Grounds in Gurgaon, Delhi. The last edition was held in Greater Noida, Delhi, in December 2014, attracting 635 companies from 25 countries and 26,018 specialist visitors.

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URA honours four projects for excellent restoration works

Four projects in Singapore have won the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Architectural Heritage Awards 2016, due to their exceptional work in heritage building conservation and restoration. They will be showcased at The URA Centre until 30 November 2016.

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Konstruksi Indonesia to focus on education

Konstruksi Indonesia and The Big 5 Construct Indonesia will be held in conjunction with Indonesia Infrastructure Week from 9 to 11 November 2016 at the Jakarta Convention Centre, Indonesia. The exhibition will feature around 600 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, and provide an extensive educational programme.

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Smog Free Tower purifies air in Beijing

The Smog Free Tower, located in Beijing’s 798 arts district, cleans nearly 30,000 cu m of air hourly and creates a pocket of purified air in its vicinity. The vacuum-like innovation utilises ion technology to absorb approximately 75 percent of particulate matter with sizes of 2.5 and 10 micrometers, without producing any ozone.

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Bauma China is all set

Bauma China will return to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from 22 to 25 November 2016. The largest construction trade show in Asia, it will once again occupy the entire SNIEC site, covering 300,000 sq m. As of September 2016, 2,810 exhibitors have signed up for the event.

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Yanmar acquires Terex Compact Germany

Japanese manufacturer Yanmar has completed its acquisition of Terex Compact Germany GmbH from Terex Corporation, at a cost of US$60 million. Both companies expect to significantly expand their sales and service networks in major overseas markets within Europe and North America.

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Singapore Construction Productivity Week 2016

This year’s Singapore Construction Productivity Week (SCPW), themed ‘Transforming the Way We Build through Innovation’, will be held from 18 to 21 October 2016. It is organised by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), with Sphere Exhibits as the strategic partner.

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Faithful+Gould to deliver new IKEA store in Malaysia

Faithful+Gould has been awarded a project management consultancy contract to deliver a new IKEA store at Tebrau, Johor Bahru. Set to open by the end of 2017, this will be the first store in the southern region of Malaysia.