Six Construct’s concept of A sustainable neighbourhood in Masdar City includes thermal efficiency, recycling and the use of low-embodied carbon materials. Six Construct of Belgium has been awarded a contract to design and build a new project in Masdar City, the flagship sustainable development in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Work has started on One Za’abeel, an iconic new high-rise mixed development that will tower over Zabeel Park in Dubai, UAE. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, One Za’abeel is a mixed-used development comprising two skyscrapers linked by what is described as the world’s largest cantilever, floating 100 m above the ground.

FCC Aqualia, a water management company based in Europe, has been awarded a $320-million contract to design, build and operate a wastewater treatment plant in Cairo, Egypt. A unit of global environment, water and infrastructure works specialist FCC, the company said this contract is the largest-of-its-kind undertaken abroad.

Faro’s 3D laser scanning technology has transformed the construction industry, giving users an unprecedented advantage.