All Asia & Australasia Articles

Design for Japan’s tallest building revealed
‘Torch Tower’ to be 1,280 feet high and located in Tokyo; for comparison, tallest building in U.S., One World Trade Center, reaches 1,776 feet
Fagioli wins oil and gas contracts worth $97 million
Projects are in Africa, Asia and the U.S. and will be done over the next three years
Stronger concrete – inspired by lobsters
New bio-mimicking research set to enhance 3D printing possibilities in large-scale construction
Hyundai explores alternative power for equipment
Jaeyoung Moon, Hyundai Construction Equipment, talks about technology in a rapidly changing world
Cat launches Next Gen wheeled excavator
Manufacturing giant releases M316 into North American, European and South Korean markets with up to 14% more swing torque
Zoomlion sets working height record
The new ZT68J is the world’s largest telescopic boom lift, at 221-foot working height
Singapore sets record for largest continuous concrete pour
Pan-United completes 57-hour non-stop concrete pour in early November 
Aggreko’s Tokyo Olympics contract increases in value
Contract revisions for the Tokyo Olympics will see the project revenues increase from US$250m to $315m
Design chosen for India’s ‘greenest airport’
New passenger terminal of Delhi Noida International Airport aims to be carbon neutral
Vermeer buys Normag drilling technology
Vermeer acquires electric-powered horizontal directional drilling and fluid systems technology from Normag
Hong Kong rail contract for Aurecon
Extension to rail network to be done using BIM and 3D modelling
Hyundai Heavy closes in on Doosan Infracore acquisition
Korean giant preferred bidder for 36% stake in Doosan’s heavy construction equipment division
Skyjack president Ken McDougall’s IRC video presentation
McDougall gave a video presentation at the International Rental conference on 23 November
Safedem breaks record for tallest buiding demolished by explosives
UK-based firm awarded Guinness World record for demolition of Meena Plaza in United Arab Emirates 
Interview: Sinoboom North America
Kolin Kirschenmann, CEO of Sinoboom North America, discusses his new role and how he will use his three decades of experience at Cat to build the Sinoboom brand in the U.S.
Haulotte to expand China manufacturing
A new 44,000 square metre factory will lead operations in China, producing telescopic and articulated booms
Technology takes the lead at Bauma China
Exhibition in Shanghai saw plenty of new electric machines, 5G technology, and new aerial platforms
Volvo CE launches its first China-built excavators
Company introduces its first excavators designed and built in China at Bauma China show
Liebherr tests new kit on 800 tonner
The 800 tonne capacity LR 1800-1.0 lattice boom crawler crane passes 1,000 tonne test with new heavy duty hook block, boom head and ballast trailer
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