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World of Concrete returns in January 2019

The concrete and masonry industries are set to converge in Las Vegas, USA, in January 2019 for highly anticipated World of Concrete event. It will be held from 22 to 25 January (seminars between 21 and 25 January) at the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

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Leighton Asia wins ‘Oh My God’ mixed-use project in India

Leighton Asia has been selected by developer Bayaweaver Ltd as its Alliance partner to construct the ‘Oh My God’ mixed use development in Noida, India. Construction is expected to complete in mid-2022.

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NTU Singapore to build ‘largest wooden building in Asia’

The Nanyang Technological University of Singapore is developing a new academic building that will use the mass engineered timber (MET) technology. At 40,000 sq m, it is expected to be Asia’s largest wooden building upon completion in 2021.

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Stefan Heissler steps down from Liebherr

As of 1 September 2018, Stefan Heissler has stepped down as member of the board of directors at Liebherr-International AG and also left the Liebherr Group.

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BuildTech Asia to highlight digital transformation in construction

BuildTech Asia is returning from 22 to 24 October 2018 in Singapore, showcasing the latest technologies and smart solutions to boost productivity, use of resources and smart solutions to enhance the digital transformation in the built environment sector.

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Alimak rebrands products and service offerings

To streamline the communication towards its customers, Alimak Hek has rebranded its product lines within Construction, General Industry and Oil & Gas to Alimak.

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Ruediger Kaub to succeed Dieter Stetter at Bauer Maschinen

Dr Ruediger Kaub will replace Dieter Stetter as chairman of the management board at Bauer Maschinen GmbH, while Mr Stetter will be taking over the leadership of the Bauer Technologies Far East Group next year.

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Tiong Seng and Laing O’Rourke team up for 3D printing

Tiong Seng has partnered with Laing O’Rourke to explore the use of 3D printing technology for the construction industry, which allows complex building components and prototypes to be designed and fabricated in a cost-effective manner with shorter lead times.

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Indonesia’s construction equipment sector continues to grow

Construction equipment sales in Indonesia are expected to exceed 17,000 units this year, following a third successive year of growth, which will take demand to more than twice what it was in the recent low point of 2015, according to Off-Highway Research.

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Express 150T glass lifter improves safety and efficiency

Quattrolifts’ new Express 150T allows users to lift glass weighing up to 100 kg above doorways and entrances with greater safety and efficiency. The machine is lightweight and can be easily transported to site by one person. It can also be assembled quickly.