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Euro Auctions to hold first ‘timed auction’ on 7 December

Euro Auctions will organise its first ever ‘timed auction’ - via its new Hong Kong operation - on Thursday 7 December 2017. Here, items will be sold online without the need for an auctioneer.

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LTA awards final construction contract for Singapore CCL 6

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority has awarded the final civil contract for Circle Line 6 for the construction of Cantonment Station to China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch), at a contract sum of S$205 million.

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Rectangular TBM used for TEL project to increase productivity

As part of the works for Singapore’s Thomson-East Coast Line, LTA embarked on a pilot project to construct pedestrian underpasses with a rectangular tunnel boring machine at the Havelock and Stevens stations, in order to boost productivity.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors

The much-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi is set to open to the public on 11 November. Its complex engineering concept has made it one of the most innovative and challenging museum projects built in recent times.

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Herbert Ortner to leave Palfinger CEO role

Herbert Ortner, CEO of Palfinger AG, has announced his resignation and will end his term at the end of the year (31 December 2017).

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Hoiana set to transform central Vietnam

Hoiana is set to be Vietnam’s first world-class integrated resort, located to the south of the historic town of Hoi An in Quang Nam province. The first phase of the development is scheduled to open in 2019.

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Bentley and Topcon team up for Constructioneering Academy

Topcon and Bentley are working together to set up a Constructioneering Academy, where professionals can learn how to manage and integrate survey, engineering and construction data, to streamline construction workflows and improve project delivery.

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Philippines integrated resort to undergo expansion

Atkins has been commissioned by Widus Hotel & Casino in Clark Freeport Zone to provide masterplan and full scope architectural design services for a major expansion of the integrated resort. Upon completion, the facility will cover an area of 170,000 sq m.

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New dealers for Grove cranes in Asia

Manitowoc has appointed two new dealers for its Grove brand in Asia, including Rainbow Ace Ltd in Hong Kong and Tuyet Nga Co Ltd (TNC) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Both will sell the full line of Grove all-terrain, rough-terrain and truck cranes and offer comprehensive Manitowoc Crane Care customer support.

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Baoshan city to build new township

Surbana Jurong has won a contract to provide full-suite design services for a housing project in Baoshan city, Yunnan province, China. It includes 26 blocks of over 2,000 housing units, a multi-storey carpark, a kindergarten and a neighbourhood centre.