After $200,000 was raised for the Fyre Festival caterer who never got paid, a new GoFundMe is trying to repay the construction workers who were stiffed

Netflix In Netflix’s new documentary about Fyre Festival, it was revealed that the festival creators never paid a significant number of workers.  First a GoFundMe page raised over $ 200,000 for caterer Maryann Rolle. Now another page is trying to crowd source $ 400,000 for the local day laborers who worked overtime to build out […]

Russia may participate in construction of Trans-African railway

Moscow is ready to take part in the ambitious project of constructing a cross-continental railway line which will connect East and West Africa. That’s according to the Russia-Sudan intergovernmental commission. “The Sudanese side expressed interest in participation of the Russian companies in constructing of the Trans-African railway over Dakar – Port Sudan – Cape Town,” […]

Hyperloop startup says construction on Abu Dhabi track will commence in Q3 2019

Enlarge / The Landmark skyscraper, center, stands on the city skyline beside a waterway in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, May 30, 2016. (credit: Alex Atack/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (otherwise known as HyperloopTT) announced that it would start building a commercial Hyperloop track as well as an […]

Superhero Bits: ‘Spider-Man’ PS4 Fighting Featurette, Marvel Construction Underway at Disneyland & More

How does Michelle Yeoh feel about the firing of James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy? Want to know more about Spider-Man‘s fighting mechanics in the new PlayStation 4 video game? Is Anna Paquin interested in playing Rogue again? Is Paul Feig interested in directing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? Who does Mark Ruffalo […]

North Korea: Kim Jong-un orders construction of giant tourist resort – would you visit?

North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un has set out his vision for a coastal tourist paradise which he wants to be ready for autumn 2019. The project is to be built at Wonsan-Kalma, a large development on the east coast of the Hermit Country – and Kim Jong-un has been pictured overseeing construction. In all the […]

Drones, Rovers & Job Losses: The Future of AI in Construction [INFOGPRAHIC]

Article was originally published at PowerTools2U. Over the last few years Artificial Intelligence has gradually become more and more prominent in the construction sector, so we thought we’d produce an infographic that looks at the benefits of this new technology, as well as the negative impact it’s having on the sector’s current workforce. We’ll start […]

Sweden 'begrudgingly' approves construction of Russia’s second gas pipeline to Northern Europe

The Swedish government has granted a permit for the construction of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in its territorial waters, despite reservations. The 9.5 billion euro ($ 11.17 billion) project is set to bring Russian gas to Germany under the Baltic Sea. It is a joint venture of Russian energy giant Gazprom with French Engie, […]

Brexit: Grand Designs’ Kevin McCloud predicts property construction ‘CRISIS’ due to this

Brexit will have a number of effects on the UK property market, with some experts predicting house prices will fall. However, Kevin McCloud, 58, of Grand Designs, has warned there may also be a construction “crisis” on the horizon after Brexit. Brexit will happen on Friday 29 March 2019 at 11pm, according to an Article […]

Unexploded WWII bomb found at construction site in Hong Kong

A construction worker in Hong Kong has found what appears to be a large, unexploded wartime bomb while working on a development project, prompting a police bomb squad response. The suspected World War II relic was found at a construction site on the Sha Tin-Central rail link, the South China Morning Post reported. Read more […]