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Access Engineering gets contract for construction of Rajagiriya flyover

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:06

  Access Engineering PLC, the pioneers in the flyover construction in Sri Lanka was recently awarded the sub-contract to cons...


Blue Ocean Group of Companies to invest more in luxury condominiums

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:05

Blue Ocean Group of Companies, the market leader of real-estate and construction in Sri Lanka, entered into yet another agreement with Board of Inv...


First green pre-school in Sri Lanka constructed by Holcim Lanka

/ Friday, 24 June 2016 00:04

 Receiving the Green Label certification from CIOB: Holcim Lanka External Affairs and CSR Manager Krishantha Gamage, Minister of Petroleum Res...


Dwellings Group and My Property conduct yet another successful property launch in Dubai

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Dwellings Group Director Navin De Silva addressing the gathering Dwellings Group Director Theekshana Somaratne with poten...


EMP partners Construct Exhibition 2016 as platinum sponsor

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Electro Metal Pressings (EMP), a leading company in the engineering construction industry, recently extended its support for the upcoming most soug...


Weather and insect proof Greenwood valance boards from National PVC

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

The roofing system completed with Greenwood valance board The easy to install Greenwood valance board   It is...


Australia taxes foreign home buyers as affordability bites

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

AFP: Sydney is imposing new taxes on foreigners buying homes as concerns grow that a flood of mostly Chinese investors is crowding out locals and k...


Accelerated Program for Development of Middle Income Housing and Infrastructure

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

By W.D. Ailapperuma The Accelerated Program for the Development of Middle Income Housing and Infrastructure, as it is presently known, was concei...


MOU signed for rehabilitation of rural roads in Northern Province

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

With the intent of developing rural roads in all provinces, the Road Development Authority (RDA) has initiated the island wide iRoad Proje...


2nd Colombo International Maritime Conference sets sail

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:38

21-27 September, Sri Lanka Maritime Week  2016 Theme: Sri Lanka- Linking the maritime cross roads For the second co...


Three southeast Asian nations to designate shipping corridor in piracy battle

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:36

Manila (Reuters): Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday agreed to designate a transit corridor for commercial vessels crossing a mariti...


25th AGM of Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka on Saturday

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:36

The 25th Annual General Meeting of the Company of Master Mariners of Sri Lanka (CMM SL) will be held on Saturday June 25th at 6.00 p.m. at the Vict...


US ends $ 1.6 billion criminal case against FedEx

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:35

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters): The US Department of Justice on Friday dismissed all criminal charges against FedEx Corp in a case where the company was a...


Egypt’s Suez Canal charging VLCCs coming from the Arabian Gulf $155,000

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:35

CAIRO (Reuters): Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority has set new toll rates for oil tankers as part of a six-month experiment that came into ef...


Access Engineering lands Polgahawela flyover contract

/ Friday, 17 June 2016 00:00

  Access Engineering PLC, was recently awarded the sub-contract to construct Polgahawela flyover; a much needed solution for ...


Megapolis Plan to be institutionalised through Parliament, Senior Megapolis official tells CCC

/ Friday, 17 June 2016 00:00

  The proposed Western Region Megapolis Plan will be institutionalised through an Act of Parliament in order to make sure it ...


CIOB unveils Western Region Road Structuring and Transport Plan

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

  Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB), in collaboration with the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, unveiled the ...


SLDF 2016 Interior Design Exhibition set to play key role in positioning interior design industry this November

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

  Distinguished architects, hoteliers, designers and guests at previous SLDF Interior Design Exhibitions    ...


Construction on ‘The Heights’ at Edmonton to commence

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

  By Gayathri Kothalawala The Heights is the brand name of a high-rise apartment complex by MC Urban Developers Ltd., a ful...


Singer launches latest energy efficient Samsung Inverter Air Conditioners

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s leading consumer durable retailer and authorised partner for Samsung products in Sri Lanka, has launched ...


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27 June 2016

Ryan Randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in Edinburgh, Scotland, in this Reuters picture. Brexit was fought on emotional grounds rather than on hard core economics or political realities    Brit...


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