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Hyundai E&C Introduces Unmanned Robots for Construction Sites

Hyundai E&C Introduces Unmanned Robots for Construction Sites

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., a major South Korean builder, is set to introduce construction robotics technology using unmanned robots for its construction sites. The company recently held a demonstration ceremony for its construction robotics technology at its research center in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province. During the demonstration ceremony, a [...]

Samsung Engineering Develops Next-generation 3D Printing Technology for Construction

Samsung Engineering Develops Next-generation 3D Printing Technology for Construction

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Engineering Co., a plant construction unit of Samsung Group, said Wednesday that it had developed a next-generation three-dimensional printing technology for construction and succeeded in building a structure using the technology. The company started developing the technology from late last year and succeeded in developing the 3D printing [...]

SK ecoplant Taking Over Four Waste Processing Firms

SK ecoplant Taking Over Four Waste Processing Firms

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK ecoplant Co., a leading South Korean builder formerly known as SK Engineering & Construction Co., has launched a drive to strengthen its waste management business by investing about 400 billion won (US$357 million) to acquire four waste processing companies. The company disclosed on Thursday that it had signed [...]

POSCO E&C to Deploy Walking Robot for Tunnel Construction Safety Management

POSCO E&C to Deploy Walking Robot for Tunnel Construction Safety Management

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., an affiliate of POSCO, South Korea’s top steelmaker, plans to deploy a walking robot for safety management during tunnel construction. The company said Thursday that it had decided to use a walking robot mounted with LiDAR and a high-performance camera to examine construction errors [...]

Builders Make Direct Forays into Waste Processing Business

Builders Make Direct Forays into Waste Processing Business

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s construction companies are moving into the waste processing business by acquiring a string of waste processing companies. As the waste processing market grows at a blistering pace with the amount of waste increasing sharply since the outbreak of the COVID-19, they are attempting to develop the waste [...]

Investors Interested in Takeover of Daewoo E&C on Better Earnings

Investors Interested in Takeover of Daewoo E&C on Better Earnings

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A couple of domestic investors appear to be interested in acquiring Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. as improving performances have boosted the builder’s corporate value, sources said Wednesday. Prospective buyers include local private equity fund Sky Lake Investment, which has recently taken over Doosan Solus Co., a South Korean [...]

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 [...]