Category: Building, Construction Compo

  • Korea's land prices rise 1.25% in H1

    Korea's land prices rise 1.25% in H1

    South Korea’s land prices continued to grow in the first half of the year, government data showed Wednesday, amid a residential building construction boom partly created by a series of government measures aimed at boosting the property market. In the six months ended June 30, land prices gained 1.25 percent from six months earlier, accelerating […]

  • Doosan Heavy bags W220b deal

    Doosan Heavy bags W220b deal

    [THE INVESTOR] Korea’s top power equipment maker Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction said on June 27 that it has bagged a 220 billion-won (US$185 million) deal to build a desalination plant in Iran. Under the deal with the Iran-based Sazeh Sazan, the firm will construct the facility by October 2018. The Korean company will also […]

  • Drop in Korea's exports to China extends to record streak in May

    Drop in Korea's exports to China extends to record streak in May

    South Korea’s exports to China continued to shrink from a year earlier in May, tying the record streak of 11 months of decrease, industry data showed Thursday. Outbound shipments to China came to US$9.93 billion won last month, down 9.1 percent from the same month last year, according to the data from the Korea International […]

  • Overseas orders of Korean construction firms hit four-year low

    Overseas orders of Korean construction firms hit four-year low

    Overseas orders won by South Korean construction companies fell to the lowest in four years, a trade association said Tuesday, in the latest sign that local builders are reeling from the impact of low oil prices. The combined overseas orders came to $14.1 billion between January and the second week of June according to data […]

  • LH to sell Niblo Barracks

    LH to sell Niblo Barracks

    Korea Land & Housing Corp plans to sell apartment buildings and land in Hanam-dong, Seoul. The state-run LH housing developer will put out a notice on March 30 for the auction of Niblo Barracks, which consists of more than 500 apartments, and 60,677 square-meters of land in the area owned by Korea’s Ministry of National […]

  • Korea's housing market stays upbeat in Q4: report

    Korea's housing market stays upbeat in Q4: report

    South Korea’s housing market continued its upside mode in the fourth quarter of last year on the back of a government-led stimulus and low borrowing costs, a report showed Wednesday. Home prices in the country rose an average of 4.4 percent on-year in the October-December period, up from a 4.1 percent on-year gain in the […]

  • Ssangyong wins Dubai project

    Ssangyong wins Dubai project

    Ssangyong Engineering & Construction Co., a South Korean builder, said Wednesday it has clinched $1.6 billion worth of orders to construct a luxury hotel, as well as apartment and office buildings, in Dubai. An artist‘s rendering shows the 47-story hotel named Dubai Royal Atlantis. (Ssangyong E&C). Source:http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20151216001122

  • Practical guidelines for building repair to maximise gains

    Given below are solutions for some of the frequently asked questions pertaining to building repairs, corrosion problems, restoration of buildings and structural rehabilitation of buildings. These can provide useful guidance for customers who want to undertake maintenance or repair work of their buildings. Why do buildings show cracks after a few years? Buildings show cracks […]

  • Korean Society of Civil Engineers

      Founded in the year 1951 Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) as a non-profit association to serve the members who are working in the various fields of Civil Engineering in Korea. The purpose of the KSCE is to promote and advance the profession of civil engineering and provide better services to the public through […]