French contractor Bouygues has appointed consultant HighPoint Rendel to verify designs for the US-235M design, build, finance and operate Puerto Caucedo multi modal port scheme in the Dominican Republic. The project will provide 1.1km of berthing, and provide quayside storage for 24,000 containers.
Taiwan's capital city Taipei will become home to the world's tallest sky-scraper after aviation authority the Civil Aeronautics Administration lifted height restrictions this week. The Taipei Financial Centre, which is already under construction, will top out at 508m tall. Flights have been re-routed to allow construction to full height.