Design, Construction & Engineering

Bridgestone Corporation announced that it has decided to increase the capacity of its manufacturing plant at Kurume, Japan to produce more aircraft radial tires (APR) to respond to the strong medium-to-long-term global demand projected for these tires. This production capacity increase will entail a total investment of JPY2.1 billion and…
Lockheed Martin has been selected to design, build and operate the spacecraft for NASA's Lucy mission.                        One of NASA's two new Discovery Program missions, Lucy will perform the first reconnaissance of the Jupiter Trojan asteroids orbiting the sun in…
Consultants Systra and Aecom have been awarded phases two and three for the extension of Dubai’s Light Rail Transit system.                                       The pair said that they would be in charge of transport…
The Government of Quebec gave the go-ahead to launch the second phase of the greener aircraft mobilizing project, SA²GE.                                                                                                                Thales Canada will be among the five selected companies who will undertake strategic initiatives for Quebec’s aerospace industry between now and March 2020. The ever growing demand in air transport calls…
Airship manufacturer Aeroscraft Corp (Aeros) has been granted a US patent for an important sub-system in its Aeroscraft cargo airship programme. The utility patent covers the multi-functional “aerostructure for rigid body airship” (Aeroshell) which defines the outer shape of the lighter-than-air vehicle, while serving structural and operational functions as an…
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