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Iconsiam: Thailand’s new iconic landmark

Construction of Thailand’s new iconic landmark, Iconsiam, has been completed and it is set to open to the public. This much-anticipated 750,000 sq m mixed-use development in Bangkok is situated by the Chao Phraya River, featuring two of the tallest buildings in the country.

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bauma Conexpo India prepares for 2018 edition

With less than two months to go, bauma Conexpo India is currently preparing for its fifth edition. The show will take place from 11 to 14 December 2018 at the Huda Grounds in Gurgaon, Delhi, covering an exhibition area of 150,000 sq m.

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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge officially opens

The world’s longest bridge and tunnel sea crossing – the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) – has been officially opened, bringing major cities in the Pearl River Delta within easy reach. It also shortens the journey from Hong Kong International Airport to Zhuhai from four hours to just around 45 minutes.

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Acotec precast wall panel for practical solution

Precast building products have become an attractive choice for many projects in Asia and around the world, especially where productivity is highly required. Among the most practical innovations is Acotec, a non-load bearing precast partition wall panel that is designed for fast, simple and safe installation.

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World of Concrete returns in January 2019

The concrete and masonry industries are set to converge in Las Vegas, USA, in January 2019 for highly anticipated World of Concrete event. It will be held from 22 to 25 January (seminars between 21 and 25 January) at the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

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Leighton Asia wins ‘Oh My God’ mixed-use project in India

Leighton Asia has been selected by developer Bayaweaver Ltd as its Alliance partner to construct the ‘Oh My God’ mixed use development in Noida, India. Construction is expected to complete in mid-2022.

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NTU Singapore to build ‘largest wooden building in Asia’

The Nanyang Technological University of Singapore is developing a new academic building that will use the mass engineered timber (MET) technology. At 40,000 sq m, it is expected to be Asia’s largest wooden building upon completion in 2021.

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Stefan Heissler steps down from Liebherr

As of 1 September 2018, Stefan Heissler has stepped down as member of the board of directors at Liebherr-International AG and also left the Liebherr Group.

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BuildTech Asia to highlight digital transformation in construction

BuildTech Asia is returning from 22 to 24 October 2018 in Singapore, showcasing the latest technologies and smart solutions to boost productivity, use of resources and smart solutions to enhance the digital transformation in the built environment sector.

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Alimak rebrands products and service offerings

To streamline the communication towards its customers, Alimak Hek has rebranded its product lines within Construction, General Industry and Oil & Gas to Alimak.