Work has commenced on the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Palembang. Palembang lies on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
Autodesk, along with co-partners Informed Infrastructure, and the Society… revealed the winners of the Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards 2020.
Sembcorp Floating Solar and the Public Utilities Board (PUB) have commenced construction of a 60 megawatt-peak floating solar photovoltaic system at the Tengeh Reservoir in Singapore. The PV plant will be one of the world’s largest inland floating solar photovoltaic farms, enabling Singapore to integrate the technology with water treatment facilities. The site is expected to start full
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$126m loan for the construction of a 15km water transmission pipeline aimed at helping secure water supply in Metro Manila, Philippines. The funding for the Angat Water Transmission Improvement Project will help to improve downstream transmission capacity. It is part of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System’s (MWSS) effort
Video by CNA: Singapore’s National Environment Agency has awarded a S$1.5 billion construction contract for its Tuas Nexus Integrated Waste Management Facility to a consortium comprising Keppel Seghers, China Harbour and ST Engineering. This will be Singapore’s first integrated facility to treat incinerable waste, food waste and sludge.
AIIB (Asian infrastructure Investment Bank) has approved the US$170 million loan for to Bangladesh for improved sanitation services in Dhaka, which should benefit around 1.5 million local residents. The Dhaka Sanitation Improvement project is co-financed with the World Bank and will support Bangladesh government’s investments in sanitation infrastructure comprising sewerage systems, sewage treatment, and pilot
Despite the current travel restrictions caused by Covid-19, the Taiwan government has reportedly made a decision to allow easier hiring of expats for construction projects. The current rules states that projects must cost NT$10billion/US$330million and last at least 15 months, but this will now be relaxed where there are skill shortages. The move comes after
Canada’s WSP Global Inc. is moving ahead with talks to acquire rival engineering services firm Aecom, reports say. Shares of Aecom rose 7.7% to $51.33 at 10:14 a.m. in New York trading Wednesday, giving the company a market capitalization of about $8.1 billion. WSP Global shares fell less than 1% to C$88.48 in Toronto, valuing it at about C$9.4 billion ($7 billion). Bloomberg
The UAE government has reviewed a series of construction and development projects in region and around the country worth US$544 million. The “Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives of the UAE President” meeting was chaired by Jaber Mohammed Ghanem Al Suwaidi, the General Director of the Court. The committee also approved several major projects including the