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Tuesday, 03 February 2015 09:40

Dar Cairo completes move to new headquarters Featured

DAR AL HANDASAH CAIRO (Shair and Partners) have completed a move to their new LEED Gold-certified headquarters in Smart Village, Cairo. Designed by Perkins+Will, the 41,800-m2 building provides work and amenity space for 2000 staff members.

The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka in Arta county, Greece collapsed after torrential rain that hit the area in the last days. The largest single arch stone bridge in the Balkans and the third in Europe was built during the 18th century, over the waters of Arachthos River by local craftsmen and was a major historical landmark in the area. 

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The 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar, has brought a boom in the construction sector with $280 billion being invested in infrastructure and energy-related projects. As a result, the country has become the second most attractive market worldwide. is pleased to announce the January issue #91 of the monthly Newsletter ! 

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After a six-year delay due to the financial crisis, Foggo Associates has decided to move forward with their structure at 60-70 St. Mary Axe. The skyscraper, which many say looks like a can of ham, will join the Gherkin and the Cheesegrater and further enhance London’s claim to most hunger-inducing skyline in the world.  The $150 million building will be home to 24 stories of office and retail space.

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Tuesday, 20 January 2015 11:31

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Ohio Overpass Collapse

Officials are reporting that one person died and another was injured Monday night when a bridge collapsed on an I-75 overpass in Cincinnati, Ohio. The collapse occurred around 10:30 last night. Officials are reporting that the casualty was a construction workers and the injured person was a semi-truck driver. The semi-truck driver sustained multiple lacerations and is considered lucky to have survived.