ConstructionPlus News Asia: USG Boral to invest USD20 million in Vietnam to expand production

USG Boral, a global leader in building products technology, announced its plans to expand production in Vietnam, with a USD20 million investment in a plant at Hiep Phuoc Industrial Zone, Ho Chi Minh City.

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Manufacturing Industry Grows on Increased Local and Global Demands

Jakarta, Nov 27 – The significant growth of manufacturing industry, following its raise in the market share, has a positive impact on industry competitiveness which advanced to the ninth position during 2015-2017 from the previous 12th in 2014.

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6-9 December 2017: Manufacturing Indonesia 2017

Manufacturing Indonesia 2017

Manufacturing Indonesia 2017 Series of Exhbitions is Indonesia’s largest international manufacturing exhibition providing a professional business platform for Indonesia’s manufacturing industry.

Now in its 28th edition,  Manufacturing Indonesia 2017 is a well known and respected trade exhibition among industry professionals. The show attracts industry leaders and key players in the global manufacturing industry whose key objective not only to showcase their latest products and services in one venue, but also as a perfect opportunity to demonstrate their products and technology first hand to perspective buyers and future business partners to in the B2B market.

Manufacturing Indonesia 2017 Series of Exhibitions will also incorporate Machine Tool Indonesia 2017, Tools & Hardware Indonesia 2017 and Industrial Automation & Logistics Indonesia 2017 displaying hundreds of machineries, spare parts, accessories such as machine tools, metrology components and measuring equipments, air power, precision tools, drives & controls, and other products would be displayed during the event making it the largest and most comprehensive trade exhibition in Indonesia.

Machine Tool Indonesia 2017 –  Indonesia’s largest International Machine Tool, Metalworking and Allied Industries Exhibition, now in its 30th edition, provides the platform for Indonesia’s machine tool industry to  share product knowledge and market update.

Tools & Hardware Indonesia 2017  – Tools & Hardware has developed in its own right and is now a specialist sector at Manufacturing Indonesia 2017 that is continuing to grow. Showcasing the latest products and trends, this is a must exhibition for anyone across all sector industries to attend.

Industrial Automation & Logistics Indonesia 2017 – 19th International Automation Technology & Materials Handling Exhibition. Automation and logistics are a vital part of the manufacturing supply chain process. The products and technologies on display will further enhance the efficiency of the manufacturing plants needed to gain competitive advantage.

Do not miss the exhibition! Visit Manufacturing Indonesia 2017 Series of Exhibitions held 6 – 9 December 2017 to  gain valuable knowledge to be a step ahead from your competitors.

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ConstructionPlus News Asia: AkzoNobel agrees to acquire V.Powdertech business to strengthen leading powder coatings business in Southeast Asia

On 27 November 2017, AkzoNobel agreed to acquire the business of V.Powdertech Co., Ltd., the leading Thai manufacturer of powder coatings, supplying a range of products.

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ConstructionPlus Asia News: Carey Island port put on back burner

The ambitious RM140 billion Carey Island port—slated to be the third port in Klang—has been shelved by its main promoter MMC Corp, as reported by The Straits Times.

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ConstructionPlus Asia News: Facebook to set up home at One Taikoo Place

Swire Properties is said to have scored a coup with Facebook reportedly signing up for multiple floors in the developer’s One Taikoo Place project.

The social networking site is said to have pre-leased around 100,000 square feet (9,300 square metres) in the 1-million-square-foot office tower, which is currently under construction in the Quarry Bay area, according to a Mingtiandi report citing the Hong Kong Economic Times.

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22 Nov 2017: Business Environment Council EnviroSeries Conference 2017

BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2017 Nov

Towards a Smart Sustainable City – Potential and Opportunities for Hong Kong
Date: 22 Nov 2017 (9:30 am – 5:00 pm)
Venue: The Mira Hong Kong

The coming EnviroSeries Conference is the event you don’t want to miss if you wish to know how leading experts from across regions design and manage smart sustainable cities!

Entitled “Towards a Smart Sustainable City – Potential and Opportunities for Hong Kong”, the Conference to be held on 22 Nov 2017 will have the honor of the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W YANG as the Guest of Honour. He will outline the Government’s latest initiatives in enhancing Hong Kong’s sustainability and competitiveness. Business leaders from various MNCs, such as CLP, Siemens, Swire Properties, Hongkong Electric, Scania Group, Atkins and Tesla, will also share their strategies and experiences of a smart city approach during the Conference. Register now for this exciting event!

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Website: BEC EnviroSeries Conference 2017
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ConstructionPlus Asia News: Construction sector benefit from Budget 2018

The Budget 2018 proposals hold upsides for the construction with people-centric projects, such as affordable housing and infrastructure upgrades, as reported in
The New Straits Times.

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ConstructionPlus Asia News: More landmark real-estate transactions

Hong Kong-listed property and logistics group Wheelock and Company’s subsidiary, Wharf Group, has sold a waterfront office tower project to mainland developer LVGEM for HKD9 billion, in one of the biggest real estate deals in Asia this year, as reported in Mingtiandi.

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+Cassia & Archetype Group Form Strategic Alliance to Expand Their Influence in Asia Pacific!

September 29, 2017

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Global design firms +CASSIA and Archetype Group are proud to announce their strategic alliance to design and develop luxury projects around Asia Pacific.+Cassia evolved from a practice established in 1958 which has since 1999 been headed by Architect Editor Jean-Paul Cassia.

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