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New City of Dreams hotel tower under construction in Macau

Melco Crown Entertainment unveils details and design by Zaha Hadid Melco Crown Entertainment, a developer and owner of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia, recently released the project details and architectural design of its


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Public Works Worth $5.54b awarded in February 2014

The current feverish pace in the construction industry shows no signs of let up yet with public works projects worth over HK$5 billion awarded during February this year. According to the government gazette and websites of


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China State first qt results for 2014

The unaudited revenue of the Group for the three months ended 31 March 2014 was approximately HK$6,281,413,000 (31 March 2013(restated): HK$4,557,330,000). While the aggregate amounts of operating profit and the share of profits of joint ventures


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China Company Builds 10 3D Printed Houses in a Day

The Shanghai WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co., has created concrete houses using a massive 3D printer. Measuring 200 square metres, the fully fabricated houses cost approximately US$4,800 each, and were created using a huge 490 feet


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China takes lead in race for skyscrapers

China’s domination of world tall-building industry In 2013, Asia dominated the world tall-building industry with 74% of worldwide completions and 53 buildings, and has 45% of 100 tallest buildings in the world, says an annual review


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Atkins to project manage one of the world’s largest arts and culture developments

Atkins has been chosen to develop the below ground elements as part of the consultancy team that has been selected to design a world class Chinese opera facility the West Kowloon Cultural District  (WKCD) in Hong


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Construction costs set to increase throughout 2014

Construction cost forecast to rise 7-8 pc in 2014 Hong Kong which over took Switzerland in 2013 for the top spot as the most expensive construction market in the world is likely to see a further


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When projects are delayed due to labour shortages

A Fine Line on Extra Time. The construction market in Hong Kong continues at a steady pace, but there’s still the question of manpower and what happens when projects are delayed due to labour shortages.  


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Gammon snags $210 million contract for Singapore’s Havelock station

Work expected to start by first quarter 2014 SINGAPORE – The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded three civil contracts, T211, T221 and T226 with a total value of around $1.09 billion, with Gammon Construction being


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China State Construction 2013 net profit up 30 pct

Trumps forecast due to large scale projects on mainland. China State Construction International Holdings Limited announced its 2013 annual results today. For the year ended 31 December 2013, the Group’s audited profit attributable to the owners


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