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Editor’s pickToyota unveils world’s first urban incubator, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group

Bjarke Ingels Group, Shizuoka, Toyota, BIG, Japan, sustainable construction, urban planning, urban mobility, urban intervention, sustainability, future cities, transportation, mobility, master plan, Fuji, Urban design

Toyota announced plans for a prototype city named “Woven City” on a 175-acre site at the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan. The Toyota Woven City is conceived as “a living laboratory to test and improve mobility, autonomy, connectivity, hydrogen-powered infrastructure, and industry collaboration”. The structures will utilise …

Editor’s pickNew Sandvik Quickdisc enables ‘biggest ever’ belt repair at Arauco

Sandvik, Biggest belt repair, Arauco, QuickDisc Plus 500, LIGNA 2017

Steel belt manufacturer Sandvik recently used its new QuickDisc Plus tool to complete its biggest ever patch repair project: removing and replacing a 480mm diameter area of a damaged press belt for a particleboard plant and restoring it to perfect working order. Damaged press belt on a particleboard line restored to health. The work was …

Editor’s pickGreen River to build third PB line, featuring SE Asia’s longest continuous press

Green River Panels, Southeast Asia, biggest particleboard plant, longest continuous press, Siempelkamp, Hatyai

Green River Panels is set to build Southeast Asia’s biggest particleboard plant, boasting a 50.4-metre continuous press—the longest in the region. The new line, which is Green River’s third, will see the company double annual production capacity to over one million cubic metres, making it one of the largest production powerhouses …

Editor’s pickDieffenbacher signs first continuous press in North Africa

Dieffenbacher, Big Star, Algeria

Visit to Eppingen. From left to right: Guelai Mohamed Chiheb (CEO, BIGSTAR), Christian Dieffenbacher (Member of the Board of Management, Dieffenbacher), Didier Goesaert (Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher), Volker Kitzelmann (Member of the Board of Management, Dieffenbacher), Guelai Belkacim (President, BIGSTAR), Li Jie (Sales Manager, Dieffenbacher …

Moroccan construction industry set for a major boost

The Big 5, Morocco

Construction, one of Morocco’s most important sectors employing one million people, is soon to receive a boost as professionals meet at The Big 5 Construct North Africa 2017, which runs from April 25 to 27 in Casablanca. Organised by dmg events, the show facilitates growth in local construction industries by offering insight to key …

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