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Singapore’s university builds new 3D printing capabilities

The National University of Singapore has launched a new construction 3D printing programme to accelerate the adoption of 3D printing building technology in the construction industry.

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PHirst Park Homes to develop affordable housing in Philippines

Mitsubishi Corporation and Century Properties Group have formed a joint venture to develop affordable housing communities in the Philippines, which are to be located in suburban locations with convenient access to existing employment hubs.

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Lead 8 secures SkyCity project at Hong Kong Int’l Airport

Lead 8 has been appointed as lead design architect for the SkyCity Airport RDE complex in Hong Kong, which is being developed by New World Development Company Limited. The project is scheduled to be completed in phases from 2023 to 2027.

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First unit of Jawa-2 power plant in Indonesia starts operations

Work on the first unit of Jawa-2 project, a natural gas-fired power plant in Indonesia, has recently been completed and it is now in operation with a simple gas turbine system, providing an output of approximately 300 MW. Construction of the Unit 2 is to start soon.

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Link-Belt unveils 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane

The new 273-mt 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane from Link-Belt is available with Cummins QSL 9 350-hp Tier 4 Final and Tier III engine options. First shipments of the machine are expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Singapore opens Tuas Desalination Plant

Singapore has opened its third desalination plant, which is expected to produce up to 30 million gallons a day of drinking water, equivalent to the water demand of about 200,000 households.

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Intermat ASEAN and Concrete Asia 2018 getting ready

The next Intermat ASEAN and Concrete Asia will be held from 6 to 8 September 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The events will be co-located for the first time, expected to draw over 500 companies and brands, with around 9,000 visitors from across the region.

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AECOM and Sunvision form JV for TOD projects across China

Global engineering company AECOM has signed an agreement with Sunvision Holdings, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based Fosun, one of China’s largest investment conglomerates, to establish a joint venture for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) projects.

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Bauer redesigns BG 15 H ValueLine drilling rig

Bauer has redesigned its BG 15 H ValueLine model, meeting the requirements of a highly functional and cost-effective machine in the small drilling rig segment. It is also fitted with a completely redesigned and remanufactured BT 50 base carrier, which includes an integrated service platform.

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OS+H Asia returns in August 2018

The 11th edition of the Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition for Asia (OS+H Asia) will return from 29 to 31 August 2018 in Singapore, to be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.