Construction News

MHI receives gas turbine order for Chinese CHP plant

  CHINA – ENERGY MHI receives gas turbine order for Chinese CHP plant Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Limited (MHI) has received a major components order for a natural gas fired gas turbine combined-cycle (GTCC) power generation systems, which will be installed in a cogeneration facility to be built by Huaneng Power International, Incorporated, one of the major electricity providers in China. The order was placed through Dongfang Turbine Company Limited, a major Chinese power generation equipment manufacturer to which MHI has licensed its gas turbine technology. MHI will provide… Read more »

China to build its largest offshore wind farm

  China Wind-Energy China to build its largest offshore wind farm According to the China News Service, China Guangdong Nuclear Group plans to construct a 1.25 GW offshore wind farm in the costal waters off Guangdong Province, representing the country’s largest such offshore facility. The Lufeng offshore wind farm will require an estimated investment of 20bn yuan ($2.9bn) and cover 240 km2, off the cost from Shanwei City. The wind energy industry in China has seen rapid growth in recent years, with 26 GW currently installed.

Tiana eyes up Mitsubishi for JV in India

  INDIA – ENERGY Tiana eyes up Mitsubishi for JV in India Tiana Group of India is reported to be keen to partner with Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation in the sectors of power generation, infrastructure development and oil and gas in India. According to Tiana, the Indian government has given approval in principle for the company’s plans to build 90 power projects across the county. The projects will comprise hydro, thermal, solar, wind and nuclear power, and will utilize Mitsubishi’s expertise in setting up, operating and maintaining these power plants…. Read more »

Marubeni awarded EPC contract in Vietnam

Marubeni awarded EPC contract in Vietnam The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has awarded Marubeni Corporation a contract to build the 600 MW Nghi Son 1 coal fired thermal power plant, representing the Japanese trading company’s largest independent power deal in Vietnam.

Vietnam's gravy train derailed

Vietnam‘s gravy train derailed Exposing a growing rift in Vietnam’s one-party regime, the communist-controlled National Assembly has rejected the government’s US$56 billion plan to develop a high speed north-south railway.

Pöyry awarded owner’s engineering services contract for new gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration power plant in Thailand

Pöyry awarded owner’s engineering services contract for new gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration power plant in Thailand Pöyry has been awarded an owner’s engineering services contract for a new gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration plant in Thailand by Amata B.Grimm Power 3 Limited. The value of the assignment is about EUR 2.2 million. The client is currently developing a gas-fired combined cycle cogeneration power plant having an output of 130 MW, to sell electricity to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) under the Small Power Producer scheme, and electricity… Read more »

BMA looks for plot to build depot of airport light-rail system

BMA looks for plot to build depot of airport light-rail system The city is looking for a place to build a maintenance depot for a 18-kilometre light-rail link to Suvarnabhumi Airport. “The landowner may offer to sell, lease or enter into a joint venture,” Deputy Bangkok Governor Thirachon Manomaipiboon said Wednesday. The land must be located on the first 15km stretch of Bang Na-Trat Road or on the road leading to the southern entrance of the airport. Interested landowners must submit copies of their title deed to the… Read more »

Mitsubishi to Build 3rd Thai Plant

Mitsubishi to Build 3rd Thai Plant The automotive friendly environment carmakers seem to find in Thailand has determined the Japanese from Mitsubishi to consider building their third facility in the country, one which, local media speculates, will have an output capacity of some 50,000 units each year. Overall, Mitsubishi’s production capacity will be brought to 400,000 units a year from all its facilities.

Bangladesh Railway link with Myanmar by 2014

Bangladesh Railway link with Myanmar by 2014 Ecnec okays Tk 1,852cr project for Dohazari-Gundhum rail line The government is going to construct a rail line from Dohazari in Chittagong to Gundhum in Myanmar via Cox’s Bazar to establish link with the proposed Trans-Asia Railway corridor.

Investing in Chiang Mai

New developments and value for money has led Thailand to become an attractive prospect for investors, it is claimed. The country’s second city of Chai Mai is tipped by experts to become a popular investment choice thanks to the construction of a new highway that will connect the city to Kunming, southwest China. According to BuyAssociation, the property market has “sprung out of nowhere”, attracting interest from overseas buyers who take advantage of the country’s lure as a “luxury holiday location”.