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Legoland Korea Struggles with Construction of Subsidiary Facilities

Legoland Korea Struggles with Construction of Subsidiary Facilities

CHUNCHEON, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The construction of Legoland Korea on a river island in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province scheduled for grand opening early next year, is struggling with development projects in the surrounding area. Legoland Korea Resort will consist of seven clusters built on 280,790 square meters of land, including the Lego Hotel and [...]

Hyundai E&C Leverages 3D Printing for Production of Freeform Structures

Hyundai E&C Leverages 3D Printing for Production of Freeform Structures

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co., a major South Korean builder, said Monday it had filed a patent for technology used to produce freeform molds through 3D printing. In collaboration with local 3D printing specialist 3D Factory Co., Hyundai E&C launched the drive to develop 3D printing-based freeform molds in [...]

Construction Industry Steps Up to Reduce Apartment Noise

Construction Industry Steps Up to Reduce Apartment Noise

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Floor-to-floor apartment noise has been a long-standing social problem in South Korea, and it is worsening as more people are spending longer hours at home. The Korea Environment Corporation reported 895 cases of complaints related to apartment noise last year, up by approximately 80 percent since 2019 (507 cases). [...]

Hyundai E&C Makes Equity Investment in AI-based 3D Design Solution Start-up

Hyundai E&C Makes Equity Investment in AI-based 3D Design Solution Start-up

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., a leading South Korean builder, said Monday it will make an equity investment in a local start-up specializing in artificial intelligence (AI)-based 3D design solution, as part of efforts to preemptively introduce smart construction technology. TENELEVEN Inc., founded in 2014, is a start-up with [...]

Seoul’s Last-ditch Home Supply Plan Still in Doubt over its Viability

Seoul’s Last-ditch Home Supply Plan Still in Doubt over its Viability

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Tuesday unveiled an unprecedented plan to supply more than 130,000 homes in Seoul and adjacent areas over the next eight years in its latest struggle to contain a further rise in housing prices, which have even dragged down the Moon Jae-in administration’s approval ratings. But the [...]

SK E&C Reaches Compensation Deal with Laos over Deadly Dam Collapse

SK E&C Reaches Compensation Deal with Laos over Deadly Dam Collapse

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Engineering & Construction Co. said Thursday that it has reached a deal with authorities in Laos to compensate victims of a deadly hydroelectric dam collapse in the Southeast Asian country. The Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Co., a joint venture involving the South Korean builder, inked the deal with the [...]

Plant Extracts Used to Disperse Dust at Construction Sites

Plant Extracts Used to Disperse Dust at Construction Sites

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., the construction arm of South Korea’s leading steelmaker, POSCO, will team up with a small and medium-sized company to develop technologies that can drastically reduce dust generation, a major headache at construction sites. The company held an agreement ceremony on Friday with Hyundai Fine [...]

Shinsegae Group to Build Theme Park in Hwaseong

Shinsegae Group to Build Theme Park in Hwaseong

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) — An international theme park is being planned for Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Korea Water Resources Corp. and Shinsegae Property Consortium — Shinsegae Property and Shinsegae Engineering & Construction — announced Thursday the signing of a contract to start the construction of an international [...]