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Chinese team ready to revamp Cambodian railroad

A team from China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) is now in Cambodia and will soon begin a feasibility study on improving the Kingdom’s railroads. CRCC’s visit to the Kingdom follows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s request


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Indonesia Searches For New Capital City As Jakarta Slowly Sinks

In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, an exploding population has dramatically lowered standards of sanitation. Overcrowding has created a near-constant state of traffic gridlock and the city’s buildings are slowly sinking into the marshlands upon which


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Consortium wins tender for Kai Tak site

The tender for a Kai Tak site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $12.59 billion, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6552 at Kai Tak Area


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Chinese mega development teeters on brink of collapse

At the end of last month, police carried out a surprise raid at the head offices of Chinese property developer JC Group in Hangzhou, China, according to reports in international media. The company, whose offices have


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Steven Holl Architects designs iCarbonX Headquarters in Shenzen

SHA has won the competition for the headquarters of genome machine intelligence company iCarbonX in Shenzhen. The form of the two towers is inspired by a study of genes and DNA. The first tower, ‘Body A’


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Reclamation firm Linked to Malaysia project

JBB Builders, a Malaysian engineering contractor, is expected to start trading on May 10, aiming to raise up to HK$172.5 million. The company, with an estimated market share of 33 percent in the marine construction industry


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Lantau Project short of 390k flats

The first phase of Lantau Tomorrow Vision project can make up two-thirds of the housing shortage over the next 30 years, head of the Sustainable Lantau Office said. Announcing preliminary details of the 1,000 hectares artificial


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Bids invited for India’s first undersea high speed bullet train project

NHSRCL issues the second high-value tender for the high-speed rail project. New Delhi (Urban Transport News): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) which is implementing India’s first Bullet Train project has issued its second


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VINCI & Acciona awarded $200m wastewater treatment plant in Ho Chi Minh City

The consortium consisting of VINCI Construction Grands Projets (50% share and lead contractor) and Acciona Agua S.A. (50%) won the contract for the design-build portion of phase 1 for the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater treatment plant,


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93k private flats projected

The Transport & Housing Bureau estimated some 93,000 private flats will be available in the next three to four years. Releasing the figures today, the bureau said there were 9,000 unsold units in completed projects at the


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