All posts tagged "construction"

  • The Wilshire and Hobart site (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA K-Town Wilshire/Hobart lot to begin construction

    Construction on a multi-purpose building to stand on the largest unoccupied site remaining on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, at the intersection of Hobart Boulevard, will begin this week. The 2.22-acre site, which has gone through...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Lotte Group, South Korea's fifth-largest conglomerate, is mired in a family feud between the corporate founder's two sons who want to take over the leadership from their 93-year-old father, Shin Kyuk-ho. The retail and food giant has been building the Lotte World Tower in the southern Seoul to realize the founder's lifelong ambition, which is set to be the country's tallest structure upon completion. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean builders make global top-5 list for first time with $37 billion sales

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The combined sales of South Korea’s leading builders ranked fifth in the world in 2014, making the global top-five list for the first time, market data showed Friday. South Korea’s 12 biggest construction firms,...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • koreatown
    Development booms as young professionals flock to LA Koreatown

    By James Goo Empty lots in Koreatown are fast disappearing, replaced by shining new real estate, as an increasing number of young professionals crowd the once-struggling area. The 2.7-square-mile region in Central Los Angeles, which houses one...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launch pad in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. (KCNA/Yonhap)
    Satellite imagery shows major construction at N. Korea rocket site

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea’s main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong-un’s determination to pursue a space program despite international censure, a U.S. research institute said...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • The construction site in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, which collapsed on Wednesday (Yonhap)
    One dead, eight injured in S. Korea during construction site collapse

    YONGIN, South Korea, March 25 (Yonhap) — One construction worker was killed and seven others were severely injured after a scaffolding collapsed at a road construction site in Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday, authorities said. A sole plate...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Lotte Tower (NEWSis)
    Construction worker found dead at Lotte skyscraper

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A worker was found dead at the construction site of retail giant Lotte Group’s 123-story skyscraper in southeastern Seoul on Tuesday, police officers said. The 58-year-old man, only identified by his surname Kim, was...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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