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Ratch to build 340-MW hydropower plant in Laos

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited has signed an agreement to build the Xekong 4A & 4B hydroelectric power plant in Laos, in partnership with Lao World Engineering & Construction Co Ltd and B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited.

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Tiong Seng’s precast solution for Myanmar affordable housing

Tiong Seng has recently completed the Yuzana low-cost housing units in the Dagon Seikkan township in Yangon, Myanmar. Out of seven residential blocks, six were built using semi-precast methods while the latest one was completed with the PPVC technologies.

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Kinshofer acquires Atlas transverse cutter business

Kinshofer, a global manufacturer of excavator and loader crane attachments based in Germany, has acquired the Schaeff transverse cutter business from Atlas GmbH, a crane and excavator manufacturer also based in Germany.

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JICA supports Cambodia power transmission project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has signed an agreement with the Cambodian government to provide a loan of up to 9.216 billion yen for the Phnom Penh City Transmission and Distribution System Expansion Project (Phase 2) (II).

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IPAF Asia Conference 2018 set for Kuala Lumpur

The IPAF Asia Conference & Showcase 2018 will take place for the first time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 18 and 19 July, in collaboration with the Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM).

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‘The world’s first 3D-concrete printing houses’ in Eindhoven

The first of five planned 3D-printed concrete houses is expected to start this year in the city of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The first house, which will be a single-floor house, is expected to be ready for occupation in the first half of 2019.

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Kobelco and Manitowoc to end OEM supply agreement

Kobelco Construction Machinery and The Manitowoc Company have decided not to renew their OEM supply agreement, which is scheduled to end on 9 November 2018.

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Two contracts awarded for Singapore’s North-South Corridor

The Land Transport Authority of Singapore has awarded two civil contracts for the country’s first integrated transport corridor project. These include sections between Toa Payoh Rise and Marymount Lane as well as between Kampong Java Road and Suffolk Walk.

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Wirtgen large milling machines targeted at Asian market

The latest cold milling machines from Wirtgen - the W 195 and W 205 - complete the company’s new large milling machine series for the Asian market, along with the W 215 model.

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Vermeer D220x300S HDD suited to demanding jobsites

The Vermeer D220x300S horizontal directional drill (HDD) rigs has been involved in various trenchless projects across Asia. It is suitable for use in rough terrains and harsh conditions, delivering increased productivity and efficiency.