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First unit of Jawa-2 power plant in Indonesia starts operations

Work on the first unit of Jawa-2 project, a natural gas-fired power plant in Indonesia, has recently been completed and it is now in operation with a simple gas turbine system, providing an output of approximately 300 MW. Construction of the Unit 2 is to start soon.

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Link-Belt unveils 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane

The new 273-mt 348 Series 2 lattice crawler crane from Link-Belt is available with Cummins QSL 9 350-hp Tier 4 Final and Tier III engine options. First shipments of the machine are expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Singapore opens Tuas Desalination Plant

Singapore has opened its third desalination plant, which is expected to produce up to 30 million gallons a day of drinking water, equivalent to the water demand of about 200,000 households.

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Intermat ASEAN and Concrete Asia 2018 getting ready

The next Intermat ASEAN and Concrete Asia will be held from 6 to 8 September 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The events will be co-located for the first time, expected to draw over 500 companies and brands, with around 9,000 visitors from across the region.

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AECOM and Sunvision form JV for TOD projects across China

Global engineering company AECOM has signed an agreement with Sunvision Holdings, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based Fosun, one of China’s largest investment conglomerates, to establish a joint venture for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) projects.

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Bauer redesigns BG 15 H ValueLine drilling rig

Bauer has redesigned its BG 15 H ValueLine model, meeting the requirements of a highly functional and cost-effective machine in the small drilling rig segment. It is also fitted with a completely redesigned and remanufactured BT 50 base carrier, which includes an integrated service platform.

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OS+H Asia returns in August 2018

The 11th edition of the Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition for Asia (OS+H Asia) will return from 29 to 31 August 2018 in Singapore, to be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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Ratch to build 340-MW hydropower plant in Laos

Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited has signed an agreement to build the Xekong 4A & 4B hydroelectric power plant in Laos, in partnership with Lao World Engineering & Construction Co Ltd and B. Grimm Power Public Company Limited.

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Tiong Seng’s precast solution for Myanmar affordable housing

Tiong Seng has recently completed the Yuzana low-cost housing units in the Dagon Seikkan township in Yangon, Myanmar. Out of seven residential blocks, six were built using semi-precast methods while the latest one was completed with the PPVC technologies.

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Kinshofer acquires Atlas transverse cutter business

Kinshofer, a global manufacturer of excavator and loader crane attachments based in Germany, has acquired the Schaeff transverse cutter business from Atlas GmbH, a crane and excavator manufacturer also based in Germany.