An autonomous system capable of detecting actions which could suggest driver distractedness has been created by researchers at the university of waterloo. With the aid of machine learning algorithms it can detect patterns of behaviour when trained on enormous datasets to recognise the hand movements indicative of texting, talking on …Read More
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli’s voice soared to the rafters of a Tuscan theatre, but all eyes were on YuMi, an automaton designed by Swiss company ABB. It consists only of a small unit with two arms and is placed on a table. It has no face, no legs, no fancy …Read More
The government of Zhejiang province and a group led by Fosun High Technology has signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) deal for the first high speed rail project in China to be funded by a private sector.
Fosun, a conglomerate known for aggressive acquisitions around the world, is to organise an …Read More
Union Properties, one of the UAE leading property investment developers has announced plans to diversify its operations and revenue sources by opening two new fully-owned subsidiary companies: Union Malls and Al Etihad Hotel Management.
The both projects is expected to be located in the heart of MotorCity where the Union …Read More
Author: Teodoro Alvarez-Fadon, Global Head of Innovation, Ferrovial Agroman
Are perceptions of the construction sector fair and if they are, what do we need to do about it?
At forums, seminars and conferences I keep hearing that the construction industry is light years away from the aerospace and automotive …Read More
The FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference
FIDIC, a french acronym for Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils meaning International Federation of Consulting Engineers is an international standards organisation for the consulting engineering & construction profession. Founded in 1913 by France, Belgium and Switzerland in line with forming a global federation of consulting engineers. …Read More
Nigerian energy company Shoreline has signed a US$300 million agreement with Shell to develop, buy,market, distribute and sell gas in the commercial capital, Lagos.
Meanwhile, in June Shell said that it would place more emphasis on gas rather than oil in the West African country, which has the world’s ninth-largest …Read More
Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) operator of the NNPC/TOTAL Joint venture invites interested and reputable pre-qualified contractors for this tender opportunity for “Provision of ICSS Maintenance Support Services for JV On/Offshore Sites”.
Only tenderers who are registered with 3.01.04 (Electro/Control Instrumentation Services) categories in NipeX
Zambia has launched construction of the 321-kilometer Lusaka-Ndola dual carriageway that connects the southern and central parts of the country to the mining towns in the Copperbelt province.
The mega-road project which will be constructed by China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Cooperation (CJIC) at a cost of …Read More
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned passengers to brace up for inconveniences due to the just commenced construction works on the Murtala Muhammed Airport Road in Lagos, Nigeria.
The project will involve the reconstruction and expansion of the existing carriage to a three-lane expressway with two-service lane, …Read More
Hotels.ng is an Internet startup in Yaba, Lagos that provides affordable, safe and convenient hotel bookings to online users. We are shaping the way people book hotels across Africa. Our products have drawn thousands of consumers and corporate users to make hotel reservations.
We’re excited to offer on-site internship positions …Read More
China’s industry ministry is developing a timetable to end production and sale of fuel cars and will promote development of electric technology as Beijing seeks to ease pollution.
The country’s Deputy industry minister, Xin Guobin told a forum in the northern city of Tianjin at the weekend that his ministry …Read More
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), Operator of the NNPC/SPDC JV hereby announces to interested and prequalified companies an upcoming tendering opportunity to supply satellite remote sensing data and services for SPDC. The proposed contract will commence in Q1 2018 and remain active for two (2)
South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) has awarded the construction of US$130m N2 Wild Coast Bridge, to a joint venture between Austrian contractor Strabag and Aveng Grinaker, a Port Elizabeth-based civil engineer.
The bridge which was designed by Danish architect Dissing + Weitling, will have a cantilevered structure that …Read More
MAG properties development has unveiled its latest resort ‘MAG Creek Wellbeing’ at the ongoing Cityscape Global 2017. The Dh2.2bn (US$599m) project reflects the company’s ability to achieve industry excellence and exceed its customers’ expectations in the freehold sector by introducing innovative and unprecedented and paradigm – changing real estate concepts, …Read More
In a bid to support The SHELL Nigeria strategy of Onshore Gas production, interested Companies are invited to prequalify for subject tender to provide maintenance services for IT infrastructure that will enhance the security and safety of the Gas Facilities and the personnel working in the Facilities.
Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has made it known that Amazon plans to build a massive second headquarters in North America that will equal its current headquarters in Seattle and are ready to spend US$5bn over 15-17 years on the project. In line with this, Amazon has asked …Read More
The new youth justice centre contract has been awarded to Henningson, Durham and Richardson (HDR), Inc firm as the principal consultant. The firm is expected to work with the stakeholders through the Youth Justice Redevelopment Project team to develop the design and masterplan for the center at Cherry Creek.
Minister …Read More
Plans are underway for the AED2.5bn (£516m) resort which is expected to be located in the World islands, 4km offshore from Dubai and will bring an authentic Venetian experience to the Middle East according to developer Kleindienst Group.
The new floating Venice is designed to have a lifespan of at …Read More