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  • German economy shrank in final quarter of 2023, says central bank

    ​The downturn in Germany's economy is not yet over due mainly to weak demand in industry and construction, the Bundesbank reported.


  • German construction downturn eases slightly

    As Germany battles with an acute housing shortage, the decline in numbers of building permits issued eased slightly in October when the construction of 22,500 new homes was authorized.


  • German construction activity contracts most since April 2020

    The German construction sector deteriorated at the steepest pace in just over three-and-a-half years in November amid a sharp fall in activity across all segments, especially housing projects, survey results from S&P Global showed.


  • Longest highway tunnel in NW China's Gansu completes holing-through

    The Muzhailing extra-long tunnel, the longest expressway tunnel in northwest China's Gansu province, completed holing-through on Thursday.


  • China's construction sector makes great strides in past decade: report

    China's construction sector has made marked headway in scale and structure in the past decade, official data showed Monday.


  • China to promote cold storage facilities construction

    China will advance cold storage facilities construction in agricultural producing areas to better serve the rural industry and raise farmers' incomes, said a circular issued on Monday.


  • Three leading Chinese construction machinery makers see overseas sales surge in 2021

    Chinese-made engineering machineries in overseas markets might have helped maintain the stability of the global supply chain, as three A-share listing Chinese construction machinery manufacturing leaders posted handsome overseas sales results in 2021, reported Wednesday.


  • S.China Hainan FTP witnesses 190 major projects inked in H1

    South China's Hainan Free Trade Port (FTP) witnessed the signing of 190 significant projects involving more than 90 billion yuan of agreed investment in the first half of the year, reported Monday.


  • China bans new construction of skyscrapers above 500 meters

    China has issued a circular banning the new construction of skyscrapers above 500 meters amid efforts to tighten scrutiny over high-rises.


  • Yangtze River crossing tunnel project of China-Russia Eastern Gas Pipeline officially starts

    The Yangtze River crossing tunnel project of China-Russia Eastern Gas Pipeline officially started on Tuesday in Haimen, east China's Jiangsu Province.


  • NW. China's Shaanxi vows to boost B&R construction

    Northwest China's Shaanxi Province recently released 26 specific work priorities on promoting the Belt and Road (B&R) construction in 2021, aiming to promote the province's participation of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), reported Shaanxi Daily Thursday.


  • Major projects start first year of 14th Five-Year Plan period

    As the first year starting the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), batches of major projects are being launched this year.


  • China steps up efforts to promote new infrastructure construction in 2021

    Many regions in China have started construction on new infrastructure projects mainly covering the fields of 5G, big data and industrial internet in the beginning of 2021, reported Economic Information Daily Thursday.


  • Kenyan trade group head lauds Chinese construction firms

    The presence of Chinese firms has boosted Kenya's construction sector, the head of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) said on Wednesday.


  • NE. China's Liaoning streamlines approval process to promote 5G construction

    Northeast China's Liaoning Province has streamlined the examination and approval procedures of 5G network construction, to promote the development of new infrastructure projects in the province, reported Liaoning Daily Wednesday.


  • German construction sector grew 5.1 per cent in 2019

    Germany's construction sector saw continued strong growth over 2019, powered by a booming property market in many of the bigger cities, to post its seventh year in positive territory, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reported.


  • Central China's Hunan Province OKs building of 105 major projects

    Central China’s Hunan Province approved construction of 105 major projects with a total investment of nearly one trillion yuan this year, Hunan Daily reported on Thursday.


  • German construction sector posts record orders over 2019

    Order books in the German construction sector posted a record for 2019, despite a setback at the end of the year, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reported on Tuesday.


  • Mozambican president says Chinese-rehabilitated artery vital to regional economy

    The newly rehabilitated and upgraded N6 Road in central Mozambique is a determining factor for the regional economy and will contribute to the socio-economic development of the country, said Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday.


  • Construction begins on China-Russia border cableway

    Workers on Thursday broke ground on a cableway spanning Heilongjiang River, which forms the China-Russia border, in hopes of advancing tourism in the region.


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