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Young engineer: Kelvin Chen

Kelvin Chen, Aurecon’s principal mechanical engineer, has received the Young Consulting Engineer of the Year 2017 award in the Mechanical Engineering category from the Association of Consulting Engineers Singapore (ACES).

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Arup to work on masterplan for Jurong Lake District Singapore

The Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority has appointed KCAP Architects&Planners, leading a multi-disciplinary team consisting of SAA Architects, Arup, S333 and Lekker, as winning consultant for the development of a masterplan for Singapore’s Jurong Lake District.

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Surbana Jurong signs MOU on housing projects in Myanmar

Surbana International Consultants (Myanmar) has signed an MOU with the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association to become the association’s lead technical consultant for low cost and affordable housing projects in Myanmar.

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AECOM to design Singapore’s high-speed railway infrastructure

AECOM has been appointed as the lead consultant to carry out an advanced engineering study for the complete design of the Singapore stretch of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail infrastructure.

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Asia infrastructure needs ‘to exceed US$1.7 trillion per year’

Infrastructure needs in developing Asia and the Pacific will exceed US$22.6 trillion through 2030 (US$1.5 trillion per year) if the region is to maintain growth momentum, according to ADB.

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CH2M Hill wins Singapore’s Tuas WRP project

Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, has appointed CH2M Hill Singapore as the detailed design consultant for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP), a key component of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2.

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Euro Auctions to hold ‘world’s largest mobile crane auction’

Euro Auctions will conduct what is believed to be the largest single global sale of mobile cranes in the world, featuring 130 Hewden cranes, on Friday 3 March 2017 at Newark Showground, Nottinghamshire, in the UK.

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Public sector to boost Singapore’s construction demand

Singapore’s total construction demand or the value of construction contracts to be awarded this year is projected to reach between S$28 and S$35 billion, 70 percent of which is expected to come from the public sector.

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New 14.5 MW solar power plant in Japan completed

Takacho Yasudago Mega Solar Hatsuden LLC has completed a 14.5 MW solar power plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Starting its operation in November 2016, the power plant will generate an estimated 16,060 MWh per year.

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New wind farm to be built in southern Mongolia

Clean Energy Asia LLC together with its shareholders, Newcom LLC and SB Energy Corp, has signed financing agreements with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to construct a 50 MW wind farm in southern Mongolia.