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Deere to acquire Wirtgen Group

Deere & Company has signed an agreement to acquire the Wirtgen Group, one of the leading global manufacturers in the road construction industry based in Germany. This move will expand Deere’s reach in construction equipment to more customers, markets and geographies.

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Safdie Architects and Surbana Jurong team up in Asia Pacific

Safdie Architects and Surbana Jurong have formed a long-term collaboration to jointly pursue major design projects in Asia Pacific, combining the strengths of each party to achieve projects of the highest-quality design across a range of typologies.

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CGIF partners with Surbana Jurong on greenfield projects

The Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility (CGIF) and Surbana Jurong have formed a partnership to boost the use of local currency-denominated project bonds to finance greenfield infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia.

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Ritchie Bros. acquires IronPlanet

Ritchie Bros. has completed its acquisition of IronPlanet, accelerating its strategy of becoming a one-stop, multichannel company where customers can buy, sell or list equipment, when, how and where they choose – both onsite and online.

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Surbana Jurong signs agreement with ADIT

Surbana Jurong has signed an agreement with Arctron Data & Innovation Technology to jointly develop Facilities Management related software products based on Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology.

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Atkins invests in critical infrastructure skills in Singapore

Atkins is helping to build infrastructure capacity in Singapore through a strategic relationship with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), resulting in a $5 million investment in skills in the region.

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New sustainable sports hall built with mass engineered timber

Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University has unveiled its new sports hall - The Wave. It is believed to be the first large-scale building in Southeast Asia that features an innovative timber construction technology known as mass engineered timber (MET).

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Country Garden signs agreement for Forest City Phase 2

Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd has signed the second contract for the Forest City Phase Two development in Johor, Malaysia. It will comprise three international-standard golf courses, one five star hotel and low-density residential buildings.

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ITA Tunnelling Awards 2017 calls for entries

Entries for the ITA Tunnelling Awards 2017 are now open and they can be submitted until 30 June 2017. The event will take place in Paris, France, on 15 November.

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Woodlands: Singapore’s ‘Star Destination of the North’

Woodlands is among the areas in Singapore that will be rejuvenated, as part of the country’s Remaking Our Heartland (ROH) programme. Six ‘Star Attractions’ will be introduced in order to transform the town into the ‘Star Destination of the North’.