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  • A single city in China built more skyscrapers last year than the US and Australia combined

    CHINA, 2017/10/03 China’s skyscraper craze reached another new high last year.
  • In the Philippines, infrastructure program could grant businesses 'manna from heaven'

    PHILIPPINES, 2017/09/16 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears committed to improving the country's infrastructure as part of economic reform plans, and that could bring about huge opportunities for businesses, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation, told us. "They really feel very keenly about making a major contribution in that sector and they're allocating budgets accordingly to be able to push that," Zobel de Ayala said of the Duterte government.
  • In the Philippines, infrastructure program could grant businesses 'manna from heaven'

    PHILIPPINES, 2017/09/16 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears committed to improving the country's infrastructure as part of economic reform plans, and that could bring about huge opportunities for businesses, Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation, told us. "They really feel very keenly about making a major contribution in that sector and they're allocating budgets accordingly to be able to push that," Zobel de Ayala said of the Duterte government.
  • Moscow proposes building bridge connecting Russia & Japan

    CHINA, 2017/09/07 Russia would like Japan to consider the feasibility of building a road and rail bridge from Hokkaido to the south of Sakhalin island, Initial Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said during a session of the Eastern Economic Forum. Russia is currently preparing to build a bridge from mainland Russia to Sakhalin, according to the minister. “In this case, it will give us an additional opportunity to use our railway infrastructure, and Japan will become a continental national," Shuvalov said.
  • Chinese-supported infrastructure projects change Zambia's landscape

    CHINA, 2017/09/05 The commissioning of works to construct a new international airport in Zambia's Ndola city in the Copperbelt Province recently goes to exemplify Chinese efforts to help Zambia's infrastructure development drive. The 397 million U.S. dollars project, being undertaken by Chinese contractor AVIC International and funded by the Export and Import Bank of China, is but one part other projects China has funded as Zambia rolls out its infrastructure projects.
  • Putin, Hungarian PM discuss new nuclear power plant

    HUNGARY, 2017/09/04 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban confirmed here on Monday that the construction of a new Hungarian power plant "Paks 2" would start next January. "The construction of the new nuclear power plant Paks 2 can begin in January," said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto following the Putin-Orban conference. "Nothing can stop it presently," he added Putin and Orban attended the initial day of the 2017 World Judo Championships, that started here Monday. The two leaders met in the venue of the competition, and discussed ongoing bilateral issues, such as the construction of the new nuclear power plant and other economic topics.
  • China confident to get new UK nuclear power plant approval after Hinkley

    CHINA, 2017/09/04 The construction site of the Hinkley Point C project in Hinkley, Britain.
  • Iran attracts $6B for new power plants

    IRAN, 2017/08/26 Since the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran has been able to attract $6 billion worth of foreign investment to construct new power plants, according to Thermal Power Plants Holding Company CEO Mohsen Tarztalab. This is while before the nuclear transaction, investment in new power plants had started on a downward trend, Tarztalab said, IRNA news agency reported August 25.
  • Eurozone Construction Output Falls For Second Month

    EUROPEAN UNION, 2017/08/22 Eurozone construction output decreased for the second straight month in June, Eurostat reported Friday. Construction output declined 0.5 % month-on-month in June, bigger than the 0.2 % decrease seen in May.
  • Construction begins on South Africa’s new $7.4bn smart city

    SOUTH AFRICA, 2017/08/20 Construction has begun on the new $7.4 billion (R84 billion ZAR) new city in Modderfontein, Johannesburg, owned by Hong Kong listed Shanghai Zendai, with development of 300 residential units underway. Plans to build a new city were unveiled last year in April by founder Zikhang Dai and some of the roads were reportedly by presently underway. Shanghai Zendai acquired 1600 hectares of land in Modderfontein in 2013 from explosives and chemicals company AECI which sold it for R1.06 billion.