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World’s Longest Sea Bridge, constructed in China – opened to public The 55-kilometre...

The world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China was inaugurated on 22rd October by Chinese President Xi Jinping. It was...

Saudi Arabia opens new high-speed railway to public; now zip between Mecca and Medina...

The Haramain High Speed Rail system will transport passengers 450 kilometres (280 miles) via the Red Sea port of Jeddah at speeds of up...

Soil Liquefaction believed to be reason behind building collapses during Indonesia Earthquake The...

Soil liquefaction is believed to be the reason behind the building collapses following the 7.5 magnitude quake that hit Indonesia, according to scientists. It...

Japan’s average land prices rise for first time in 27 years: Survey Japan’s...

Commercial land prices rose for a second straight year while the pace of decline in residential land prices slowed for a ninth consecutive year,...

Townsend’s Inlet Bridge to undergo span replacement Nearly 7 out of the 27...

A bridge connecting two New Jersey towns in the US will be shut down for over 8 months as intensive repairs on the bridge...

World’s first hydrogen train, Coradia iLint, rolls out in Germany Germany on Monday...

Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, began running a 100-kilometre route between the towns and cities of Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven,...

South Korea imposes tougher taxes on properties to curb price surge South Korea...

The proposed 0.5% to 2 % ownership tax that would kick in on properties valued over 600 million won ($534,506.87) will be raised to...

UK construction activity slows in August, price pressures ease British construction activity slowed...

Financial data company IHS Markit said its monthly purchasing managers’ index for the construction industry dropped to a three-month low of 52.9 last month...

Singapore’s architectural history under threat from redevelopment frenzy A rush to tear down...

The land-starved island is known for its gleaming skyscrapers and contemporary architectural designs that punctuate its skyline like the Marina Bay Sands hotel, which...

China ploughs $144 billion into shantytown urban redevelopment so far in 2018 China...

China’s central bank has injected hundreds of billions of dollars into such shantytown redevelopment projects (SRP) through the Pledged Supplementary Lending (PSL) programme, which...

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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most...

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed...