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14
Feb

Revolutionizing Construction + Real Estate

The global construction industry is projected to surpass $10 trillion in 2020, and the total U.S. housing stock alone grew to $31.8 trillion last year. Revolutionizing Construction + Real Estate Published on Published on February 12, 2018 By Peter Diamandis https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/revolutionizing-construction-real-estate-peter-diamandis/ If you could design any structure, free of all constraints, what would you envision? Put aside today’s architectural limits. What

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5
Feb

Kuwait Petroleum To Spend Over $500B By 2040 As It Lifts Oil Capacity

by  Reuters Wednesday, January 31, 2018 KUWAIT, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Kuwait Petroleum Corp expects to spend over $500 billion as it boosts its crude oil production capacity to 4.75 million barrels per day in 2040, the national oil firm said on Wednesday, outlining ambitious growth plans for the next two decades. “KPC is expected to spend $114 billion in capex over the next

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9
Jan

West Gate Tunnel project contract awarded

Elisa Iannunzio, December 12, 2017   Transurban and the Victorian Government have selected two contractors to deliver the multi-billion dollar West Gate Tunnel project. John Holland has been selected to deliver the project in a 50:50 joint venture with CPB Contractors. Major construction work is expected to start in early 2018 with the project scheduled to open to traffic in 2022.

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12
Dec

The Modi government wants to build over 83,000 km of roads—enough to go around the Earth twice

After almost three-and-a-half years in power, the Narendra Modi government is making an audacious bet on infrastructure to try and kickstart India’s sputtering economy. In the next five years, the government plans to build 83,677 kilometres (km) of roads by spending a staggering Rs7 lakh crore ($108 billion). This is the largest-ever outlay for road construction in India and the

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22
Nov

NZ scours the world to fix construction industry shortage

About 500 professional construction vacancies need filling prompting the LookSeeBuild campaign. Overseas construction professionals are being offered subsidised travel and a chance to taste New Zealand’s outdoor life in a global recruitment drive. The LookSeeBuild campaign is looking to fill about 500 roles and is backed by 21 of the country’s leading construction or engineering firms. Selected applicants will be invited to Auckland next

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22
Nov

Development Application Submitted for Brisbane Square Tower 2

Charter Hall has officially submitted a development application for Brisbane Square Tower 2 which is located at 266 George Street. Last month Charter Hall had reportedly produced a “compelling offer” which helped to secure a heads of agreement with QSuper, who have been shopping around for space to accommodate QSuper’s new 17,200 sqm headquarters. If approved, the 36-storey ‘suspended commercial tower’ would reach

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