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Skanska invests EUR 26M, about SEK 260M in a residential development project in Helsinki, Finland

October 11, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Skanska invests EUR 26M, about SEK 260M in a residential development project in Helsinki, Finland. The building will consist of 74 apartments. The aim is to receive a RTS Environmental Classification. The project represents the highest energy efficiency class…

Skanska prepares and maintains project site for new government quarter in Oslo, Norway, for NOK 563M, about SEK 560M

October 8, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Skanska has signed a contract with Statsbygg, the Norwegian Directorate of Public Construction and Property, regarding preparation and maintenance of…

Video: A Forgotten Disaster: Haiti’s 2021 Earthquake | Week 2 – Jérémie

Miyamoto International continues its inside look into the Haitian reconstruction efforts, carrying on its path throughout southwest Haiti after a 7.2…

Urban Renewal Fund Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary Connecting Communities for Sustainable Urban Renewal: Innovations and Inspirations Cum “Community is Renewing” Community Online Exhibition

September 23, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Image 1: Online Exhibition on the 10th Anniversary of Urban Renewal Fund   HONG KONG SAR - 23 September 2021 - The Urban Renewal Fund was founded in 2011, with "People First, Districts Based, Public Participatory" as its conception of urban renewal, serving…

New ASCE Press Book Aids Stakeholders on Excavation Projects

September 23, 2021 - in Land Development, News, Site preparation

Reston, Va. –Every day in the United States construction projects involve thousands of excavations. The new ASCE Press book, Underground Utilities for Construction Practitioners and Homeowners offers guidance for stakeholders to reduce damage to underground…

Video: A Forgotten Disaster: Haiti’s 2021 Earthquake

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwest Haiti on August 14, leaving an estimated 650,000 people in need of aid. Although this story has all but disappeared from headlines, the fact remains that over 120,000 structures, including homes, schools, and churches,…

Earthquake Structural Engineers Arrive in Haiti’s Earthquake Disaster Zone

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Earthquake structural engineers and disaster recovery experts from Miyamoto International arrived in southern Haiti’s disaster zone on Monday to assist with damage assessments, urban search and rescue, and recovery strategies…

Death toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297

A woman carries her child as she walks in the remains of her home destroyed by Saturday´s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn)   LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake…

New ASCE Manual of Practice 144 Provides a Framework to Plan and Design for Hazards

Reston, Va. – Natural disasters such as earthquakes, droughts, floods, and storms, affect a large portion of the world’s population. Infrastructure resilience and sustainability are critical system characteristics to prepare and endure as a society. ASCE’s…

Stantec completes infrastructure improvements for Quay Sarasota

June 15, 2021 - in Land Development

The project positions the area for the next phases of waterfront development in downtown Sarasota, Florida SARASOTA, FL - TSX, NYSE:STN: Leading global design firm Stantec has completed infrastructure improvements in Sarasota, Florida as part of Quay Sarasota—a…