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Atkins Helps Secure Asian Development Bank Loan for Beijing Air Quality Improvement Program

July 11, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects

A program preparation report by Atkins assessing the potential environmental impacts of policy actions taken by the Hebei provincial government to tackle the long standing air pollution in the greater Beijing capital area has helped secure a loan of $300 million,…

Fluor Completes Work with Stora Enso Consumer Board Project

June 28, 2016 - in Design/Engineering

IRVING, Texas & SHANGHAI—Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that it has completed its work with Stora Enso’s consumer board machine in Beihai,…

Secretary Foxx and China’s Minister of Transport Yang Chuangtang Kickoff the Race to Zero Emissions Challenge

June 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

LOS ANGELES – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and China’s Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang unveiled the U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions…

Investing in Nature Can Help China Solve Water Pollution Challenges

April 18, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Beijing—The Nature Conservancy (TNC) released the China Urban Water Blueprint showing nature can be key to improving water quality for more than 150 million people. The report analyzes the state of water sources tapped by China’s 30 largest and fastest…

Bringing the Landslide Laboratory to Remote Regions

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2016 – It’d be hard to overstate how landslide-prone China’s Loess Plateau is; thanks to millions of years’ accumulation of the wind-deposited, highly-porous sediment from which the plateau takes its name, the region has…

Black & Veatch and Chemtex Win China LNG bid

March 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Oil & Gas

Black & Veatch and Chemtex have won a public bid to develop Shanxi Qixian LNG project and will supply the technology package, basic engineering design package, critical equipment and related services to Shanxi Natural Gas Co’s China-based plant. Black…

China Overtakes US as Global Leader in Built Asset Wealth

October 20, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate

Highlands Ranch, Colo., Oct. 19, 2015—China has overtaken the US as the world’s wealthiest country measured by the value of its built environment according to the latest Global Built Asset Wealth Index published by Arcadis, the leading Design & Consultancy…

In China, High-speed Rail Increases Mobility and Drives Growth in Underdeveloped Regions

June 30, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Rail

June 30, 2015—Nanguang Railway is one of six rail lines currently supported by the World Bank in China and one of three that recently became operational. With a route length of 576 kilometers (358 miles), it connects the capital cities of Guangxi Zhuang…

American Concrete Institute Announces ACI Documents Available in China

June 23, 2015 - in Corporate

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 22, 2015—As part of its international initiative to seek opportunities to advance global outreach, ACI announces that ACI document and journal abstracts will now be available in the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)…

Planning Approved for Yuexiu International Financial City in Wuhan, China

June 11, 2015—Foster + Partners’ masterplan for a large, historically important site in the centre of Wuhan has been granted planning permission. Rooted in analysis of Wuhan’s history and unique urban form, Yuexiu International Financial City will establish…