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CapitaLand and CDL team up for Singapore mixed-use project

CapitaLand Limited and City Developments Limited have formed a joint venture to transform a 3.7-ha site in Sengkang Central, Singapore, into a new mixed-used development, which is targeted for completion in the first half of 2022.

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Vientiane’s international airport terminal expansion completed

The Wattay International Airport in Vientiane, Laos, has recently undergone expansion. It is aimed to accommodate the increasing air traveller demand; improve airport convenience, efficiency and safety; and contribute to the country’s long-term economic development.

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New sustainability consulting company launched in Singapore

Tembusu Asia Consulting Pte Ltd has officially launched its business, based in Singapore. The company will provide one-stop innovative sustainability solutions and integrated services to meet the needs of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal.

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Tower 1 at OneHub Saigon tops out

Ascendas-Singbridge and its joint venture partner Saigon Bund Capital Partners recently celebrated the topping out of the Office Tower 1 at OneHub Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The handover is expected to take place in November 2018.

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Global construction equipment sales expected to increase 12%

Global construction equipment sales are expected to increase 12% this year, according to Off-Highway Research. This will take total sales to almost 1 million units in 2018, and the total retail value of sales is expected to approach US$99 billion.

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MBAM OneBuild returns in November 2018

This year, the MBAM OneBuild exhibition will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia from 13 to 15 November 2018. It will take place in conjunction with the 44th International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations (IFAWPCA) Convention.

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Indonesia completes Tanju Dam construction

Indonesia has recently inaugurated one of its largest dams – Tanju Dam – located in the province of West Nusa Tenggara. The project aims to increase the country’s water supply and open up a new irrigation system, in order to achieve water and food security.

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Penta-Bachy JV wins Singapore’s North-South Corridor project

Penta-Ocean Construction Co Ltd – Bachy Soletanche Singapore Pte Ltd Joint Venture has won a contract for a stretch of the North-South Corridor project in Singapore - the country’s first integrated transport corridor featuring bus lanes and cycling trunk routes.

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JLG low-level lifts now in Asia; new safety training launched

JLG’s low-level access machines are now available in the Asian market, designed to boost workplace productivity. The company has also launched an operator safety training in Malaysia to improve safety standards in the industry.

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Caterpillar launches next generation excavators in Singapore

Caterpillar and Tractors Singapore have officially launched the new Cat 320 and 320 GC excavators for Singapore market. These next generation 20-t class models are designed to increase productivity by 45% and improve safety using the Cat Connect Technology.