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Danish firm suspends Taiwan offshore wind projects

The company has yet to decide whether it will proceed with its projects in Taiwan, as it is concerned about the government’s FIT reduction plan Denmark’s Orsted A/S has suspended its offshore wind development projects in


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Vietnam to revive $58bn high-speed rail project

The government of Vietnam plans to present bills to its National Assembly paving the way for a $56bn plan to build a high-speed rail line between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The express railway would


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China to build $35b Yangtze dam

China has approved construction of a 239-meter hydroelectric structure on the Yangtze river, the state planning agency said yesterday. Planned total investment of 30.97 billion yuan (HK$35.85 billion) will include 2.19 billion yuan to cover the


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Adrian Smith, Gordon Gill bag 700m tower in China

Chicago headquartered Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) says it has won the competition for a major development in Shenzhen, China that will include a contender, however fleeting, for the second tallest building in the


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Construction work for 2025 World Expo set to begin on Yumeshima

OSAKA – Construction work and other preparations for the 2025 World Exposition are set to start at the event’s venue: Yumeshima, an artificial island in Osaka Bay. Yumeshima, which is part of the city of Osaka,


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Foreign companies win final bid on Taipei City One skyscraper development project

Nan Hai Corporation Ltd. and Malaysian property developers Malton Berhad won the bid, it was announced today TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The final price target of the Taipei City One skyscraper project has been met following


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Interserve mulls offering Kwikform subsidiary to creditors as part of rescue plan

Interserve the struggling outsourcing group, is drawing up plans to hand its £250m building materials unit to its lenders as part of an ambitious plan to secure the company’s future. Sky News has learnt that Interserve


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Trips made by China-Europe freight trains surge in 2018

China-Europe freight trains made 5,611 trips in the first 11 months of 2018, surging 72 percent compared with the same period last year, according to a meeting held in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. In 2017, more


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Japan OKs ¥7 tril infrastructure plan to deal with disasters

TOKYO -The Japanese government has approved an emergency resilience plan for key infrastructures worth 7 trillion yen after the nation was hit this summer by a series of disasters, including earthquakes, typhoons and torrential rain that


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Aecom pens agreement with Japanese firm for Asian infrastructure projects

Oriental Consultants Global hosted a signing ceremony to celebrate the agreement AECOM, a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm, and Oriental Consultants Global (OCG), an integrated engineering consulting firm, have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)


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