Belaz wins Swedish Steel Prize 2014

21/11/2014 / Belaz / Prize / Steel / Swedish / news

This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Belaz from Belarus. The prize was awarded for the company’s innovative and new construction for axle suspension and slewing bearings for the world’s largest dump truck. The new construction takes full advantage of the properties of high-strength steel.

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Tetra Pak wins two awards for environmental innovation

18/11/2014 / Tetra Pak / award / envirobnmental / innovation / news

Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has collected two awards at the World Beverage Innovation Awards ceremony in Nuremberg, Germany. Tetra Top® with Separable Top was awarded Best Carton and Tetra Pak’s bio based caps won the Best Closure category.

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Schindler awarded major project in Vietnam

17/11/2014 / Vietnam / elevators / escalators / mobility / news / schindler

Schindler has been awarded a large contract to supply elevators and escalators to the new VietinBank headquarters in Hanoi, Vietnam. Developed by VietinBank, one of the largest banking groups in Vietnam, the 300,000 m2 mixed-use project will include office and commercial space. The new VietinBank headquarters is scheduled to be completed by 2017. Designed by world-renowned British architects Foster + Partners and aimed at demonstrating the emergence of Vietnam as an international financial centre, the development comprises two towers connected by a seven-storey podium. The taller tower, rising at 363 metres with 68 stories of office space, will house VietinBank’s headquarters. The smaller tower will be 250 metres high.

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Omniyat Group and Drake & Scull break ground on the One at Palm Jumeirah

17/11/2014 / Drake & Scull / Dubai / Omniyat Group / Palm Jumeirah / construction / news / project

Mahdi Amjad, Executive Chairman and CEO of the Omniyat Group and Khaldoun Al Tabari, Vice Chairman and CEO of Drake & Scull International (DSI) recently broke ground on One at Palm Jumeirah, the AED 2 billion premium residential development located at the trunk of the Palm Jumeirah. Members of DSI and Omniyat joined the two executives to celebrate the occasion. The ultra premium development is scheduled to be completed in 2017.

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Foster Wheeler receives 5th consecutive NOSCAR award for occupational risk management system and health & safety performance in South Africa

17/11/2014 / Africa / Foster Wheeler / award / construction / health / news / risk managment / safety

Global engineering and construction group, Foster Wheeler AG, has announced that its subsidiary, Foster Wheeler South Africa (Pty) Limited (FWSA), has received its fifth consecutive NOSCAR award in recognition of FWSA’s occupational risk management system and occupational health and safety performance. The prestigious award was presented on 11th September 2014 at a special ceremony hosted by NOSA, in the Drakensberg, South Africa.

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